• 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 […]

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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 […]

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    Indians begin to buy premium electronics online

    Industry executives say that now consumers have shed the inhibition to purchase costly products online which even last year, was mostly for small-ticket items, and now the brands are launching products priced even up to couple of lakhs. Indian consumers have started to buy premium smartphones, large screen televisions, multi-door refrigerators and large capacity washing […]

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    Bharat Electronics corrects for 9th consecutive session, hits new 52-week low on Axis Capital downgrade

    State-owned defence company Bharat Electronics share price has been correcting for ninth consecutive session on Thursday amid government’s likely new pricing policy for defence orders which may limit margin. The stock corrected 23.7 percent in nine straight days to hit fresh 52-week low of Rs 89.70 despite positive management commentary on new pricing policy and after large […]