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  • SEOUL, Oct 2- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's profit is seen weakening further in the third-quarter, underscoring the downturn in its market-leading smartphone business and piling pressure on the firm to deliver a revamped product lineup. Analysts and investors say Samsung's days of massive smartphone-driven earnings are over, as Apple Inc grabs the lion's...

  • *Apple denied existence of backdoors to ministry. BEIJING, Sept 30- The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have security "backdoors" through which U.S. agencies can access users' data.

  • GoPro too high too fast?     Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:29 PM ET

    Shares of GoPro are hitting an all-time high as the company announced its Hero4 camera lineup. The FMHR traders take their positions in the stock.

  • TORONTO, Sept 29- Even as BlackBerry pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business, two senior executives said.

  • Phoning 'home': what your mobile may be giving away Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 | 12:50 AM ET

    SINGAPORE, Sept 28- When popular Chinese handset maker Xiaomi Inc admitted that its devices were sending users' personal information back to a server in China, it prompted howls of protest and an investigation by Taiwan's government. The affair has also drawn attention to just how little we know about what happens between our smartphone and the outside world.

  • Testing the iPhone 6     Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    Lauren Goode, Re/code senior reviewer, provides insight to the testing inside Apple's testing lab for iPhone 6 phones.

  • BEIJING/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26- Intel Corp said it will pay as much as $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in two mobile chipmakers with ties to the Chinese government, in the hopes of catching up in a smartphone chip industry dominated by rival Qualcomm Inc..

  • Analyst view of iOS 8 hassle & bendable phone     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 9:49 AM ET

    How the issues with Apple's iOS 8 update, and the bendable iPhone 6 Plus could impact the stock, with Walter Piecyk, BTIG Research analyst.

  • BlackBerry showed off the new device at events in Toronto, London and Dubai. The smartphone, which has a large touchscreen and a modified version of the company's well-known keyboard, comes to market as the phones of BlackBerry's rivals all converge on a tall, rectangular profile.

  • TORONTO, Sept 24- BlackBerry is set to launch an unconventional new smartphone dubbed the Passport on Wednesday, as it embarks on potentially the most critical phase of its long turnaround. "BlackBerry is still fighting for survival.

  • Demand off the charts for iPhone 6: Pro     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    Discussing "off-the-charts" demand at Apple, with Jim Suva, Citi director of investment research.

  • Liberty Global CEO ‘confident’ of Ziggo success Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 9:44 AM ET

    Liberty Global CEO Michael Fries is confident he will soon get approval for his Ziggo bid, but isn't interested in a deal with Vodafone.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but they steered clear of talking about China, a key growth market where the chipmaker is entangled in an antitrust investigation.

  • TOKYO, Sept 17- Sony Corp cut its earnings outlook for the sixth time on Chief Executive Kazuo Hirai's watch on Tuesday as it announced a massive impairment change on its smartphone unit, which it has failed to grow despite a rapidly expanding market.

  • NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Sept 15- Google Inc launched in India on Monday a $105 smartphone, the first device from its "Android One" initiative which is aimed at boosting sales in key emerging markets through cheaper prices and better quality software.

  • NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Sept 15- Google Inc will launch in India on Monday the first smartphones under its Android One project, pricing them at around 6,399 rupees to capture the low-cost segment of the world's fastest growing smartphone market.

  • NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Sept 15- Google Inc launched in India on Monday the first smartphones powered by its Android One operating system, pricing them at around 6,399 rupees to capture the low-cost segement of the world's fastest growing smartphone market.

  • Sept 12- Customers may have to wait three to four weeks to get their hands on Apple Inc's iPhone 6 Plus, after a record number of orders for the company's latest smartphones strained available supply. While the larger 5.5- inch "Plus" models now display a wait time of up to a month, the 4.7- inch version remains available for delivery on Sept. 19, Apple's website showed.

  • Sept 12- Customers may have to wait three to four weeks to get their hands on Apple Inc's iPhone 6 Plus, after a record number of orders for the company's latest smartphones strained available supply. While the larger 5.5- inch "Plus" models now display a wait time of up to a month, the 4.7- inch version remains available for delivery on Sept. 19, Apple's website showed.

  • China's iPhone delay gives smugglers reason to cheer Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    HONG KONG, Sept 12- The likely delayed launch of Apple Inc's new iPhone 6 in China, the world's biggest smartphone market, sparked a race to pre-order the phone in Hong Kong on Friday.