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Samsung launches new tablets in flagship phone hiatus
BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics launched two new tablets on Sunday, marking its first major announcement since being forced to withdraw the flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone after some of the devices caught fire.

Nokia goes back to the future with 49 euro phone
BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - Nokia's newly revitalized phone business went back to the future on Sunday, re-introducing a brightly colored version of the classic 3310 talk and text phone, the world's most popular device in the year 2000.

Treason charges against Russian cyber experts linked to seven-year-old accusations
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Treason charges brought in December against two Russian state security officers and a cyber-security expert in Moscow relate to allegations made by a Russian businessman seven years ago, according to the businessman and a source connected with the investigation.

Nokia sees growth opportunities in networks market
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Nokia sees demand for higher speed 4G network equipment starting to recover this year, led by Japan, the company's chief executive Rajeev Suri said on Sunday as he announced a series of contracts with telecom operators.

Google's digital assistant comes to new Android phones
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Sunday that it will bring its digital assistant to smartphones running the latest versions of its Android operating system, vastly expanding its reach.

BMW may build electric Mini in Germany instead of Britain: Handelsblatt
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Luxury carmaker BMW is considering moving planned production of an electric version of its Mini compact car to Germany from Britain in response to plans by London to leave the EU single market, the Handelsblatt daily newspaper reported.

Huawei seeks to exploit Samsung gap with new smartphone
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Huawei [HWT.UL] is introducing a mass-market version of its premium business phone, to take advantage of a gap created by the withdrawal of Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note 7 after a crisis with its batteries catching fire.

Telefonica promises customers more control of own data

Berkshire Hathaway gains $1.6 billion from its huge bite of Apple

TCL carries flickering BlackBerry flame with new phone launch