×

Hardware Electronic Equipment Instruments and Components

  • LONDON, Jan 19- The chief executive of Dixons Carphone has quit Britain's largest electricals and mobile phone retailer to run the Boots chain in the country, Dixons said on Friday. Boots in the UK is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, based in Deerfield, Illinois, which was formed in 2014 after Walgreens purchased the majority stake in UK and Switzerland- based...

  • *Five-decade-old JV is 75 pct owned by Fujifilm. Jan 18- Hedge fund investor Carl Icahn has called for the termination or renegotiation of Xerox Corp's long-running photocopier joint venture with Fujifilm Holdings, reiterating demands for a change of leadership at Xerox. In an open letter addressed to shareholders on Thursday, Icahn added his voice to that of...

  • Jan 18- Hedge fund investor Carl Icahn has called for the termination or renegotiation of Xerox Corp's long-running photocopier joint venture with Fujifilm Holdings, reiterating demands for a change of leadership at Xerox. The joint venture, called Fuji Xerox, reported operating profit of about $750 million on sales of $10 billion in the year ended last March.

  • Jan 18- Hedge fund investor Carl Icahn called on Thursday for the termination or renegotiation of Xerox Corp's long-running joint venture with Fujifilm Holdings reiterating demands for a change of leadership at Xerox. Xerox and Fujifilm have a five-decade-old copier joint venture focusing on the Asia-Pacific region including Japan and China.

  • *Hackers with ties to Lebanon spy agency do targeting. Lebanon's General Directorate of General Security has run more than 10 campaigns since at least 2012 aimed mainly at Android phone users in at least 21 countries, according to a report by mobile security firm Lookout and digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation. Michael Flossman, the group's...

  • TOKYO, Jan 18- Japan's Nikkei share average soared to a level not seen since November 1991 on Thursday morning after exporters such as electronics components manufacturers surged, tracking the strength on Wall Street overnight. The Nikkei rose 0.4 percent to 23,962.11 in midmorning trade, after hitting 24,084.42, the highest level since November 1991.

  • Jan 17- Major Xerox Corp shareholder Darwin Deason has urged the photocopier pioneer to make public its joint venture agreement with Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp, saying U.S. securities laws require it. Xerox and Fujifilm have a five-decade-old copier joint venture focusing on the Asia Pacific region including Japan and China, leaving Xerox to cover the...

  • Jan 17- Major Xerox Corp shareholder Darwin Deason has urged the photocopier pioneer to make public its joint venture agreement with Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp, saying U.S. securities laws require it should do so. Deason also asked the company's board in a letter dated Jan. 17 to hire new and independent advisers to evaluate the photocopier company's...

  • Jan 17- Major Xerox Corp shareholder Darwin Deason has urged the photocopier pioneer to make public its joint venture agreement with Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp, saying U.S. securities laws require it should do so. Xerox and Fujifilm have a five-decade-old copier joint venture focusing on the Asia Pacific region including Japan and China, leaving Xerox to...

  • Jan 17- Major Xerox Corp shareholder Darwin Deason has urged the photocopier pioneer to make public its joint venture agreement with Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp, saying U.S. securities laws require it should do so. Deason also asked the company's board in a letter dated Jan. 17 to hire new and independent advisers to evaluate the photocopier company's...

  • Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., waves after speaking during an event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.

    Apple has a moral responsibility to — and a business interest in — the well-being of its customers, Farhad Manjoo writes for the NYT.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 16- U.S. lawmakers are urging AT&T Inc, the No. 2 wireless carrier, to cut all commercial ties to Chinese phone maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and oppose plans by telecom operator China Mobile Ltd to enter the U.S. market because of national security concerns, said two congressional aides. President Donald Trump took a harder line on policies...

  • *Xiaomi's IPO most likely to happen in Hong Kong- sources. HONG KONG, Jan 15- Xiaomi has tapped CLSA, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as joint sponsors for its proposed IPO, people with direct knowledge of the matter said, in what could potentially value the Chinese smartphone maker at up to $100 billion. Xiaomi has separately tapped Credit Suisse and Deutshe Bank to...

  • SEOUL, Jan 15- After a blistering year-and-a-half long surge, a sudden drop in some memory prices, followed by Samsung Electronics Co's disappointing profit estimate, is causing jitters among investors who had bet the chip boom would last at least another year. The $122 billion memory chip industry has enjoyed an unprecedented boom since mid-2016, expanding...

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 12- Who would you rather have in your fridge? Hardware makers' varying strategies and decisions, described in interviews with Reuters at this week's consumer electronics industry's CES conference in Las Vegas, reflect differing strengths of Google, Amazon and peers. Microsoft Corp's Cortana is optimized to work with its services, including Skype.

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 12- Who would you rather have in your fridge? Hardware makers' varying strategies and decisions, described in interviews with Reuters at this week's consumer electronics industry's CES conference in Las Vegas, reflect differing strengths of Google, Amazon and peers. Microsoft Corp's Cortana is optimized to work with its services, including Skype.

  • LAS VEGAS, Jan 12- Who would you rather have in your fridge? Hardware makers' varying strategies and decisions, described in interviews with Reuters at this week's consumer electronics industry's CES conference in Las Vegas, reflect differing strengths of Google, Amazon and peers. Microsoft Corp's Cortana is optimized to work with its services, including Skype.

  • HONG KONG— Chinese tech giant Huawei won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung on Thursday, according to information released by a Chinese court. The decision by the Shenzhen Intermediate Court is the latest in a series of deepening patent disputes between the Asian smartphone makers, which have filed lawsuits against...

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 11- China stocks were little changed on Thursday, with the benchmark index up for a 10th successive session even as investors took profit in consumer and energy firms after a recent robust rally. **The largest percentage gainers in the main Shanghai Composite index were Chengdu Xuguang Electronics Co Ltd up 10.05 percent, followed by Beijing...

  • TOKYO, Jan 11- Japan's Nikkei share average ended lower on Thursday, hit by declines in automakers and electronic component makers as the strong yen soured investor appetite. Bitcoin-related stocks also tumbled after South Korea's justice minister said that the government is preparing a bill to ban cryptocurrency trading. Early in the day, the dollar...