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Hundreds of Amazon workers in Germany demonstrate

Hundreds of workers at the biggest German-based site of online retailer Amazon demonstrated on Tuesday, according to a trade union which plans strike action over better working conditions.

Samsung tips record-high profit for 2nd quarter

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of memory chips, mobile phones, flat-screen panels and televisions, said Friday that its preliminary second-quarter operating profit jumped nearly 80 percent from a year ...

Patent requests in Europe reach record in 2011

Patent requests in the Europe reached a record high in 2011, in a telling sign that companies are determined to stay on the cutting edge despite a debt crisis and an uncertain economy.

Japan's Panasonic set for $10.2 billion loss

Japan's Panasonic on Friday warned it would see its worst-ever net loss of 780 billion yen ($10.2 billion) for the year to March, blaming the strong yen, flooding in Thailand, and acquisition costs.

Japan's Fujitsu hit by third-quarter loss

Japanese high-tech giant Fujitsu plunged into a net loss for the three months to December, it said Tuesday, as it slashed its full-year sales and profit forecast.

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