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TSMC sees on-quarter revenue growth at 10 pct ahead of iPhone X launch

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 14:22
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) said demand from mobile device makers is likely to push October-December revenue growth to 10 percent from three months prior, in a quarter when client Apple Inc begins sales of its iPhone X.
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Japan finance sector to reap digital currency benefits, says MUFG chief

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:38
TOKYO (Reuters) - The chief executive of Japan's largest bank expects new business opportunities to appear as digital currencies allow collection of data on how people use their money.
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Ryanair, Google and eDreams reach settlement over advertisements

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:10
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair reached a settlement with Google and online travel agent eDreams to end legal proceedings in the Irish High Court over what it said were misleading advertisements for Ryanair flights, the airline said on Thursday.
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Amazon offered billions in tax breaks for second U.S. headquarters

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:09
(Reuters) - U.S. cities are offering Amazon.com Inc at least as much as $7 billion in tax breaks ahead of a Thursday deadline as they compete to house its second headquarters.
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Tinder brings out 'basic mating instincts'

SKY TECH - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:08
The way both sexes find partners on dating app Tinder conforms to classical evolutionary psychology, a study has found.
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Samsung, Omnitracs expand tablet offering for U.S. truck fleets

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 13:05
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and U.S. truck fleet services company Omnitracs said on Thursday they are rolling out a tablet-software package to help smaller carriers comply with a looming federal regulation to log driver hours electronically.
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Apple shares drop on iPhone 8 demand worries

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:32
(Reuters) - Apple Inc's shares fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday on growing concerns about muted demand for the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
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Scientists discover mosquitoes' stealth secrets

SKY TECH - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:25
Stealthy mosquitoes have evolved a sneaky mechanism to avoid being detected when taking off from their prey, scientists have discovered.
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SpaceX to retry satellite launch after explosion

SKY TECH - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:24
SpaceX is reattempting to get a Spacecom satellite into orbit after a launchpad explosion destroyed $262m worth of equipment on the last try.
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'Ecological Armageddon' warning over insect loss

SKY TECH - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:35
The number of flying insects has dropped by up to 75% in less than 30 years, provoking the risk of an "ecological Armageddon", scientists have said.
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TSMC's third-quarter net profit falls 7 percent on supply constraints, beats estimates

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 10:15
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Apple Inc supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) on Thursday said supply-chain inventory constraints pulled down net profit in the third quarter, albeit by a lesser degree than analysts had estimated.
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SAP profits miss forecasts as cloud shift inflates costs

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:42
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP , Europe's most valuable technology company, missed market expectations for third-quarter profit as it invested heavily to shift business customers into cloud computing.
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Social media helping college teams start new traditions

AP TECH - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:28
In an era when it's increasingly difficult to get fans in the stadium, it apparently isn't so hard to get them into new rituals....
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LG, Qualcomm join hands for autonomous driving

AP TECH - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 08:09
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- LG Electronics said Thursday that it will work with Qualcomm to jointly research and develop autonomous driving technologies....
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TSMC's third-quarter net profit falls 7.1 percent, beats estimates

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:52
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Apple Inc supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd on Thursday said net profit fell 7.1 percent in the three months through September, slightly better than analyst estimates.
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Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media

AP TECH - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:45
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday....
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LG, Qualcomm join hands for autonomous driving

AP TECH - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:45
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- LG Electronics says it will work with Qualcomm to jointly research and develop autonomous driving technologies....
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Taiwan chipmaker TSMC's third-quarter net profit falls 7.1 percent, beats estimates

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:44
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Apple Inc supplier Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd on Thursday said net profit fell 7.1 percent in the three months through September, slightly better than analyst estimates.
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Samsung Electronics shares fall 3 percent, easing from record-high on profit-taking

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:18
SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd extended losses on Thursday, easing from a record-high reached on Tuesday due to profit-taking.
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SAP third-quarter growth slows on cloud, licenses dip

TECHNEWS - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 07:16
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - SAP , Europe's most valuable technology company, reported that third-quarter revenue growth slowed after a strong first half and profits came up just short of analysts' expectations.
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