Apple predicts faster sales growth and strong iPhone demand despite sluggish economy

Apple predicts faster sales growth and strong iPhone demand despite sluggish economy

July 28 (Reuters) – Apple Inc. (AAPL.O) Thursday said parts shortages were easing and demand for iPhones was unrelenting despite other consumer spending tightening, helping it beat Wall Street expectations and forecast faster revenue growth. upcoming sales. Shares of the Silicon Valley giant rose 2.6% after hours following the earnings release. Apple said it was … Read more

Wary buyers cloud outlook for tech and auto companies in Asia

Wary buyers cloud outlook for tech and auto companies in Asia

Samsung says demand for phone and PC chips set to weaken further Server customers can adjust inventory in recession -Samsung Toyota misses April-June production target GM’s operations in China lost $100 million in the second quarter due to restrictions July 28 (Reuters) – Asian tech firms from chipmaker Samsung to display panel maker LG Display … Read more

US approves possible sale of military assistance to Taiwan

US approves possible sale of military assistance to Taiwan

The flags of Taiwan and the United States are placed for a meeting in Taipei, Taiwan March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 15 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of military technical assistance to Taiwan worth an estimated $108 … Read more

TSMC Sees Resilient Chip Sales Boost Q3; the electronics require cooling

TSMC Sees Resilient Chip Sales Boost Q3;  the electronics require cooling

The logo of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) is pictured at its headquarters in Hsinchu, Taiwan January 19, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register See third quarter revenue up to $19.8 billion – $20.6 billion from $14.88 billion year-over-year Confident in long-term chip demand Q2 profit of T$237.0 billion … Read more

Apple soars above competition even as smartphone market stumbles, sources say

Apple soars above competition even as smartphone market stumbles, sources say

July 13 (Reuters) – The global smartphone market may be in the toilet, but the iPhone 13 continues to sell well, and Apple Inc (AAPL.O) expects its upcoming iPhone 14 to do even better at launch. Apple’s slightly higher expectations for the upcoming iPhone 14 underscore a growing belief among Wall Street analysts that the … Read more

India blocks 119 accounts linked to Chinese Vivo in money laundering probe

India blocks 119 accounts linked to Chinese Vivo in money laundering probe

A scooter rider walks past a shopping complex with the billboard of Chinese smartphone maker Vivo in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2018 REUTERS/Amit Dave Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, July 7 (Reuters) – India’s financial crime agency said on Thursday it had blocked 119 bank accounts linked to Vivo’s … Read more

Samsung Q2 strong on server chip demand, smartphone cloud outlook

Samsung Q2 strong on server chip demand, smartphone cloud outlook

The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its office building in Seoul, South Korea March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Profit likely up 15% to 14.46 trillion won -Refinitiv SmartEstimate It would be the highest April-June profit since 2018 Second-quarter chip revenue likely soared 49%, analysts … Read more

It’s alive! How Belief in AI’s Sensitivity Becomes a Problem

It’s alive!  How Belief in AI’s Sensitivity Becomes a Problem

OAKLAND, California, June 30 (Reuters) – Artificial intelligence chatbot company Replika, which offers its customers bespoke avatars that talk to and listen to them, says it receives a handful of messages almost daily from users who think their online friend is sensitive. “We’re not talking about crazy people or people who have hallucinations or delusions,” … Read more

Asian stocks suffer a painful quarter, the dollar in poor health

Asian stocks suffer a painful quarter, the dollar in poor health

Men wearing protective face masks amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak use mobile phones in front of an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei Index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, June 16, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Asian scholarships: Nikkei skids 1.5%, Wall St futures fall 0.4% Japanese … Read more

Tencent shares fall as Prosus/Naspers sell shares to fund buyouts

Tencent shares fall as Prosus/Naspers sell shares to fund buyouts

JOHANNESBURG/AMSTERDAM June 27 (Reuters) – Tech investor Prosus NV (PRX.AS)will leverage its huge stake in China’s Tencent to fund a stock buyback in itself and as the parent company of Naspers (NPNJn.J)the Dutch company said Monday, flipping shares of the Chinese tech giant. The move aims to close a gap between the market value of … Read more