News tagged with competitiveness

S. Korea's SK Hynix to buy US firm for $248 mln

South Korea's SK Hynix said Wednesday it would buy a US-based IT firm for $248 million to strengthen the performance of its flash memory devices, used in smartphones and tablet computers.

Jun 20, 2012
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A super tiny giraffe (w/ Video)

Shaahin Amini was ready to quit. The Ph.D. student at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering had spent three hours looking into a microscope scanning a maze of black-and-white crosshatched ...

May 30, 2012
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Aereo wins partial victory in broadcasters' suit

(AP) -- Aereo, a startup that takes live TV broadcasts and sends them to mobile devices in New York for a monthly fee, has won a partial victory in court over the media companies that are suing it.

May 22, 2012
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Japan's NEC sees $1.36 billion net loss

Japanese IT firm NEC said Friday it lost $1.36 billion in the year to March as asset write-downs and tax payments hit its bottom line, even as operating profit rose.

Apr 27, 2012
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Apple denies e-book pricing conspiracy

Apple denied a charge that it schemed with publishers to hike prices for e-books, portraying itself as a hero for prying Amazon's "monopolistic grip" from the market.

Apr 13, 2012
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