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  1. Staff fear the chop in Samsung Electronics annual reshuffleRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | West Australian

    Insiders say staff at Samsung Electronics have never been so anxious ahead of the annual reshuffle, as a weak smartphone performance and its worst earnings in three years are expected to cost many jobs. As is customary for Korean businesses, Samsung is expected to announce its annual personnel changes in early December, a ritual that even in good times means weeks of distracting uncertainty for staff facing promotion, transfer or the sack.

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  2. Staff fear the chop in Samsung Elec annual reshuffleRead the original story

    35 min ago | Reuters

    Insiders say staff at Samsung Electronics have never been so anxious ahead of the annual reshuffle, as a weak smartphone performance and its worst earnings in three years are expected to cost many jobs. As is customary for Korean businesses, Samsung is expected to announce its annual personnel changes in early December, a ritual that even in good times means weeks of distracting uncertainty for staff facing promotion, transfer or the sack.

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  3. Samsung Group share turnover jumps on restructuring moveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    Share turnover for Samsung Group, South Korea's largest conglomerate, jumped as investors acted on the announcements of affiliates sale and a stock buyback plan, accounting for a significant portion of trading in the local stock market, data showed Friday. Samsung Group announced on Wednesday it will sell defense and chemical affiliates for 1.9 trillion won to shed non-core businesses.

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  4. SEOUL: Welcome to the 21st centuryRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Samsung Group has decided on a path that allows it to focus on its core businesses with the sales of its chemical and defence units to Hanwha Group announced Wednesday. The conglomerate is selling its chemical unit Samsung General Chemicals and its defence unit Samsung Techwin as well as selling Samsung General Chemicals' 50 per cent stake in Samsung Total, a joint venture with the French energy firm Total, and Samsung Techwin's 50 per cent stake in a joint venture with French defence firm Thales.

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  5. Samsung Staff Resist Massive SelloffRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

    A massive selloff of Samsung subsidiaries has hit a hurdle with staff of Samsung Techwin, the conglomerate's defense unit, forming an emergency committee to resist the sale of their company to Hanwha Group. A member of the committee said, "We have been proud Samsung members until now, but the decision to sell our company to Hanwha Group came virtually overnight.

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  6. IC suppliers gear up for automobile memory chip marketRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | DigiTimes

    ... been actively promoting auto memory chips for years. Macronix said recently that it has teamed up with NXP Semiconductors to develop and produce memory chips for auto applications. And NXP also helps introduce Macronix' newest serial peripheral ...

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  7. Europe Must Fund First Production Fabs, says CheryRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Electronics Weekly

    The closing presentation of the European Nanoelectronics Forum 2014 was given, appropriately, by the man leading the charge to restore Europe's technology manufacturing ecompetitiveness. "CATRENE, ECSEL and H2020 are essential for the support for industry," said Jean-Marc Chery, COO of STMicroelectronics, adding, "still missing is support for investment in first production capability."

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  8. Kitchen Chores for 2018: Wash Dishes, Block MalwareRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    An employee demonstrates using the air conditioner control function of the Samsung Smart Home system with a smartphone at the Samsung Innovation Museum, operated by Samsung Electronics Co., in Suwon, South Korea. Close

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  9. Emerging Non-Volatile Memories Patent LandscapeRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Ferroelectric RAMs , Magnetoresistive RAMs , Resistive-change RAMs or Phase-Change Random-Access Memories are promising to change the memory landscape. The field of eNVM has shown an intensive patenting activity since early 1990s, with a substantial increase during the past decade.

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  10. Apple's Higher iPhone Tariff May Spur More Russian Price RisesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Apple Inc.'s decision to boost Russian iPhone prices shows that brands that have been avoiding tariff increases may not be able to do so for much longer. Apple yesterday added 25 percent to the cost of an iPhone in Russia, ending its resistance to the ruble's four-month slump against the dollar.

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  11. International Business Machines Corp. Receives "Neutral" Rating from ZacksRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "neutral" rating reissued by Zacks in a report issued on Thursday. They currently have a $170.00 price target on the stock.

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  12. Transfield Services Limited Director Purchases 4,000 SharesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Transfield Services Limited Director Guido Cloetens bought 4,000 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 24th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $0.18 per share, with a total value of $700.00.

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  13. Analog Devices Sees Large Volume Increase Following Analyst UpgradeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Analog Devices saw unusually-strong trading volume on Thursday after Jefferies Group raised their price target on the stock from $58.00 to $60.00, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Jefferies Group currently has a buy rating on the stock.

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  14. German chip-maker Infineon shows growth after a steady fourth quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The China Post

    German semiconductors giant Infineon said Thursday it will pay an increased dividend for the year to September and forecasts further sales growth after a solid fourth quarter. Infineon, which runs its business year from October to September, said in a statement that its net profit rose by 27 percent to 181 million euros in the fourth quarter.

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  15. Local market gains after new high in Wall Street tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The China Post

    Shares in Taiwan closed higher Thursday as investors were encouraged by a new record high on Wall Street overnight to buy into local shares and extend gains from a session earlier, dealers said. The semiconductor sector got a boost from a 2.11-percent rally on the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index in the U.S. market, led by integrated circuit designer MediaTek Inc. , while interest in Apple concept stocks faded as investors locked in earlier profits, the dealers said.

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  16. Infineon Net Surges 27%, Stagecoach Wins Rail FranchiseRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Ticker

    Stagecoach and Virgin won a railway contract from the U.K. government and agreed to pay 3.3 billion. Victoria Oil & Gas surged after stock consolidated.

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  17. Europe close: Stocks mostly higher after German data, Draghi stimulus remarksRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Live Charts

    European stocks were mostly higher as investors weighed German data and remarks on further stimulus measures in the Eurozone. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the monetary authority was unanimous in using additional unconventional instruments within its mandate if needed to address low inflation.

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  18. TSMC will help Samsung produce Apple's A9 chipsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Cult of Mac Blog

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company will manufacture the A9 chips planned for the next generation iPad devices, while Samsung will snap up the majority of iPhone 7 A9 chip orders, according to a new report coming out of China. This differs from the current iPhone 6 devices, where TSMC is reportedly responsible for producing the A8 chips thanks to a deal inked in 2013 .

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  19. Texas Instruments Assigned "A+" Credit Rating by MorningstarRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... will post $2.51 EPS for the current fiscal year. Texas Instruments Inc ( NYSE:TXN ) designs and makes semiconductors that the Company sells to electronics designers and manufacturers all over the world. Receive News & Ratings for Texas Instruments ...

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  20. Samsung to Buy Back $2 Billion in SharesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Re/code

    South Korea's Samsung Electronics on Wednesday announced a $2 billion share buyback plan, its first since 2007, following investor calls for higher returns against a backdrop of rapidly declining profits. The world's largest smartphone maker will buy back 1.65 million common shares and 250,000 preferred shares to stabilize its share price and boost value for shareholders, it said in a regulatory filing, its second-largest buyback ever.

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