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SAN FRANCISCO, March 18- Voice-controlled smartwatches that track heart rates and connect to phones and tablets will debut later this year as Google Inc partners with electronics, technology and fashion companies to take consumers to the next promised frontier in computing.
March 6- Shares of Pixelworks Inc, which makes chips for digital display, rose 54 percent a day after the company revealed that Apple Inc is among its largest customers.
From Qualcomm and Intel to MediaTek, Marvell and Broadcom, the suppliers of the crucial components that power smartphone applications and drive high-speed wireless connections are scrambling to capitalize on opportunities taking shape as Chinese brands and telecoms carriers such as China Mobile gear up for 4 G LTE, or Long-Term Evolution.
Taiwan's MediaTek Inc, the leading chip supplier for Chinese smartphones, is barreling into the U.S. market with a new major global branding campaign and setting up shop in San Diego, California, home to Qualcomm.
OULU, Finland, Dec 22- From early December, the Finnish city of Oulu is trapped in darkness for all but a few murky midday hours, a darkness some feared might be matched by its economic prospects after big local employer Nokia hit the skids.
NEW YORK, Dec 13- The government rested its case on Friday after four weeks of testimony in the insider trading trial of SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager Michael Steinberg, sending the proceeding toward what is expected to be a swift resolution next week.
Dec 13- Qualcomm Inc said Chief Operating Officer Steve Mollenkopf, touted as a possible candidate for the top job at Microsoft Corp, will become the chipmaker's CEO in March, replacing Paul Jacobs who becomes executive chairman.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the four-year-old online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 6- At Pinterest, the online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. Male-heavy boards dominate in the start-up mecca of Silicon Valley, which prides itself on progressive thinking and putting talent first. Google, Facebook and Twitter all went public without a woman on the board.
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*Chinese regulator not saying why Qualcomm being investigated. *Qualcomm would be big gainer through royalties. Nov 26- China's anti-trust investigation into Qualcomm, the world's biggest smartphone chip maker, is likely tied to the impending $16 billion rollout of commercial fourth-generation services by China's big telecoms carriers.
*Chinese regulator not saying why Qualcomm investigated. Nov 25- Qualcomm Inc said on Monday it faces an antitrust probe in China, sending its shares lower as investors worried the investigation could hurt the chipmaker's business in the fast-growing smartphone market.
*Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of heavy-equipment maker Caterpillar and semiconductor companies tumbled after they reported earnings, ending the S&P 500' s four-session streak of record high finishes.
*Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday as shares of Caterpillar and a group of chipmakers tumbled after they reported earnings, putting the S&P 500 on course to snap a four-session streak of record highs.
Trends emerge this earnings' season: limited Q4 visibility, momentum names slide, oil is dropping, and bond yields break down.
*Caterpillar falls after results, chipmakers also drop. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 on track to snap a four-day streak of record highs, as shares of Caterpillar and a number of chipmakers tumbled in the wake of their results.
*Caterpillar falls after results, Boeing up. NEW YORK, Oct 23- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday after four straight days of record highs on the S&P 500, amid concern over tightening financial conditions in China and weakness in European banks.
Stocks are down globally, with the most likely explanation being that stocks are greatly overbought.
*Caterpillar falls after results, Boeing up. Two key Dow components highlighted a mixed earnings picture on Wall Street, with Caterpillar shares down 4.5 percent after cutting its full-year earnings forecast, and Boeing up 2.8 percent after raising its outlook for the year.