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Samsung takes aim at the mini market
Apr 11 2013 17:40 BST
Samsung has outstripped Apple in smartphones but still lags behind in tablets. The Galaxy Note 8, a supersized version of its "phablet" is the South Korean company's latest attempt to change that, a direct challenge to the iPad mini. Meanwhile, HP's latest ink-jet printer looks overweight, but proves speedy. Samsung...
The small car as an object of desire
Apr 11 2013 17:40 BST
The new Renault Twin'z was launched this week to a burst of flash bulbs. But not at a car show. It was launched at the Milan Design Triennale. If this were a chair or a lamp there would be nothing unusual in this - Milan is the natural habitat for...
GlobalFoundries challenges Taiwan in contract chipmaking
Apr 11 2013 17:25 BST
For years, the contract chipmaking industry has been dominated by two Taiwanese companies, TSMC and the smaller UMC, which together held nearly two-thirds of the market. Now, those publicly listed companies are beginning to feel the heat from the rise of a state-backed rival, GlobalFoundries, owned by an Abu Dhabi...
French minister riled by Apple ban on app
Apr 11 2013 16:47 BST
France's digital industry minister has become embroiled in a dispute between Apple and a French start-up, as she accused the US technology giant of being "extremely brutal" for banning the smaller company's service from its App Store. In a sign of the increasing willingness of Paris to challenge the business...
Microsoft losses slow Wall St progress
Apr 11 2013 15:21 BST
Microsoft tumbled in early activity on Thursday as investors reacted to a report that said the PC market shrank nearly 14 per cent in the first quarter partly due to the failure of the company's latest operating system to reboot the market. Shares in Microsoft, which received downgrades from analysts...
|Gainers||Today's Market Change|
Walter Investment Management Corp
Lithia Motors Inc
TJX Companies Inc
|Losers||Today's Market Change|
Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Bond and Options Strategies Fund
Altria Group Inc