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Samsung mulls holding company move, boosts payout

As of 11/29/16 1:31 PM
SEOUL - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will consider whether to transition to a holding company structure, a move long expected as the next succession step for the founding Lee family's heirs. Full article

As Samsung moves on from Note 7 crisis, SDI battery affiliate struggles

As of 11/24/16 5:17 PM
SEOUL - In the shadows of Samsung Electronics' Note 7 smartphone crisis, affiliate Samsung SDI is quietly reassuring anxious clients including Apple Inc. that its batteries are safe. Full article

Google, an Obama ally, may face policy setbacks under Trump

As of 11/18/16 12:35 PM
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO - Alphabet Inc.'s Google faces a tougher regulatory landscape as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's incoming administration looks poised to reverse Obama administration policies that often favored the internet giant in the company's battles with telecoms and cable heavyweights, analysts say. Full article

Google parent Alphabet profit surges on mobile, video ads

As of 10/28/16 10:05 AM
Google parent Alphabet Inc. bested analysts' estimates for third-quarter profit and revenue on Thursday as the search company showed it has honed its core business for the mobile era and is closing in on the next wave of computing. Full article

Samsung faces potential class action in US over Note 7

As of 10/19/16 2:58 PM
BENGALURU - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's U.S. unit is facing a proposed class action lawsuit from three Galaxy Note 7 customers, according to a filing in a federal court in Newark, New Jersey. Full article

Top Twitter suitor walks away: report

As of 10/15/16 10:35 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter shares nose-dived on Friday after the Financial Times reported a top suitor walked away, making it likely the one-to-many messaging service will be left to fly solo. Full article

Airbnb raises $555M to grow globally

As of 09/23/16 10:18 AM
Home sharing giant Airbnb just raised $555 million and is seeking even more in a funding round that values the company at $30 billion, a source close to the company told AFP. Full article

Twitter launches live streaming apps on several platforms

As of 09/15/16 4:47 AM
Amid an increasing demand for live video services, Twitter is strengthening its position in the same segment as it launches a new live streaming app for several platforms, all aimed at distributing live videos on otherwise non-traditional platforms.  Full article

Facebook adds 360-degree photos to newsfeed

As of 06/10/16 3:40 PM
Facebook Inc. on Thursday launched a feature that allows users to upload photos with 360-degree views. Full article

IBM signs $300-M IT deal with Emirates Airline

As of 06/07/16 4:15 PM
IBM on Tuesday said it signed a $300 million, ten-year technology services agreement with Dubai’s Emirates Airline. Full article