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Samsung burning to regain trust with results of Note 7 fires probe

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans on Monday to reveal reasons behind the spontaneous combustion of its recalled Galaxy Note 7, as the world's biggest smartphone maker works to regain consumer trust before launching its next premium model. Read More

 

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Foxconn CEO says investment for display plant in U.S. would exceed $7 billion

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics maker, is considering setting up a display-making plant in the United States in an investment that would exceed $7 billion, company chairman and chief executive Terry Gou said on Sunday. More »

 

China sets up $14.6 billion internet investment fund: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has set up a 100 billion yuan ($14.55 billion) fund to support investment in the internet sector, said official news agency Xinhua on Sunday. More »

 

UK's May looks to boost technology industry as she eyes life after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) - The government's plan to reshape Britain's economy to adapt to Brexit will be announced next week, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday, highlighting technology as one growth sector and setting out a new technical education strategy. More »

 

As nuclear loss grows, Toshiba needs chip investors, soon

TOKYO (Reuters) - With mounting writedowns from its nuclear business, Japan's Toshiba Corp is looking to sell part of its core semiconductors business, a world No.2 in the flash memory chips used in smartphones. More »

 

Apple files $1 billion lawsuit against chip supplier Qualcomm

(Reuters) - Apple Inc filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday, days after the U.S. government accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones. More »

 

Amazon's Dash button goes online

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has put its popular Dash button on its website and mobile app, making it easier for shoppers to buy their favorite items such as peanut butter, detergent and paper towels. More »

 

Canada's Competition Bureau reaches deal with Apple, publishers

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's business competition watchdog said on Friday it had reached an agreement with Apple Inc and three major e-book publishers that will allow retailers to offer discounts to customers. More »

 

Outgoing FCC chair warns against overturning net neutrality

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Outgoing U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler warned Republicans against dismantling the Obama administration's landmark "net neutrality" protections that bar internet service providers from slowing consumer access to web content. More »

 

Impact of job-stealing robots a growing concern at Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Open markets and global trade have been blamed for job losses over the last decade, but global CEOs say the real culprits are increasingly machines. More »

 

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