NEW YORK— Samsung Electronics Co., the world's biggest maker of smartphones, saw its sales drop in the second quarter, a research firm said Tuesday. Operating profit declined, and Samsung said sales of medium- and low-end smartphones were weak in China and in some European countries because of stronger competition and sluggish demand.» Read More
SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, after selling 35.2 million iPhones in an increasingly competitive smartphone market. Shares in Apple held steady at $94.72 on Nasdaq after the news.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Apple Inc posted a worse-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, after selling 35.2 million iPhones into an increasingly competitive smartphone market.
*CEO compares new phone to Apple's iPhone. BEIJING, July 22- Xiaomi launched its flagship Mi 4 smartphone at a glitzy event in Beijing, where the Chinese budget handset maker's chief executive sought to challenge larger U.S. rival Apple Inc..
*Q2 pretax profit up 9 pct to 94.2 stg. LONDON, July 22- ARM Holdings posted a 9 percent rise in second-quarter profit as licensing of its processor technology compensated for a slowdown in high-end smartphone sales that decimated growth in royalties.
LONDON, July 22- ARM Holdings, the British company whose processor designs power Apple's and Samsung's smartphones, posted a 9 percent rise in second-quarter profit, helped by strong demand to license its technology.
Amazon debuted Kindle Unlimited, allowing customers to access more than 600,000 Kindle books and thousands of audiobooks for $9.99 a month.
BANGKOK, July 18- Thailand's military government has postponed for one year an auction for fourth-generation mobile phone bandwidth, potentially causing billions of dollars of lost investment and sales in a sector that accounts for a tenth of the economy.
SEATTLE, July 17- Microsoft Corp is set to cut more than 6,000 jobs in an announcement expected early Thursday, according to sources familiar with the matter, as it trims its newly acquired Nokia phone business and reshapes itself as a cloud-computing and mobile-friendly software company.
TAIPEI, July 16- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd, the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, expects revenue to grow at least a record 20 percent this year thanks to increased demand from smartphone makers like Apple Inc..
Through a successful Kickstarter project, one of America's most girlie dolls can now do battle in proper attire.
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For all the attention Lyft has drummed up from investors, government regulators in New York are far from impressed.
Ryan Bailey is now a mechanical design engineer and Jon Gale is a sensing system engineer at Apple, according to the MacRumors website.
More American households are ditching their old telephones: 4 out of 10 only use cellphones, a government survey shows.
SEOUL, July 8- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday issued unexpectedly weak quarterly earnings guidance which put it on track for its worst results in two years and cast doubt on the smartphone leader's strategy against cheaper Chinese rivals.
SEOUL, July 8- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Tuesday said operating profit likely fell 24.5 percent in April-June, its lowest in two years due to slowing growth in the company's cash cow smartphone business and the strength of the South Korean won. The South Korean company said operating profit likely fell to 7.2 trillion won during the quarter.
Hoping to get the jump on Apple, Google is offering two smartwatches from LG and Samsung through the Google Play store.
TAIPEI, July 7- Investors wanting a slice of the crazy demand expected for Apple Inc's next version of the iPhone are rushing for what they believe is more profitable than investing in the U.S. smartphone maker: Taiwanese Apple component suppliers.
Americans increasingly are replacing their once-enviable 50-inch TVs with even bigger screens. Think: 65-inches and up.