News tagged with mobile business

Samsung profit falls as smartphone sales slow

(AP)—Samsung Electronics Co. reported a bigger-than-expected fall in second quarter profit on Thursday and said it was uncertain if earnings from its handset business would improve in the current quarter.

Jul 31, 2014
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NEC swings to annual net profit

Japan's NEC cast off two straight years of losses Friday, reporting it had returned to the black after a painful restructuring including layoffs and a business overhaul.

Apr 26, 2013
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Consumers underpredict their ability to learn new products

(PhysOrg.com) -- After trying a new skill-based product, people think it will take them longer to learn how to use it than it actually will.This leads to them prematurely abandoning products that could be beneficial for them.The ...

Jul 14, 2010
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Sprint Nextel to buy Virgin Mobile USA

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp. is intensifying its focus on the fast-growing market for prepaid cell phone service with a $483 million deal to buy Virgin Mobile USA Inc.

Jul 28, 2009
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Qualcomm in sights of Japanese regulators

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has set its sights on Qualcomm, less than a week after the US wireless technology titan was fined over 200 million dollars by South Korea's antitrust watchdog.

Jul 28, 2009
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Social media require 'Community Relations 2.0'

The rise of social media and real-time advocacy have re-written the community outreach rules companies followed for decades. But many American firms are dragging their feet as they approach "Community Relations 2.0," Boston ...

Oct 30, 2009
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