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  • Tom Linton, Chief Procurement & Supply Chain Officer at Flextronics, discusses the health of the electronics global supply chain amid a slowdown in China.

  • BlackBerry wins early round against Seacrest's Typo Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 11:12 PM ET
    Typo iPhone Keyboard Case.

    BlackBerry won a preliminary injunction to ban Ryan Seacrest's Typo Products from selling a $99 iPhone case.

  • March 28- BlackBerry Ltd won a preliminary injunction on Friday to ban Ryan Seacrest's Typo Products LLC from selling a $99 iPhone case after a judge agreed that television host's company had likely infringed on BlackBerry's patents. "BlackBerry is pleased that its motion for a preliminary injunction against Typo Products LLC was granted.

  • TORONTO, March 28- BlackBerry Ltd reported a smaller-than-expected loss on Friday as new chief executive John Chen slashed costs, but a 64 percent drop in revenue underscored the challenge Chen faces in turning around the struggling smartphone maker. "John Chen did what John Chen is known for.

  • TORONTO, March 28- BlackBerry Ltd reported a smaller-than-expected loss on Friday as new chief executive John Chen slashed costs, but a 64 percent drop in revenue underscored the challenge he faces in turning around the struggling smartphone maker. "John Chen did what John Chen is known for.

  • "The big question still remains what BlackBerry can do on the demand side," he said. Shares of BlackBerry, whose global smartphone market share was below 1 percent at the end of 2013, climbed around 5 percent in early New York Stock Exchange trade as investors were buoyed by better-than-expected results.

  • TORONTO, March 28- BlackBerry Ltd reported a much smaller-than-expected quarterly loss on Friday, sending its shares up nearly 7 percent, even as its smartphone sales continued to slide.

  • TORONTO, March 28- BlackBerry Ltd reported a quarterly loss on Friday as smartphone sales continued to slide across all regions. The company said during the fourth quarter it recognized hardware revenue on about 1.3 million BlackBerry smartphones compared to about 1.9 million devices in the previous quarter.

  • TORONTO, March 28- BlackBerry Ltd reported a quarterly loss on Friday as smartphone sales continued to slide across all regions. The Waterloo, Ontario- based company reported a net loss of $423 million, or 80 cents a share, for the fourth quarter ended March 1. Revenue fell to $976 million from $2.68 billion.

  • TOKYO, March 27- Panasonic Corp laid out plans for a rebound to record revenue within five years, while boosting planned spending on a restructuring that is recasting the one-time leading consumer electronics maker as a supplier to other businesses.

  • TORONTO, March 26- BlackBerry Ltd has received a coveted security clearance that paves the way for U.S. government agencies to use its systems to manage and secure Android- and iOS-powered devices operating on their internal networks, the smartphone maker said on Wednesday.

  • Sony counts on 'selfies' to sell image sensors Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 1:01 PM ET
    A sample of Sony Corp.'s Exmor complementary metaloxidesemiconductor (CMOS) full-frame image sensor is displayed at an unveiling in Tokyo, Japan.

    Sony is counting on the boom in smartphones and the market's voracious appetite for megapixels to drive growth in its image sensor business.

  • TOKYO, March 25- Sony Corp is counting on the boom in smartphones and the market's voracious appetite for megapixels- vital to better quality video calls and "selfies"- to sustain the double-digit revenue growth in its image sensor business. Sony expects its sales of imaging sensor chips to jump 16 percent to 360 billion yen in the year ending this month.

  • BEIJING, March 20- China Mobile Ltd, the world's largest mobile carrier by subscribers, will spend more this year to bolster its 4 G mobile network to counter its first annual profit drop in 14 years. China Mobile also said it plans to sell 100 million 4 G smartphones and tablets this year following the January launch of Apple Inc's iPhone on its network.

  • SEOUL, March 10- Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy S5 smartphone could get off to a slow start in South Korea as the flagship's launch next month will coincide with a 45- day ban on local carriers selling phones, analysts said.

  • Smart PJs! High-tech educational toys for tots Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    If your child's wish list is lacking in the educational department, there are a few standout high-tech toys worth considering.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Apple's request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker in its global patent battle.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 6- A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Apple Inc's request for a permanent sales ban in the United States against some older Samsung smartphones, a key setback for the iPhone maker in its global patent battle.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 5- Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets will vastly expand the number of companies who advertise online and will allow Internet companies to reap more revenue than they have from customers on PCs, Google Inc Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora said on Wednesday.

  • Apple launches iPhone voice control for drivers Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:42 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, March 3- Apple makes its next move in hands-free smartphone technology for car drivers when it unveils a new, integrated iPhone voice-control system at the Geneva Motor Show this week.

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