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  • JAKARTA/ TORONTO, May 13- BlackBerry Ltd launched a low-cost touchscreen device in Jakarta, the Z3, as the embattled smartphone maker looks to revive sales in emerging markets like Indonesia where its once-fervent following has shrivelled. That says there is still room for BlackBerry in Indonesia, "said Ryan Lai, market analyst at consultancy IDC.

  • BlackBerry aims to reverse fortunes with budget phone Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 12:42 AM ET
    Mobile phone handsets are displayed in a shopping mall in Jakarta.

    BlackBerry launched a low-cost touchscreen device in Jakarta to revive sales in emerging markets where its once-fervent following has shriveled.

  • JAKARTA/ TORONTO, May 13- BlackBerry Ltd launched a low-cost touchscreen device in Jakarta, the Z3, as the embattled smartphone maker looks to revive sales in emerging markets like Indonesia where its once-fervent following has shrivelled. That says there is still room for BlackBerry in Indonesia, "said Ryan Lai, market analyst at consultancy IDC.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 9- A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled that Oracle Corp is entitled to copyright protection over certain parts of the Java programming language in a high profile lawsuit against Google Inc.. Google's Android operating system is the world's best-selling smartphone platform.

  • Lee, 42, became Samsung's youngest senior executive in 2010 for his role in designing the Galaxy series, a roaring success which unseated Apple Inc's iPhone as king of the global smartphone market. Samsung now sells two times more smartphones than Apple, largely thanks to the success of Galaxy range.

  • RPT-Samsung Elec replaces mobile design head Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 12:37 AM ET

    Lee, 42, became Samsung's youngest senior executive in 2010 for his role in designing the Galaxy series, a roaring success which unseated Apple Inc's iPhone as king of the global smartphone market. Samsung now sells two times more smartphones than Apple, largely thanks to the success of Galaxy range.

  • OTTAWA/ TORONTO, May 7- The Canadian government has decided to intervene in a court case to argue that new rules for the country's wireless providers should be retroactive, possibly reducing the chance telecom companies have of winning an appeal against the measure.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif., May 5- A U.S. jury on Monday left the total damages Samsung Electronics Co Ltd must pay Apple Inc unchanged at $119.6 million, after additional deliberations in a trial where the South Korean smartphone maker was found to have infringed three Apple patents.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2- A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to pay $119.6 million to Apple Inc, far less than Apple had sought and marking a big loss for the iPhone maker in the latest round of their globe-spanning mobile patent litigation.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2- A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to pay $119.6 million to Apple Inc, after it found the South Korean smartphone maker had infringed two Apple patents.

  • U.S. jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $119.6 mln Friday, 2 May 2014 | 8:12 PM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2- A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to pay $119.6 million to Apple Inc, after it found the South Korean smartphone maker had infringed two Apple patents.

  • May 1- Audio chipmaker Audience Inc reported a 23.5 percent fall in quarterly revenue and posted a loss for the third consecutive quarter, hurt by weak sales to smartphone makers. The company reported a loss of $7.2 million, or 32 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31 compared with a profit of $4.6 million or 20 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Samsung's Galaxy Tab 4 joins the fray Thursday, 1 May 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    Jill Duffy, analyst and writer at PCMag.com breaks down the just-released Samsung Galaxy Tab 4

  • April 30- Contract electronics manufacturer Flextronics International Ltd reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter revenue and adjusted profit on Wednesday, helped by higher demand from its game console and smartphone customers. Flextronics makes and assembles desktop PCs for Lenovo but does not make mobile phones for the Chinese company.

  • Yelp's revenue jumps as mobile advertising revenue rises Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 4:12 PM ET

    April 30- Yelp Inc, the operator of consumer review website Yelp.com, reported a 66 percent rise in quarterly revenue due to higher revenue from local advertising on mobile devices as more customers use smartphones and tablets for information.

  • Shares of RF Micro, whose customers include Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co, rose about 7.5 percent in extended trading after the chipmaker also posted a better-than-expected profit for the fourth quarter.

  • April 29- RF Micro Devices Inc, a maker of chips that connect mobile devices to networks, forecast quarterly revenue above analysts' estimates due to higher demand from smartphone makers.

  • April 29- RF Micro Devices Inc, whose chips are used to connect mobile devices to networks, forecast quarterly results above analysts' estimates due to higher demand from smartphone makers like Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co.. RF Micro forecast adjusted earnings of 17 cents per share and revenue of about $305 million for the first quarter ending June.

  • Apple makes final pitch to jury in Samsung trial Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 1:59 PM ET

    Samsung transformed the smartphone market by copying iPhone technology, an Apple attorney said as the two firms delivered closing arguments to jurors.

  • Apple makes final pitch to U.S. jury in Samsung trial Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 12:39 PM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 29- Samsung transformed the smartphone market only by copying iPhone technology, an Apple attorney said on Tuesday as the two companies delivered closing arguments to jurors after a month-long trial over mobile patents. Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd have been litigating around the world for nearly three years.