Oct 23- Touchscreen chip maker Synaptics Inc reported lower-than-expected first-quarter revenue and profit, hurt by weak demand from smartphone makers, sending its shares down 13 percent in extended trading. "Given that certain Samsung designs that have come out recently are not using Synaptics touch IC products, we think that would probably be a real driver...» Read More
Microsoft rallied after it reported fiscal-first quarter earnings that topped expectations, boosted by better-than expected cloud software sales.
China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. He delighted an audience of students in Beijing recently by chatting in Mandarin.
HELSINKI, Oct 23- Nokia delivered quarterly profits well above expectations on Thursday, six months after selling its struggling handset business to Microsoft in a 5.6 billion euros deal that transformed it into a pure play network equipment maker. The Finnish company reported strong earnings from its core network gear unit and lifted the outlook for the...
CNBC reporter Morgan Brennan chats with Jill Duffy, writer at PC Mag about the introduction of Google's new Inbox app, an invite only service that allows users to reorganize their Gmail.
HELSINKI, Oct 23- Finland's Nokia beat market expectations as it reported strong third-quarter profit growth and lifted the profitability outlook for its core network gear unit on the back of large network roll-outs in North America and China. Nokia shares rose 5.3 percent to 6.85 euros by 0830 GMT, underscoring investors' positive view of the transformation...
BEIJING— China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. Zuckerberg, whose company has long sought to enter China, noted Facebook already helps some Chinese companies in foreign markets, citing computer maker Lenovo's ads on Facebook in India. "Speaking of China, I have a more difficult question for Mark, which I hope will not get me fired.
VCE, set up in 2009 as a one-stop shop for data centers, bundles Cisco's networking equipment and servers with EMC's storage gear and software from EMC's virtualization software unit VMware Inc.. Reports of EMC and Cisco encroaching on each other's turfs had sparked speculation that the partnership was fraying. "We view the Cisco/ VCE news as a' yawner' given that...
iCloud users targeted by hack attack in China, what should users do about it?
Demand for Apple's iPad Mini may be waning as more users gravitate toward bigger—and smaller—devices, according to a Slice Intelligence.
Apple will not disclose sales figures for its forthcoming Watch, the Financial Times reports.
Steven Milunovich, UBS Managing Director breaks down tablet and Mac sales' influence on Apple earnings.
TORONTO, Oct 20- BlackBerry shares rose more than 3 percent on Monday after a news website said Chinese computer maker Lenovo Group might offer to buy the Canadian technology company. Lenovo and BlackBerry said their companies did not comment on rumors and speculation. Rumors of a Lenovo bid for BlackBerry have swirled many times over the last two years.
IBM sells its chip business to GlobalFoundries for $1.5 bln so it can focus on other areas.
Apple's new mobile payment service bets consumers will no longer want to carry wallets, credit cards or cash.
Apple has built a SIM card in their new iPads--these are the first devices that can be switched seamlessly between 3 wireless carriers without the carriers being involved, having the ability to up-sell. Could this lessen the power of the mobile carriers in our market?
Amid the hype of the launch of the latest iPad models, there was one new member of Apple's ecosystem that wasn't mentioned: Apple SIM.
SanDisk's shares fell 5 percent in extended trading, after the company also reported lower-than-expected revenue for the third quarter. SanDisk, a supplier of memory chips for Apple Inc's iPhones, in June bought Fusion-io Inc, a solid-state storage products maker. SanDisk forecast revenue of $1.80 billion- $1.85 billion for the fourth quarter ending...
SanDisk's shares fell 5 percent in extended trading, after the company also reported lower-than-expected revenue for the third quarter. SanDisk, a supplier of memory chips for Apple Inc's iPhones, bought Fusion-io to enter the high-margin solid-state drives business. SanDisk forecast revenue of $1.80 billion- $1.85 billion for the fourth quarter ending...
SanDisk reported net income of $262.7 million in its third quarter, but shares fell more than 7 percent in extended-hours trade on lowered guidance.
WASHINGTON— FBI Director James Comey warned in stark terms Thursday against the push by technology companies to encrypt smartphone data and operating systems, arguing that murder cases could be stalled, suspects could walk free and justice could be thwarted by a locked phone or an encrypted hard drive. Privacy advocates and technology experts called the...
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