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Huawei founder, top execs fined for management oversight

HONG KONG, Jan 19 — Top executives of Huawei Technologies Co, including founder Ren Zhengfei, will pay a self-imposed fine totaling 3 million yuan (RM1.8 million) for management oversight of some quality breaches at the firm, an internal company…


Amazon has a plan to become profitable. It’s called advertising

NEW YORK, Jan 19 — For more than two decades, Jeff Bezos has famously sacrificed profit for growth, persuading Wall Street that Amazon.com Inc. was best served pouring money into the logistical nuts and bolts that have turned his company into…


Autos to substitute smartphones as major tech driver

KUCHING: Automotive is expected by the research arm of Hong Leong Investment Bank Bhd (HLIB Research) to substitute smartphone as the major growth driver for global tech sector. According to HLIB Research, increasingly, new vehicles are embedded with more semiconductors for safety (airbag system), autonomous (park assist system), positioning (GPS navigation), comfort (stability control system), […]


End of a chip boom? Memory chip price drop spooks investors of Samsung, SK Hynix

SEOUL: After a blistering year-and-a-half long surge, a sudden drop in some memory prices, followed by Samsung Electronics Co’s disappointing profit estimate, is causing jitters among investors who had bet the chip boom would last at least another year. Amid news that the market has started losing some steam – prices of high-end flash memory […]


End of a chip boom? Memory chip price drop spooks investors

SEOUL, Jan 15 — After a blistering year-and-a-half long surge, a sudden drop in some memory prices, followed by Samsung Electronics Co’s disappointing profit estimate, is causing jitters among investors who had bet the chip boom would last at…


PC Shipments Rise for the First Holiday Quarter in Six Years

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Demand for personal-computers rose over the holiday season for the first time in six years, buoyed by commercial upgrades and pockets of improving consumer demand. Although shipments declined slightly overall in 2017, it still marked the most stable year the market has seen since 2011, IDC said in a report Thursday. PC manufacturers shipped 70.6 million units in the fourth quarter, compared with 70.1 million a year earlier and beating IDC’s own forecast for a 1.7 percent decline. The increase, which follows a 0.6 percent gain in the prior quarter,Read More


Travelling trends: A sign of good economy

KUALA LUMPUR: Over the years, the preferences of Malaysians travelling abroad have grown tremendously – from only aiming to visit Langkawi to now hunting the Northern Lights in Ireland. All of these have become easier, thanks to the advancement of the Internet which comes in various online platforms, mobile applications and flight promotions, making travelling […]


Samsung profit misses estimates as stronger won hits sales

SEOUL (Jan 9): Samsung Electronics Co. reported lower-than-projected profit as it lost momentum in memory chips and faced a strengthening South Korean won. Operating income rose…


AT&T walks away from deal to sell Huawei smartphones, WSJ says

NEW YORK, Jan 9 — AT&T Inc, the No. 2 US wireless carrier, has backed off from a deal to sell smartphones made by Chinese Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported yesterday, citing people familiar with the matter….