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  • Philips loses $467M patent suit to US competitor Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 3:50 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM— Royal Philips NV says it will book a $467 million charge in the third quarter after losing a patent lawsuit to smaller U.S. competitor Masimo Corp.. Irvine, California- based Masimo sued in 2009, saying Philips' health care division had used Masimo- patented technology to build machines that measure the amount of oxygen in a patient's blood without...

  • Philips to separate lighting arm into new company Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 4:16 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM— Royal Philips NV is to split off its lighting division to create two separate companies, the latest in a string of radical restructurings by one of Europe's best-known corporations. "I do appreciate the magnitude of the decision we are taking, but the time is right to take the next strategic step," Chief Executive Frans van Houten said.

  • European shares close flat, easyJet weighs Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    European shares closed flat on Monday, at the start of a week packed with important economic data.

  • Philips wins patent case against Nintendo in UK Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 9:24 AM ET

    Philips Electronics said on Friday it had won a patent infringement cases against Nintendo in the United Kingdom.

  • Sony sets restructuring, profit targets Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Sony chief executive said the company would complete a stepped-up restructuring drive and forecast a tripling in operating profit.

  • Europe's blue-chips warn on euro strength Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 6:58 AM ET

    Some of the biggest names in European business have further complicated the dilemma currently facing Mario Draghi.

  • Europe shares close higher as pharma stocks surge Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    European shares closed higher on Tuesday, starting a shortened trading week on a positive note.

  • Philips hit hard as it warns on challenging 2014 Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 3:17 AM ET

    Dutch electronics conglomerate Philips reported a dip in net income on Tuesday, but its CEO was upbeat on Europe's outlook.

  • European equities closed the session in positive territory after consumer data and earnings in the U.S. helped to boost sentiment in afternoon trade.

  • Philips sales miss estimates; raises dividend Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Dutch technology company Philips reported fourth quarter sales that missed forecasts on Tuesday.

  • Europe stocks close higher; Philips and SAP soar Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 12:44 PM ET

    European shares closed near five-year highs on Monday, helped by gains from Philips and SAP, as well as encouraging U.S. housing data.

  • Euro increase is 'concerning'     Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 4:00 AM ET

    Nick Xanders, head of European equity strategy at BTIG, discusses European equities following results from SAP and Philips and says the increase in the euro is "a big issue".

  • EU shares close lower, investors cautious on Fed Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    European shares trimmed losses to close lower on Tuesday, but investors remained cautious about the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting.

  • Frans van Houten, CEO of Philips, stresses the lower prospect for growth short-term due to concerns about the global economy and discusses the group's capital allocation policy.

  • Philips raises earnings targets, buys back shares Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 2:24 AM ET

    Global economic difficulties will persist and could affect Dutch electronics giant Philips, the group's CEO told CNBC Tuesday after raising its financial targets and announcing a share buyback.

  • You're fired! Siemens replaces Loescher as CEO Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 5:42 AM ET

    The supervisory board of Siemens confirmed the resignation of Chief Executive Peter Loescher on Wednesday and appointed Joe Kaeser, the company's Chief Financial Officer as the new CEO.

  • Philips CEO: We are Stepping Up Research     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Frans Van Houton, CEO of Royal Philips, tells CNBC that he is focused on innovation, entrepreneurism and going for growth in the growth markets.

  • Committed to Mid-Term Targets: Philips CEO     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 1:15 AM ET

    Frans Van Houten, CEO of Royal Philips Electronics, tells CNBC that the start of the year was as soft as they expected with particular weakness in Europe and the US.

  • A Make-or-Break Week Ahead for the Stock Market Saturday, 20 Apr 2013 | 12:30 AM ET

    It's make-or-break time for the first-quarter earnings season, and it comes just as the stock market is showing signs of strain.

  • Futures Lose Gains on GDP Surprise Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 7:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open on Wednesday, with eyes on the Federal Reserve’s first policy statement of 2013.