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Samsung halts TV production in Thailand

SEOUL - South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's top television maker, on Thursday said it stopped TV production in Thailand in the first quarter to streamline its global manufacturing footprint.Full article

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Uber in talks with banks for $1-B credit facility: WSJ

As of 05/22/2015 2:01 PM
Uber Technologies Inc is seeking a $1 billion credit line from banks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Full article

Why Chinese smartphone maker is seeking NBA partnerships

As of 05/21/2015 4:36 PM
HONG KONG - Chinese smartphone maker ZTE Corp is planning to sponsor more NBA teams to boost its brand in the United States where the company aims to become the No. 3 smartphone vendor in three years time. Full article

Spotify expands into video, original content

As of 05/21/2015 8:54 AM
NEW YORK - Streaming leader Spotify on Wednesday announced an expansion into video and original content, reaching beyond music as the company faces challenges to its dominance and strives to turn a profit. Full article

Firms to face stiffer fines for breaking EU's 'right to be forgotten' rules

As of 05/21/2015 8:37 AM
BRUSSELS - Firms such as Google and Microsoft will face stiffer fines if they violate Europe's "right to be forgotten" online rules, according to a draft text agreed by European Union ambassadors on Wednesday, diplomatic sources said. Full article

'Internet the key front in China's battle with Western hostile forces'

As of 05/21/2015 8:27 AM
The Internet is the most important front in China's ideological battle against "Western anti-China forces", the country's military newspaper said on Wednesday, adding that online controls were essential to the government's survival. Full article

Apple, Android app makers cool to Microsoft overtures

As of 05/20/2015 5:00 PM
SEATTLE - Microsoft's plan to make its new version of Windows a mobile hit by letting it accept tweaked Apple and Android apps has met an obstacle: some of the software developers the company needs to woo just aren't interested. Full article

Twitter-Google deal puts tweets in search results

As of 05/20/2015 2:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO - Google and Twitter announced a partnership Tuesday to display tweets in search results, renewing a tieup that ended in 2011. Full article

Why Samsung is prepping for change of style

As of 05/20/2015 10:40 AM
Samsung's heir-apparent Jay Y. Lee faces a delicate balancing act. Full article

Cyber attacks a growing threat for US financial system

As of 05/20/2015 10:33 AM
Online attacks by ever-skillful hackers are a growing threat to the stability of the US financial system, according to a report by a top-level government panel released Tuesday.   Full article

Carl Icahn says Apple will still introduce TV, car

As of 05/20/2015 9:27 AM
Billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn and Brett Icahn, his son and portfolio manager, on Tuesday stuck to their views that Apple Inc would introduce a television set and a car. Full article