Tag: Consumer electronics manufacturing

Apple’s new speaker making an unwelcome mark in some homes

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's new internet-connected speaker is proving to be more appealing to the ears than to the eyes, depending on where the...
Apple CEO leaves investors dangling on future dividend hike

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Apple's next big thing will likely be a large dividend increase financed by a tax cut on its overseas profits, but...
Sony taps CFO Yoshida as new president, replacing Hirai

TOKYO — Sony Corp. named Chief Financial Officer Kenichiro Yoshida as its new president and CEO on Friday, replacing Kazuo Hirai, who led a...
Apple, once again, has a bad case of the iPhone jitters

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is making more money than ever, but it still doesn't seem to be enough to keep everyone happy. Not with...
Health care just the latest industry Amazon seeks to upend

NEW YORK — When Amazon sets its sights on a new industry, corporate America shudders. ...
Behind South Korea’s chip boom, worries over future

SEOUL, South Korea — The craze for smartphones, social media and universal connectivity is generating immense wealth but also deep unease in South Korea,...
Earnings surge for Samsung Electronics on huge chip profit

SEOUL, South Korea — Quarterly earnings surged again for Samsung Electronics, thanks to its record-breaking chip business. ...
Wireless industry: Court orders needed to block prison calls

COLUMBIA, S.C. — As prison officials combat contraband cellphones in the hands of the nation's inmates, a wireless trade group says court orders should...
Apple’s stock sinks as high hope for iPhone X sales fade

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple's stock is backtracking from its recent highs amid mounting concerns that iPhone X sales will fall short of the high...
Apple vs. Ivanka Trump: Competing ethics collide in China

SHANGHAI — Apple Inc. and Ivanka Trump's brand both rely on Chinese suppliers that have been criticized for workplace abuses. But when it comes...

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