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SEATTLE, July 10- Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella deferred any comment on widely expected job cuts at the software company on Thursday, after circulating a memo to employees promising to "flatten the organization and develop leaner business processes."
*Google, Apple lead; Nokia, TomTom face make-or-break moment. Chip-makers or tech giants such as Infineon and Google are among a variety of companies involved in the rapid development and testing of intelligent cars from those that drive themselves to those allowing a driver to use mobile phone apps through the dashboard.
Microsoft is set to introduce the Nokia X2, which will run on Android and will sell for 99 euros when it goes on sale next month.
SEATTLE, June 18- Amazon.com Inc's new cellphone seeks to offer shoppers instant gratification by recognizing thousands of products, television shows and songs and allowing users to immediately buy them- on the e-commerce giant's own site, of course.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
HELSINKI, June 17- Finnish telecoms equipment company Nokia paid several million euros to criminals who threatened to reveal the source code for part of an operating system used in its smartphones some six years ago, Finnish TV station MTV said on Tuesday.
An obscure smartphone maker has done what some feared was impossible: created a successful European challenger to tech giants Samsung and Apple.
*KPN, Abengoa, Pandora among stocks with potential for gains. LONDON, June 16- A weaker-than-expected economic recovery in Europe, a bleak outlook for corporate profits and the resurgence of hostile merger activity are pushing investors to bet on troubled firms with restructuring potential.
**Pilgrim's Pride Corp, the second largest U.S. chicken processor, raised its offer for Hillshire Brands Co, escalating a bidding war with Tyson Foods Inc for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages. **Germany's Siemens said on Tuesday it called off the sale of its baggage handling and postal automation business.
There's a new high-end smartphone in town with the release of Vertu's new Signature Touch model. But be warned, this gadget currently starts at 7,900 euros.
LONDON, June 3- European shares gave up some of their recent gains in early trade on Tuesday ahead of fresh inflation and unemployment data from the eurozone.
MUMBAI, May 27- Indian carmakers, battered by two years of slowing sales, hope the resounding election victory by India's new leader will spur replacement of the country's complex array of duties with a simple goods and services tax. Tax greatly drives up the cost of buying a car in India.
Hong Kong, May 22- China Mobile Ltd has awarded its second batch of 4 G contracts, with ZTE Corp and rival Huawei Technologies Ltd securing the bulk of the deal, two industry sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Thursday.
NEW YORK, May 20- Microsoft Corp unveiled a larger but lighter version of its Surface Pro tablet on Tuesday, hoping that the company's expertise in business software will help it take on Apple Inc in mobile devices.
NEW YORK, May 20- Microsoft Corp on Tuesday unveiled a larger but lighter version of its Surface Pro tablet as it ramps up efforts to make an impact on the mobile computing market and counter the popularity of Apple Inc's iPad and MacBook Air laptop.
NEW YORK, May 15- Satya Nadella has enjoyed a fairly smooth ride in his first 100 days as Microsoft Corp chief executive, but he risks hitting a rough patch next week when he unveils the latest models of the tepidly received Surface tablet.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, May 13- Goldman Sachs Group Inc technology investment banker Anthony Noto, who helped orchestrate Twitter Inc's successful IPO in November, is leaving and joining Coatue Management, according to a source familiar with the matter.
NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, May 13- Goldman Sachs Group Inc technology investment banker Anthony Noto, who helped orchestrate Twitter Inc's successful IPO in November, is leaving to join private equity firm Coatue Management, according to a Goldman memo and a source familiar with the matter.
OSLO, May 8- Norway's energy boom is tailing off years ahead of expectations, exposing an economy unprepared for life after oil and threatening the long-term viability of the world's most generous welfare model.
*Credit Suisse cuts Germany to "benchmark" vs "overweight". Credit Suisse equity strategists on Tuesday cut their rating on Germany to "benchmark" from "overweight", highlighting the risk that German exporters could be hurt by a Chinese economic slowdown.