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SHANGHAI, Oct 24- In 20 years in China, Microsoft Corp hasn't had much luck. ``The fact that there is no delay and they are treating China as one of their primary markets reflects how important China is to Microsoft and I think that's evident in how they plan to launch Surface,'' said Adam Leach, a London- based analyst with technology consulting firm Ovum.
*iPad mini is Apple's first foray into small tablets. SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc will begin to sell an 8- inch version of the iPad on Friday to compete with Amazon.com Inc's Kindle and other smaller tablets, but it set a higher-than-expected price tag of $329 that Wall Street fears could curb demand.
*Amazon, Google helped force its hand-analysts. SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc will begin to sell an 8- inch version of the iPad on Friday to compete with Amazon.com Inc's Kindle and other smaller tablets, but it set a higher-than-expected price tag of $329 that Wall Street fears could curb demand.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- Broadcom Corp on Tuesday forecast a decline in revenue for the fourth quarter due to challenging market conditions including weakness in its infrastructure chip business.
*Amazon, Google helped force its hand-analysts. SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc will begin to sell an 8- inch version of the iPad on Friday to compete with smaller tablets including Amazon.com Inc's Kindle, but set a higher-than-expected price tag of $329 that Wall Street fears could curb demand.
SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc unveiled an 8- inch version ``iPad mini'' to compete with smaller tablets including Amazon.com Inc's Kindle and Google Inc's Nexus 7 but will sell it at a higher-than-expected price of $329.
SAN JOSE, Oct 23- Apple Inc took the wraps off an 8- inch tablet on Tuesday in its biggest product move since the debut of the iPad two years ago, launching a smaller version of the gadget into a market staked out by Amazon.com Inc and Google Inc. The 7.9 inch ``iPad mini'' marks Apple's first foray into the smaller-tablet segment.
Victor Anthony, Senior Analyst, Topeka Capital Markets says that Facebook's advertising revenue growth rate showed a meaningful improvement. The stock rose as a result.
NEW YORK- Global shares slide more than 1 percent and the euro falls as a slew of weak U.S. corporate earnings results and credit rating downgrades of several indebted regions of Spain triggered a new round of fears over the global economy (MARKETS-GLOBAL/, moving shortly, by Angela Moon, 1,050 words).
Phil Harpur, Senior Research Manager, ANZ (ICT Practice) at Frost & Sullivan says that customers are willing to pay a premium for Apple's products, and there is no reason that they won't for the iPad mini.
*DuPont drops sharply on results, UTX modestly lower. *Apple pares losses after new iPad launch. Multinationals including DuPont and United Technologies fell short of Wall Street's revenue expectations, amplifying worries about the health of the global economy.
The Dow Jones industrial average posted its biggest point drop since June, shedding about 220 points, as large multinational companies including Dupont and United Technologies reported disappointing profits and earnings outlook.
*Google, Amazon helped force its hand- analysts.
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GAZA- The Emir of Qatar embraced the Hamas leadership of Gaza on Tuesday with an official visit that broke the isolation of the Palestinian Islamist movement, to the dismay of Israel and rival, Western-backed Palestinian leaders.
Apple is falling after making its iPad Mini announcement, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman. David Carnoy, CNET executive editor, says "Apple is trying to cover all its bases."
Oct 23- Windows 8 is the latest version of Microsoft Corp's 30- year old flagship product, and is due to be released to the public on Oct. 26. Here are its main features and implications for users and Microsoft's business partners:. The move risks alienating Microsoft's long-time hardware partners such as Dell Inc, Toshiba Corp and Hewlett-Packard Co.
HELSINKI, Oct 23- Mobile phone maker Nokia plans to raise 750 million euros from bonds convertible into shares, seeking a cheap way to help finance its fight to claw back market share lost to Apple and Samsung.
WASHINGTON, Oct 23- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, which is battling Apple Inc across the globe for dominance of the smartphone market, dealt the California company a setback by winning a preliminary invalidation of a key Apple patent, according to a court filing.
The “Fast Money” pros saw glimmers of opportunity Tuesday as DuPont and Apple led stocks lower.