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  • File picture shows Nvidia's senior director of automotive business Danny Shapiro displaying the electronic dashboard of an Audi automobile in Santa Clara, California
    Car dashboards that act like smart phones raise safety issues 4 hours ago

    By Sarah McBride and Paul Lienert SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones, two things are clear: Customers want … More »Car dashboards that act like smart phones raise safety issues

    File picture shows Nvidia's senior director of automotive business Danny Shapiro displaying the electronic dashboard of an Audi automobile in Santa Clara, California

    By Sarah McBride and Paul Lienert SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - When it comes to dashboard displays that are more like smart phones, two things are clear: Customers want them, and automakers are intent on supplying them. Text messages pop up on the dashboard, in addition to being read out loud.

  • Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks on at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park
    Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg joins board of SurveyMonkey 5 hours ago

    By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is taking a seat on the board of SurveyMonkey, the online polling company … More »Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg joins board of SurveyMonkey

    Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks on at the Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park

    By Sarah McBride SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg is taking a seat on the board of SurveyMonkey, the online polling company that was run by her late husband, Dave Goldberg. SurveyMonkey, a privately held company valued at $2 billion, also appointed to its board David Ebersman, …

  • People look at Samsung Galaxy phones during a prelaunch event in Singapore
    Samsung Electronics profit guidance suggests costly S6 miss 6 hours ago

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> on Tuesday guided for weaker-than-expected second-quarter earnings, … More »Samsung Electronics profit guidance suggests costly S6 miss

    People look at Samsung Galaxy phones during a prelaunch event in Singapore

    By Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd <005930.KS> on Tuesday guided for weaker-than-expected second-quarter earnings, as a supply shortage plagued its latest smartphone launch and tepid demand from key markets likely undercut sales. The guidance suggests that Samsung, while …

  • Qualcomm's logo is seen at its booth at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing
    China economic uncertainty a potential risk for U.S. chipmakers 8 hours ago

    By Mari Saito SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tumbling markets and economic uncertainty in China pose a risk to major chipmakers such as Qualcomm Inc that derive a big portion … More »China economic uncertainty a potential risk for U.S. chipmakers

    Qualcomm's logo is seen at its booth at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing

    By Mari Saito SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tumbling markets and economic uncertainty in China pose a risk to major chipmakers such as Qualcomm Inc that derive a big portion of their sales from the world's second-largest economy. Consumer electronics giant Apple Inc could also be vulnerable - 17 percent of the company's …

  • Samsung Elec shares open down but rebound after second quarter earnings 8 hours ago

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened lower but rebounded quickly after the world's top smartphone maker issued guidance for weaker-than-expected … More »Samsung Elec shares open down but rebound after second quarter earnings

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd opened lower but rebounded quickly after the world's top smartphone maker issued guidance for weaker-than-expected operating profit for the April-June quarter on Tuesday. By 0018 GMT, Samsung shares were up 0.1 percent at 1.233 million won ($1,099.26), compared …

  • Ellen Pao leaves court as her sexual bias trial against fomer employer Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byerr continues in San Francisco

    Reddit Chief Executive Ellen Pao on Monday issued an apology to users of the popular social news platform over the way the company handled the dismissal of a well-liked employee last week, a move that drew widespread outrage from users. The site's former Director of Talent, Victoria Taylor, was dismissed from the company …

  • People look at Samsung Galaxy phones during a prelaunch event in Singapore

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday that operating profit for the April-June quarter will likely be 6.9 trillion won ($6.13 billion), down 4 percent from a year earlier. This was worse than the 7.2 trillion won average forecast from a Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S survey of 39 analysts. (Reporting …

  • Traditional surgeon holds razor blades before carrying out female genital mutilation on teenage girls in Bukwa district

    By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new app designed to educate young people about female genital mutilation (FGM) was launched in Britain on Tuesday amid a government crackdown on people who take girls abroad to undergo the practice during the summer holidays. Britain's first FGM app, "Petals", …

  • Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt converses with Brazil President Dilma Rousseff during visits to Google in Mountain View

    (This July 1 story has been corrected to remove reference to Brazil being second-largest market for Apple) By Yasmeen Abutaleb SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff capped off her U.S. tour on Wednesday with a visit to Silicon Valley, where she met with top technology executives and took a ride in …

  • Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc lowered its revenue estimate for the second quarter, below analysts' average estimate, saying the demand for personal computers was weaker-than-expected. AMD's shares fell as much as 15 percent to $2.10 in extended trading, after the company also cut its adjusted gross margin forecast …

  • By Eric Auchard and Joseph Menn FRANKFURT/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Italy's Hacking Team, which makes surveillance software used by governments to tap into phones and computers, found itself the victim of hacking on a grand scale on Monday. The controversial Milan-based company, which describes itself as a maker of lawful …

  • The 'Stingray Vibes' music streaming app is shown in this undated handout photo. While music fans have been walloped with an endless array of streaming options that deliver instant access to their favourite Justin Bieber and Elton John tracks, Stingray Digital says all of those services fall short of expectations. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Stingray Digital

    While music fans have been walloped with an endless array of streaming options that deliver instant access to their favourite Justin Bieber and Elton John tracks, Stingray Digital says all of those services fall short of expectations. Just a few weeks after Apple Music launched in Canada, the Montreal-based company plans …

  • A box from Amazon.com is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden

    Amazon.com Inc must face a trademark lawsuit brought by a watchmaker which says the online retailer's search results can cause confusion for potential customers, a federal appeals court ruled. The 2-1 opinion from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on Monday reversed a lower court ruling, and said high-end …

  • By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hedging activity is rising for U.S. semiconductor stocks as investors fear that sector earnings may be weak, and share prices may fall after a recent flourish in mergers and acquisitions. The Market Vectors Semiconductor ETF touched an all-time high of $60.13 in June but has lost …

  • North Carolina State University researchers have developed new technology designed to improve communication between dogs and humans. Researchers at North Carolina State University are combining their love for dogs with their love of technology. A joint project between the computer science and electrical and computer engineering …

 
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