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Chipmaker TSMC posts 24 percent rise in 2Q profit

(AP)—Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, reported a 24 percent jump in second quarter profit Thursday, driven by sales growth in smartphones and tablet computers that ...

Jul 18, 2013
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Studies: Cyberspying targeted SKorea, US military

The hackers who knocked out tens of thousands of South Korean computers simultaneously this year are out to do far more than erase hard drives, cybersecurity firms say: They also are trying to steal South ...

Jul 08, 2013
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South Korea beefs up cyber security

South Korea on Thursday said it would double its cyber-security budget and train 5,000 experts amid growing concern over its vulnerability to attacks it blames on North Korea.

Jul 04, 2013
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Women worldwide know less about politics than men

Women living in the world's most advanced democracies and under the most progressive gender equality regimes still know less about politics than men. Indeed, an unmistakable gender gap in political knowledge seems to be a ...

Jul 02, 2013
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Taiwan's TSMC gets orders from Apple

Apple has struck a deal with the world's biggest contract microchip maker in what analysts see as an attempt to reduce its reliance on arch-rival Samsung, a report said.

Jun 30, 2013
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Sharp to make cutting-edge LCDs in China

Troubled Japanese electronics giant Sharp Corp is to produce cutting-edge LCD panels for smartphones in a Chinese joint venture from as early as 2015, a report said on Wednesday.

Jun 26, 2013
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SK Telecom introduces world's fist LTE-A network

South Korea's SK Telecom announced Wednesday the launch of a new generation mobile network that offers speeds twice that of its existing long term evolution (LTE) network and 10 times that of 3G services.

Jun 26, 2013
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