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Leaner Sony gains smartphone lift despite its own mobile malaise

Sony Corp (6758.T) posted a smaller than expected second-quarter operating loss on Friday, hailed by its finance chief as proof that the Japanese group's restructuring program is paying off.

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Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing

Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing.

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Wall St. finally turning on Amazon as Bezos magic fades

Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) once fairy-tale ride on Wall Street has hit its most jarring bump yet. The company that for years enthralled investors with improbable growth and earned one of the technology sector's highest valuations drew widespread ire after a spectacular results letdown on Thursday.

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Apple seen riding higher on strong iPhone demand, iPad rebound

Strong global demand for Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) iPhone 6 will drive revenue growth through 2015, while updated models should help reverse three straight quarters of declining iPad sales, analysts said.

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Global shares rally on U.S. tech earnings, ECB purchase plans

A measure of global equity markets advanced on Tuesday as technology earnings lifted U.S. shares and the prospect of European Central Bank corporate bond purchases boosted European stocks, while weighing on safe-haven U.S. Treasuries prices.

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China-backed hackers may have infiltrated Apple's iCloud: blog

Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) iCloud storage and backup service in China was attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes the country's government is behind the campaign.

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Apple's iPhone sales beat Street but iPad volumes slide

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) forecast a strong holiday quarter after a better-than-expected 16 percent jump in iPhone sales, and the strongest growth in Mac computer shipments in years helped the company surpass Wall Street's targets.

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Apple's new iPads sport modest upgrades but short on 'wow'

Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) faster, slimmer iPads come with modest improvements, such as a fingerprint sensor, but some analysts say it offers few other features to wow consumers ahead of a holiday shopping season expected to be swamped by mobile devices.

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New iPhones to be available in more than 115 countries by year-end

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said that its recently released iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones will be available in more than 115 countries by the end of the year.

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French bank, Twitter team up for money transfers via tweets

One of France's largest banks is teaming up with social network Twitter Inc. (TWTR.N) this week to allow its customers to transfer money via tweets.

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Ireland likely to phase out 'Double Irish' tax regime: sources

Ireland is set to announce legal changes next week to phase out the "Double Irish" tax arrangement that has let firms such as Google (GOOGL.O) save billions of dollars, two sources familiar with the matter said.

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GT to cut jobs, wind down sapphire plant; takes aim at Apple

GT Advanced Technologies Inc (GTAT.O) said it will cut 890 jobs, close an Arizona plant expected to make scratch-resistant screens for Apple Inc (AAPL.O), and suggested it could pursue legal claims against the iPhone maker while revamping under bankruptcy.

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Icahn urges 'undervalued' Apple to buy back more shares

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said Apple Inc's (AAPL.O) shares could double in value and urged the company's board to buy back more shares using its $133 billion cash pile.

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Workers strike at Foxconn China factory after HP order cut: labor watchdog

More than 1,000 employees went on strike at a China factory owned by Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (2317.TW), the world's biggest electronics contract manufacturer, demanding higher wages and better benefits, a labor watchdog said on Thursday.

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Icahn tweets he will send open letter to Apple

Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn tweeted on Wednesday, saying he would send an open letter to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Thursday.

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