Samsung in talks with Japan's Murata for S8 batteries – Nikkei

(Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is discussing a supply deal with Japan's Murata Manufacturing for batteries for its Galaxy S8 smartphones, the Nikkei business daily reported. The Galaxy S8 will replace Samsung's Galaxy Note 7, which was recalled ... ( read original story ...)

LG Electronics posts 2016 operating profit of $1.2 billion

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's LG Electronics Inc reported on Tuesday a 2016 operating profit of 1.34 trillion won ($1.15 billion), up 12 percent from the previous year. In the fourth quarter, the company swung to an operating loss of 35 billion won ... ( read original story ...)