Shares recover as North Korea’s conciliatory stance calms nerves

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global shares were on the mend on Friday as Pyongyang’s measured response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement to call off a key summit with North Korea healed market sentiment, although investors remained cautious.

U.S. jury awards Apple $539 million in Samsung patent retrial

(Reuters) – After nearly five days of deliberations, a U.S. jury on Thursday said Samsung Electronics Co Ltd should pay $539 million to Apple Inc for copying patented smartphone features, according to court documents, bringing a years-long feud between the technology companies into its final stages.

U.S. jury awards Apple $539 million in Samsung patent retrial: CNET

(Reuters) – After nearly five days of deliberations, a U.S. jury on Thursday said Samsung Electronics Co Ltd should pay $539 million Apple Inc for copying patented smartphone features, technology publication CNET reported, bringing a years-long feud between the technology companies into its final stages.

Tesla’s Musk bashes media, proposes credibility check

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk gained the support on Thursday of more than half a million people on Twitter for plans to create a website evaluating journalists’ credibility, spurred by his frustration at media reports about the electric car maker.

Wall St. edges lower after North Korea summit canceled

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks ended down slightly on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and ordered a probe of auto imports, while gains in Netflix pushed its market value to a record.

Stock market value of Netflix eclipses Disney for first time

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Netflix’s stock market value ballooned to a record $153 billion on Thursday and eclipsed Walt Disney Co for the first time, making it the world’s most valuable entertainment company, following a monumental shift by viewers away from cinemas and cable television.

Wall Street dips after Trump cancels North Korea summit, targets car imports

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday, but were well off the session lows hit after President Donald Trump canceled a summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and threatened to impose tariffs on auto imports.

Wall Street slips as Trump cancels North Korea summit, targets car imports

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks fell on Thursday after President Donald Trump canceled a planned historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and threatened tariffs on auto imports while trade tensions with China simmered.