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  • BEIJING, Nov 6- Lenovo Group Ltd reported quarterly revenue that missed analyst estimates, with a decline in smartphone sales curbing investor optimism about the world's biggest maker of personal computers turning into a force in mobile devices. Lenovo's earnings came at a time of unprecedented competition in China's smartphone market, with rivals...

  • Nov 5- Molycorp Inc reported a much bigger quarterly loss, hurt by lower prices of rare-earth metals and a steep jump in production costs, sending its shares down 20 percent in extended trading. Molycorp, which produces 13 different rare metals used in industries such as consumer electronics and defense, said sales volumes fell 7 percent in the third quarter.

  • Cramer: GoPro 'real deal,' but expensive now  Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 6:25 PM ET

    After GoPro reported a spectacular third quarter, Mad Money host Jim Cramer analyzes whether the momentum can continue in the name.

  • BEIJING, Nov 4- China's Xiaomi Technology Co Ltd said on Tuesday it would spend $1 billion to expand its internet TV content as the world's third largest smartphone maker ramps up its push into the living room, and a market estimated to be worth $3 billion. In a post on its official Weibo microblog, Xiaomi said it had hired Chen Tong, a former executive at Chinese...

  • TOKYO, Oct 31- Sony Corp posted a smaller than expected operating second-quarter operating loss on Friday, hailed by its finance chief as proof that the Japanese group's restructuring program is paying off. Sales of the image sensors, used in Apple's iPhones and increasingly in Chinese-made handsets, made the devices unit the biggest earner within Sony's...

  • TOKYO, Oct 31- Japan's Sony Corp reported a second-quarter operating loss on Friday that was narrower than analysts had estimated, as blockbuster sales of its PlayStation 4 games console reduced the impact of a sluggish smartphone division. The result- unexpected after Sony took an impairment charge of 176 billion yen on its mobile division- indicates...

  • Xiaomi moves into third place in global smartphone war Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 1:37 AM ET

    BEIJING, Oct 30- China's Xiaomi Inc has become the world's third-largest smartphone vendor just three years after first hitting the market, trailing only Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc, according to a new industry study. Apple's share also fell slightly to 12 percent. "Samsung continues to face tough competition from Apple at the higher-end of the...

  • SEOUL, Oct 30- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it would revamp its smartphone line-up to take on competitors in the rapidly growing mid-to-low range segment, after third-quarter earnings set it on course for its worst year since 2011.. The global smartphone leader's market share declined in annual terms for the third straight quarter in...

  • SEOUL, Oct 30- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday that it expects average selling prices for handsets to increase in the fourth quarter due to a rise in high-end smartphone sales. Robert Yi, Samsung's head of investor relations, did not specify how much prices would rise, with the average selling price for handsets and tablets combined in the third...

  • Samsung Elec sees higher handset average sale price in Q4 Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:58 PM ET

    SEOUL, Oct 30- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday that it expects average selling prices for handsets to increase in the fourth quarter due to a rise in high-end smartphone sales. Robert Yi, Samsung's head of investor relations, did not specify how much prices would rise above the average selling price for handsets in the third quarter of about $190.

  • SEOUL, Oct 30- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd saw its July-September quarterly profit fall to the lowest level in more than three years, as a decline in earnings from its smartphone business set the South Korean giant on track for its worst year since 2011.. The global smartphone leader has lost market share in annual terms for the past two quarters, lagging behind...

  • Samsung Elec Q3 operating profit down 60.1 pct on year Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:43 PM ET

    SEOUL, Oct 30- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said third-quarter profit fell 60.1 percent from a year earlier to the lowest in more than three years, as earnings for the mobile division continued to shrink. The world's top smartphone maker on Thursday reported a July-September operating profit of 4.1 trillion won, in line with its estimates issued earlier in...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 28- The U.S. government filed a lawsuit against AT&T Inc on Tuesday, alleging the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier sold consumers unlimited data plans but would slow their Internet down once they used a certain amount of data. The Federal Trade Commission, which filed the lawsuit, said that this "throttling" of Internet feeds was deceptive and said that in...

  • Oct 28- Corning Inc, the supplier of Gorilla glass to Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics, reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue and earnings, helped by launches of new smartphone models. Shares of the company, which also supplies LCD panels to consumer electronics companies such as Sony Corp, LG and Lenovo Group, rose 1.6 percent in early trading.

  • Oct 28- Speciality glass maker Corning Inc reported a 23 percent rise in quarterly net sales, helped by higher demand for its glass used in TVs and smartphones. The company supplies glass for Apple Inc's iPhones and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy devices, and makes LCD panels for Sony Corp, LG and Lenovo Group, among others. Net income rose to $1.01 billion, or 72 cents...

  • Fitbit joins the smartwatch race, replaces Force Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 1:14 PM ET
    Fitbit Surge watches

    The company announced a new line-up wearables and two of the devices include optical heart rate sensors, something new to Fitbits, Re/code reports.

  • Oct 23- Touchscreen chip maker Synaptics Inc reported lower-than-expected first-quarter revenue and profit, hurt by weak demand from smartphone makers, sending its shares down 13 percent in extended trading. "Given that certain Samsung designs that have come out recently are not using Synaptics touch IC products, we think that would probably be a real driver...

  • Oct 23- Touchscreen chip maker Synaptics Inc reported lower-than-expected first-quarter revenue and profit, hurt by weak demand from smartphone makers, sending its shares down 13 percent in extended trading. "Given that certain Samsung designs that have come out recently are not using Synaptics touch ID products, we think that would probably be a real driver...

  • Oct 23- Touchscreen chip maker Synaptics Inc reported lower-than-expected first-quarter revenue and adjusted profit, hurt by weak demand from smartphone makers, sending its shares down 8.5 percent in extended trading. The company, which makes fingerprint ID and touchscreen chips for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's smartphones, reported an adjusted profit...

  • BEIJING, Oct 23- Fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc said on Thursday it is migrating some data on non-Chinese customers away from its servers in Beijing due to performance and privacy considerations. Data belonging to the privately owned company's non-Chinese users will be moved in several phases to Amazon Inc servers in the United States and...