BEIJING (Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc is likely to pay China a record fine of around $1 billion, ending a 14-month government investigation into anti-competitive practices, after the U.S. chipmaker and the regulator made significant progress during talks last week.
SEOUL (Reuters) - As Samsung Electronics Co Ltd sells fewer of its own smartphones, the South Korean group's components businesses are under pressure to pick up the slack and secure external customers for chips and display panels, including putting these in rival mobile devices.
WILMINGTON, Delaware (Reuters) - Bankrupt electronics retailer RadioShack Corp got court approval on Monday to borrow $10 million to support its operations until it opens the bidding this month for its best-performing stores.
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey filed over five times more content removal requests to Twitter than any other country in the second half of 2014, data published by the micro-blogging site showed on Monday.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is taking a $590 million stake in an obscure domestic smartphone maker as the e-commerce giant tests ways to expand its mobile operating system in a shrinking, cut-throat handset market.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Ant Financial Services Group, an affiliate of Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba, is in negotiations for funding that have reached a "critical stage" and value the company at $30 billion, news magazine Caixin reported on Monday.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A barrage of damaging cyberattacks is shaking up the security industry, with some businesses and organizations no longer assuming they can keep hackers at bay, and instead turning to waging a guerrilla war from within their networks.