Computer hardware manufacturing

In this Monday, April 23, 2018 photo, an employee leaves an office of SK Hynix Inc. in Seongnam, South Korea. SK Hynix Inc. on Tuesday, April 24, says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 23, 2018 - 9:52 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SK Hynix Inc. said Tuesday its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices that offset slowing growth in the mobile sector. The South Korean chipmaker, which supplies to Apple, reported 3.1 trillion won ($2.9...
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In this March 16, 2016, photo, flags fly over the ZTE Global Cloud Computing Center in Nanjing in eastern China's Jiangsu province. Chinese tech company ZTE said Friday, April 20, 2018, that it won't accept an "unfair" U.S. penalty in a case involving exports of telecoms equipment to North Korea and Iran and is seeking a solution through legal channels. (Chinatopix via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 6:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — ZTE Corp., one of China's biggest tech companies, warned Friday a ban on access to U.S. technology threatens its survival and said the company is looking for a legal solution. State-owned ZTE "may enter a state of shock," which will hurt its employees and U.S. suppliers, its chairman...
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April 19, 2018 - 3:36 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese government says Qualcomm Inc.'s plan for its $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors "has difficulty" resolving concerns of anti-monopoly regulators. The Commerce Ministry spokesman's comment Thursday was the first Chinese statement about the U.S. chip maker's...
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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, visitors try Samsung Electronics Galaxy S8 smartphones at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics says its first-quarter operating profit likely jumped 56 percent to a record high. The South Korean tech giant estimated in its preliminary earnings report Friday, April 6, 2018, that its January-March operating income was 15.6 trillion won ($14.7 billion), compared with 9.9 trillion won a year earlier. The estimate was higher than expected. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
April 06, 2018 - 12:00 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics estimated its first-quarter operating profit jumped 56 percent to a record high, likely because demand for memory chips continued to be robust, outweighing lower display sales to Apple. The South Korean tech giant said in its preliminary earnings report...
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Toshiba Corp., Chairman and CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani speaks during an interview at the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Kurumatani, the outsider tapped to lead scandal-tarnished Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp., is promising a turnaround in five years by reshaping its operations and boosting profitability. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
April 03, 2018 - 5:36 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nobuaki Kurumatani, the outsider tapped to lead scandal-tarnished Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp., is promising a turnaround in five years by reshaping its operations and boosting profitability. Kurumatani, the first outsider to be appointed chief executive at Toshiba in...
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Darlington Ibekwe, a lawyer who lives in Los Angeles, poses for a photo in front of a coffee shop in Los Angeles on Thursday, March 29, 2018. A Los Angeles judge has determined that California law requires coffee companies to carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Ibekwe said a cancer warning would be annoying but wouldn't stop him from treating himself to three lattes a week. (AP Photo/Amanda Lee Myers)
March 29, 2018 - 11:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge has determined that coffee companies must carry an ominous cancer warning label because of a chemical produced in the roasting process. Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Wednesday that Starbucks and other companies failed to show that benefits from...
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Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple event at Lane Technical College Prep High School, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
March 27, 2018 - 12:46 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on Apple's education event in Chicago (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Apple is rolling out a new educational app and giving away extra online storage to teachers and students in an attempt to reclaim some of the ground that it has lost in U.S. classrooms. The additional...
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In this Oct. 19, 2017, photo, downtown buildings and a tour boat are reflected on the mirror behind an Apple logo during a preview event at an Apple Michigan Avenue store in downtown Chicago. Apple plans to hold at an education-focused event at Lane Technical College Prep High School in Chicago on Tuesday, March 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
March 27, 2018 - 7:20 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Apple is hoping to return to the head of the class in the competition to get high-tech products into U.S. classrooms. The trend-setting company is expected to provide more details about its renewed emphasis on education Tuesday at a Chicago high school. The curriculum may include a...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2017, file photo, the logo of the Hyundai Motor Co. is displayed at the automaker's showroom in Seoul, South Korea. Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made by the Korean automakers. The agency also is looking into whether the same problem could happen in vehicles made by other companies. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
March 17, 2018 - 2:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government's road safety agency wants to know why. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it's investigating problems that affect an estimated 425,000 cars made...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, file photo, visitors look at a display booth for Qualcomm at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. Broadcom is boosting its buyout offer for Qualcomm to more than $121 billion in cash and stock in what would be the largest tech deal in history. Broadcom Ltd. said Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 that its “best and final offer” of $82 per Qualcomm share includes $60 in cash and the rest in Broadcom shares. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
February 05, 2018 - 8:29 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Broadcom boosted its bid for Qualcomm to more than $121 billion in cash and stock Monday in what would be the largest tech deal in history. Broadcom Ltd. said that its "best and final offer" of $82 per Qualcomm share includes $60 in cash and the rest in Broadcom shares...
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