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Yahoo Says Working To Bring Back Auto Forwarding Feature

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Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) said it is working to bring back its automatic email forwarding feature after a planned, temporary disablement.

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Samsung Phone Recall Portends Android Turf War

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Samsung Electronics Co Ltd’s abandonment of the Galaxy Note 7 after reports of the phones catching fire will likely touch off a turf war among Android smartphone manufacturers, analysts said, presenting them a rare opportunity to gain share but with less room for arch rival Apple Inc.

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Apple-Samsung iPhone Patent Feud Leaves U.S. Top Court Struggling

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON: The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the U.S. Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday, as the justices puzzled over how to discern the value of individual design elements in a complex product like an iPhone.

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Samsung Scraps Galaxy Note 7 Over Fire Concerns

Pic: ReutersSEOUL: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Tuesday less than two months after its launch, dealing a huge blow to its reputation and outlook after failing to resolve safety concerns.

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Alibaba's $60 Billion Finance Arm Seeks Growth Before IPO: Sources

Sign board of Ant Financial is seen at its office in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China September 21, 2016. REUTERS/John Ruwitch/File Photo

Investors gearing up for the initial public offering of Ant Financial, the $60 billion online finance arm spun off by e-commerce giant Alibaba (BABA.N), will have to wait until at least late 2017 as the business puts growth first, sources say.

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Note 7 Fiasco Could Burn A $17 Billion Hole In Samsung Accounts

Signage is seen at the Samsung 837 store in the Meatpacking District of Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 10, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Samsung Electronics' (005930.KS) worst-ever recall could cost the company as much as $17 billion after it halted sales of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 for a second time, spelling an almost certain end for the ill-fated premium model.

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South Korea Regulator Says To Examine Google's Android Agreements

Pic: ReutersHead of South Korea's antitrust regulator said the agency will closely examine whether Google's agreements with handset manufacturers on the U.S. firm's Android mobile operating system limits market competition.

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New Galaxy S8 Leaks Bring Good News And Bad News

One recent rumor suggested that Samsung will fix its Galaxy Note 7 problem by launching the Galaxy S8 earlier than anticipated. Such a move would help Samsung offset lost Galaxy Note 7 sales, and fight against the iPhone 7. Unfortunately for Samsung fans, multiple reports now suggest that won’t be the case — but there is some good news as well.

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Samsung Expected To Announce Galaxy S8 In February 2017

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Hardware manufacturer Samsung is on course to showcase its next core handset, the Galaxy S8, on February 26, 2017, according to an insider source.

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Samsung Halts Galaxy Note7 Sales Over Fire Concerns, Tells Users To Switch Off

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Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) told customers on Tuesday to stop using their Galaxy Note7 smartphones while it investigates reports of fires in the devices, as the tech giant scrambled to contain a deepening recall crisis.

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