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July 4, 2014  

BlackBerry sells its German based R&D assets to Volkswagen Infotainment

Move comes as the Ontario-based company looks to become profitable by its 2016 financial year.

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July 3, 2014  

Samsung gets approval to build $1B display factory in Vietnam

Plant in northern Vietnam will supply small displays for smartphones and tablet computers starting in 2015.

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July 2, 2014  

Celestica opens Toronto microelectronics laboratory

Facility will accelerate prototyping and commercialization of miniaturized electronics products.

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July 2, 2014  

[UPDATED] Manufacturing Canada 2014: Show coverage [PHOTO GALLERY]

Ideas and insights from some of Canadian manufacturing’s most influential minds.

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June 17, 2014  

Siemens, Mitsubishi announce offer for parts of France’s Alstom

Move part of an effort to derail a competing bid by General Electric.

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June 17, 2014  

Eaton breaks ground on $12M Moroccan factory

Factory will export circuit breakers and telecommunications equipment.

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June 13, 2014  

Samsung unveils AMOLED tablets with richer colours

New Galaxy Tab S flagship tab will be thinner and use less power.

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June 2, 2014  

Motorola shutters Texas smartphone plant

Facility began making first US assembled smartphones last year.

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May 16, 2014  

BNQ to manage SCC mirror committee on additive manufacturing

Quickly changing technology has shown a need for standards governing terms, definitions and process chains.

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May 14, 2014  

BlackBerry relinquishes control of corporate device management

Smartphone-maker will open its current smartphone operating system to competitors including IBM, AirWatch and Citrix,

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May 5, 2014  

Ontario’s technology sector looks to model Silicon Valley for growth

Waterloo organizers hope to mimic Silicon Valley by strengthening ties to companies in Toronto, to create a new technology “supercluster.”

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April 23, 2014  

Asian toe-hold

Pros and cons of the South Korea deal.

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April 22, 2014  

Apple increasing its reliance on renewable energy

Almost half of the electronics-giant’s stores and data centres are powered by renewable energy.

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April 14, 2014  

Executives’ confidence in global economy up 24%: EY

Improved confidence means companies are planning on pursuing more M&A activity in the next 12 months, survey suggests.

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March 14, 2014  

Canada can learn from Germany on skills: Kenney

Employment minister says feds, provinces can expand paid co-ops for students

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February 21, 2014  

Struggling Sony counts on PS4 as other business lags

The Japanese electronics manufacturer’s other brands, including Bravia and Vaio, haven’t held their competitive edge.

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January 24, 2014  

Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future

Analysts concerned the Korean tech-giant has become too reliant on smartphones.

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January 13, 2014  

Honeywell acknowledges investigation into fighter jet parts made in China

Inquiry involves electronics manufactured for the government’a new F-35 fighter planes.

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October 23, 2013  

Celestica Q3 profit up despite loss of BlackBerry

Contract electronics manufacturer reports strong demand in communications, storage markets.

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September 10, 2013  

Apple poised to challenge Android with cheaper iPhone

Gadget maker expected to reveal lower-end iPhone 5C and higher-end 5S at annual product launch.

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August 26, 2013  

Orders for long lasting US factory goods fall sharply

Demand for commercial aircraft plummeted and businesses spent less on computers and electrical equipment.

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April 4, 2013  

New technologies drive rising automotive electronics imports: Scotiabank

Canada on track for vehicle sales of 1.66 million vehicles for 2013.

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January 30, 2013  

Apple’s demand for increased patent damages from Samsung rejected

But validity of iPad and iPhone patents at the centre of the dispute upheld.

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January 23, 2013  

Celestica reports sharp profit drop, but has plans to grow earnings

Electronics manufacturer reports $7.2 million in profits in Q4, down from $69.2 in the same period a year ago.

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January 22, 2013  

FAA tries to keep pace as more advanced technology takes to the air

After Boeing 787 grounding, experts question the authority’s ability to keep up with the way planes are built today.

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January 17, 2013  

S7-1500 delivers more efficient control

A scalable line for automation applications.

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December 11, 2012  

STMicroelectronics to leave joint venture with Ericsson

Europe’s largest chipmaker blames exit on stuggles associated with downturn in global demand.

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December 7, 2012  

Apple Macs to be produced in the US next year

CEO Cook says moving one line at a cost of $100 million.

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November 1, 2012  

Chinese manufacturing data fails to rally world markets

Looking for more stimulus with rare upcoming leadership change.

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September 20, 2012  

US seeks $1B fine, long prison terms in LCD price fixing

Largest criminal antitrust case surpasses the break-up of a vitamin cartel in the late 1990s.

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September 5, 2012  

Murata could benefit big from world’s tiniest capacitor

Electronics manufacturer says new capacitor is as tiny as the period at the end of this sentence.

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September 4, 2012  

Samsung to examine labour practices at Chinese suppliers

Samsung to examine labour practices at Chinese suppliers