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Snap, Intel fall; American Express, Mattel rise

Oct. 22, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Friday: Intel Corp., down $6.54 to $49.46. The chipmaker gave investors a disappointing profit forecast for the current quarter. Mattel Inc., up 12...

Snap's stock drops as iPhone privacy controls pinch ad sales

Oct. 21, 2021 19:25 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Snapchat's corporate parent disclosed Thursday that its ad sales are being hurt by a privacy crackdown that rolled out on Apple's iPhones earlier this year, raising investor fears that the app's financial growth is going into a tailspin. The...

IBM, Las Vegas Sands fall; Crocs, AutoNation rise

Oct. 21, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: International Business Machines Corp., down $13.57 to $128.33. The technology and consulting company's third-quarter revenue fell short of Wall Street forecasts. ...

Tesla hits record profit despite parts shortage, ship delays

Oct. 20, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Record electric vehicle sales last summer amid a shortage of computer chips and other materials propelled Tesla Inc. to the biggest quarterly net earnings in its history. The company said Wednesday that it made $1.62 billion in the third quarter, beating...

Sinclair, Zillow fall; State Street, Peabody Energy rise

Oct. 18, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Monday: Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., down 80 cents to $26.39. The television broadcasting company suffered a data breach and is working to determine what information the...

TSMC plans chip plant in Japan, says supply shortages easing

Oct. 15, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp. has confirmed it is planning to build a computer chip factory in Japan. TSMC’s CEO C.C. Wei said the company, the world’s biggest contract producer of semiconductors, was expanding to better serve its customers and enhance its...

Asian shares rise after technology-powered rally on Wall St

Oct. 14, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

Asian shares were higher Friday after technology companies powered the biggest gain on Wall Street since March. All major regional indexes advanced, with Tokyo gaining 1.4%. Taiwan shares jumped 2.2% on news that computer chip maker TSMC upgraded...

Cyberattacks concerning to most in US: Pearson/AP-NORC poll

Oct. 11, 2021 08:31 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Most Americans across party lines have serious concerns about cyberattacks on U.S. computer systems and view China and Russia as major threats, according to a new poll. The poll by The Pearson Institute and The Associated Press-NORC Center for...

Google cracks down on climate change denial by targeting ads

Oct. 08, 2021 10:22 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Google is cracking down on digital ads promoting false climate change claims or being used to make money from such content, hoping to limit revenue for climate change deniers and stop the spread of misinformation on its platforms. The company said...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Oct. 06, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

Advance Media New York. October 3, 2021. Editorial: Why a computer chip factory is not another Amazon Central New York is reportedly getting closer to attracting a semiconductor factory to the White Pine Commerce Park in Clay, bringing 3,000 to 5,000...