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LG reveals Optimus LTE 2: 'True HD' IPS screen, 2GB RAM, and wireless charging this May

Mobile news roundup: Samsung, Windows 8 and Applicasa

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Applicasa raises $1M in seed funding — The Israeli mobile backend service provider turned mobile game management platform secured $1 million in seed funding from the founders of casino gaming company 888.com. Samsung to “wait” on a Windows RT device in the U.S. — Samsung’s senior vice president Mike...
Mobile news roundup: Samsung, Windows 8 and Applicasa

Foxconn taking Firefox OS to tablets, not just phones

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The Chinese electronics manufacturer plans multiple devices, including tablets and phones, as part of a strategy to supply software and services along with hardware. [Read more]...
Foxconn taking Firefox OS to tablets, not just phones

Apple already increasing US production efforts, report says

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A number of US suppliers are already seeing increased business from Apple, according to sources for AppleInsider. One person in the industry notes that chipmakers like Avago and Texas Instruments have been increasing US production during the past year because of orders from "a large personal electronics manufacturer" that continues...
Apple already increasing US production efforts, report says
Ikea releases video of its HDTV-clad furniture

What were the “falsehoods” in Mike Daisy’s Apple show?

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A monologist who shined a harsh light on Apple has himself come under scrutiny Daisey performing "The Agony and the Ecstacy of Steve Jobs" “Daisey lied to me,” wrote This American Life producer Ira Glass Friday as he announced that his radio show was withdrawing its most popular episode —...
What were the “falsehoods” in Mike Daisy’s Apple show?

Sharp to Get Much-Needed Investment From Qualcomm

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Sharp Corp. said it reached an agreement for Qualcomm Inc. to invest up to ¥9.9 billion ($120.4 million), in what is expected to be the first in a series of capital injections to shore up the Japanese electronics manufacturer’s finances. The companies said Tuesday that they also will work together...
Sharp to Get Much-Needed Investment From Qualcomm

The Hottest IPO You've Never Heard Of

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With an expected valuation of close to $100 billion, it’s understandable that no one can stop talking about Facebook’s initial public offering this week. But while Facebook basks in the social media spotlight, companies tackling tough business problems are exciting investors, if not consumers. Workday, for example, is expected...
The Hottest IPO You've Never Heard Of

End of an era: The UK's last typewriter rolls out at Brother's North Wales factory

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Electronics manufacturer Brother is laying claim to having produced the last ever typewriter in the UK, built at its factory in Wrexham, North Wales, the BBC reports. While there will likely be few tears shed at this news, it is still a landmark moment and signals the end of an...
End of an era: The UK's last typewriter rolls out at Brother's North Wales factory

Foxconn finds underage interns working at factory in China

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Electronics manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group said on Tuesday that students as young as 14, below the legal working age, were found employed at a company factory in China that has been said to make products for Japanese gaming firm Nintendo. Foxconn's internal investigation came after a Chinese media report...
Foxconn finds underage interns working at factory in China

Microsoft signs patent licensing deal with Foxconn covering Android, Chrome devices

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Microsoft has signed up another major electronics manufacturer to its Android and Chrome patent licensing program, this time Taiwan's Foxconn, which will pay royalties to the U.S. software giant....
Microsoft signs patent licensing deal with Foxconn covering Android, Chrome devices
Sony Corp Sells Its U.S. Headquarter Building for $1.1B

Sony fires 10,000, loses $6.4 billion, and cuts down on TVs: What could possibly go wrong?

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As any executive of a large Fortune 500 company will tell you, the process of turning a struggling entity like Sony into profitability is a lot like trying to change a large cruise ship’s course; it happens slowly and deliberately. It takes both planning and savvy to accomplish, and the majority...
Sony fires 10,000, loses $6.4 billion, and cuts down on TVs: What could possibly go wrong?

Panasonic ships MST60, MS10 media streamers

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Electronics manufacturer Panasonic announced today pricing and availability of its first-ever line of Streaming Media Players which were unveiled last month at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show. The line-up features two models -- the DMP-MST60 with Viera Connect and Miracast, plus the DMP-MS10 featuring IP Video On demand....    ...
Panasonic ships MST60, MS10 media streamers

Samsung's predicament

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In the past year, Samsung went from being a moderately successful electronics manufacturer to the leading non-iOS mobile device maker. Together, Apple and Samsung earn 98% of the profits in the smartphone market. MG Siegler echoed a common sentiment when he wrote that Samsung is now the “fifth horseman” of tech, alongside Apple, Google, Amazon,...
Samsung's predicament

Lenovo CFO: Lenovo considering possible RIM buyout

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In an effort to enhance its mobile business, electronics manufacturer Lenovo is allegedly considering a deal with BlackBerry manufacturer Research in Motion (RIM). A report published earlier today by Bloomberg claims that RIM began a review of options last year after losing most of its marketshare to competitors, and reports...
Lenovo CFO: Lenovo considering possible RIM buyout

Foxconn Profit Down As Scrutiny Forces Corporate Changes

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Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn saw its profits fall to $509 million from $1.19 billion last quarter. Chairman Terry Gou said this quarter was particularly affected by Foxconn’s recent image problem. Improvements in wages, worker benefits, and education accounted for some of the loss although new iPad and iPhone 4S manufacturing...
Foxconn Profit Down As Scrutiny Forces Corporate Changes

How Panasonic learned to love Newark

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The electronics manufacturer is abandoning suburban Secaucus for a brand new, environmentally friendly building in downtown Newark. By Omar Akhtar, reporter FORTUNE -- Panasonic is joining the growing list of companies such as United Airlines and Sara Lee who are leaving their suburban office parks and moving to the city....
How Panasonic learned to love Newark

AT&T Is Opening A Massive Apple Store-Like Retail Shop In Chicago (T)

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AT&T is opening a 10,000 square-foot flagship store on Chicago's Michigan Avenue this weekend. Yes, it borrows heavily from the Apple Store's look, feel, and overall experience. (Sort of like that other retail store from another electronics manufacturer). There are even Genius-wannabes that can help you out your smartphone, tablet,...
AT&T Is Opening A Massive Apple Store-Like Retail Shop In Chicago (T)

Panasonic rolls out pair of new office document scanners

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Electronics manufacturer Panasonic announced today the new KV-S1026C and KV-S1015C personal workgroup document scanners, aimed at small and medium businesses looking to organize, sync and share documents or protect important physical records with digital archives. The KV-S1026C and KV-S1015C offer high-speed scanning of up to 30 pages per minute and...
Panasonic rolls out pair of new office document scanners

Samsung shares shed $12B following verdict

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In the first day of trading since a California jury handed Apple a $1.05 billion victory over Samsung, shares in the South Korean electronics manufacturer tumbled by about 7.5 percent to finish at their lowest close in a month. In a day of heavy trading, Samsung shed more than $12...
Samsung shares shed $12B following verdict

Briefly: LG smartwatch in development, Asus teases metal box

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LG is building their own smartwatch, according to reports. A source of the Korea Times claims the South Korean electronics manufacturer was developing such a device, though did not reveal if it would operate under Android, Firefox OS, or another operating system. The report follows other claims that Apple, Google,...
Briefly: LG smartwatch in development, Asus teases metal box

Report: Samsung seeks sale of Liquavista to Amazon

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Samsung is looking to sell Liquavista to Amazon, and are currently in private discussions with the online retailer, according to a report. The electronics manufacturer is said to want the sale of the Dutch company, a maker of e-reader display technology, after the acquisition in 2011 "didn't meet its expectations."......
Report: Samsung seeks sale of Liquavista to Amazon

About that Bloomberg report of 'falling iPad mini demand'

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The CEO of a key Apple supplier says the reporter tried to put those words in his mouth. FORTUNE -- Most Asian journalists covering Pegatron's investor conference Wednesday focused on the fact that the Taiwanese electronics manufacturer's first quarter profits were up more than 80% year over year. The theme...
About that Bloomberg report of 'falling iPad mini demand'

Ouch: Panasonic forecasts staggering $10B annual loss

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Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic has projected that it will lose a record $10.2 billion (780 billion yen) in 2012 as it tries to fix its struggling TV business, the company said Friday. Panasonic will join Japanese rivals Sony and Sharp in trying to revamp and restructure its business to...
Ouch: Panasonic forecasts staggering $10B annual loss

Sharp seeking 100 bilion yen bailout loan for debt maturity payouts

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A pair of Japanese banks are considering a 100 billion yen bailout loan to Sharp, to help it meet an upcoming bond redemption. The electronics manufacturer has nearly 200 billion yen in convertible bonds, similar to Apple's current offering, maturing in September. Lenders Mizuho Corporate Bank and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi...
Sharp seeking 100 bilion yen bailout loan for debt maturity payouts

Deja vu: Apple buyout rumors resurface, juicing shares of luxury TV-maker Loewe by 40%

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German television and electronics manufacturer Loewe saw its shares jump considerably on Wednesday when rumors that Apple was preparing to buy the firm ? originally reported by AppleInsider last summer ? resurfaced on European markets....
Deja vu: Apple buyout rumors resurface, juicing shares of luxury TV-maker Loewe by 40%
Sharp said to be cutting 10K jobs, selling 3 plants to Foxconn

Microsoft, Hon Hai strike patent deal

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Microsoft and electronics manufacturer Hon Hai announced Tuesday that they have made a licensing deal covering major Google products. Hon Hai said it will pay Microsoft royalties on any products that run Google's Android mobile or Chrome operating systems that Hon Hai makes, which use technology covered by Microsoft patents....
Microsoft, Hon Hai strike patent deal

Asus sees 43 percent profit jump on strong hardware sales

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Asus released its earnings figures for the third quarter today, surprising investors by posting its largest quarterly profit in more than four years. Buoyed in part by solid sales of the Nexus 7 tablet it built with Google and continuing growth in its PC and convertible tablet sales, Asus saw...
Asus sees 43 percent profit jump on strong hardware sales
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