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  • July 26- Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn will announce plans to build a multi-billion dollar flat panel screen plant in Wisconsin at a White House event later on Wednesday, a source briefed on the matter said. A White House official said President Donald Trump is hosting an event at 5 p.m. EDT with Foxconn "for a technology manufacturing initiative...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones like tablets, e-readers and video game consoles from carry-on baggage for screening. TSA said the new rules have been in place in a pilot project...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday it will impose new stricter security rules requiring airline travelers to remove all electronic items larger than mobile phones like tablets, e-readers and video game consoles from carry-on baggage for screening. Last week, the U.S. Homeland Security Department said 180...

  • July 26- Electronics manufacturer Foxconn will announce plans to build a multi-billion dollar flat panel screen plant in Wisconsin at a White House event later on Wednesday, a source briefed on the matter said. A White House official said President Donald Trump is hosting an event at 5 p.m. EDT with Foxconn "for a technology manufacturing initiative...

  • July 26- Electronics manufacturer Foxconn will announce plans to build a multi-billion dollar flat panel screen plant in Wisconsin at a White House event later on Wednesday, a source briefed on the matter said. A White House official said President Donald Trump is hosting an event at 5 p.m. EDT with Foxconn "for a technology manufacturing initiative...

  • TORONTO, July 26- Canada's main stock index was little changed in morning trade on Wednesday, as losses for railway stocks were offset by gains among natural resource companies. Grocery chain operator Lowbaw's Cos Ltd fell 4.3 percent to C $68.39 after barely beating profit expectations, while electronics manufacturer Celestica Inc lost 4.1 percent to C...

  • *Sipchem, United Electronics surge on earnings beats. *Qatar's Barwa real estate down after earnings. DUBAI, July 26- Major Middle Eastern stocks markets were mixed in narrow ranges on Wednesday as caution over companies' upcoming second-quarter earnings announcements outweighed the positive effect of a rebound in oil prices.

  • PARIS, July 26- French defense and aerospace group Thales on Wednesday posted better than expected first-half figures as new orders rose and the company's transport unit climbed out of the red. The order intake for Europe's largest defense electronics maker rose 10 percent to 5.972 billion euros, dominated by defense and security contracts in mature markets...

  • PARIS, July 26- STMicroelectronics expressed confidence on Wednesday on achieving its targets in the second-half of the year, after it reported better-than-expected quarterly results. Europe's second-biggest chipmaker is benefiting from growing demand for sensors for smartphones, cars, and devices related to the burgeoning so-called "Internet of...

  • PARIS, July 26- French defense and aerospace group Thales on Wednesday posted better than expected first-half figures as new orders rose and the company's transport unit climbed out of the red. The order intake for Europe's largest defense electronics maker rose 10 percent to 5.972 billion euros, dominated by defense and security contracts in mature markets...

  • PARIS, July 26- French defense and aerospace group Thales on Wednesday posted better than expected first-half figures as new orders rose and the company's transport unit climbed out of the red. Operating profit grew 16 percent, or 17 percent on an underlying basis, to 637 million euros on revenues which rose 5.8 percent- 5.9 percent in organic terms- to 7.241...

  • *Q2 operating profit about $720 mln vs $40 mln a year ago. *Also plans to invest in China OLED production. SEOUL, July 25- LG Display Co Ltd outlined plans to invest $13.5 billion to boost output of organic light-emitting diode screens over the next three years, aiming to cement its lead in big panels for TVs and make inroads against rival Samsung in smartphone...

  • *Q2 profit $2.8 bln vs $2.7 bln analysts' estimate. SEOUL, July 25- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc on Tuesday said its DRAM shipments are likely expand around 20 percent next year, in line with market growth, as a demand surge for server chips more than makes up for a slight slowdown in smartphones. "What is important today is not more servers, but servers with higher memory,"...

  • July 24- Qualcomm Inc fired back in its case against Apple Inc on Monday, accusing its critics of waging a "coordinated effort aimed at misdirecting" trade regulators. Earlier this month, Qualcomm filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission seeking to ban iPhones that use chips "other than those supplied by Qualcomm affiliates."

  • YONGIN, SOUTH KOREA, July 24- Samsung Electronics plans to triple the market share of its contract chip manufacturing business within the next five years by aggressively adding clients, a senior company executive said, as it targets new growth drivers for the chips business. The estimated 5.3 trillion won business at Samsung was split off as a separate arm...

  • Chinese companies and investors eyeing U.S. assets could face more roadblocks as a result, at a time when the Chinese government is also restricting the flow of capital out of China following a bonanza of Chinese overseas deals. CFIUS's more conservative stance towards deals coincides with growing political and economic tensions between the United States...

  • Foxconn parent Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, Wistron Corp, Compal Electronics Inc and Pegatron Corp alleged that Qualcomm violated two sections of the Sherman Act, a U.S. antitrust law. The accusations, made in a filing late on Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, are counterclaims to a Qualcomm lawsuit filed in May seeking to...

  • FRANKFURT, July 19- HMD Global, the Finnish company that owns the rights to use Nokia's brand on mobile phones and tablets, said Chief Executive Arto Nummela is leaving the company with immediate effect. In a statement announcing the management changes, Sam Chin, HMD Global's chairman of the Board, said: "On behalf of the whole Board, I thank Arto for his contribution...

  • Foxconn parent Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, Wistron Corp, Compal Electronics Inc and Pegatron Corp alleged that Qualcomm violated two sections of the Sherman Act, a U.S. antitrust law. The accusations, made in a filing late Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, are counterclaims to a Qualcomm lawsuit filed in May seeking to...

  • AMSTERDAM, July 19- Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML said on Wednesday its sales in the second quarter rose to 2.1 billion euros, beating estimates due to strong demand from manufacturers of memory chips. ASML in April said it expected sales between 1.9 billion and 2 billion euros in the second quarter. ASML received net bookings of 2.4 billion euros in...