ASE unit to acquire 2nd-largest EMS supplier in Europe

ASE Technology Holding Co., the world's largest integrated circuit (IC) packaging and testing services provider, has agreed to acquire through a subsidiary the France-based Asteelflash Group, the ...

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___ Exxon Mobil prevails in lawsuit over climate regulations NEW YORK (AP) — Exxon Mobil has prevailed in a lawsuit accusing the energy giant of downplaying the tol...

San Francisco aims to rein in tests of tech ideas on streets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city leaders are considering requiring businesses to get ...

Campaigns swarm Harris donors after she exits the 2020 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris’ exit from the Democratic presidential primary has set off a stampede among her former rivals, who are moving fast to improve their campaigns' fortunes by winning over ...

Google co-founders step aside as antitrust scrutiny heats up

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s co-founders are relinquishing their executive positions just as state and federal regulators, not to mention the Department of Justice and Congress, are taking a keen int...

Huawei moving US research center to Canada

The founder of Huawei says the Chinese tech giant is moving its U.S. research center to Canada due to American sanctions on the company. In an interview with Toronto's Global and Mail newspaper...

Google co-founders step down as execs of parent Alphabet

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their roles within the parent company, Alphabet. Sundar Pichai, who has been leading Google ...

Huawei moving US research center to Canada

BEIJING (AP) — The founder of Huawei says the Chinese tech giant is moving its U.S. research center to Canada due to American restrictions on its activities. In an interview with Tor...

Democrats aim to catch up to Trump’s 2020 cash advantage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are narrowing President Donald Trump’s early spending advantage, with two billionaire White House hopefuls joining established party groups to target the president in key b...

Obama warns against ‘purity tests’ in Democratic primary

LOS ALTOS HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is warning Democrats against adopting “purity tests” in the presidential primary and alienating voters needed to defeat President Donald Tr...

PG&E boss faces lawmakers as new California blackouts loom

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The CEO of the nation’s largest utility faced angry California lawmakers Monday over the company’s decision to turn off power for millions of people to prevent its outdated e...

Privacy, consumer groups seek to block Google-Fitbit deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Nine privacy, social justice and consumer groups are calling for the U.S. government to block Google’s $2.1 billion acquisition of fitness-gadget maker Fitbit, citing antitrust and pri...

Apple commits $2.5B to combat California housing crisis

Apple on Monday said it will put up $2.5 billion toward easing California's housing crisis. The sum from Apple eclipses pledges by fellow Silicon Valley giants Google and Facebook fo...

From toast of town to toxic: Facebook CEO on outs with Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's social network in Washington is shrinking. Bipartisan hostility against Facebook has been building for months, fueled by a series of privacy scandals, ...

From toast of town to toxic: Facebook CEO on outs with Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's social network in Washington is shrinking. Bipartisan hostility against Facebook has been building for months, fueled by a series of privacy scand...