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China's ZTE slams U.S. ban, says company's survival at risk

HONG KONG China's ZTE Corp said on Friday that a U.S. ban on selling parts and software to the company was unfair and threatens its survival, and the mobile phone and telecommunications equipment maker vowed to safeguard its interests through all legal means.

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Samsung Electronics to expand production in Vietnam

HANOI Samsung Electronics Co. is determined to further expand production in Vietnam, co-CEO Koh Dong-jin told Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Friday.

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Consumer activists, experts advise against buying ZTE phones

Consumer activists and technology experts are advising consumers to hold off on buying Android handsets from China's ZTE until the company clarifies whether U.S. sanctions against the company prevent it from providing operating system updates for its devices.

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Time Warner CEO says AT&T merger needed to compete with internet titans

WASHINGTON Time Warner Chief Executive Jeff Bewkes on Wednesday defended his company's planned merger with telecoms firm AT&T as necessary to compete effectively for advertising with internet giants like Google and Facebook.

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China's ZTE delays earnings amid confusion over U.S. ban

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK China's ZTE Corp on Wednesday postponed the release of quarterly earnings, saying it needs time to assess the impact of a U.S. order that bans American companies from selling it parts, which could undermine its ability to manufacture equipment.

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IBM first-quarter margins miss estimates, shares fall

International Business Machines Corp posted profit margins that fell short of Wall Street expectations on Tuesday, a sign that its reinvention was taking time.

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Plastic-eating enzyme holds promise in fighting pollution

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Europe's venture capitalists embrace virtual currency craze

LONDON Some of Europe's biggest venture capital firms are buying into sales of new virtual coins or asking their investors to give them the freedom to do so, in a sign of mainstream investor backing for the booming but controversial crowd-funding tool.

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Robots will replace humans in retail, says China's JD.com

MADRID Robots will eventually replace human workers in the retail industry, the chief executive of Chinese e-commerce company JD.com predicted on Tuesday.

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Rocket-control glitch delays launch of NASA's planet-hunting satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. An 11th-hour technical glitch prompted SpaceX to postpone its planned launch on Monday of a new NASA space telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system, delaying for at least 48 hours a quest to expand astronomers' known inventory of so-called exoplanets.

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