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Trump delays Chinese electronics import tax until December

On Tuesday, the Trump administration announced that it will delay the start of a new 10 percent import tax on certain Chinese products. The United States Trade Representative stated that the...
Verizon may sell Tumblr to Pornhub, irony ensues

Tumblr now belongs to WordPress owner Automattic

Social sharing site Tumblr is changing hands yet again. After being acquired by Verizon as part of its Yahoo purchase in 2017, the platform has seen a notable downtick in popularity....
FedEx will terminate its ground-delivery agreement with Amazon.video

FedEx stops providing Amazon with ground-delivery service

On Wednesday, FedEx revealed it would soon end its ground delivery deal with Amazon. Bloomberg reports the Memphis, Tennessee-based logistics company’s contract with the e-commerce giant won’t be renewed when it...
Tim Cook discusses the need for government regulations over tech

Report: Apple will release three 5G enabled iPhones in 2020

On Sunday, MacRumors reported that Apple would be releasing three different 5G-enabled iPhones next year. The publication got the scoop from industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Last month, the Apple expert stated...
Apple is looking to buy Intel Chips and squeeze out Qualcomm

Apple is in ‘advanced talks’ to buy Intel’s chip business

It’s no secret that Apple is in a tricky situation when it comes to the chips it uses in its iPhones. Intel couldn’t produce a 5G smartphone modem chip fast enough...
Huawei set to layoff US workers at subsidiary, Futurewei Technologies

Tech industry leaders petition President Trump to lift Huawei ban

Last week, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it would allow American businesses to do business with controversial Chinese conglomerate Huawei (with certain restrictions). Washington made the move after President Trump...
Qualcomm announces new AI chip

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for antitrust violation

On Wednesday, the European Commission fined chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million ($272.8 million). The European Union’s (EU) regulatory body issued the penalty after finding that the corporation engaged in “predatory pricing” practices. This...
Foxconn Wisconsin deal is now under scrutiny.

Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou loses Taiwanese presidential primary

It looks like Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou will not have the opportunity to make Taiwan great again. In April, the executive announced plans to leave the company he founded to seek...
Huawei set to layoff US workers at subsidiary, Futurewei Technologies

US government loosens restrictions on Huawei

Earlier this month, President Trump announced that his administration would allow American companies to resume doing business with Huawei. However, the commander-in-chief didn’t provide many details on the government’s new perspective...
Updates on the US indictment and extradition request for CFO of Huawei

Report: Huawei to lay off hundreds of US workers

On Sunday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Huawei is planning to initiate mass layoffs in its U.S. workforce. The publication notes that the controversial Chinese electronics company will reduce staff...

Report: Microcontroller sector to fall by 6 percent in 2019

On Tuesday, IC Insights offered new forecasts for the American microcontrollers market. The research firm stated the segment would continue its year-long decline. However,...
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