Consumer electronics manufacturing

Xiaomi's Founder, Chairman and CEO Jun Lei, speaks in front of a screen showing Jun Lei, right, celebrating with other company co-founders, at a news conference in Hong Kong, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Xiaomi Corp. said it seeks to raise up to $6.1 billion in its initial public offering next week that would value the Chinese smartphone maker at as much as $70.3 billion. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 23, 2018 - 10:18 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp. plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide hardware-and-services brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon. The initial public offering in Hong Kong...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg departs after testifying before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election and data privacy. The New York Times says Facebook has acknowledged it shared user data with several Chinese handset manufacturers, including Huawei, a company flagged by U.S. intelligence officials as a national security threat. The report says Facebook said Tuesday, June 5, the handset makers including Huawei, Lenovo, Oppo and TCL were among 60 it had shared data with as early as 2007. Facebook told the newspaper it planned to wind down the Huawei deal this week. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 06, 2018 - 7:26 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei said Wednesday it has never collected or stored Facebook user data, after the social media giant acknowledged it shared such data with Huawei and other manufacturers. Huawei, a company flagged by U.S. intelligence officials as a national security...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook is pushing back against a media report that says the social media network gave device makers extensive access to data from its users and their friends. The New York Times said that Facebook struck data-sharing deals with at least 60 device makers, including Apple and Amazon. The partnerships raised concerns about privacy protections, the article said. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
June 04, 2018 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is at the center of another privacy furor, this one over its sharing of user data with device makers such as Apple, Amazon, Samsung and others over the past decade The social network acknowledges the data sharing deals, which it says it's — according to a New York Times...
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Craig Federighi, Apple's senior vice president of Software Engineering, speaks during an announcement of new products at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Monday, June 4, 2018, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 04, 2018 - 6:01 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple will offer more ways for people to limit the time they spend on iPhones while introducing features designed to make its products even more indispensable. The paradox emerged Monday as Apple executives previewed new versions of free software due out this fall. The...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012, file photo, a salesperson stands at counters selling mobile phones produced by ZTE Corp. at an appliance store in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. The tech company, ZTE, a Chinese tech giant brought to its knees and delayed shipments of imported U.S. cars, apples, lumber and other agricultural products are the early casualties as China and the U.S. exchange salvos in a trade dispute.(Chinatopix Via AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 9:17 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese tech giant has been brought to its knees. Tougher inspections at Chinese ports are holding up cars, apples and lumber imported from the U.S. These are among the early signs that the widening trade dispute between China and the U.S. is exacting a toll on both sides. More...
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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, May 4, 2018. Stocks opened moderately lower across the board, putting the market on track for its fourth loss this week. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 04, 2018 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks made up for a shaky week with a strong finish Friday as Apple led a rally in technology companies. The tech giant hit an all-time high after Warren Buffett said he'd made another big investment. Stocks got off to a mixed start after trade talks between the U.S. and China...
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May 04, 2018 - 10:32 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company bought 75 million more Apple shares in the first quarter, giving it more than 240 million shares of the iPhone maker. Buffett told CNBC about the latest Apple stock purchases Friday as tens of thousands of shareholders begin to arrive at Berkshire...
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In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo, a woman shows the new Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 during the Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi filed documents Thursday, May 3, 2018, with Hong Kong’s stock exchange operator for an initial public offering that could be the world’s biggest share sale in years. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the world’s fourth biggest smartphone maker by shipment volume, according to International Data Corp.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
May 03, 2018 - 6:15 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi filed documents Thursday with Hong Kong's stock exchange operator for an initial public offering that could be the world's biggest share sale in years. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the world's fourth biggest smartphone maker by shipment volume, according...
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FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2013, file photo, Blues music legend B.B. King performs on Frampton's Guitar Circus 2013 Tour at Pier Six Pavilion, in Baltimore. The maker of the Gibson guitar, omnipresent for decades on the American music stage, is filing for bankruptcy protection after wrestling for years with debt. A pre-negotiated reorganization plan filed Tuesday, May 1, 2018, will allow Gibson Brands Inc. to continue operations with $135 million in financing from lenders.. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, File)
May 02, 2018 - 11:14 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gibson guitars have been such a fixture in music history that Chuck Berry was laid to rest with his, B.B. King affectionately named his "Lucille," and Eric Clapton borrowed one from George Harrison to play the solo on the Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps." The maker of...
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In this Monday, April 23, 2018 photo, an employee leaves an office of SK Hynix Inc. in Seongnam, South Korea. SK Hynix Inc. on Tuesday, April 24, says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
April 23, 2018 - 9:52 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SK Hynix Inc. said Tuesday its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices that offset slowing growth in the mobile sector. The South Korean chipmaker, which supplies to Apple, reported 3.1 trillion won ($2.9...
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