(Refiles to fix spelling in first bullet point, first paragraph). * Factory activity contracts for 9th month, but pace of fall eases.
CHICAGO U.S. shoppers seeking to avoid the holiday crowds at bricks-and-mortar stores and snare deals on Cyber Monday came face-to-face with traffic jams and product sellouts, with some customers of Target Corp forced to wait in a virtual line.
SEOUL Dec 1 South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has named Dongjin Koh as the president of its smartphone business, conglomerate Samsung Group said on Tuesday.
This year's "Cyber Monday" is set to be the biggest online shopping day in history, Adobe predicts. With data from thousands of retailers still flowing in, the company believes Monday's total online spending will be $2.98 billion.
Bill Gates, the world's richest man, led a group of philanthropists in vowing to plow $2 billion into clean energy through personal investments and a new fund to be set up next year.