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Samsung looks to life beyond the smartphone

After years of record profit growth, tech giant Samsung Electronics looks to be at a commercial crossroads as it searches for a new growth driver to counter slowing sales of its phenomenally successful smartphones.

Apr 13, 2014
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Apple mulling move into mobile payments

Apple is considering launching a mobile-payments service for its iPhone and iPad, which would compete with major players such as PayPal, The Wall Street Journal said Friday.

Jan 25, 2014
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Lenovo signals 'global ambitions' with Motorola deal

In 1984, with only $25,000 in Chinese government funding and a dusty 20-square-metre bungalow as their headquarters, a small group of scientists in Beijing founded a firm called New Technology Developer Inc.

Feb 02, 2014
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As Samsung falters, mysterious scion in the wings

As Samsung's smartphone business suffers a dizzying decline, another issue is vexing investors. Command of one of the world's most valuable consumer brands will eventually pass to the son of its ailing patriarch ...

Nov 05, 2014
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Taiwan's Hon Hai profit up 11 percent in Q3

Taiwan's tech giant Hon Hai Precision Industry, a major supplier to Apple, said Thursday that its net profit in the three months to September increased 11 percent on-year.

Nov 13, 2014
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Amazon launches 3D printing store

Amazon announced Monday the launch of an online store for 3D printed items to allow consumers to customize and personalize items like earrings, pendants, dolls and other objects.

Jul 28, 2014
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