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New factory in Moses Lake to bring hundreds of new jobs

May. 04, 2022 12:36 PM EDT

MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — A battery materials company has purchased a 600,000-square foot facility in Moses Lake, Washington, to be used to manufacture lithium-ion anode battery materials for the automotive and cell phone industries. Sila, based in Alameda, California, said...

Apple delivers strong quarter, but warns of trouble ahead

Apr. 28, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple on Thursday reported strong quarterly results despite supply shortages, but warned that its growth slowdown is likely to deepen. The company said it's still struggling to get enough chips to meet demand and contending with COVID-related shutdowns at factories in...

Huawei's Q1 sales down 14% as U.S. sanctions remain

Apr. 28, 2022 04:57 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Chinese telecoms equipment and smartphone maker Huawei's sales fell 14% in January-March from a year earlier as it pumped money into research and development while grappling with U.S. sanctions, according to figures released by the company Thursday. Huawei...

China's Huawei says 2021 sales down, profit up

Mar. 28, 2022 08:01 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Six months after being released by Canadian authorities following a diplomatic standoff involving Washington and Beijing, Huawei's chief financial officer said Monday the telecom equipment giant may be emerging from a “black zone” of business disruptions due to U.S. sanctions....

Chinese virus cases climb, raise threat of trade disruption

Mar. 15, 2022 08:27 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities on Tuesday tightened anti-virus controls at ports, raising the risk of trade disruptions after some auto and electronics factories shut down as the government fights coronavirus outbreaks. Stock prices in China and Hong Kong sank for a second day...

Apple's new budget iPhone will be faster and more expensive

Mar. 08, 2022 16:50 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple on Tuesday unveiled a new version of its budget-priced iPhone that's capable of connecting to ultrafast 5G wireless networks, an upgrade that's already been available on the company’s upscale models for more than a year. The latest iPhone SE marks...

Apple investors urge company to undergo civil rights audit

Mar. 04, 2022 17:57 PM EST

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Apple's shareholders have approved a proposal urging the iPhone maker to undergo an independent audit assessing its treatment of female and minority employees, delivering a rare rebuke to a management team that runs the world's most valuable company. The...

Tough sanctions loom against Russia, effectiveness uncertain

Feb. 24, 2022 09:48 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — After the threat of sweeping sanctions didn't deter Russia's attack on Ukraine, U.S. Treasury Department officials and their counterparts in Europe now face the task of carrying through on their vow to make Russia's economy and its elites pay a price. Key...