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Huawei brings online smartphone brand Honor to Europe

((This August 27 has been corrected to mention June 30 in fifth paragraph)) Source
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

Days numbered for barcodes as shoppers demand more data

BERLIN (Reuters) – Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode – the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day. Source
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

Uber China closes $1 billion fundraising round: sources

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc’s China arm has closed its $1 billion fundraising round early, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, with investors still hopeful for the U.S.-based ride service despite strong domestic competition. Source
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

China’s Unigroup chairman visiting U.S. to discuss Micron bid: sources

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – The chairman of China’s Tsinghua Unigroup traveled to the United States this week to meet with board members of Micron Technology and try to revive a politically fraught takeover bid of the U.S. chipmaker, people familiar with the matter...
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

Naver putting off Line IPO timing decision until markets improve: CFO

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s largest web portal operator Naver Corp won’t decide on when to IPO its messenger app service unit Line Corp [IPO-LINE.T] until its earnings and market conditions improve, Naver’s CFO said on Friday. Source
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

Inmarsat says new broadband network offers bright sales prospects

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Britain’s Inmarsat Plc said Friday’s expected launch of its third Global Xpress satellite will allow it to offer mobile broadband service to customers in the remotest regions, giving airline passengers the ability to stream movies and...
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

GameStop says new game launches to drive strong second-half growth

(Reuters) – GameStop Corp said it expected robust revenue growth in the second half, helped by a strong slate of video game releases and growth in its mobile and consumer electronics businesses. Source
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

CAD software maker Autodesk’s forecast disappoints

(Reuters) – Autodesk Inc, the maker of computer-aided design (CAD) software, cut its full-year profit and revenue forecast for the second time this year, sending its shares down 7 percent. Source
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

Facebook’s Instagram adds new photo sizes to keep users, attract ads

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Instagram has added new layout options in addition to its signature square for pictures and videos in a bid to attract more advertisers and to stop users defecting to more flexible services such as Snapchat. Source
Posted On 28 Aug 2015

Apple may launch new iPhones at Sept. 9 event

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc on Thursday invited journalists to a Sept. 9 event, where it is expected to unveil new iPhones and potentially a new version of its Apple TV set-top box. Source
Posted On 28 Aug 2015