Computer hardware manufacturing

January 03, 2018 - 10:23 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Security researchers at Google say they've discovered serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers. Google's Project Zero team said Wednesday that the flaw could allow bad actors to gather passwords and other sensitive data from...
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FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2017, file photo, Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group, talks at the business forum of the 11th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Money transfer company MoneyGram says Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, its proposed acquisition by Chinese billionaire Ma's Ant Financial Services Group has been called off after a U.S. government security panel rejected the $1.2 billion deal. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
January 03, 2018 - 12:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese billionaire Jack Ma has dropped his bid to buy U.S. money transfer company MoneyGram after Washington rejected the $1.2 billion deal in a fresh example of heightened American scrutiny of Chinese investment. MoneyGram International Inc. and Ma's Ant Financial Services Group...
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December 22, 2017 - 6:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is being fined $25,000 per day for missing a court-imposed deadline to produce evidence in a government lawsuit that alleges mobile chip supplier Qualcomm has been imposing unfair licensing terms on the makers of smartphones. The fine imposed Thursday by a federal...
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December 06, 2017 - 12:23 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a hacking attack on a North Carolina county (all times local): 12:20 p.m. North Carolina's largest city says its computer system hasn't been affected by a hacking attack on the surrounding county. Charlotte government officials released a statement Wednesday...
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November 29, 2017 - 4:12 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rogue online gamers have designed, sold or used computer code to crush competitors playing the popular "Fortnite" survival video game, spoiling the experience and the creator's profit potential, the game's maker charges in a series of lawsuits. Cary, North Carolina-based Epic...
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November 20, 2017 - 8:43 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marvell Technology has bid about $6 billion for Cavium in a cash-and-stock deal that would create a chip maker to compete with Intel and other giants in the industry. The potential deal extends a long-running consolidation for computer chip producers which are trying to...
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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. On Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, Qualcomm said they are rejecting an unsolicited offer from Broadcom, saying that the proposal is significantly undervalued and that a tie-up between the massive chipmakers would face substantial regulatory resistance. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
November 13, 2017 - 10:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Qualcomm rejected an unsolicited, $103 billion offer from Broadcom, saying that the proposal is significantly undervalued and that a tie-up between the massive chipmakers would face substantial regulatory resistance. Qualcomm said Monday that it's in a unique position to grow on its...
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November 09, 2017 - 6:15 pm
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Ever so cautiously, North Korea is going online. Doctors can consult via live, online video conferencing, and lectures at prestigious Kim Il Sung University are streamed to faraway factories and agricultural communes. People use online dictionaries and text each other...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, Broadcom CEO Hock Tan speaks as President Donald Trump listens during an event to announce the company is moving its global headquarters to the United States, in the Oval Office of the White House, in Washington. Broadcom is making an unsolicited, $130 billion offer for rival chipmaker Qualcomm. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
November 06, 2017 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Broadcom made an unsolicited, $103 billion offer for rival chipmaker Qualcomm, the tech industry's largest attempted takeover that is destined to come under intense regulatory scrutiny. Qualcomm, known to consumers as the maker of Snapdragon chips found in smartphones and tablets,...
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President Donald Trump smiles at Broadcom CEO Hock Tan during an event to announce that the company is moving its global headquarters to the United States, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in Washington. The White House says Broadcom, a $100 billion semiconductor company based in Singapore, will move its home address to the U.S. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 02, 2017 - 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A $100 billion semiconductor company based in Singapore will legally relocate its home address to the United States, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Broadcom Limited, which manufactures communications chips around the world, said it would relocate its legal address to...
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