Google’s new Pixel Watch faces hurdles with economy, no iPhone support

Google’s new Pixel Watch faces hurdles with economy, no iPhone support

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct 6 (Reuters) – Google’s debut smartwatch will go on sale Oct. 13 for $350, the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) unit said on Thursday, taking on a field dominated by Apple Watch at a time when inflation-hammered consumers are shunning all forms of pricey wearables. At $100 more than Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) lowest-cost model … Read more

China’s Xiaomi says it will protect its business interests after India freezes its assets

MUMBAI, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) on Sunday said it was “disappointed” with an Indian order that froze $682 million of its assets and would continue to protect its interests. An Indian appellate authority on Friday confirmed an April order by India’s federal financial crime fighting agency, the Enforcement Directorate, … Read more

Wall Street ends lower, Dow confirms bear market

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, September 7, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Fed rate hikes have investors ‘throwing in the towel’ Casinos jump as Macau allows tour groups after nearly 3 years Indices: Dow -1.11%, S&P … Read more

Brazil orders Apple to suspend iPhone sales without charger

A customer holds the new green color Apple iPhone 13 pro shortly after it went on sale inside the Apple Store on 5th Avenue in Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, March 18, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Segar Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Brazil’s government … Read more

Self-driving tech firm Aurora mulls sale to Apple or Microsoft – Bloomberg News

A Peterbilt 579 truck equipped with Aurora’s self-driving system is seen at the company’s terminal in Palmer, south of Dallas, Texas, US September 23, 2021. Picture taken September 23, 2021. REUTERS/Tina Bellon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 2 (Reuters) – Aurora Innovation Inc (AUR.O) Chief Executive Chris Urmson recently outlined … Read more

Best Buy says pricey smartphone sales holding strong ahead of next iPhone launch

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 30 (Reuters) – Consumers stung by decades-high inflation are not shifting to cheaper smartphones, Best Buy Co Inc (BBY.N) said on Tuesday, boding well for Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) upcoming iPhones likely to be unveiled next week. The comments from the largest US consumer electronics retailer … Read more

Xiaomi posts 20% revenue fall, hurt by China’s COVID curbs

SHANGHAI, Aug 19 (Reuters) – China’s Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) posted a steep drop in second quarter revenue on Friday as the world’s biggest smartphone market shrank, hit by strict COVID restrictions. Sales fell 20% year on year to 70.17 billion yuan ($10.31 billion), missing estimates and marking a steeper decline from the previous quarter when … Read more

Samsung unveils new foldable smartphones, seeking to keep lead in growing market

The logo of Samsung Electronics is seen at its headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) unveiled its latest high-end foldable smartphones on Wednesday, keeping prices at the same level as last year’s in … Read more

Apple supplier Foxconn cautious on outlook as smartphone sales slow

A motorcyclist rides past the logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, in Taipei, Taiwan March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Q2 profit T$33.29 bln vs T$29.78 bln a year ago; market T$31.02 bln Q2 revenue rose 12% to T$1.5 trillion Says smartphones … Read more

As the US eyes new China chip curbs, turmoil looms for the global market

Any US export block may affect global chip supply – analysts Move would hinder Samsung, SK Hynix upgrading China plants Samsung, SK Hynix together supply over 50% of global NAND chips Curbs could change where future chip plants are built -analyst SEOUL, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Export restrictions being considered by Washington to halt China’s … Read more