China’s largest tech company makes high-quality networking gear that it sells to rural telecommunications operators for 20 percent to 30 percent less than its competitors do, says Joseph Franell, chief executive officer and general manager of Eastern Oregon Telecom in Hermiston,Read more »
The government had no intention to block Bing but it’s unclear when the service will be restored, according to two people with knowledge of the matter who asked not to be identified discussing confidential information. The Cyberspace Administration of China didn’t respond to faxed questions.
During the Obama administration, the National Labor Relations Board broadened employees’ rights to use their workplace email system to organize around issues on the job. In a 2014 case, Purple Communications, the agency restricted companies from punishing employees for using their workplace email systems
An activist for the prime minister’s ruling Likud party is trying to raise 1 million shekels ($272,000) in 40 days to help Netanyahu finance his battle against corruption charges. Netanyahu already has a battery of lawyers, hired even before Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit has disclosed whether he
Consumer division president Richard Yu on Thursday called reports of Huawei spying for China “fake news” and said its product launch schedule for 2019 remains on track. Huawei faces mounting scrutiny as Washington convinces a growing list of allies to blacklist its networking equipment. Billionaire
The company, which started in 2014, announced Thursday that it raised $33 million in a Series B funding round led by Index Ventures, the London and San Francisco-based venture capital firm that has backed companies like Adyen, Deliveroo and Slack. “Essentially in all other industries, there is no real
Tencent is evaluating a possible bid and could team up with some investment funds, the people said, asking not to be identified because the deliberations are private. Other global companies as well as buyout funds have expressed interest in a potential deal for Nexon, the people said. Blackstone Group
The search engine, allowed to operate in China because it censors results, became inaccessible to many users Wednesday. The surprise move comes as tensions with the U.S. escalate and China pursues the biggest digital crackdown in its history.
Weaker demand for memory chips resulted in operating income of 4.4 trillion won ($3.9 billion) in the three months ended December, short of the 5.1 trillion-won average of analysts’ estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Contract prices for 32-gigabyte DRAM server modules fell 9.6 percent in the December
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Now one veteran analyst is calling for the first industry downturn in a quarter century. Video game revenue is headed for the first decline since 1995, with sales expected to fall by 1 percent to $136.5 billion this year, according to Pelham Smithers, owner of an eponymous London-based research firm
R egular exercise is probably the best prescription for healthy aging. But fewer than 1 in 5 adults 65 and older gets the minimum recommended amount. That minimum amount is 2½ hours of moderate-i...
Three months ago, the chipmaker was one of the first to warn that demand for electronics was slowing after several years of ravenous consumption. Texas Instruments has more products and customers than any other semiconductor company, making its earnings and predictions a proxy for the broader industry
“It’s frankly great for us,” Chief Executive Officer Dev Ittycheria said in an interview on Wednesday. Amazon’s move follows competition from Microsoft and further validates MongoDB’s approach to the database market, which is centered on documents rather than tables, according to Ittycheria. Furthermore
“We missed the drone by about 30 feet off our right wing,” the pilot radioed, stifling an incredulous chortle. More than 40 flights headed to Newark were disrupted as the airport temporarily shut down arrivals Tuesday after the report from the United pilot. “OK, and looks like about the same altitude
The company’s pouring large, undisclosed sums of money into its Advanced Technologies Group, which includes the company’s self-driving car research as well as plans to build VTOL (vertical takeoff and landing) vehicles at scale and speed, with a goal of them becoming a mass-market technology. Khosrowshahi
The e-commerce giant on Wednesday announced a trial of “Amazon Scout,” autonomous delivery devices the size of a cooler that roll along sidewalks at a walking pace. It will use six robots, which are designed to navigate around obstacles such as people and pets, to deliver packages in Snohomish County
Billionaire Michael Dell, chief executive officer of the eponymous technology giant, rejected a suggestion by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of a 70-percent marginal tax rate on the wealthiest Americans. “No, I’m not supportive of that,” Dell said at a Davos panel on making digital globalization
Americans are exhausted—and desperate for solutions. Eighty percent of adults in the U.S. struggle with sleep at least once a week, according to a recent nationally representative Consumer Report...