May 21- Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd said it plans to buy back 12 million shares, sending its stock up nearly 2 percent in extended trading in the United States. BlackBerry said it would buy the shares, representing about 2.6 percent of its outstanding public float, over the Nasdaq Stock Market or on the Toronto Stock Exchange, subject to approval.» Read More
Japan's Renesas Electronics, the world's biggest maker of microcontroller chips, was thrown a lifeline on Monday after gaining 150 billion yen ($1.8 billion) in a government-led bailout.
Apple's rank in China's smartphone market, which is set to become the world's largest this year, fell to No.6 in the third quarter as it faces tougher competition from Chinese brands, according to research.
Samsung is likely accelerating the launch of its next-generation Galaxy smartphone- which may come with an unbreakable screen.
Nokia will partner with China Mobile to launch a version of its new flagship Lumia smartphone tailored for the world's largest cellular market, the Finnish company said on Wednesday.
What’s the next economic revolution? According to General Electric Chief Economist Marco Annunziata, it’s the “industrial Internet” — intelligent machines such as jet engines, power turbines and medical devices.
The video game industry is under attack, with both established and new players chasing a variety of disparate technologies and strategies that might yield a winning combination.