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  1. October 23, 2014

    SK Hynix: winning the battle

    While everyone focuses on the big fight, sometimes the interesting action is outside the ring. So it is in mobile devices....

  2. October 19, 2014

    Android wars are raging as rivals challenge Google’s dominance

    The phone in your pocket is probably an Android device, and if you live in a western country, it is almost certainly running...

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  1. October 17, 2014

    Apple plan to embed iPad Sim cards challenges mobile networks

    Apple’s plans to embed its own Sim cards in the latest line of iPads will move the company nearer to a long-held ambition to...

  2. October 14, 2014

    South Korean investors shift focus to small-caps

    South Korean investors are shifting focus, moving away from traditional manufacturing powerhouses such as Samsung...

  3. October 13, 2014

    Xiaomi hires ex-Google executive to lead push into India

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has hired a former Google executive to help drive its push into India, as the company ramps...

  4. October 10, 2014

    Week in Review, October 11

    A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. HP splits in two in breaking off PC arm...

  5. October 7, 2014

    Samsung grapples with reversal in fortunes

    Samsung Electronics’ smartphone business may never have matched the brand power of Apple, but for several years the South...

  6. October 7, 2014

    Samsung third-quarter earnings collapse

    Samsung Electronics warned that its third-quarter earnings would slump 60 per cent from a year earlier, as cheaper Chinese...

  7. October 7, 2014

    Why my front door is not web-ready

    Last month in The Economist I read a scenario of a future home in which all manner of objects, connected to each other in...

  8. October 6, 2014

    Samsung: not such a big spender

    Chips are not cheap, whatever the saying may be. South Korea’s Samsung Electronics on Monday said it would invest nearly...

  9. October 6, 2014

    Samsung to spend $14.7bn on memory chip plant

    Samsung Electronics is to spend Won15.6tn ($14.7bn) building a new semiconductor plant in South Korea, the biggest single...

  10. October 2, 2014

    S Korea’s traditional rent-free tenancies come under strain

    For decades, South Korean landlords have scorned monthly rent in favour of jeonse – a unique system under which tenants...

  11. October 1, 2014

    CEE countries: From industrial dinosaurs to world-class growth rates

    At the sprawling Fiat plant in Kragujevac, southeast of Belgrade, eastern Europe’s old economy meets the new. The site was...

  12. September 26, 2014

    BlackBerry shares jump as losses narrow

    BlackBerry narrowed its losses in its latest quarter and dramatically slowed the rate at which it burnt through cash, but...

  13. FT Alphaville

    September 26, 2014

    Further Reading

    Elsewhere on Friday, - Falling commodity prices flash warning on widening global divergences - Samsung has more employees...

  14. September 24, 2014

    Samsung SDI: Feelings

    When the Samsung Electronics group is nonplussed, Samsung SDI gets downright blue. On Wednesday, after the Galaxy Note 4 was...

  15. September 24, 2014

    BlackBerry launches square phone in push for business users

    BlackBerry is making its latest bid to regain its once trusted place in the pockets of the business user with a...

  16. September 24, 2014

    Samsung looks to steal China march on Apple

    Samsung Electronics’ new high-end smartphone will go on sale in China early next week, ahead of any other market except...

  17. FT Tech Hub

    September 21, 2014

    Revelation and disorientation at Oculus Connect

    The virtual-reality creations on show at this weekend’s Oculus Connect event were as varied as they were bizarre. Some 800...

  18. FT Tech Hub

    September 20, 2014

    Oculus reveals latest virtual reality prototype

    Oculus is closing in on the consumer release of its Rift virtual reality headset, accelerated by a huge hiring spree since...

  19. FT Tech Hub

    September 19, 2014

    Hands-on with the iPhone 6 on Apple's big day

    After weeks of hype, Apple’s big day is finally here: the iPhone 6 goes on sale in the US, UK, Hong Kong and other key...

  20. September 18, 2014

    Hyundai shares slide on $10bn HQ purchase

    Spooked investors pushed Hyundai Motor shares down 10 per cent after it won a ferocious bidding war for a Won10.55tn ($10bn)...

  21. September 16, 2014

    iColytes vs ’Droids in the battle of the smartphone

    Choosing a phone these days is a decision that’s tied up with one’s identity. Do you stand for the ease-of-use and superior...

  22. MBA blog

    September 12, 2014

    And off we went on a trip to South Korea...

    As the clock ticked for the term two final exam, an unmistakable sense of anticipation filled up the examination room and...

  23. September 9, 2014

    Barnes & Noble considers next chapter for Nook e-reader

    Barnes & Noble will continue to explore spin-off options for its Nook e-reader business, although losses associated with it...

  24. September 9, 2014

    Apple unveils watch, wallet and big phone

    Apple sought to recapture a decisive lead over the rest of the personal tech industry, unveiling its first large-screen...

  25. September 9, 2014

    Apple iWatch makes an impact before release

    The impact of Apple’s new fitness-tracking device is already being felt in the wearable technology market, even before its...

  26. September 5, 2014

    Marc Newson joins Apple’s design team

    Marc Newson joins Apple’s design team Marc Newson, an award-winning Australian designer, has joined Apple’s design team, in...

  27. September 4, 2014

    Dyson launches its first robotic vacuum cleaner

    Dyson, the company behind the bagless vacuum cleaner and bladeless fan, has finally achieved a longstanding ambition of its...

  28. September 3, 2014

    Apple’s rivals plan to revamp products ahead of iPhone 6 launch

    With the launch of Apple’s iPhone 6 only days away, rivals in the US and Asia have revealed their plans of how they intend...

  29. September 3, 2014

    Europe slaps cartel fine on global chipmakers

    Brussels has imposed a €138m cartel fine on groups including Samsung and Philips for rigging the European market for smart...

  30. September 3, 2014

    Samsung and Oculus launch mobile virtual reality headset

    Smartphone users will soon be able to experience dancing on stage with Cirque du Soleil or visiting the lab of Marvel...

  31. September 1, 2014

    Samsung pushes ahead with group-wide restructuring

    Samsung Group is to merge its shipbuilding and engineering units in its latest restructuring as the South Korean...

  32. September 1, 2014

    Markets begin month on cautious note

    Monday 19:00 BST. European equity and bond markets made a cautious start to September ahead of a number of important risk...

  33. August 29, 2014

    Apple eyes pay-by-touch for next iPhone

    Apple is working with Dutch chipmaker NXP to add secure short-range wireless technology into the next iPhone, enabling new...

  34. August 28, 2014

    Samsung faces China labour allegations

    Samsung Electronics has been hit by new allegations of child labour in China, just a month after activists found evidence of...

  35. FT Tech Hub

    August 28, 2014

    Coolest Cooler raises $10.7m to break Kickstarter record

    The Kickstarter community has funded many innovations in the past few years. The Pebble smartwatch raised $10.3m in 2012,...

  36. August 24, 2014

    Samsung bets on smart homes to revive growth

    At the display store underneath Samsung Electronics’ headquarters in Seoul stand a refrigerator and washing machine that...

  37. The A-List

    August 21, 2014

    Asia’s strategic choices: subtle or stark?

    In the consumer realm, Asia has always been about choices. Which smartphone, which brand of music, which kind of cuisine and...

  38. August 19, 2014

    Apple shares close at record high

    Apple shares closed above $100 on Tuesday, beating their previous high after almost two years, as investors anticipate the...

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