BRUSSELS, May 23- The European Union is pledging 5 billion euros to boost research on semiconductors and other electronics items used in everything from smartphones to cars, in a bid to boost the sector which is lagging U.S. and Asian rivals.» Read More
Feb 22- Fox Broadcasting Co has asked a federal judge to stop Dish Network Corp from letting customers who use Dish's controversial Hopper digital video recording device watch Fox programs on tablets and smartphones. Fox, a unit of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, on Thursday asked U.S.
Feb 22- Fox Broadcasting Co has asked a federal judge to stop Dish Network Corp from letting customers who use its controversial Hopper digital video recording device watch its programs on tablets and smartphones. The unit of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp on Thursday asked U.S.
SINGAPORE, Feb 22- Singapore's economic outlook brightened after fourth quarter growth was revised up substantially, with its young biomedicals sector contributing more to the economy than the electronics sector for the first time.
WASHINGTON, Feb 22- HTC America, a maker of smartphones and tablets that use Android and Windows software, has agreed to settle a U.S. regulator's charges it failed to take adequate steps to eliminate security flaws that put users' data at risk.
*Nokia has focused on smartphones in past 2 years. COPENHAGEN, Feb 22- Nokia is shifting the focus of its turnaround strategy to regaining domination of cheaper handsets after a stuttering campaign to catch up with Apple and Samsung in high-end smartphones.
SINGAPORE, Feb 22- The outlook for Singapore's economy is "cautiously positive", the government said on Friday, reiterating its growth forecast of 1-3 percent for this year after fourth quarter and 2012 gross domestic product data came in slightly better than expected.
Foxconn has imposed a recruitment freeze across most of its factories in China as it slows production of Apple's iPhone 5.
Feb 21- International Business Machines unveiled its expanded mobile strategy on Thursday in an effort to gain an advantage over rivals amid a proliferation of devices such as smartphones and tablets.
NEW YORK, Feb 20- Sony Corp said it will launch its next-generation PlayStation this year, hoping its first video game console in seven years will give it a much-needed head start over the next version of Microsoft's Xbox and help revive its stumbling electronics business.
*New BlinkFeed feature to differentiate from other Android phones. LONDON/ TAIPEI, Feb 20- Taiwan's HTC Corp has unveiled the new smartphone that it hopes will set it apart from the crowd of Google Android devices on the market and help it make up ground lost to Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc..
LONDON, Feb 19- Taiwan's HTC Corp has unveiled the new smartphone that it hopes will set it apart from the crowd of Google Android devices on the market and help it to make up ground lost to Samsung.
Feb 15- The video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc and social gaming company Zynga Inc have agreed to settle competing lawsuits over alleged copyright violations and the recruiting of employees.
Feb 15- The video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc and social gaming company Zynga Inc have agreed to dismiss claims against each other in a case involving alleged copyright violations and employee poaching. Electronic Arts had accused Zynga of copying key elements of its game "The Sims Social" for Zynga's "The Ville."
Dell Chief Executive Michael Dell, aiming to clinch a $24.4 billion deal to take the No. 3 PC maker private, has agreed to value his 16 percent stake about 2 percent below the offer price.
TORONTO, Feb 14- Shares of Blackberry slipped on Thursday, after the company's former Co-Chief Executive Officer Jim Balsillie disclosed that he had sold his once-sizable stake in the embattled smartphone maker. Balsillie, who stepped down as CEO a year ago, owned about 26.8 million shares, or a roughly 5 percent stake in the company, as of Dec. 31, 2011.
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13- Nvidia gave a revenue outlook for the current quarter that missed expectations, pointing to a slowing PC industry and slower production of tablets using its chips ahead of the release of newer models. With PC sales losing ground to tablets, Nvidia is betting on its graphics expertise to make high-performance processors for mobile devices.
LONDON, Feb 13- Sales of mobile phones around the world fell last year for the first time since 2009 as consumers shunned cheaper feature phones, research company Gartner said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, Feb 12- Broadcom Corp said customers are now testing its first chip based on the latest high-speed wireless technology, creating new competition for bigger rival Qualcomm Inc, which was years ahead of the rest of the market.
HELSINKI, Feb 12- Mobile phone maker Nokia expanded its line of low-end smartphones on Tuesday with the Asha 310, which comes with dual-SIM and wi-fi access, aiming to bolster its market share in developing markets.
The South Korean manufacturer's Galaxy S III smartphone is the first device to run neck and neck with Apple's iPhone in sales. The NYT Reports.