Technology

In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 photo, a visitor experiences Samsung Electronics Galaxy S8 smartphones at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics on Thursday, July 27, said its second-quarter profit surged 85 percent to record high thanks to memory chips. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 27, 2017 - 12:05 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — After a tumultuous year when its chief was jailed and its fire-prone smartphones were recalled and then discontinued, Samsung Electronics has reported record high quarterly earnings thanks to booming demand for memory chips. The record high profit Samsung reported for its...
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In this Wednesday, July 26, 2017 photo, a visitor experiences Samsung Electronics Galaxy S8 smartphones at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics on Thursday, July 27, said its second-quarter profit surged 85 percent to record high thanks to memory chips. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 26, 2017 - 8:55 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported its all-time high quarterly profit on Thursday as its semiconductor profit surged to a record high thanks to booming demand for memory chips. The South Korean company said its April-June net income was 10.8 trillion won ($9.7 billion), up 85...
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July 26, 2017 - 8:11 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics says its second-quarter profit surged 85 percent to record high thanks to memory chips. The South Korean company said Thursday its April-June net income was 10.8 trillion won ($9.7 billion), compared with 5.8 trillion won a year earlier. Operating...
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This Thursday, June 15, 2017, photo shows a Whole Foods Market sign at a store in Coral Gables, Fla. Whole Foods Market Inc. reports earnings, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
July 26, 2017 - 2:09 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Whole Foods is reporting another quarterly sales decline as it prepares to be acquired by online giant Amazon. The grocery chain says sales fell 1.9 percent at established locations for the three months that ended July 2. That sales figure has been declining as Whole Foods...
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July 26, 2017 - 2:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The caller who rang Valerie Sobel's cellphone had a horrifying message: "We have Simone's finger. Do you want to see the rest of her in a body bag?" Then came the sound of her daughter, screaming in terror. "She called me Mom (and said) 'I'm terrified, please help,' " Sobel...
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July 26, 2017 - 2:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police and federal agents are warning that so-called virtual kidnappings are on the rise, and dozens of people already have found themselves terrorized into giving money to con artists. Officials say that in the fake kidnappings, the callers demand that the victims remain on the...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2013 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference to announce the increase in penalties for texting while driving in New York. New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the “textalyzer” that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving. Cuomo announced Wednesday, July 26, 2017, that he would direct the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee to examine the technology, as well as the privacy and constitutional questions it could raise. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
July 26, 2017 - 12:54 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the "textalyzer" that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that he would direct the Governor's...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2013 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a news conference to announce the increase in penalties for texting while driving in New York. New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the “textalyzer” that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving. Cuomo announced Wednesday, July 26, 2017, that he would direct the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee to examine the technology, as well as the privacy and constitutional questions it could raise. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
July 26, 2017 - 12:52 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is set to study the use of a device known as the "textalyzer" that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a crash was texting while driving. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) announced Wednesday that he's directing the Governor's...
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Tony Danna, vice president of international development at Three Square Market, works on his laptop in a company break room at its headquarters, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in River Falls, Wis. The software company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple wave of the hand. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)
July 25, 2017 - 8:25 pm
A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. Three Square Market, also known as 32M, said more than 50 employees are voluntarily getting implants Aug. 1 at what the...
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July 25, 2017 - 9:26 am
RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. Three Square Market, also known as 32M, says it expects about 50 employees to take advantage of...
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