News tagged with market

The ethics of driverless cars

Jason Millar, a PhD Candidate in the Department of Philosophy, spends a lot of time thinking about driverless cars. Though you aren't likely to be able to buy them for 10 years, he says there are a number ...

Aug 21, 2014
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Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said Wednesday.

Aug 20, 2014
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Low-cost smartphones boost Android

A surge in low-cost smartphone sales, notably in emerging markets, helped the Google Android platform extend its dominance in the second quarter, a survey showed Thursday.

Aug 14, 2014
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Lenovo profit up 23 percent on mobile growth

Lenovo Group, the world's biggest personal computer maker, said Thursday its latest quarterly profit rose 23 percent on strong growth in sales of smartphones and other mobile devices.

Aug 14, 2014
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Android grabs 85% of smartphone market

Smartphones powered by the Android operating system captured 85 percent of the worldwide market in the second quarter, threatening to marginalize rival platforms, a new survey shows.

Jul 31, 2014
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Fed says some tech firms overvalued

The Federal Reserve on Tuesday warned that some high-flying technology firms may be overvalued, but rejected the idea of a stock market bubble.

Jul 15, 2014
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