• ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics world’s 4th largest R&D spender: Rep ..

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co has been ranked No. 4 among 1,000 major global companies in terms of spending on research and development (R&D) over the past one year, a report showed on Thursday. The South Korean tech juggernaut spent $15.3 billion on R&D projects from the second half of 2017, retaining the No. 4 spot […]

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    Samsung Electronics apologises for factory cancer cases

    Samsung Electronics apologised on Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at some of its factories, finally ending a decade-long dispute at the world’s top chipmaker. The father of a dead 22-year-old worker and the company’s co-president Kim Ki-nam signed a formal settlement agreement in Seoul as other disabled ex-employees looked on. “We sincerely […]

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    Samsung Electronics apologises for factory cancer cases

    Agence France-Presse Samsung Electronics is the world’s biggest mobile phone manufacturer and chipmaker. Photo: Bloomberg Seoul: Samsung Electronics apologised on Friday to workers who developed cancer after working at some of its factories, finally ending a decade-long dispute at the world’s top chipmaker. The father of a dead 22-year-old worker and the company’s co-president Kim […]

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    ULTIMA: Chord Electronics’ blue moon shot

    At Munich High-End in May, John Franks introduced the Étude, Chord Electronics’ first new amplifier topology since the company’s 1989 inception. Franks had gone back to the 1980s to the “feed-forward correction” work of one Bob Cordell who has since been retained by the UK hi-fi company as a consultant. Catch up here: Six months […]

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    India’s draft electronics policy aims $400 billion manufacturing industry by 2025

    The country’s draft electronics policy released by the IT ministry on Wednesday has set an ambitious target of creating a $400 billion electronics manufacturing industry by 2025, with the mobile phone devices segment accounting for three-fourths of the production. The draft National Policy on Electronics (NPE) aims to promote domestic manufacturing in the entire value-chain […]

  • Tesco clothing like-for-like sales improve 2.4 percent

    Group sales at Tesco Plc, for the second quarter, grew by 12.5 percent at constant exchange rates to 28.3 billion pounds (36.8 billion dollars) with like-for-like growth of 2.2 percent, while at actual exchange rates, sales grew by 12.8 percent including a 0.3 percent foreign exchange translation benefit due to the depreciation of sterling. The […]

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    Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 3DMark Performance Benchmark Results Leak

    HIGHLIGHTS Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 is priced at $699 Leaked benchmark results show a score of 10,147 graphics point The 3DMark Firestrike graphics score result is 27,000 points Nvidia’s recently unveiled GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card has seen its first benchmark results leaked online, showing some very impressive performance. Nvidia’s latest 2000 series GPUs were announcedlast […]

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    Bharat Electronics, Vodafone Idea, Force Motors, IndiGo hit 52-week lows

    A broker reacts while trading at his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai (Photo: Reuters) Shares of Bharat Electronics (BEL), Vodafone Idea, Force Motors, Castrol India, InterGlobe Aviation (IndiGo) and Tata Communications have hit their respective 52-week lows on the BSE as the benchmark indices are trading lower for the sixth trading days. Besides BEL, total […]