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Samsung launches Galaxy S8 and dreams of recovery from Note 7

SEOUL/NEW YORK - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone as it battles to regain the market leadership it lost to Apple Inc after the embarrassing withdrawal of the fire-prone Note 7s. | Video

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Amazon plans layoffs at Quidsi unit after losses

Amazon.com Inc plans to cut 263 jobs at its money-losing parenting products unit Quidsi this summer as part of a business restructuring, it said in a notice filed with New Jersey on Wednesday.

Mar 29 2017

BlackBerry, freed of handsets, looks to software for return to glory

TORONTO Although BlackBerry Ltd has extricated itself from the smartphone handsets that weighed on its recent fortunes, the Canadian firm faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software business.

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U.S. agency moves to shake up government-subsidized telecom program

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to reverse an Obama era decision that allowed it to approve companies to offer government-subsidized telecommunications services to low-income families, the agency's Republican head said on Wednesday.

Mar 29 2017

Top EU court to weigh in on luxury brands' attempts to ban online sales

BRUSSELS Europe's top court will begin a landmark case on Thursday which could determine whether luxury goods companies can stop retailers from selling their products via marketplaces such as Amazon or eBay.

Mar 29 2017

A scramble at Cisco exposes uncomfortable truths about U.S. cyber defense

SAN FRANCISCO When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disclosed earlier this month that his anti-secrecy group had obtained CIA tools for hacking into technology products made by U.S. companies, security engineers at Cisco Systems swung into action. | Video

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