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  • Harman CEO Stakes Future in Software as Autos Become Smarter

    Harman International Industries Inc., the maker of Harman Kardon and JBL audio equipment, wants to become largely a software supplier to the auto industry, a move that would allow it to cut as much as half of its manufacturing workforce in the next five to ten years.

  • Motorola Stock Jumps as Droid Demand Picks Up

    Motorola Inc., the largest U.S. mobile-phone maker, climbed 3.5 percent in New York trading after its earnings forecast signaled demand for models like the Droid is helping to reverse a three-year sales slump.

  • Apple Adds IPad With More Memory

    Apple Inc. debuted an iPad with twice the memory of existing models, offering users more space to store movies, videos and books amid mounting competition in the tablet market.

  • Microsoft Sues Motorola Over Android-Based Phones

    Microsoft Corp. , the world’s largest software company, filed patent-infringement claims targeting Motorola Inc. ’s Android smartphones, in the latest skirmish in the growing market for versatile mobile devices.

  • Icahn's Four-Year Pursuit of Motorola Split Has Yet to Pay Off

    Four years after he began agitating for change at Motorola Inc. , Carl Icahn will get his wish Jan. 4 with the spinoff of its mobile-phone unit. He still hasn’t made money on the investment, according to Bloomberg calculations.

  • Apple Responds to IPhone Complaints With Signal Software Fix

    Apple Inc., following complaints about reception problems with its iPhone 4, discovered a software problem that has displayed inaccurately high signal strength since the original device was introduced in 2007.

  • U.S. Stocks Advance as Data Show Growth in Manufacturing

    U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index rebounding from its first monthly loss since October, as reports showing improved manufacturing from Japan to the U.S. bolstered confidence in the global economy.

  • U.S. Stocks Gain for Week as Economy Trumps Fed Stimulus

    U.S. stocks rose for the week, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index its second straight weekly advance, as better-than-estimated economic data tempered concern over a possible scaling back of Federal Reserve stimulus.

  • RIM Beats Sales, Profit Estimates on BlackBerry Surge

    Research In Motion Ltd. , maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, reported third-quarter revenue and profit that topped analysts’ estimates , helped by demand for models such as the Curve and touch-screen Torch.

  • RIM Climbs After Predicting Profit That Tops Estimates

    Research In Motion Ltd. , maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, advanced in Nasdaq trading after forecasting sales and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, helped by demand for its Curve and Torch.

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