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Smartphones weigh on Samsung Electronics as guidance disappoints

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) on Tuesday issued unexpectedly weak quarterly earnings guidance which put it on track for its worst results in two years and cast doubt on the smartphone leader's strategy against cheaper Chinese rivals.

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After beating Google, Korea's Naver goes global with messaging app Line

The billionaire founder of web portal operator Naver Corp beat back Google Inc to leave South Korea one of few countries where the U.S. search engine does not dominate.

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Apple, Google, Samsung vie to bring health apps to wearables

For decades, medical technology firms have searched for ways to let diabetics check blood sugar easily, with scant success. Now, the world's largest mobile technology firms are getting in on the act.

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Microsoft Xbox E3 2014 Press Conference Recap

True to its promise, Microsoft today strutted the details of its previously announced titles and trailers for unannounced titles set to be released in 2014 and afterward in this year's E3 Microsoft Xbox Press Conference aptly titled "Xbox: Game On".

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Sony

Amazon, Best Buy leaks PlayStation 4 Vita Bundle

Amazon and Best Buy have appeared to leak a PS4 and PS Vita bundle complete with pricing, ahead of its scheduled big announcement in the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 2014).

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Apple to make 3-5 million smartwatches monthly, sales begin October: report

Apple Inc is preparing to sell its first wearable device this October, aiming to produce 3 million to 5 million smartwatches a month in its initial run, the Nikkei reported on Friday, citing an unidentified parts supplier and sources familiar with the matter.

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iWatch is Coming?

After Apple showed off the “world’s most advanced operating system” on Monday’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the most talked about topic in the tech world after iOS 8 is: will the iWatch come in next?

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Samsung to launch first Tizen-based smartphone

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) plans to launch the first smartphone based on its Tizen operating system in the third quarter, marking the company's latest bid to build up its own ecosystem and reduce reliance on Google Inc's (GOOGL.O) Android.

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Apple to acquire Beats for $3 billion

Apple regains its cool by acquiring Beats and signing on board the biggest figures in today's music: Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine.

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Healbe Device

Russian calorie measuring device from HealBe smiles at over 1 mln from Indiegogo.com

St. Petersburg-based HealBe engages crowdfunding goers at Indiegogo.com for GoBe earning $1,084,311 Tuesday, with the original goal set at $100,000.

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Chip designer ARM sees smartphone recovery in second half

ARM Holdings, whose chip technology powers Apple's iPhone, said demand for smartphones would pick up in the second half after a disappointing end to 2013 resulted in first-quarter profit rising less than in previous years.

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Intel shells out $100M for innovation center in China

Santa Clara, US-based semiconductor chip maker Intel Corp shelled out $100 million to establish an innovation center in China to accelerate the innovation of smart equipment in the Asian country.

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Indian tablet maker Swipe Telecom nabs $4.9M investment from Kalaari Capital

Pune, India-based tablet and phablet manufacturer Swipe Telecom nabbed a $4.9-million (INR30 crore) investment from Kalaari Capital to widen its market reach across the country.

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Indian smartphone maker Micromax eyes stake in South Korean firm Pantech

Gurgaon, India-based smartphone maker Micromax Informatics Ltd is eyeing the purchase of an undisclosed stake in Seoul, South Korea-based rival Pantech Co Ltd in a bid to expand internationally, according to unnamed sources.

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HP settles with DOJ for $108M over bribery and money laundering charges

Menlo Park, US-based printer giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) settled with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Security and Exchange Commission for $108 million over the bribery and money laundering charges filed against it.

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