Apple's stock Monday topped $500 for the first time on Wall Street even as a probe started looking into work conditions at a Chinese factory that cranks out the California company's coveted gadgets.
(AP) -- Lenovo Group Ltd., the world's second biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday that quarterly profit grew by more than half but warned hard drive costs would remain high amid a global shortage.
News Corp. said Wednesday that its net profit rose 65 percent in the second quarter of its fiscal year to $1.06 billion.
Taiwan's leading personal computer maker Acer said Wednesday it has filed a lawsuit against former chief executive Gianfranco Lanci after he joined Chinese rival Lenovo.
Taiwan's leading smartphone maker HTC forecast Monday that its revenue in the three months to March may plunge 30 percent from a year ago, as competitors Apple and Samsung take their grip on the market.
The New York Times Co. said Thursday that a print advertising revenue slide and weaker results at advice website About.com dragged down net profit in the fourth quarter.
South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest maker of memory chips, said Thursday it swung into the red in the fourth quarter as chip prices fell on weak demand for personal computers.
ARM Holdings, the British company whose microchip designs are used to help power Apple's iPads, posted strong fourth-quarter profits Tuesday thanks to keen demand for smarter technology.
Japanese film and camera maker Fujifilm has offered scandal-hit Olympus a capital and business tie-up, it said Monday as it announced a slump in third-quarter profits.
(AP) -- Samsung Electronics Co. reported a 17 percent jump in fourth quarter profit on the strength of smartphone sales even as the company battled claims it had copied Apple's iPhone.