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  • QINGDAO, China— After Haier Group bought the General Electric Co. appliance unit last year, the Chinese company's chairman says he gave its American managers unusual orders: Ignore me. Zhang Ruimin built Haier from a failing refrigerator factory in the 1980 s into the biggest maker of major appliances. Zhang, who at 68 is still on the job a decade after many Chinese...

  • *Newest focus is on southeast and south Asia. LONDON, March 20- Arcelik, the home appliances arm of Turkey's biggest industrial conglomerate Koc Holding, is working on acquisitions to speed up its international expansion, particularly in Asia, its chief executive said on Monday. He forecast "significant demand growth" in southeast Asia and the Indian...

  • LONDON, March 20- Turkish home appliances maker Arcelik is working on acquisitions to speed up its international expansion, particularly in Asia, its chief executive said on Monday. "We think there will be significant demand growth coming from Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent," Hakan Bulgurlu told Reuters, citing Indonesia, Vietnam and the...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...