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Shopping online eases isolation for older adults

NEW YORK (AP) — In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn't left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went shopping — online. Mont used...

Huawei unveils flagship foldable smartphone

BEIJING (AP) — Struggling under U.S. sanctions, Huawei unveiled a folding smartphone with an 8-inch (20-centimeter) -wide screen Monday to show off its tech prowess but said it will be sold only in Ch...

Huawei to slash 2021 smartphone output by more than half

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has alerted its suppliers that its smartphone component orders for this year will be cut by more than 60 percent as it continues to struggle ...

Foxconn chairman says expects 'limited impact' from chip shortage on clients

The chairman of Apple Inc supplier Foxconn said on Saturday (Feb. 20) he expects his company and its clients will face only “limited impact” from a chip shortage that has rattled the globa...

Filipino man finds his long-lost Taiwanese father

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Filipino man on Thursday (Feb. 19) was able to find his long-lost Taiwanese father, who had not been seen or heard from for 26 years. On Wednesday, Chou Eh-chen, 27, ...

Kia and Hyundai recovering from days-long network outages

BOSTON (AP) — Kia Motors America says it’s restoring services crippled by a computer network outage that began Saturday and which apparently affected dealers’ ability to order vehicles and parts and k...

"Mr. Kitty" goes virtually to Washington over GameStop saga

The social media movement that made a beloved icon of GameStop enthusiast Keith Gill continued to rally behind the YouTube personality known as Roaring Kitty as he testified to Congress on Thursday ab...

Arlo Launches New Battery-Powered, Wire-Free Essential Video Doorbell In Singapore

Industry-Leading 180-Degree Field-of-View with Square 1:1 Aspect Ratio Delivers Most Complete Front-Entry Protection, With Direct-to-Mobile Video Calls for Faster Response SINGAPORE - Media OutReach -...

TikTok signed as 4th Chinese sponsor of soccer's Euro 2020

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Video sharing app TikTok was announced as a sponsor for this year's European Championship on Thursday, becoming the fourth Chinese backer of the soccer tournament. ...

Germany to let citizens store ID cards on smartphone

BERLIN (AP) — Germany says its citizens will be able to use smartphones to store their government-issued ID cards and prove their identity online. The move is part of a broader effor...

Edmunds compares 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Ford Expedition

The Chevrolet Tahoe and the Ford Expedition are by far the most popular large SUVs in terms of sales. They offer big-time capability and utility, even if it comes at the expense of fuel efficiency and...

Mondia powers new Ufone Gaming Portal in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN - EQS Newswire - 10 February 2021 - Mondia (www.Mondia.com), a leading technology company that specialises in the marketing and distribution of digital content, announced the laun...

A look at what quarantine is like in Olympic-host Japan

TOKYO (AP) — What’s it like traveling to Japan, six months ahead of the Olympics? Almost impossible, unless you’re a Japanese national or a foreigner with resident status. ...

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___ Biden treads carefully around Trump’s combative trade policy WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first weeks in office, President Joe Biden has wasted no time in dumping a...

Huawei founder sees no end to US sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — The founder of Huawei said Tuesday he doubts President Joe Biden will remove U.S. sanctions that battered the telecom equipment giant’s smartphone sales but expressed confidence the com...