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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SK Hynix Inc. says its first-quarter net profit has surged 64 percent over a year earlier thanks to robust memory chip prices. The South Korean chipmaker, which supplies to Apple, reported Tuesday a 3.1 trillion won ($2.9 billion) earnings for the...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Once you walk through that door, you will be in Syria." That's the instruction a guide named Thea gives before entering the animated virtual reality installation "Hero," one of the immersive selections competing in the Tribeca Film Festival's Storyscapes section...
NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of standout virtual reality installations at the Tribeca Film Festival provocatively places the user in positions of power. In "Terminal 3," you are an American immigration official interrogating Middle Eastern travelers, represented by hologram. The...
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Google parent Alphabet on Monday reported a jump in first-quarter net income on the back of strong digital ad sales and an accounting adjustment. The Mountain View, California-based company's net income surged 73 percent to $9.4 billion, or $13.33...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The academic at the center of the Facebook data-misuse scandal apologized for his actions, but said he thought he did nothing wrong at the time. Cambridge University researcher Aleksandr Kogan made his comments during an interview with CBS's "60 Minutes" on...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is opening an investigation into Apple's acquisition of song-recognition app Shazam to make sure it doesn't limit consumer choice too much. Apple said in December it would buy the maker of the popular song-recognition app, which Apple's digital...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Mideast ride-sharing app Careem says it has been hacked. The Dubai-based competitor to Uber said in a blog post on Monday that it became aware of the hack on Jan. 14 and that it affected "computer systems which hold customer and captain...
LONDON (AP) — A personal finance expert is suing Facebook at Britain's High Court, claiming the social media company is allowing the publication of scam ads featuring his name. Martin Lewis, who founded the MoneySavingExpert website, says his name has appeared on more than 50...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Amsterdam police have arrested an Icelandic fugitive suspected of masterminding the theft of hundreds of computers used to mine bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Police spokesman Rob van der Veen confirmed Monday that Sindri Thor Stefansson was...