b>HELSINKI:/bNokia Corp reported better than expected first-quarter profits on Thursday but its global market share dropped to below 30% for the first time in over a decade as the world's top cellphone maker continued to lose ground to rivals.
b>SAN FRANCISCO:/bAMD Inc reported that its net income nearly doubled in the first quarter as the computer industry benefits from strong corporate demand. But the company is still without a permanent CEO after forcing out Dirk Meyer in a surprise move in January.
b>NEW YORK:/bSeagate has agreed to buy Samsung's hard drive business for US$1.38bil (RM4.42bil) in a further consolidation of an industry that faces growing competition from a newer storage technology, popular in smartphones and Tablet computers.
b>KUALA LUMPUR: /b>Astro has tied up with Time dotCom Bhd to offer a 'triple-play' service which includes Astro B.yond IPTV (Internet protocol television), broadband Internet access and telephony, in one package.
b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: Google is helping the economy and hurting its stock. The company is hiring so many employees to work on projects outside its thriving search advertising business that its expenses are growing much faster than its revenue.
b>KUALA LUMPUR/b>: Form and function plays an important part in Cisco's new wireless router, the Linksys E4200, which packs in all the latest wireless technologies in a casing that's already won the 2011 Red Dot design awards.
b>NEW YORK/b>: Cisco Systems Inc, one of the titans of the technology industry, is going to kill its Flip Video, the most popular videocamera in the United States, just two years after it bought the startup that created it.