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Nokia agrees on "Shanghai Bell" joint venture with China Huaxin


HELSINKI - Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia said it had agreed to create a Chinese joint venture with Huaxin in a move that could pave the way for China's approval for Nokia's proposed takeover of Alcatel-Lucent .

4:59pm IST

Instagram adds new photo sizes to keep users, attract ads


SAN FRANCISCO - Instagram has added new layout options in addition to its signature square for pictures and videos in a bid to attract more advertisers and to stop users defecting to more flexible services such as Snapchat.

Tech, Top News 5:31pm IST

Pentagon teams up with Apple, Boeing to develop wearable tech


NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet.

3:47pm IST

Sharp mulls selling most of LCD business to Japan Display -Yomiuri


TOKYO - Sharp Corp said it was considering various options for its liquid crystal display business after a report said it may sell a majority stake in the struggling operations to rival Japan Display Inc.

Tech, Japan 11:11am IST

China investigates executives at party newspaper's website

BEIJING - Two executives of the company that runs the website of the Chinese Communist Party's top newspaper are being investigated for corruption, the state prosecutor said on Friday, the latest blemish on state media caught up in a crackdown on graft.

Tech, World 3:12pm IST

GameStop says new game launches to drive strong second-half growth


- GameStop Corp said it expected robust revenue growth in the second half, helped by a strong slate of video game releases and growth in its mobile and consumer electronics businesses.

4:45am IST

CAD software maker Autodesk's forecast disappoints

- Autodesk Inc , the maker of computer-aided design (CAD) software, cut its full-year profit and revenue forecast for the second time this year, sending its shares down 7 percent.

4:36am IST

Inmarsat says new broadband network offers bright sales prospects

WASHINGTON - Britain's Inmarsat Plc said Friday's expected launch of its third Global Xpress satellite will allow it to offer mobile broadband service to customers in the remotest regions, giving airline passengers the ability to stream movies and update social media on flights worldwide.

5:53am IST

Thu, Aug 27 2015

Google rejects 'unfounded' EU antitrust charges of market abuse


BRUSSELS - Google Inc has rejected EU antitrust charges that it abused its market power, exposing the company to the risk of a hefty fine if it does not alter its business practices.

Tech, Top News 27 Aug 2015

Apple lines up Sept. 9 event, seen unveiling new iPhones


SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc on Thursday invited journalists to a Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to unveil new iPhones and potentially a new version of its Apple TV set-top box.

27 Aug 2015