AP Explains: US sanctions on Huawei bite, but who gets hurt?

Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even before their dimensions are fully understood. U.S. companies that supply the Chinese tech powerhouse with computer chips saw their...

Google says services on Huawei phone still will function

BEIJING (AP) — Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company's services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech gia...

Samsung's 1Q profit slides on falling chip prices

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. says its operating profit for the last quarter declined more than 60% from a year earlier because of falling chip prices and sluggish demands for its ...

Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on VR

NANCHANG, China (AP) — Liu Zixing craned his neck forward for help with fastening the goggles for his first ever taste of virtual reality. He took a break from the mining ore business to travel to a V...

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___ Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report by the government's overseers of Medicare and Social Security urges lawmakers...

Samsung delays folding phone launch after breaking issues

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung is pushing back this week's planned public launch of its highly anticipated, $2000 folding phone after reports that reviewers' phones were breaking. The ...

Samsung to inspect Galaxy Fold smartphone after reviewers report problems

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korean electronics giant Samsung said Thursday (April 18) it would “thoroughly inspect” the reports that some of its brand new Galaxy Fold smartphones br...

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Thursday after Wall Street declined despite encouraging Chinese economic data. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong all retreated. Sydn...

Some of Samsung's folding phones are already breaking

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some of Samsung's new $2,000 folding phones appear to be breaking after just a couple of days. Journalists who received the phones to review before the public la...

Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet. ...

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___ Apple, Qualcomm settle bitter dispute over iPhone technology SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute c...

New Samsung handset: Innovation hinges on folding screen

LONDON (AP) — When Samsung said this year it would launch a smartphone with a folding screen, the big question was whether the innovation was something people actually wanted or needed. ...

Samsung Open Results

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Hercog beats Swiatek in Lugano final, end 7-year title wait

LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — Winning her first title since 2012, Polona Hercog beat 17-year-old Iga Swiatek 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in a rain-delayed Samsung Open final on Sunday. In the 17th si...

Wimbledon junior champion Swiatek into Samsung Open final

LUGANO, Switzerland (AP) — Wimbledon junior champion Iga Swiatek advanced to her first WTA tour final by beating Kristyna Pliskova 6-0, 6-1 in the Samsung Open semifinals on Saturday. ...