STOCKHOLM, Dec 4- Fingerprint Cards is aiming to sell its identity technology to most of the world's biggest smartphone makers, which are likely to follow Apple in offering touch recognition for mobiles from next year.» Read More
SEATTLE, Oct 20- "Big data" means big computers, and good news for Cray Inc. The pioneer of supercomputers in the 1970 s stood on the brink of obscurity 20 years ago but is now surging back to prominence. People thought,' I can run my simulation on my laptop', "said Barry Bolding, a Cray vice president, at the company's Seattle headquarters last week.
Oct 17- Shares of Voxeljet AG, a German maker of commercial 3 D printers that created Aston Martin copies for a James Bond film, doubled in their market debut as investors sought shares in an industry out to change the way products are designed and made.
Oct 17- Shares of voxeljet AG, a Germany- based maker of commercial 3 D printers, doubled in their market debut on Friday. Voxeljet raised $72.8 million after selling 5.6 million American Depositary Shares at $13 each, the low end of the pricing range.
NEW YORK/ TORONTO, Oct 17- Chinese computer maker Lenovo, which has signed a non-disclosure deal to examine BlackBerry's books, faces regulatory obstacles if it bids for all of the company and will likely pursue just parts, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. None of these technology companies have made a formal bid for BlackBerry yet.
Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd has signed a nondisclosure deal to examine the books of troubled Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, quoting unnamed sources.
TORONTO, Oct 17- Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd has signed a non-disclosure deal to examine the books of troubled Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, quoting unnamed sources.
TAIPEI, Oct 17- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd said its third-quarter net profit rose more than 5 percent from a year earlier, beating forecasts, as smartphone makers stocked up on chips for new devices launched during the period. TSMC will stage an investor conference at 0600 GMT on Thursday to give its outlook for the fourth quarter.
TOKYO, Oct 16- Japan's TDK Corp, an electronics parts maker that has struggled to make a profit while several of its peers grew rich in the smartphone boom, has found help rebuilding its fortunes with the rise of China's smartphone makers.
Oct 15- Amazon.com Inc is developing smartphones with HTC Corp, putting it in a position to compete with Apple Inc and Google Inc, the Financial Times reported. In 2011, Citigroup said that Amazon would launch a smartphone in 2012 through a partnership with contract cellphone maker Foxconn International.
TOKYO, Oct 11- Sony Corp will move cautiously in tackling key overseas smartphone markets such as the United States and China as it strives to become the third-biggest smartphone maker in the world, CEO Kazuo Hirai told journalists on Friday.
SEOUL, Oct 9- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday launched the world's first smartphone with a curved display, a variant of the Galaxy Note which moves the Asian giant a step closer to achieving wearable devices with flexible- even unbreakable- screens.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 4- Activist investor Carl Icahn, who ended his months-long campaign against Michael Dell's planned buyout of Dell Inc last month, on Friday signaled his final retreat from the struggling personal computer maker.
SEOUL, Oct 4- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is on track to post its second consecutive year of record earnings as a rebound in its semiconductor business shields the South Korean tech giant from a slower smartphone market. The market further tightened following a fire in early September at a China plant owned by SK Hynix, the world's No.2 chipmaker.
By Michael Gold and Faith Hung. TAIPEI, Oct 4- Taiwan's HTC Corp slid into the red for the first time in the third quarter, with sales hit hard by fierce competition in the smartphone market, supply chain constraints and internal turmoil. HTC lacks the scale of bigger rivals Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and its troubles this year have only multiplied.
*Q3 operating profit seen up 24 pct to $9.3 bln. SEOUL, Oct 4- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is on track to post a record $9.3 billion quarterly profit as a rebound in its semiconductor business shields the South Korean tech giant from a slower smartphone market.
LONDON, Oct 1- Britain's The Times newspaper said on Tuesday it would no longer make its mobile app available on a Blackberry because few people used it, in another sign that rival smartphone makers are trumping its technology.
TORONTO/ NEW YORK, Sept 25- Shares in BlackBerry Ltd fell more than 6 percent on Wednesday on doubts about a $4.7 billion bid to take the smartphone maker private, and after a big U.S. carrier said it would stop stocking BlackBerry smartphones in its stores.
SEOUL, Sept 25- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said it will introduce a smartphone with a curved display in October, as the world's top handset maker seeks to set the pace of hardware innovation and maintain its supremacy in a fiercely competitive business.
China, a market dominated by Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Lenovo Group Ltd, is expected to ship 120 million 4 G-enabled smartphones to meet consumer demand for Internet connectivity.
Hackers are gearing up for Friday's release of the iPhone 5S, aiming to be the first to crack the device's first-ever fingerprint scanner.