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  • 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 2- Auto parts maker Visteon Corp said it would sell most of its automotive interiors business to private equity firm Cerberus Capital Management LP as it focuses on its fast-growing climate control and electronics operations.

  • 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.

  • TOKYO, May 1- Sony Corp slashed its earnings guidance for the third time in a year on Thursday to barely 10 percent of its initial outlook as further losses from its PC exit cast a pall over its struggling electronics division.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK/ PARIS, May 1- Publicis and Omnicom have lost more than $1.5 billion of client work in recent weeks and face a fight to retain billions more, including a huge Samsung contract, just as the two advertising firms struggle to keep their merger on track.

  • 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.

  • April 30- Contract electronics manufacturer Flextronics International Ltd reported a 27 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by higher demand from its game console and smartphone customers.

  • 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.

  • HP, Foxconn launch cloud server joint venture Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    April 30- Hewlett-Packard Co and Taiwanese contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group launched a joint venture to make servers aimed at companies which provide cloud computing services. The new cloud-optimized servers will help service providers to cut costs, the companies said in a statement.

  • 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 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.

  • *Q1 operating profit 504 bln won vs 279 bln won analyst view. *TV business profit 240 bln won vs 11 bln won year earlier. SEOUL, April 29- South Korea's LG Electronics Inc said on Tuesday increased marketing spending on new products could pull down earnings in its mainstay television business, making it difficult for second-quarter profit to match the first.

  • India's Bharti Airtel Q4 net surges, meets estimates Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    NEW DELHI, April 29- Bharti Airtel Ltd, India's top mobile phone carrier, reported its second consecutive quarter of profit growth, meeting estimates, as reduced competition in the world's second-biggest mobile phone market helped push call prices higher.

  • LONDON, April 29- U.S. handset maker Cirrus Logic Inc is to buy Wolfson Microelectronics Plc for an agreed 291 million pounds in cash, sending shares in the British microchip maker up more than 70 percent.

  • LONDON, April 29- U.S. handset maker Cirrus Logic Inc is to buy British microchip maker Wolfson Microelectronics for an agreed 291 million pounds to boost its audio division, the two firms said on Tuesday.

  • UPDATE 1-Corning expects smaller price declines Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    Core sales from the display technologies business, which makes LCD panels for Sony Corp, LG and Lenovo Group and brings in more than a third of the company's revenue, grew 58 percent. Tripeny added that the company expects a "really strong" quarter for Gorilla Glass, which is used in smartphones made by Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd..

  • TOKYO/ NEW DELHI, April 25- Japanese telecoms giant NTT DoCoMo Inc said on Friday it was seeking to sell, likely at a deep discount, its stake in a loss-making Indian joint venture with diversified conglomerate Tata Group, bowing out of the world's second-biggest mobile phone market.

  • April 24- The growing popularity of using fingerprints to unlock mobile phones and other devices is expected to drive growth at Synaptics Inc, which makes the chips enabling the technology popularized by Apple Inc's iPhone 5 S.