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Tim Culpan / Bloomberg:
As the US blocked use of chips designed by Huawei, MediaTek's stock has jumped, overtaking Hon Hai's market value, making it Taiwan's second-biggest company   —  MediaTek has been plugging away for decades as the second-string quarterback in the gadgets you love.
Aug 6, 2020, 1:50 PMIn context
Michael Bruck / LinkedIn:
Former Intel executive on how Intel achieved dominance in the computer industry after pivoting from memory chips to CPUs and then lost it as smartphones emerged   —  Last week, Intel announced its second-quarter financial results which easily beat the analysts' consensus expectations by a handsome margin.
Aug 2, 2020, 7:10 PMIn context
Stephanie Condon / ZDNet:
Google debuts an iOS app letting users back up a phone's photos, videos, contacts, and calendar events using Google account storage, and a storage manager tool   —  Any Google user can now take advantage of the Google One phone backup feature, along with a new, free storage manager tool.
Jul 29, 2020, 1:35 PMIn context
Brian Merchant / OneZero :
Q&A with Tim Maughan, the sci-fi writer whose dystopian visions of AR-powered surveillance capitalism now seem to be turning into reality with uncanny accuracy   —  A Q+A with the novelist Tim Maughan, whose disturbing future predictions have had an unfortunate habit of coming true
Jul 26, 2020, 3:25 PMIn context
Benedict Evans:
Tech went from interesting to a crucial part of society in a decade, with events in 2016 polarizing the conversation, causing a rush for easy regulatory answers   —  Technology was a small industry until very recently.  It was exciting and interesting, and it was on lots of magazine covers …
Jul 25, 2020, 2:20 PMIn context
Nikkei Asian Review:
Sources: AirPods and Apple Watch assembler Luxshare buys an iPhone assembly plant from Wistron in Kushan, China for ~$472M   —  Key Foxconn rival to acquire facility from smaller assembler Wistron for $472m  —  TAIPEI — Luxshare Precision Industry of China is acquiring its first iPhone assembly plant …
Jul 17, 2020, 12:05 PMIn context
Reuters:
Sources: Foxconn to invest up to $1B over the next three years in a factory near Chennai in India where it currently assembles iPhone XR   —  Sankalp Phartiyal, Yimou Lee  —  NEW DELHI/TAIPEI (Reuters) - Foxconn (2317.TW) plans to invest up to $1 billion to expand a factory in southern India …
Jul 10, 2020, 1:45 PMIn context
Natalie Obiko Pearson / Bloomberg:
Canadian Intelligence officials say China hacked Nortel, once a world leader in wireless tech, starting in the late 1990s, to promote companies like Huawei   —  Nortel was once a world leader in wireless technology.  Then came a hack and the rise of Huawei.
Jul 1, 2020, 11:35 AMIn context
Aaron Gordon / VICE:
Former JUMP employees blame the bikeshare company's downfall on Uber applying a software business mentality to a transportation business after acquiring it   —  One morning at the end of May, Mark Miretsky awoke in his San Francisco apartment and groggily browsed his phone.  There was no rush to get up.
Jun 24, 2020, 6:10 AMIn context
Mark Wilson / Fast Company:
Segway, the two-wheeled, self-balancing vehicle known for the hype it generated in the early 2000s, ends production as the company lays off most of its staff   —  Steve Jobs said it would be bigger than the PC.  Some dubbed it the most hyped product since the Apple Macintosh.
Jun 23, 2020, 12:40 PMIn context

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