Samsung poised to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, other rivals 12:44am EST

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics stands to be a major beneficiary of the China production problems announced by rival Apple Inc on Monday, reaping the rewards of a decade-long bet on low-cost smartphone manufacturing in Vietnam.  Full Article

Apple warns sales to fall short of target due to coronavirus impact Monday, 17 Feb 2020 

(Reuters) - Apple Inc warned on Monday it was unlikely to meet its March quarter sales guidance set just three weeks ago as the world's most valuable technology firm became one of the biggest corporate casualties of China's coronavirus epidemic.  Full Article  

Exclusive: Tesla in talks to use CATL's cobalt-free batteries in China-made cars - sources 3:06am EST 

Beijing (Reuters) - Tesla is in advanced stages of talks to use batteries from CATL that contain no cobalt - one of the most expensive metals in electric vehicle (EV) batteries - in cars made at its China plant, people familiar with the matter said.  Full Article