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Taiwan chipmaker TSMC says quarterly profit $6 billion

Jan. 13, 2022 02:00 AM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the biggest contract manufacturer of processor chips, reported Thursday its quarterly profit rose 16.4% over a year earlier to $6 billion amid surging demand for chips for smartphones and other electronics. Revenue in...

Will Elizabeth Holmes' conviction sober up Silicon Valley?

Jan. 04, 2022 17:37 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The fraud conviction of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes could do more than just send a once-celebrated ex-billionaire to prison. In theory, it could also deliver a sobering message to a Silicon Valley culture that often gets lost in its own hubris and swagger. ...

Former Theranos CEO Holmes convicted of fraud and conspiracy

Jan. 04, 2022 13:01 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — In a case that exposed Silicon Valley’s culture of hubris and hype, Elizabeth Holmes was convicted Monday of duping investors into believing her startup Theranos had developed a revolutionary medical device that could detect a multitude of diseases and conditions from a...

Timeline of NBA in 1970s as league celebrates 75th season

Dec. 16, 2021 11:26 AM EST

Timeline of the National Basketball Association during the 1970s. The timeline includes milestone moments in the league’s history and key moments off the court as the NBA celebrates its 75th season: April 29, 1970: Jerry West forces overtime in Game 3 of the NBA Finals, knocking...

'The internet's on fire' as techs race to fix software flaw

Dec. 10, 2021 23:59 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A critical vulnerability in a widely used software tool — one quickly exploited in the online game Minecraft — is rapidly emerging as a major threat to organizations around the world. “The internet’s on fire right now," said Adam Meyers, senior vice president...

Saudi activist sues 3 former U.S. officials over hacking

Dec. 09, 2021 14:50 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Loujain al-Hathloul, a prominent Saudi political activist who pushed to end a ban on women driving in her country, is suing three former U.S. intelligence and military officials she says helped hack her cellphone so a foreign government could spy on her before she was...

US government sues to block $40 billion Nvidia-Arm chip deal

Dec. 02, 2021 17:47 PM EST

The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block graphics chip maker Nvidia’s $40 billion purchase of chip designer Arm, saying the deal would create a powerful company that could hurt the growth of new technologies. Nvidia Corp., based in Santa Clara,...

Kroger, Okta rise; Dollar General, Apple fall

Dec. 02, 2021 16:50 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Synopsys Inc., up $14.92 to $349.67. The maker of software used to test and develop chips gave investors an encouraging profit forecast. ...

Salvadoran journalists, activists report spyware alerts

Nov. 24, 2021 22:27 PM EST

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Association of Salvadoran Journalists says some news outlets have reported receiving alerts Wednesday from Apple Inc. warning of “possible spying” on the part of the Salvadoran government. The association said it had been...

Apple suing Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group

Nov. 23, 2021 15:58 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tech giant Apple announced Tuesday it is suing Israel’s NSO Group, seeking to block the world’s most infamous hacker-for-hire company from breaking into Apple's products, like the iPhone. Apple said in a complaint filed in federal court in...