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U.S., China team up to seize counterfeit goods in joint operation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and China have joined forces in a combined operation to crack down on counterfeit goods, seizing more than 243,000 fake electronics products, including popular consumer items made by Apple, Samsung, Dr Dre and Blackberry. Full story

Insight: How Samsung is beating Apple in China

GUANGZHOU, China/SEOUL (Reuters) - Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook believes that "over the arc of time" China is a huge opportunity for his pathbreaking company. But time looks to be on the side of rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, which has been around far longer and penetrated much deeper into the Full story

Apple wobbles in China as rivals offer more, for less

SAN FRANCISCO/HONG KONG (Reuters) - A sharp drop in Apple Inc's China revenue in April-June underscores the challenges it faces in its second-largest market as the technology gap with cheaper local rivals narrows and as Samsung Electronics keeps up a steady stream of new models across all price rang Full story

Nokia unveils bigger-screen version of low-price Lumia

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia launched a bigger-screen version of its low-price Lumia smartphone on Tuesday, aiming to close the gap with market leader Samsung which sells handsets in a wide range of sizes. Full story

LG, Samsung start selling curved TVs in US

Flat screens have been a selling point for TVs for more than a decade. Now, LG and Samsung are making a selling point of screens that are not flat. Full story

Samsung close to mobile-device deal with FBI: sources

(Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is close to signing a deal to sell its popular line of Galaxy devices to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, sources familiar with the situation said on Friday. Full story

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A seized counterfeit Samsung phone is pictured in this handout photo courtesy of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection
A seized counterfeit Samsung phone is pictured in this handout photo courtesy of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection

A seized counterfeit Samsung phone is pictured in this handout photo courtesy of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection taken in Los Angeles and received by Reuters July 31, 2013. The United States and China joined forces for their first combined operation cracking down on counterfeited goods, seizi

File photo of an Apple logo behind a Samsung logo outside a mobile phone store in Wuhan, Hubei province
File photo of an Apple logo behind a Samsung logo outside a mobile phone store in Wuhan, Hubei province

An Apple logo is seen behind a Samsung logo outside a mobile phone store in Wuhan, Hubei province in this April 18, 2013 file photo. Samsung, the South Korean giant, now has a 19 percent share of the $80 billion smartphone market in China, a market expected to surge to $117 billion by 2017, accordin

People walk past outside a mobile phone store selling Apple and Samsung products in Wuhan
People walk past outside a mobile phone store selling Apple and Samsung products in Wuhan

People walk past outside a mobile phone store selling Apple and Samsung products in Wuhan, Hubei province April 18, 2013. Samsung, the South Korean giant, now has a 19 percent share of the $80 billion smartphone market in China, a market expected to surge to $117 billion by 2017, according to Intern