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Philips CEO turns off TV in search of profit

By Roberta B. Cowan Full story

Earnings Preview: Philips to report Q1 results

Royal Philips Electronics NV, the world's biggest lighting manufacturer, is due to report first quarter results before markets open Monday. Full story

New Vodafone chairman brings emerging markets focus

Vodafone <VOD.L> has named outgoing Philips Chief Executive Gerard Kleisterlee as its new chairman, bringing emerging markets know-how and an ability to simplify a group to the world's largest mobile operator. Full story

Reuters: UPDATE 4-Philips looks East as weak TV sales hit profit

* Sees subdued consumer, better construction markets in 2011 Full story

Philips quarterly net profit seen more than doubling

Philips Electronics is set to post a doubling of quarterly profit on Monday, setting it up for the challenges of weak consumer spending, sluggish construction markets and upcoming management changes. Full story

Before the CIA, there was the Pond

The world can finally get a deeper look at the long-hidden roots of American espionage as tens of thousands of once-secret documents have finally become public after a security review. Full story

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CEO Frans van Houten and CFO Ron Wirahadiraksa of Philips give a press conference in Amsterdam, on April 18, 2011. Dutch electronics giant Philips have announced the start of a joint venture with the Chinese TPV Technology to create a world wide TV business.

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Frans van Houten, new CEO of Philips Ele

Frans van Houten, new CEO of Philips Electronics poses at the stockholders meeting in Amsterdam, on March 31, 2011. Dutch electronics giant Philips, a manufacturer of medical equipment, televisions and lighting systems, employs about 119,000 people in more than 60 countries.