Computer hardware manufacturing

June 01, 2018 - 12:36 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple is expected to preview new capabilities for its Siri digital assistant and showcase other upcoming software features. The peek at the new software will come Monday at a gathering in San Jose, California, for thousands of app developers and other computer programmers...
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May 17, 2018 - 8:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including a final one it was awaiting from China. Toshiba said Thursday that means the deal,...
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May 16, 2018 - 9:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories cranked out more appliances, computers and aircraft last month, lifting manufacturing production for only the second time in five months. The Federal Reserve says that factory output rose 0.5 percent in April after a flat reading in March. In the past year,...
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May 08, 2018 - 8:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a story May 7 about a court ruling that will require cancer warnings on coffee sold in California, The Associated Press erroneously reported some details about the chemical acrylamide. As part of a court settlement, potato chip makers agreed to reduce the chemical from their...
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In this May 3, 2016, photo, visitors look at chips at a showroom of TF-AMD Microelectronics in Suzhou in east China's Jiangsu province. TongFu Microelectronics (TFME) is a leading IC package and testing enterprise in China and bought over AMD's factories in Suzhou and Penang through fundings by China's National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund. (Chinatopix via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 4:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — A high-powered U.S. delegation arrived in Beijing on Thursday for talks with Chinese officials on defusing tensions that are propelling the world's two largest economies toward a trade war. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is leading the group, which includes Commerce Secretary...
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Trader Greg Mulligan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Stocks are opening moderately lower as Wall Street reacts to another big round of company earnings. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 02, 2018 - 11:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple is climbing Wednesday after it announced a huge stock repurchase and solid results in its latest quarter, but U.S. stocks are mixed as health care firms, household food and beverage companies and banks fall. Snap, the company behind the Snapchat video app, is plunging after it...
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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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