Huawei sells folding smartphone with no Google after US ban

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is selling a folding smartphone without Google apps or U.S.-made processor chips following sanctions imposed by Washington. The Mate X went o...

NCC demands smartphone makers list Taiwan properly after Huawei alters caller IDs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to reports of Huawei smartphones suddenly changing Taiwan's listing to "Taiwan, China," the National Communication Commission (NCC) on Wednesday ...

Motorola flips for its futuristic foldable phone

NEW YORK (AP) — Motorola is bracing for the future by returning to the past. The company is adapting its historical flip-phone design for a smartphone with a foldable screen. Samsung...

Music Review: DJ Shadow back with an album to mark the times

DJ Shadow, “Our Pathetic Age” (Mass Appeal) In the companion art piece to DJ Shadow’s “Our Pathetic Age,” a poem expresses not wanting to be permeated by the ubiquity of “tech parano...

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...

Huawei giving employees bonus for coping with US sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — Huawei is paying its employees bonuses totaling more than $285 million as thanks for helping the Chinese tech giant cope with U.S. sanctions that threaten its smartphone and other busin...

AP Interview: Huawei founder says US woes not hardest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei's founder stayed out of sight as it grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand. ...

HTC brings VR to Adidas' design, development processes

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp., which had become a leader in the virtual reality business, has been working with the German footwear company Adidas to optimize its design and production proce...

Huawei founder says US sanctions not his toughest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei's founder stayed out of sight as it grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand. ...

Huawei founder says US sanctions not his toughest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei stayed out of sight as his company grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 sma...

Matchbox cars, coloring book, Magic make Toy Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Matchbox cars, the coloring book and the collectible card game Magic: The Gathering have been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame. The newest honorees ...

AP reporter recounts covering fall of Berlin Wall in 1989

BERLIN (AP) — After months of overtime writing about upheaval and protests in East Germany, AP's Frieder Reimold settled in on Nov. 9, 1989, to watch a televised evening briefing by Guenter Schabowski...

Indicted mayor's name still on ballot despite suspended bid

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor facing federal fraud and extortion charges remains on the ballot even though he suspended his reelection campaign. Voters in Fall River...

Samsung Electronics says third quarter profit fell 56%

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics says it operating profit for the last quarter fell by nearly 56%, with its robust smartphone and TV sales offset by a continuously weak market for compute...

Searchers look for man seen on YouTube falling on Mount Fuji

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese police are searching for a man who was seen falling while livestreaming his climb up Mount Fuji on YouTube. Police in Shizuoka prefecture, home to Japan's highe...