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Microsoft sues Samsung in U.S. over patent royalties

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- Microsoft Corp sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday, claiming the South Korean smartphone maker refused to make a royalty payment last fall on patent licenses after Microsoft announced its intention to acquire Nokia's handset business.

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Microsoft sues Samsung in U.S. over patent royalties 12:16am BST

- Microsoft Corp sued Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Friday, claiming the South Korean smartphone maker refused to make a royalty payment last fall on patent licenses after Microsoft announced its intention to acquire Nokia's handset business.

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Hyundai recalls in U.S. reach 1.3 million in same week 01 Aug 2014

- South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is recalling about 420,000 vehicles covering three models for separate problems in the United States, after recalling 883,000 Sonata sedans this week, according to U.S. safety regulators.

Hyundai recalls in U.S. reach 1.3 million in same week 01 Aug 2014

Aug 1 - South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co is recalling about 420,000 vehicles covering three models for separate problems in the United States, after recalling 883,000 Sonata sedans this week, according to U.S. safety regulators.

UPDATE 2 -S.Korea exports jump, but cloudy outlook seen prompting rate cut 01 Aug 2014

* July annual inflation at 1.6 pct (Reuters poll: 1.6 pct)

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Cho to head Pyeongchang 2018 organising panel 31 Jul 2014

SEOUL - South Korean businessman Cho Yang-ho, who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics, has been named as the new president of the organising committee for the 2018 Games.

UPDATE 1-Olympics-Cho to head Pyeongchang 2018 organising panel 31 Jul 2014

SEOUL, July 31 - South Korean businessman Cho Yang-ho, who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics, has been named as the new president of the organising committee for the 2018 Games.

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South Korea short-lists three foreign coaches 31 Jul 2014

SEOUL - South Korea have narrowed the search for a new national team football coach to three foreign candidates, the head of the Korea Football Association's technical committee said on Thursday.

Soccer-South Korea short-lists three foreign coaches 31 Jul 2014

SEOUL, July 31 - South Korea have narrowed the search for a new national team soccer coach to three foreign candidates, the head of the Korea Football Association's technical committee said on Thursday.

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Hyundai recalls 883,000 Sonata sedans in U.S. for transmission issue 30 Jul 2014

DETROIT - South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co will recall about 883,000 Sonata mid-sized sedans in the United States and Puerto Rico because a potentially defective transmission-shift cable could increase the risk of a crash.

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Israel looks for missing soldier; Hamas says he may have been killed

GAZA/JERUSALEM - The armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas said on Saturday it had no clear indication on the whereabouts of an Israeli soldier that Israel has accused it of abducting in the Gaza Strip, adding he may have been killed during an ambush. | Video