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Huawei Plans 20% Rise in R&D Spending
SHENZHEN, China— Huawei Technologies Co. 002502 1.59 % will increase its research-and-development spending nearly 20% this year to $4.5 billion, as the company moves aggressively to expand beyond its core telecommunications business.
ITC Judge: Apple Infringed Motorola Patent
Google Inc., which is paying $12.5 billion to acquire Motorola, has said it plans to continue that practice once the acquisition is finished.
For Apple, China Is Middle Kingdom
Apple "has a huge app and content ecosystem in China and frankly its full touch interface is allowing localized software customization for language," says Peter Misek, an analyst with Jefferies & Co. He said Chinese consumers' affinity for luxury ...
Paper trail
According to the Global Wallcoverings Association, global wallpaper sales increased by 10 per cent in 2010, and a 2011 report by Global Industry Analysts Inc predicts that the wall coverings market will reach $26bn by 2015 as more people look to ...
Start-Up Outlines Asteroid-Mining Strategy
At an event at the Seattle Museum of Flight, a group that included former National Aeronautics and Space Administration officials unveiled Planetary Resources Inc. and said it is developing a "low-cost" series of spacecraft to prospect and mine "near ...
Doodling for Dollars
Others, like vacation-rental company HomeAway Inc. and retailer Zappos, are hiring graphic recorders, consultants who sketch what is discussed at meetings and conferences, cartoon-style, to keep employees engaged.
Fujitsu Ex-President Loses Suit Against Company
TOKYO—A former president of Fujitsu Ltd. FJTSY -1.73 % lost a lawsuit that said the company forced him to resign on false accusations of possible ties to organized crime.
IBM Increases Dividend 13%
Many technology companies eschew the notion of a dividend, arguing instead that resources are better spent on innovation. Google Inc., for example, doesn't pay a dividend. But other mature technology companies have initiated dividends, including Oracle ...
Finding bright spots
In late December, the CEO of GlobalWatt Inc. said the San Jose, Calif.-based company, to reduce overhead costs, was moving its Saginaw operations to Copemish, about 30 miles south of Traverse City.
Hard Measures: Ex-CIA head defends post-9/11 tactics
And that they were seeking nuclear materials to use in some type of nuclear weapon. So we were facing a ticking, time bomb .... And water was applied to it. Lesley Stahl: Oh he couldn't breathe through his nose. Jose Rodriguez: So when he was saturated ...