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  • Recalls this week: vacuum cleaners, bicycles Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 1:55 PM ET

    Vacuum cleaners that pose an electric shock risk to users are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include Trek bicycles with a defect that has caused several injuries. They were sold at Bed Bath& Beyond, Best Buy, Kohl's, Lowes, Target and other stores nationwide, online at www.sharkclean.com and through television infomercials from August...

  • NEW YORK— Arris Group said Wednesday it will buy British set-top box maker Pace for $2.1 billion in cash and stock and reincorporate in the U.K. to cut its taxes. Arris Group Inc. makes high-speed Internet equipment, and in 2013 it paid Google Inc. more than $2 billion to acquire for set-top operations that once belonged to Motorola Mobility.

  • HP will sell Snapfish online photo unit ahead of split Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 11:20 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Hewlett-Packard said Tuesday it will sell its Snapfish online photo business to District Photo as HP prepares to split into two companies. Hewlett-Packard Co. said in October that it would split into two companies. Hewlett-Packard Enterprise will sell commercial tech products like data-center hardware, business software and cloud services, and...

  • LONDON, April 15- China's Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 and P8 Max smartphones on Wednesday, devices that stack up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget. Huawei, a major player in the telecoms network equipment market, ranked fourth in global smartphone sales last year, shipping 68 million units,...

  • China's Huawei shows smartphone credentials with P8 launch Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 11:04 AM ET

    LONDON, April 15- China's Huawei unveiled its flagship P8 smartphone on Wednesday, a device that stacks up against the latest models from Samsung and Apple in technical specifications if not marketing budget. Huawei, a major player in the telecoms network equipment market, ranked fourth in global smartphone sales last year, shipping 68 million units, giving it a...

  • *Chinese companies snap up $391 bln of foreign assets in decade. HONG KONG, March 27- ChemChina, which could soon face the task of integrating Italian tyre-maker Pirelli after its $7.7 billion bid, can take heart in the knowledge that Chinese buyers have made a decent fist of growing global brands in recent years. Success stories include the landmark 2004 purchase...

  • Outbound Chinese buyers confounding the doubters Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 5:00 PM ET

    *Chinese companies snap up $391 bln of foreign assets in decade. HONG KONG, March 27- ChemChina, which could soon face the task of integrating Italian tyre-maker Pirelli after its $7.7 billion bid, can take heart in the knowledge that Chinese buyers have made a decent fist of growing global brands in recent years. Success stories include the landmark 2004 purchase...

  • NEW YORK, March 25- Patent holding company Intellectual Ventures' second crack at holding Motorola Mobility liable for using its technology without permission partially succeeded on Wednesday after a U.S. jury in Delaware found Motorola infringed a patent on multimedia text messaging. Another trial between the two, involving a single Intellectual...

  • SEATTLE/ BEIJING, March 17- Microsoft Corp is making its biggest push into the heavily pirated Chinese consumer computing market this summer by offering free upgrades to Windows 10 to all Windows users, regardless of whether they are running genuine copies of the software. The move is an unprecedented attempt by Microsoft to get legitimate versions of its...

  • March 2- Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen's office said on Monday it has launched an investigation into Lenovo Group Ltd's sales of laptops preloaded with Superfish software, which the U.S. government last month warned made users vulnerable to cyberattacks. The office said that Jepsen last week sent letters to Lenovo, the world's biggest personal...

  • BOSTON, March 2- Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen's office said on Monday it has launched an investigation into Lenovo Group Ltd's sales of laptops preloaded with Superfish software, which the U.S. government last month warned made users vulnerable to cyberattacks. The office said that Jepsen last week sent letters to Lenovo, the world's biggest...

  • As Nasdaq hits 5,000, is it time to worry? Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:32 AM ET
    The Times Square news-ticker announces the NASDAQ composite index topping 5,000 points on March 2, 2015 in New York City.

    The Nasdaq has hit 5,000 for the first time since March 2000. There are signs of froth aplenty, but here's why it's not like the late 90's bubble.

  • Feb 27- China's Lenovo Group Ltd on Friday said it will offer free subscriptions to Intel Corp security software to customers who bought laptops that were shipped with a program known as "Superfish," which made PCs vulnerable to cyberattacks. Lenovo announced the offer to provide six-month subscriptions to Intel's McAfee LiveSafe on Friday as it also...

  • Feb 27- Lenovo Group Ltd said it will offer users of its PCs pre-installed with "Superfish" software a free 6- month subscription to McAfee LiveSafe service to remove security concerns. The Chinese computer and smartphone maker's announcement comes a week after the U.S. government advised Lenovo customers to remove "Superfish", saying it makes users vulnerable...

  • *Lenovo says "we will significantly reduce preloaded applications". *Lenovo says its standard image will only include OS and related software, software required to make hardware work well security software, Lenovo applications. *Lenovo says "we have worked with partners to create tools and update antivirus programs to eliminate superfish software".

  • Feb 25- Chinese computer and smartphone firm Lenovo Group Ltd said its website was hacked on Wednesday, its second security blemish days after the U.S. government advised consumers to remove software called "Superfish" pre-installed on its laptops. Lenovo said attackers breached the domain name system associated with Lenovo and redirected visitors to...

  • Lenovo website hacked, 'Lizard Squad' takes credit Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 10:17 PM ET

    China's Lenovo Group website was hacked, after the U.S. government advised customers to remove a software that makes their devices more vulnerable.

  • Feb 25- China's Lenovo Group Ltd website was hacked, the company said on Wednesday, days after the U.S. government advised Lenovo customers to remove a pre-installed virus-like software, "Superfish", on laptops that makes the devices more vulnerable to attacks. "The domain name service server hosting Lenovo's website was hacked. We'll update as soon as possible, "...

  • Could Chinese handset makers steal the show at MWC? Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 2:14 AM ET

    Mobile World Congress is normally dominated by Samsung headlines, but this year, Chinese smartphone makers are angling to steal the limelight.

  • BOSTON, Feb 20 (Reuters)- The U.S. government on Friday advised Lenovo Group Ltd customers to remove a "Superfish," a program pre-installed on some Lenovo laptops, saying it makes users vulnerable to cyberattacks. The Department of Homeland Security said in an alert that the program makes users vulnerable to a type of cyberattack known as SSL spoofing, in which...