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Samsung to launch US retail stores in smartphone push

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 16 — Samsung announced today it will open three US retail stores to promote its Galaxy line of smartphones as the South Korean giant sets to launch an updated flagship handset. The move ramps up Samsung’s efforts to compete on…


Power bank buying guide

FEB 12 — Whether it's for emergencies or for travel, a power bank has become an essential item. Here's a handy guide to help choose the right power bank for you. With millions of Malaysians owning smartphones, a power bank has now become a…


Apple iPhone sales in China fell by a fifth in Q4, says IDC

NEW YORK, Feb 11 — Apple Inc iPhone sales in China fell 20 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2018, while sales for smartphones made by home-grown rival Huawei soared by 23 per cent, data from industry research firm IDC showed today….


Trade war, slowing economy weigh on ICT’s outlook — IDC

KUCHING: Business spending on information and communication technologies (ICT) will be caught in the crossfire of headwinds and tailwinds of the on-going trade war over the next five years as a softening global economy puts pressure on the ability of organisations to increase technology budgets. At the same time their growth and competitiveness is increasingly […]


The giant Chinese companies shaping the world’s industries

PARIS, Feb 9 — It was fear of being dominated by a Chinese behemoth that sparked an attempt by large French and German rail companies to join forces to create an European industrial champion. The merger by Alstom and Siemens was vetoed by the EU…


India’s US considers withdrawal of zero tariffs for India, say sources

NEW DELHI, Feb 8 — India could lose a vital US trade concession, under which it enjoys zero tariffs on US$5.6 billion of exports to the United States, amid a widening dispute over its trade and investment policies, people with close knowledge of…


Canon introduces new office printer for small business

KUALA LUMPUR: Canon has unveiled the latest addition to its PIXMA printer line to boost productivity of small businesses and to support high printing volumes. The PIXMA TS707 is a dedicated print workhorse featuring a high-powered print engine, camouflaged by an incredibly compact size. It is designed to jump-start small office productivity with full network […]


Samsung Electronics 4Q profits slump along with global demand

SEOUL: Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, reported a slump in fourth-quarter net profits on Thursday, blaming a drop in demand for its key products. Net profits in the October-December period were 8.46 trillion won (US$7.6 billion), it said, down 31 per cent year-on-year. The firm is the flagship subsidiary of […]


Samsung Electronics Q4 profits slump along with global demand

SEOUL, Jan 31 — Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, reported a slump in fourth-quarter net profits yesterday, blaming a drop in demand for its key products. Net profits in the October-December period were…


Huawei units to be arraigned on US criminal charges on Feb 28

WASHINGTON, Jan 30 — Two units of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd are to be arraigned on February 28 in Seattle on a 10-count indictment on charges they conspired to steal T-Mobile US Inc trade secrets, according to court filings yesterday. The…