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Apple margin concerns fade, focus shifts to iPhone launch


- A rise in margins has raised hopes that Apple Inc may be able to hold the line on pricing ahead of the launch of new iPhones later this year.

Tech, Business 8:40pm IST

Apple revenue lags Street's view despite strong China growth


SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc posted a smaller-than-expected 6 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, but revenue surged 28 percent in greater China despite stiff competition in its third-largest market.

Business, Tech 3:36am IST

EBay plans to expand in Russia despite sanctions


MOSCOW - Internet auction site eBay Inc said it planned to expand in Russia, still its top priority among emerging markets even though the country faces increasing Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

7:45pm IST

Microsoft sees end to Nokia losses, shares rise after hours


SEATTLE - Microsoft Corp said it aims to get its loss-making Nokia phone unit to break even within two years, helping its stock rise in after-hours trade.

Tech, Business 5:02am IST

With sales sputtering, Apple's iPad looks to IBM alliance


SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc's iPad is losing steam just four years after its release, but an alliance with International Business Machines Corp could rejuvenate a flagging product by entering into a largely untapped corporate market.

6:50am IST

Sony invests in image sensor production amid 'selfie' boom


TOKYO - Sony Corp said on Thursday it would invest 35 billion yen ($345 million) to increase production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, as the company courts handset makers to get more orders for front-facing camera sensors, used to take selfies.

1:10pm IST

StubHub was victim of cyber fraud ring; arrests to be announced


SEATTLE/BOSTON - eBay Inc's StubHub online ticket resale service said it was the victim of a massive international cyber fraud ring, the details of which authorities plan to disclose on Wednesday as they announce arrests in the case.

10:30am IST

Google must face U.S. privacy lawsuit over commingled user data


REUTERS - A federal judge rejected Google Inc's bid to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming it commingled user data across different products and disclosed that data to advertisers without permission.

12:06am IST

Zuckerberg to testify at N.Y. forgery trial - prosecutors


NEW YORK - The government will call Mark Zuckerberg to testify against an upstate New York man accused of trying to cheat the billionaire founder of Facebook Inc out of half his stake in the social media company, a federal prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Tech, Facebook 5:08am IST

EU antitrust regulators likely to step up Google probes - WSJ


SAN FRANCISCO/FRANKFURT - European Union antitrust regulators are preparing to step up investigations of Google Inc's practices on several fronts and are likely to revise certain terms of a settlement involving its search engine that was proposed earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

12:30am IST