Intel Reportedly Cutting ‘Intel Inside’ Spending, Could Drive Higher PC Prices

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A new report suggests Intel will sharply reduce its advertising cost-matching as it pivots to new markets like the Internet of Things, data centers, and cloud services.

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Samsung Down, Galaxy Note7 Out


Shares of Samsung Electronics fell sharply on Tuesday after the company confirmed reports that it had halted production of its flagship Galaxy Note7 smartphone, just launched this summer. The move came after several replacement phones reportedly smoldered or caught fire. Shares fell 8 percent in the Korean market. Samsung had been working with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on a voluntary recall and replacement program, spurred by reports that dozens of the new devices had burst into flames due to faulty lithium-ion batteries.

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Nintendo's Q1 Reflects Struggles Unrelated to Pokemon Go Success


Nintendo shares fell sharply in Tokyo on Wednesday, following its release of a Q1 earnings report that disappointed analyst expectations. The company reported a drop of 31 percent in net sales and an operating loss of about $48 million, which it attributed to growing strength in the Japanese yen but which likely had more to do with dismal sales of the outgoing Wii U console. The weak results come amid a frenzy over the recently released Pokemon Go augmented reality game, which Nintendo felt obliged to address last week.

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Netflix Shares Fall as Subscriber Growth Hits a Wall


Shares of Netflix fell sharply Tuesday after it reported lower-than-expected Q2 earnings, which the company blamed on subscriber growth that fell short of forecasts. Netflix added 1.7 million subscribers in the quarter, pushing its total membership to more than 83 million, the company told shareholders. However, that growth was far less than the 2.5 million it had projected. “We are growing, but not as fast as we would like or have been,” reads the letter. “Disrupting a big market can be bumpy, but the opportunity ahead is as big as ever.”

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Tesla Shares Tank on SolarCity Merger Proposal


Shares of Tesla Motors fell sharply Wednesday after the company, helmed by Elon Musk, made an offer to buy SolarCity for $2.8 billion. Musk is the chairman and top shareholder of the struggling alternative energy provider. Tesla made the offer Monday, in a letter to SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive, noting that Musk and Antonio Gracias, managing partner of Valor Equity Partners, would recuse themselves from voting on the proposal at the SolarCity board meeting. Both had recused themselves from the Tesla board meeting where the deal was approved.

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AMD’s stock price hammered after company revises second-quarter outlook

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AMD cut its Q2 outlook sharply on weaker-than-expected demand for its APU products. The company has no significant debt due until 2019 but it’s increasingly clear that everything depends on 2016 and its upcoming Zen CPU.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/209413-amds-stock-price-hammered-after-company-revises-second-quarter-outlook

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Number of hacker attacks on websites has sharply risen, report says

The number of hacker attacks on websites has sharply risen, and most of them are originating from China, according to a new report on Internet activity.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/04/23/number-hacker-attacks-on-websites-has-sharply-risen-report-says/

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