*Haier Electronics shares up 20 pct at 14- yr high. HONG KONG/ BEIJING, Dec 9- Alibaba Group will invest HK $2.82 billion in appliance maker Haier Electronics Group Ltd in a deal aimed at expanding the Chinese e-commerce giant's logistics reach to the millions of consumers in China's vast interior.» Read More
BERLIN/ SEOUL, Sept 4- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled a smartwatch on Wednesday that works as an accessory to its market-leading Galaxy smartphone, with a small screen offering basic functions like photos, hands-free calls and instant messaging.
SAN DIEGO, Sept 4- Qualcomm Inc introduced its "Toq" smartwatch on Wednesday, a wrist-worn device that can play music and handle phone calls and messages, marking the chipmaker's entry into the consumer electronics and wearable computing arenas.
BERLIN/ SEOUL, Sept 4- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled a smartwatch on Wednesday that works as an accessory to its market-leading Galaxy smartphones, with a small screen offering basic functions like photos, hands-free calls and instant messaging.
LONDON, Sept 4- China's Huawei will not buy another mobile phone maker, such as Blackberry, to grow its market share in smartphones, senior vice president and board member Chen Lifang said on Wednesday.
SEOUL, Sept 4- South Korean consumer electronics titan Samsung is planning a strategic conference with investors of a scale not seen since eight years ago to fight a gnawing suspicion that its heyday may have come and gone.
HELSINKI/ SEATTLE, Sept 3- In an era when shiny new tech start-ups can be worth tens of billions of dollars, Microsoft's deal to acquire Nokia's mobile handset business for 5.44 billion euros is a modest one from a strictly financial point of view.
*Nokia shares up 34 percent, Microsoft's down 5 pct. HELSINKI/ SEATTLE, Sept 3- Microsoft Corp will buy Nokia's phone business and license its patents for 5.44 billion euros, a bold foray into mobile devices that also brings potential chief executive contender Stephen Elop back into the fold.
TORONTO, Sept 3- Shares of struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd rose as much as 3.6 percent on Tuesday after Microsoft's move to acquire Nokia's handset business reignited investor optimism that BlackBerry too would find a buyer.
VIENNA, Sept 3- Nokia's $7.2 billion sale of its core phones division to Microsoft leaves three disparate high-quality business units whose value should benefit from the deal.
Nokia CEO Elop to rejoin Microsoft when deal closes. HELSINKI/ SEATTLE, Sept 3- Two years after hitching its fate to Microsoft's Windows Phone software, Nokia collapsed into the arms of the U.S. software giant on Tuesday, agreeing to sell its main handset business for 5.44 billion euros.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiling its latest entrant into the market on Wednesday with the launch of the Galaxy Gear in Berlin, but a source familiar with the matter said that the device would be no game changer. Baseband Technologies Inc.-- innovative communication algorithms to save energy in devices.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is having another go on Wednesday, when it launches the Galaxy Gear in Berlin, but a source familiar with the matter said that the smartwatch device would be no game changer- more of a fashion accessory than an effort to redefine the genre.
Nokia CEO Elop to rejoin Microsoft when deal closes. HELSINKI/ SEATTLE, Sept 3- Two years after hitching its fate to Microsoft's Windows Phone software, a withered Nokia collapsed into the arms of the U.S. software giant, agreeing to sell its main handset business for 5.44 billion euros.
HELSINKI/ SEATTLE, Sept 3- Microsoft Corp said it will buy Nokia Oyj's phone business and license its patents for 5.44 billion euros, making its boldest foray yet into mobile devices and bringing executive Stephen Elop back into the fold.
Law enforcement officials working on a counter narcotics program have had routine access, using subpoenas, to an enormous AT&T database that contains the records of decades of Americans' phone calls.
*ReneSola expects prices to rise significantly in fourth quarter. *Yingli, ReneSola second-quarter losses narrow. Aug 30- Yingli Green Energy Holding Co Ltd and ReneSola Ltd cut their quarterly losses as the prices they charge for their solar panels rose for the first time in two years, reinforcing signs of recovery after a prolonged slump.
TOKYO, Aug 30- Japan's Nikkei share average is set to rise for a second day on Friday as upbeat U.S. data propped up Wall Street overnight, while geopolitical tensions are likely to ease as doubts emerge over an imminent U.S.-led military strike on Syria.
SHANGHAI, Aug 28- China's e-commerce market is expected to leapfrog that of the United States this year to become the world's largest by total customer spending, management consultancy firm Bain& Company says, and could account for half of all Chinese retail spending within a decade.
HONG KONG, Aug 28- Hong Kong shares are likely to extend their losses on Wednesday, tracking weaker global markets on geopolitical uncertainty over a possible U.S.-led military strike against the Syrian government.
Aug 27- Avago Technologies Ltd, whose chips are used in Apple Inc's products, forecast strong growth for the current quarter ahead of the launch of the new iPhone. Foxconn Technology Group, a contract manufacturer for Apple, accounted for 17 percent of Avago's revenue last year.