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  • *China market share dwindles; Brazil, India now biggest markets. That, combined with fierce competition from lower-end manufacturers in its home base of China such as Xiaomi and Oppo, saw its global position fall to eighth in 2016.. A recently announced reorganisation of its China business aimed at sharpening the PC brand's consumer focus comes amid an ongoing...

  • *China market share dwindles; Brazil, India now biggest markets. That, combined with fierce competition from lower-end manufacturers in its home base of China such as Xiaomi and Oppo, saw its global position fall to eighth in 2016.. A recently announced reorganization of its China business aimed at sharpening the PC brand's consumer focus comes amid an ongoing...

  • May 25- GameStop Corp, the world's largest retailer of video games, reported its first increase in sales in five quarters, as robust demand for the Nintendo Switch gaming console helped offset weak video game sales. Net sales rose 3.8 percent to $2.05 billion in the first quarter ended April 29, the company said on Thursday. Net income fell to $59 million, or 58 cents...

  • LONDON, May 24- British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation. The 104- year old firm, made famous for making the sports car driven by secret agent James Bond, has made an annual loss in each of the last six years.

  • LONDON, May 24- British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation. The 104- year old firm, made famous for making the sports car driven by secret agent James Bond, has made an annual loss in each of the last six years.

  • LONDON, May 24- British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation. The 104- year old firm, made famous for making the sports car driven by secret agent James Bond, has made an annual loss in each of the last six years.

  • LONDON, May 24- British luxury carmaker Aston Martin on Wednesday reported its first Q1 profit in a decade, marking a turnaround in its performance which could propel the company towards a market flotation. The 104- year old firm, made famous for making the sports car driven by secret agent James Bond, has made an annual loss in each of the last six years.

  • *India offers tax concessions on mobile component imports. NEW DELHI, May 23- India has offered to allow Apple Inc to import mobile handset components intended for use in local manufacturing tax free, a top government official said on Tuesday. Among a set of tax concessions, Apple had initially sought a 15- years tax holiday for all components that it would import...

  • *US officials allege Russia hackers tried to help Trump campaign. Russia denies this, keen to show it also victim of cyber crime. The criminals- 16 suspects were arrested by Russian law enforcement authorities in November last year- infected more than a million smartphones in Russia, on average compromising 3,500 devices a day, Group-IB said.

  • *US officials allege Russia hackers tried to help Trump campaign. *Russia denies this, keen to show it also victim of cyber crime. The criminals- 16 suspects were arrested by Russian law enforcement authorities in November last year- infected more than a million smartphones in Russia, on average compromising 3,500 devices a day, Group-IB said.

  • *US officials allege Russia hackers tried to help Trump campaign. *Russia denies this, keen to show it also victim of cyber crime. The criminals- 16 suspects were arrested by Russian law enforcement authorities in November last year- infected more than a million smartphones in Russia, on average compromising 3,500 devices a day, Group-IB said.

  • "We are going to be bullish on finding companies that fit our strategy," Peter Koo, a senior vice president for Samsung's mobile division, said during an investor event in Hong Kong. The world's top maker of memory chips, smartphones and televisions has grown more aggressive in acquiring companies in recent years, breaking from its past preference to rely on its own...

  • VILNIUS, May 18- A Lithuanian judge said she wants more information from the United States before ruling on whether to extradite a Lithuanian national accused of swindling two U.S.-based Internet companies out of more than $100 million through an email fraud scheme. Lithuania, which does not have capital punishment, does not extradite people to the United...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 18- Qualcomm Inc said on Thursday it had demonstrated how electric vehicles could be charged wirelessly while driving, a technology some believe will help accelerate the adoption of self-driving cars. Wireless charging is an important area of research for carmakers, their suppliers and start-ups like xChargepoint, WiTricity and HEVO...

  • *Sale would gain it around $2.7 bln at current prices. TOKYO, May 18- A Japanese state-backed fund plans to sell nearly a fifth of shares in chip maker Renesas Electronics Corp- worth $2.7 billion at current prices- bolstering its coffers amid expectations it is planning to invest in Toshiba's chip unit. Although the fund, the Innovation Network Corp of Japan, has...

  • May 17- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has escalated its patent battle with Apple Inc, suing Foxconn and three other Taiwanese manufacturers that supply iPhone and iPad components for not paying royalties. Apple filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm in January, accusing it of overcharging for chips and refusing to pay some $1 billion in rebates- a move that came days after...

  • May 17- Mobile phone apps took center stage at Googles annual developer conference on Wednesday as the search giant announced new features for its digital assistant and its popular photo app while devoting little time to the Android mobile operating system. Addressing an audience of thousands of developers in Mountain View, California, Google executives...

  • May 17- Alphabet Incs Google said on Wednesday it would make its digital assistant available on Apple Incs iPhone, making a play for the higher end of the smartphone market and challenging Apple's Siri feature on its own devices. It comes as Google, Apple and Amazon.com Inc are competing to establish the dominant voice-powered digital assistant, which many in...

  • May 17- Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc filed a lawsuit against four Apple Inc contract manufacturers, including Foxconn Technology Group, for not paying royalties, as its legal battle with the iPhone maker intensifies. The other manufacturers listed in the filing by Qualcomm were Pegatron Corp, Wistron Corp and Compal Electronics Inc.. In the complaint filed in the...

  • May 17- Qualcomm Inc filed a complaint against Foxconn Technology Group and three other Apple Inc contract manufacturers for not paying royalties, firing the latest salvo in its fight with the iPhone maker. The other manufacturers listed by Qualcomm were Pegatron Corp, Wistron Corp and Compal Electronics Inc.. Apple has agreed to indemnify the manufacturers...