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Visitors try out Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Z Flip smartphones at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year, helped by robust demand for memory chips used in personal computers and servers as the coronavirus pandemic has more people working from home. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

Samsung projects 23% jump in 2Q profit on strong chip sales

Jul. 7, 2020 12:46 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year, helped by robust demand for memory chips used in personal computers and servers as the coronavirus pandemic has more people working from home. The South...

Mercedes, NVIDIA to develop new automated driving system

Jun. 23, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Four days after shelving an autonomous vehicle agreement with BMW, Mercedes has announced a deal to work with chip and software maker NVIDIA. The companies said Tuesday that the two will create a computing and artificial intelligence system for automated driving. It will be rolled out...

In this photo provided by Apple Inc., CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Monday, June 22, 2020, in Cupertino, Calif. At its postponed and now-virtual developers conference, Apple is expected to unveil some modest changes to iPhone operating software and possibly to drop some hints about its efforts in augmented and virtual reality, although any new gadgets are still probably a few years away. (Brooks Kraft/Apple Inc. via AP)

Apple previews new iPhone software, changes to Mac chips

Jun. 22, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

Apple on Monday provided a glimpse at upcoming software changes designed to make the iPhone even easier to use and also announced a long-anticipated shift to a new type of chip to power its line of Mac computers. The preview of the next version of the iPhone's operating system, known as iOS 14, highlighted...

Polis: Virus contingency plans key for schools reopening

Jun. 8, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s public schools will need to be flexible about reopening classroom instruction this fall by keeping remote learning options available for students at schools that have coronavirus outbreaks, the governor and the state’s chief epidemiologist told the education board...

Dell, Williams-Sonoma rise; Nordstrom, Salesforce fall

May. 29, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Friday: Salesforce.com Inc., down $6.31 to $174.79. The cloud-based software company cut its full year financial forecasts because of the virus pandemic's impact. VMware Inc., up $13.83 to $156.27. The cloud-based software company...

FILE - In this March 18, 2019, file photo, the logo for IBM appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.  IBM says it’s laying off an undisclosed number of workers across the U.S., according to the Wall Street Journal and other reports.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

IBM cuts jobs around U.S. as new CEO looks for revival

May. 22, 2020 4:55 PM EDT

ARMONK, N.Y. (AP) — IBM told the Wall Street Journal it is laying off an undisclosed number of workers across the U.S. IBM representatives didn't return numerous calls and emails Friday to confirm the job cuts, which were also reported by Bloomberg. The already-struggling tech giant's new CEO Arvind...

A man wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus walks past a Huawei retail store in Beijing on Monday, May 18, 2020. China's commerce ministry says it will take

U.S. restriction on chipmakers deals critical blow to Huawei

May. 18, 2020 6:23 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — The latest U.S. sanctions on tech giant Huawei threaten to devastate the company and escalate a feud with China that could disrupt technology industries worldwide. Huawei Technologies Ltd. is one of the biggest makers of smartphones and network equipment, but that $123 billion-a-year...

FILE - In this March 8, 2019, file photo, A logo of Huawei retail shop is seen through a handrail inside a commercial office building in Beijing.  The U.S. government is imposing new restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei by limiting its ability to use American technology to build its semiconductors. The Commerce Department said Friday, May 15, 2020 the move aims to cut off Huawei’s undermining of existing U.S. sanctions.  (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

China warns US of 'all necessary measures' over Huawei rules

May. 17, 2020 11:51 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China’s commerce ministry says it will take “all necessary measures” in response to new U.S. restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei’s ability to use American technology, calling the measures an abuse of state power and a violation of market principles. An...

FILE - In this March 8, 2019, file photo, A logo of Huawei retail shop is seen through a handrail inside a commercial office building in Beijing.  The U.S. government is imposing new restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei by limiting its ability to use American technology to build its semiconductors. The Commerce Department said Friday, May 15, 2020 the move aims to cut off Huawei’s undermining of existing U.S. sanctions.  (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

US adds new sanction on Chinese tech giant Huawei

May. 16, 2020 2:38 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. government has imposed new restrictions on Chinese tech giant Huawei's ability to use American technology, stepping up a conflict with Beijing over industry development and security. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Friday that Washington wants to prevent Huawei from evading...

Taiwan company to build semiconductor factory in Arizona

May. 14, 2020 10:46 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Taiwan-based maker of silicon chips plans to build an advanced semiconductor factory in Arizona, Gov. Doug Ducey announced Thursday night. In a statement, Ducey said the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s project will create more than 1,600 new high-tech jobs in the state....