TOKYO, May 22- Japan's Sony Corp lowered its sales target for digital cameras to 1.3 trillion yen for the fiscal year to end-March 2015, from a previous estimate of 1.5 trillion yen. Sony also cut its sales target for smartphones and tablets to 1.5 trillion yen in its 2014 fiscal year from an earlier outlook of 1.8 trillion yen.» Read More
TOKYO, May 22- Japan's Sony Corp lowered its sales target for digital cameras to 1.3 trillion yen for the fiscal year to end-March 2015, from a previous estimate of 1.5 trillion yen. Sony also cut its sales target for smartphones and tablets to 1.5 trillion yen in its 2014 fiscal year from an earlier outlook of 1.8 trillion yen.
Hackers working for China's army appear to have resumed their attacks on U.S. companies. The NYT reports.
DELL'S DOLDRUMS: Slumping personal computer maker Dell Inc. is still having trouble adapting to a market increasingly dominated by smartphones and tablets. POINT: The dismal performance could help Dell's board persuade more shareholders to accept a $24.4 billion buyout offer from CEO Michael Dell and other investors.
NEW YORK-- Shares of The ExOne Co. tumbled Wednesday after the three-dimensional printer maker announced worse-than-expected quarterly results and issued a disappointing forecast. THE SPARK: ExOne said late Tuesday that it posted a loss of $1.9 million, or 20 cents per share, in the first quarter, compared with a loss of $1.5 million in the same quarter a year ago.
ORLANDO, Fla., May 14- BlackBerry announced plans on Tuesday to offer its popular instant messaging system on rival devices and introduced a new mid-tier smartphone targeted at countries where its faded brand remains strong.
BlackBerry, renamed from Research In Motion, had been the market leader but over the past few years has bled market share to Apple Inc's iPhone and Samsung Electronics Co's popular line of Galaxy devices powered by Google's Android operating system.
ORLANDO, Fla., May 14- BlackBerry unveiled a new mid-tier smartphone device with a physical keyboard on Tuesday, the feature that still sets it apart from most rivals, and said its make-or-break new devices had put the company back on "solid ground."
LONDON/ HELSINKI, May 14- Nokia unveiled a lighter, metal model in its Lumia smartphone range, as it tries to catch the eye of buyers to close the huge market lead of rivals Samsung and Apple Inc in the lucrative handset market.
NEW YORK, May 13- Dell Inc's special board committee on Monday asked activist investor Carl Icahn for details of his plan to buy the computer maker, including how he would finance a cash payout to shareholders and who would run the company if his preferred slate of board directors was installed.
NEW YORK, May 13- Dell Inc's special board committee asked activist investor Carl Icahn on Monday for details of his plan to buy the computer maker, including how he would finance a cash payout for shareholders and who would run the company if his preferred slate of board directors was installed.
May 13- The special committee of Dell Inc's board of directors on Monday asked Carl Icahn for more details on the activist investor's proposed offer for the computer maker. Last week Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management Inc challenged Michael Dell's $24.4 billion bid to take Dell private with an offer of $21 billion in cash.
Samsung Electronics said Monday it had made a key breakthrough in developing mobile technologies for so-called fifth-generation networks. The New York Times reports.
May 10- Hewlett-Packard Co must defend against a lawsuit accusing former management at the world's largest personal computer maker of defrauding shareholders by abandoning a business model it had long touted, causing more than $16 billion of market value to be wiped out.
May 10- Activist investor Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management Inc, two of Dell Inc's biggest shareholders, have proposed an alternative to a $24.4 billion buyout led by founder Michael Dell that will take private the world's No. 3 PC maker.
*Sony forecasts steady op profit of 230 bln yen for year to March 31. TOKYO, May 9- Sony Corp's bid for revival as a consumer electronics maker this business year will hinge on the fortunes of its latest smartphones, as it struggles with shrinking sales of its TVs, digital cameras and game consoles.
NEW YORK, May 7- Long considered the best option for growth investors, technology funds have lost some of their edge. It's not just that many technology funds have large stakes in Apple Inc, whose shares have fallen nearly 23 percent over the last year as it lost share of the worldwide smartphone market to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.
*Chiasson convicted over trades in Dell, Nvidia. The government said in a Manhattan federal court filing that Anthony Chiasson, who was convicted in December of securities fraud and conspiracy, should spend 97 to 121 months behind bars. In December, a jury convicted Chiasson of using confidential information to trade in shares of computer maker Dell Inc.
SANTA CLARA, California, May 6- Intel Corp. Intel's chips dominate the PC industry but the company has struggled to adapt its processors for smartphones and tablets, a market dominated by Qualcomm.
SHANGHAI, May 6- Amazon.com Inc launched an Android application store that offers paid apps in China, beating Google Inc, as the online retailer seeks to increase the amount of digital content it offers in the world's largest mobile phone market.
NEW YORK, April 28- Dell shareholders could still stand to profit even after Blackstone Group LP withdrew its bid to buy the world's No. 3 personal computer maker more than a week ago, Barron's said on Sunday.