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Struggling Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has settled its patent dispute with BlackBerry maker Research in Motion in return for payments, as it tries to exploit its trove of technology patents to boost its finances.
Ericsson, the world's biggest telecom network equipment maker, will take an 8 billion crown($1.2 billion)charge on its ST-Ericsson venture.
Apple's rank in China's smartphone market, which is set to become the world's largest this year, fell to No.6 in the third quarter as it faces tougher competition from Chinese brands, according to research.
Samsung is likely accelerating the launch of its next-generation Galaxy smartphone- which may come with an unbreakable screen.
Nokia will partner with China Mobile to launch a version of its new flagship Lumia smartphone tailored for the world's largest cellular market, the Finnish company said on Wednesday.
From India and Indonesia to Brazil, the cost of an iPhone is often double or triple, the price in developed countries, due mostly to a lack of availability and subsidies from mobile network operators.
Bad news for hurricane-ravaged homeowners is good news for at least one contingent: construction companies and the army of workers they plan to hire, many of whom have been idled and ailing from the housing bust for nearly half a decade. The NYT reports.
The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will open as usual Wednesday following an unprecedented storm that flooded many parts of Manhattan and prompted widespread power failures. The NYT reports.
For John Selldorff, the best news of the day was that his employees were safe and the power was back on at his company’s factory in Fairfield, N.J. But all around the plant, electricity and phone service were still out — and the manager responsible for that part of the business couldn’t get out of his driveway because of a fallen tree. The NYT reports.
If you’re imbibing Friday, you might want to raise a glass to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition.
The Justice Department has approved a $52 billion beer merger between Belgian brewer InBev and Anheuser-Busch. But InBev's buzz comes with a slight hiccup: it must sell subsidiary Labatt USA before regulators let the Belgian company buy out St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch.
As hard times prompt Americans to cut spending, more workers are bringing their lunch to work rather than buying it at a food outlet, or even the company cafeteria.
Credit-card delinquencies are likely to become the next flashpoint in the credit crisis, though the impact on the economy won't be as severe as the housing slump, analysts say
The Venezuelan government has ordered nearly all McDonald's restaurants in the country closed for 48 hours for what it calls irregularities in the fast-food chain's financial books.
Belgian brewer InBev said on Monday that U.S. antitrust regulators have asked it for additional information regarding its planned takeover of Budweiser beer maker Anheuser-Busch.
When Honora Wolfe and her husband moved to the outskirts of Boulder, Colorado, she wanted an environmentally friendly way to commute to her job as a bookshop owner in the city.
Electric bikes range in price from a couple hundred dollars to several thousand. The types that are available vary depending on the country. Some models available in the U.S. and France:
U.S. consumer credit expanded at the fastest rate in seven months in June as Americans turned to their credit cards to keep up spending in the face of rising food and energy costs.
The pitter-patter of little feet and the high-pitched cries of infants may seem louder lately, but it's music to the ears of many companies that cater to infants and children.
A new no-calorie sweetener jointly developed by Coca-Cola and Cargill will go on sale for the first time on Wednesday. The sweetener, named Truvia, is made from the leaves of stevia, an herb grown in South America and Asia.