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Chipmaker TSMC says revenue up 16.7% as demand surges

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s biggest contract producer of processor chips, said Friday its revenue rose 16.7% in the latest quarter over a year ago as the ...

EXPLAINER: Starving for more chips in a tech-hungry world

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — As the U.S. economy rebounds from its pandemic slump, a vital cog is in short supply: the computer chips that power a wide range of products that connect, transport and entert...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 7 The Boston Globe on ‘vaccine passports’: A traveler...

South Korea's LG to completely withdraw from cell phone market

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — South Korea's LG Electronics Inc. will close its mobile phone business after years of struggling to compete against the likes of Apple, Samsung, and Chinese rivals. ...

Gogo Herbs Launches Various Eye Health Products to Deal with The Vision Crisis

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 April 2021 - Vision impairment has become a harsh problem nowadays, and the demand for eye care products keeps rising due to the challenge of young-age vision impa...

Consumer privacy push in Florida limps forward

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Big Data won a key concession from Florida lawmakers Tuesday when it persuaded a legislative committee to defang a proposal advertised by Gov. Ron DeSantis as a call to arms a...

MediaTek and Samsung Introduce World's First Wi-Fi 6E Enabled 8K TV

MediaTek's MT7921AU delivers Wi-Fi 6E for unparalleled streaming experiences HSINCHU, Taiwan, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek and Samsung today introduced...

Taiwan's Acer sees global chip shortage gradually easing

A global shortage of chips for mid-end consumer products is starting to ease and will be much better come the second half of the year, a senior executive at Taiwan’s Acer Inc, the world’s ...

Greenland election shows divide over rare-earth metals mine

HELSINKI (AP) — Greenland is holding an early parliamentary election Tuesday focused in part on whether the semi-autonomous Danish territory should allow international companies to mine the sparsely p...

Business Highlights

___ Some businesses want masks on, even as states drop mandates NEW YORK (AP) — Although nearly a fifth of U.S. states don’t require people to wear masks to protect...

Top court sides with Google in copyright dispute with Oracle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with Google in an $8 billion-plus copyright dispute with Oracle. The justices sided with Google 6-2 on Monday. The cas...

imoo Singapore Leverages on Technology to Enhance Children Safety With Upcoming Launch of Watch Phone Z6

Created for families and children, imoo Singapore's products aim to give parents a hand when it comes to keeping everyone safe SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 5 April 2021 - In this day and age, smart d...

Russia fines Twitter for leaving up content

A Russian court fined Twitter a total of 8.9 million roubles ($116,800, €99,300) on Friday over accusations that the service had failed to delete illegal content. The fine is the latest move tak...

EXPLAINER: Starving for more chips in a tech-hungry world

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — As the U.S. economy rebounds from its pandemic slump, a vital cog is in short supply: the computer chips that power a wide range of products that connect, transport and entert...

Taiwan chip maker TSMC to invest $100B to grow capacity

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Major Taiwan computer chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. plans to invest $100 billion in the next three years in expanding its manufacturing capacity and sup...