Samsung Electronics Expects Another Record Quarter
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The South Korean giant's memory chips are in demand due to the spread of internet-connected devices and the tech industry's broader push into artificial intelligence.
Apple Defends Its Smartphone Practices for Children After Investor Critique
Apple Inc. defended its record of providing parental controls and other protections for children who use its iPhones and other devices, after a pair of prominent investors called on the tech giant to take more steps to curb the ill effects of smartphones.
Altice to Spin Off U.S. Arm
Altice NV intends to spin off its controlling stake in its U.S. arm as part of a broader reorganization that will split the company in two: Altice Europe, which would include its international holdings, and Altice USA Inc.
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Drug Industry Isn't Giving Up on Alzheimer's
Efforts to find treatments for Alzheimer's disease suffered blows in recent days, but many companies, scientists and investors are still optimistic that they can find a way to treat the memory-robbing disease, which affects roughly 5.5 million Americans.
Facebook and Xiaomi to Launch Virtual-Reality Headset in China
Facebook and Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi are teaming up to launch a virtual-reality headset in China that would give the American tech giant a toehold in a growing market.
Huawei, Long Seen as Spy Threat, Rolled Over U.S. Road Bumps
Chinese telecom giant has gobbled up huge global market share at the expense of Western rivals. Now, as U.S. carriers prepare a $275 billion build-out of 5G networks, Washington officials are raising alarms anew that Huawei is a front for Beijing government interests.
AT&T Backs Off Deal to Sell Smartphones From China's Huawei
AT&T Inc. has walked away from a deal to sell smartphones made by Chinese electronics giant Huawei Technologies Co., according to people familiar with the matter.
VTech Agrees to Fine Over Collecting Children's Data
VTech Electronics Ltd. agreed to pay $650,000 to settle U.S. Federal Trade Commission charges it didn't obtain parental consent before collecting personal data from children who used its toys.
Nordstrom Says Head of Nordstrom Rack Division to Retire in March
The president of Nordstrom Inc.'s Rack division will retire in March, after more than three decades with the retailer, according to the company.
Wal-Mart de Mexico's Sales Growth Lost Steam in 2017
Sales at Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB, Mexico's biggest retailer, slowed in 2017 after two consecutive years of double-digit growth, the company reported Monday.
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January 08, 2018 21:15 ET (02:15 GMT)