ASML sells chipmaking gear to China
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Thursday, 04 March 2021 12:44

ASML sells chipmaking gear to China


US miffed

ASML has extended a deal to sell chip manufacturing equipment to Semiconductor Manufacturing International China’s largest chipmaker, until the end of this year.

Apple investigated by UK competition watchdog
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Complaints about apps

Britain’s competition regulator has opened an investigation into the fruity cargo cult Apple after complaints that the iPhone maker’s terms and conditions for app developers are unfair and anti-competitive.

Foxconn expects 15 percent profit rise
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Thursday, 04 March 2021 11:48

Foxconn expects 15 percent profit rise


COVID-19 pandemic spin-off

Foxconn said it expects first-quarter revenue to rise more than 15 percent from a year earlier thanks to increased demand for electronics during lockdowns worldwide to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.

US Navy accused of piracy
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Thursday, 04 March 2021 11:37

US Navy accused of piracy


This is not 1812

The United States Navy is liable for mass copyright infringement case bought by a German company Bitmanagement.

Arizona takes on Apple and Google
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Thursday, 04 March 2021 11:28

Arizona takes on Apple and Google


You must accept preferred payment systems

The Arizona House of Representatives just passed landmark app store legislation in a 31-29 vote which could really hurt Apple and Google.

Parler site sues Amazon again
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Thursday, 04 March 2021 11:15

Parler site sues Amazon again


Defamation and breach of contract 

Social media app Parler has dropped its federal case against Amazon.com for cutting off its web-hosting services and filed a separate lawsuit against the company and its web services unit in a Washington state court.

Samsung releases high-end Micro LED and Mini LED TV lineup
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Out this month 

Samsung has announced imminent availability for its high-end Micro LED and Mini LED TV lineup. 

Glofo invests $1.4 billion to raise output
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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 12:23

Glofo invests $1.4 billion to raise output



Cash spent at three plants


GlobalFoundries will invest $1.4 billion this year to raise output at three factories in the United States, Singapore and Germany.

Microsoft warns of Chinese attack
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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 12:19

Microsoft warns of Chinese attack


Email boxer rebellion

A China-linked cyber espionage group has been remotely plundering email inboxes using freshly discovered flaws in Microsoft mail server software.

US is losing AI ground to China
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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 12:17

US is losing AI ground to China


Looks like the free market not so good as capitalised socialism after all


The US, which once had a dominant head start in artificial intelligence, now has just a few years' lead on China and risks being overtaken unless the government steps in, according to a new report to Congress and the White House.