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Ericsson misses forecasts as waits for 4G boost


STOCKHOLM - Ericsson, the world's biggest mobile telecom equipment maker, missed first-quarter sales and profit forecasts as its work to rollout faster fourth-generation networks failed to offset the ending of older projects. | Video

12:53pm BST

China's Huawei to spend $300 million on global marketing in 2014


- Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's third-biggest smartphone manufacturer, plans to spend $300 million (178 million pounds) on global marketing in 2014, a senior executive said on Wednesday.

1:20pm BST

Labour representatives boycott vote on Telekom Austria pact


VIENNA - A vote on a shareholder pact at Telekom Austria between Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim and the Austrian government was boycotted by labour representatives on Wednesday, three sources familiar with the situation said.

2:44pm BST

Chip designer ARM sees smartphone recovery in second half

LONDON - ARM Holdings, whose chip technology powers Apple's iPhone, said demand for smartphones would pick up in the second half after a disappointing end to 2013 resulted in first-quarter profit rising less than in previous years.

11:23am BST

China's Huawei says reports of NSA spying won't impact growth


SHENZHEN, China - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's No.2 telecoms equipment maker, on Wednesday shrugged off analysts' concerns that its growth will suffer from media reports alleging the United States accessed servers at its Shenzhen headquarters.

8:02am BST

Panasonic, Fujitsu to form chip design, development company


TOKYO - Panasonic Corp and Fujitsu Ltd said on Wednesday that they would integrate part of their operations to form an independent company to design and develop system LSI chips, in which both companies will own a share.

7:31am BST

Spirent revenue rises on China 4G orders

- British telecoms testing company Spirent Communications Plc reported a rise in quarterly revenue and operating profit as the roll-out of 4G networks in China pushed up orders.

7:42am BST

World Cup rush leaves gaps in Brazil cell network

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's legendary Maracanã stadium was in a frenzy. Brazil had trounced the Spanish world champions. Yet 73,000 football fans could scarcely send a text message to celebrate.

1:46pm BST

Tue, Apr 22 2014

Google extends reach into mobile apps with new ad feature


SAN FRANCISCO - Google Inc will allow marketers to run online ads that send consumers to a page directly inside a mobile app, furthering the Internet company's effort to extend its multibillion-dollar advertising business to smartphones.

22 Apr 2014

VMware revenue beats estimates, but shares dip on sales delays

- Virtualization software maker VMware Inc reported better-than-expected first-quarter revenue and forecast current-quarter revenue largely above analysts' average estimate as more customers opt for its cloud infrastructure services.

22 Apr 2014