Mobile revenues will account for more than 50% of the nearly $138 billion global games market this year, according to global market intelligence group Newzoo.
Japan's economy grew more than expected in the second quarter, helped by strong household and business spending and recovering from an earlier contraction, but global trade tensions loom as major risks to the export and investment outlook.
US President Donald Trump has issued a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran, following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country.
The company today announced its latest quarterly numbers, which saw the average selling price of its wearables increase 6 percent year-over-year to $106 a device.
Apple has become the world's first public company to be worth US$1 trillion. The iPhone maker's market value reached the figure in New York on Thursday and its shares closed at a new record high of US$207.39.
The US is considering 25% tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese goods, much higher than the 10% it previously indicated it might impose, reports say.
Net profit came to 326.5 billion won (US$291 million) in the April-June period, compared with 514.9 billion won posted in the same three month period in 2017, the company said in a regulatory filing.
South Korea's LG Display posted on Wednesday an operating loss of KRW228 billion (US$202.2 million) for the second quarter, weighed by falling panel prices and weak demand from television and handset makers.
BOE Technology's plants already make display screens for Apple's iPads and MacBook computers. Now it is seeking to supply Apple with advanced OLED smartphone screens.
Wall Street Journal
Corning addresses adoption of new gasoline auto exhaust filtration technology in China with increased capacity.
Are you ready for translucent phones? What about wood, or snakeskin? That's the promise of Gorilla Glass 6, Corning's newest generation of Gorilla Glass.
South Korea has warned that the trade war between the US and China could hit its exports of "intermediary goods" used in Chinese home appliances, computers and telecoms devices, fuelling concerns over the economic impact on third countries.
The Financial Times
The US and China are in the early innings of a trade war, and prominent economist Stephen Roach says it's the United States that's on track to lose.
The US has ramped up its trade war with China, listing US$200 billion worth of additional products it plans to place tariffs on as soon as September. The move comes just days after the two countries imposed tit-for-tat tariffs of US$34 billion on each other's goods.
Samsung Electronics is expected to post its smallest profit growth in more than a year in the second quarter, as lackluster sales of its premium Galaxy smartphones overshadow its highly profitable chip business.
Apple will soon land a second supplier for the organic light-emitting diode screens used in high-end iPhones, according to people familiar with the matter, a key step in the US company's push to reduce iPhone costs and its dependence on Samsung Electronics.
President Donald Trump is coming to Wisconsin to officiate at Thursday's ceremonial groundbreaking for the massive Foxconn Technology Group project in Racine County - and to put his personal stamp on his vision of an American manufacturing revival.
"China's government has been trying to break the country's addiction to ever-rising debt."
New York Times
Leaders of the G7 group are gathering in Canada for what could be one its most acrimonious summits in years. On the eve of the meeting, the French and Canadian leaders clashed with US President Donald Trump on the summit's key agenda - trade tariffs.
The head of Taiwan's Foxconn, which assembles Apple iPhones and other tech products, says Washington's conflict with Beijing is over technology rather than trade.
Corning has announced that it has largely completed the previously announced acquisition of substantially all of the Communication Markets Division (CMD) from 3M. Corning anticipates closing the sale of the remaining telecommunications system integration services business later in 2018, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.
The chairman of South Korea's LG Group, Koo Bon-moo, instrumental to transforming the country's fourth-largest conglomerate into a global brand, passed away on Sunday after a year-long battle with brain disease.
China and the US say they will halt imposing punitive import tariffs, putting a possible trade war "on hold." The deal came after talks in the US aimed at persuading China to buy US$200 billin of US goods and services and thereby reduce the trade imbalance.
Samsung Electronics said weakness in the global smartphone market would slow earnings growth, as it reported record quarterly profit on Thursday thanks to strong demand for semiconductors used in servers.
Sharp earned a net profit of JPY70.2 billion (US$642 million) for the year ended last month, it said Thursday, as robust profits from LCDs helped break a three-year run of losses despite weak orders related to Apple's iPhone X. The Osaka-based electronics maker booked a net loss of JPY24.8 billion a year earlier.
Nikkei Asian Review
China's economy grew at an annual pace of 6.8% in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, according to official data, beating forecasts for the period. The growth figures for January to March were also above Beijing's 2018 annual growth target of "around 6.5%".
US President Donald Trump has said he will only join the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) if the deal is "substantially better" than the one offered to President Barack Obama. The TPP is the free trade pact with primarily Asia-Pacific nations that Trump backed out of last year.
Samsung is now the largest patent holder in the United States, boasting a portfolio of 75,596 valid patents in the country as of January 1.
China is showing the United States that it will make good on its trade threats.
Losses in Chinese tech stocks outpaced their US counterparts on Thursday, with those losses holding into the close after President Donald Trump announced tariffs on tens of billions of dollars' worth of goods from China.
Marketwatch.com (Dow Jones)
China has said it is considering imposing tariffs on US$3 billion worth of US products in retaliation to new tariffs announced by US President Donald Trump. The list of products under consideration by China includes pork, wine, fruit and nuts and stainless steel pipes, among others.
With this acquisition, KLA-Tencor will significantly diversify its revenue base and add $2.5 billion of addressable market opportunity in the high-growth PCB, FPD, packaging, and semiconductor manufacturing areas.
LG Display applies Crystal Sound OLED (CSO) to lighting so that lighting fixtures can generate sounds like speakers.
Apple is designing and producing its own device displays for the first time, using a secret manufacturing facility near its California headquarters to make small numbers of the screens for testing purposes, according to people familiar with the situation. The technology giant is making a significant investment in the development of next-generation micro LED screens.
Chinese display maker BOE Technology Group is embarking on a CNY96.5 billion (US$15.2 billion) production expansion, but local governments will cover the lion's share of the cost, enabling the company to take on South Korean rivals at a time when China is looking to shift the nature of its economic growth to quality from quantity.
Nikkei Asian Review
The main trading partners of the US have reacted angrily after President Donald Trump announced plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. Canada and the EU, both key US allies, said they would bring forward countermeasures. Mexico, China and Brazil have also said they are weighing up retaliatory steps.
Google is working on an overhaul of its Android mobile software for a new generation of smartphones mimicking Apple's controversial new "notch" at the top of the iPhone X, according to people familiar with the situation.
Maker of microdisplays used in the military and medical fields is also courting consumer headset makers.
Samsung heir Lee Jae-yong has been freed from jail after a South Korean court suspended his five year jail term for bribing the country's ex-president. Seoul High Court upheld parts of the conviction, but used its discretion to release the executive.
Google's Android phone has only one lens, but a technology called RAISR uses machine learning to help you zoom in better.