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BlackBerry 'puts monitoring centre' in India

Research In Motion (RIM) has set up a facility in Mumbai to help the Indian government conduct surveillance checks on the company's BlackBerry services, the Wall Street Journal said on Friday.

dateOct 28, 2011 in Business
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Samsung 3Q profit slides 23 percent

(AP) -- Samsung Electronics said quarterly profit slid 23 percent as weaker demand for flat panels and computer chips offset booming smartphone sales that were estimated to have surpassed those of industry ...

dateOct 28, 2011 in Business
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Sony Ericsson profits down in 3rd quarter

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson posted a break-even third quarter Friday - blaming the drop in earnings on higher taxes and lower margins - and announced that it is shifting its entire portfolio to smartphones next year.

dateOct 14, 2011 in Business
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South Koreans start using mobiles at 10: survey

More than 90 percent of schoolchildren in South Korea own a mobile phone and they start using them at an average age of 10 years and fours months, according to a survey published Friday.

dateOct 07, 2011 in Other
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Mobile-security services take off

The prospect of consumers and employees physically losing information-packed mobile devices, or getting them hacked, has become the driver for a red-hot sector of the tech industry: supplying mobile security.

dateSep 26, 2011 in Software
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Taiwan's Quanta to cut 1,000 workers

Taiwan's Quanta Computer, a leading notebook computer maker, said Wednesday it will lay off 1,000 workers at a local factory that was reopened just months ago due to poor sales of non-iPad tablets.

dateSep 21, 2011 in Business
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