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Samsung Electronics sees third quarter profit boost despite smartphone woes

SEOUL - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Wednesday said it would post its first quarterly profit gain in two years, beating expectations as strong sales of chips and displays probably offset weakness in its smartphone division.

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Schrems: the law student who brought down a transatlantic data pact

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT - From Vienna cafes to the European Union's highest court, an Austrian law student's two-year battle against Facebook and mass U.S. surveillance culminated on Tuesday in a landmark ruling that has rippled across the business world.

Facebook 06 Oct 2015

Microsoft unveils first laptop, updated devices using Windows 10

- Microsoft Corp unveiled on Tuesday its first laptop, a line of Lumia smartphones, a new Surface Pro tablet and an updated version of its wearable fitness tracker, Microsoft Band, all running on Windows 10, its latest operating system. | Video

Health, 06 Oct 2015

Journalist who allegedly helped hackers makes final pitch to jury

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U.S., Cybersecurity 06 Oct 2015

Swiss court upholds ruling against Swisscom, reduces penalty

ZURICH - A Swiss court has upheld a 2009 ruling against Swisscom by Switzerland's competition commission for anti-competitive behavior in its broadband internet business, but has reduced the size of the fine.

Alcatel's strategic undersea cables unit to be swallowed by Nokia

PARIS - Alcatel-Lucent said on Tuesday it will not sell its undersea cables unit, meaning the strategic business which underpins the global Internet will be taken by Nokia once it completes its acquisition of the Franco-American group.

Deals 06 Oct 2015