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Skyworks gives weak preliminary results, cites weakness across largest smartphone customers

Skyworks Solutions issued weak first quarter guidance Tuesday. The semiconductor company lowered revenue projections to $970 million from $1 billion to $1.02 billion. “First fiscal quarter results were impacted by unit weakness across our largest smartphone customers,” said Liam K. Griffin, president and chief executive officer of Skyworks, in a …

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Expect 2019 IPOs to price ‘well below’ expectations

Fred Wilson, a venture investor known for early bets on Twitter, Zynga and Coinbase, is predicting the high-profile IPOs expected in 2019 will price “well below the lofty expectations they have in mind right now.” Uber, Lyft and Airbnb are all preparing to go public this year — each at …

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Blue Apron shares bounce back to over $1

Lucas Jackson | Reuters Blue Apron CEO Matthew B. Salzberg, center, celebrates with co-founders Ilia Papas, second from right, and Matt Wadiak during the company’s IPO on the New York Stock Exchange in New York, June 29, 2017. Blue Apron bounced back to over a dollar per share Friday as …

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Facebook moderators rely on inaccurate documents

Marlene Awaad | Bloomberg | Getty Images Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., listens during the Viva Technology conference in Paris, France, on Thursday, May 24, 2018. Facebook’s thousands of content moderators rely on a series of PowerPoint slides that contain inaccuracies and outdated information to …

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FAANG kicks its losing streak in post-Christmas rally

Joshua Roberts | Reuters Jeff Bezos, president and CEO of Amazon and owner of The Washington Post, speaks at the Economic Club of Washington DC’s “Milestone Celebration Dinner” in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2018.  All five FAANG companies — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google parent company Alphabet — snapped …

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Apple’s newest iPhones are attracting more Android users: CIRP report

Apple’s latest iPhone models are attracting more Android users to the brand than in previous years, a new report by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) found. Signs have pointed to relatively weak demand overall for the iPhone X, XS and XR, like lowered guidance by some of its key suppliers …

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Kids named after Google and Windows Vista and why their parents did it

Four years before Like Adler’s earthly debut, a baby girl named Vista Avalon Simser, named after the Microsoft Windows operating system, was born. Her dad, a software developer named Bil Simser, wrote at the time that if he and his wife had had a boy, his first name would have …

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How to use Microsoft Font Maker Windows app

If you see a letter that doesn’t look quite right here, unfortunately there’s no back button, so you’ll have to make a whole new font if you want to redo it. The whole process doesn’t take a very long time, though, so don’t agonize too much over it. When you’re …

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Amazon Fire TV tips and tricks

If you and your loved ones are watching a movie and want to decide where to go to dinner, you can all look together instead of crowding around a phone. All you have to do is speak to Alexa on your Fire TV. To do that: Hold the microphone button …

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Tumblr adult content ban pushes artists, sex workers to Twitter

Tumblr has long housed some of the most self-expressive, marginalized communities of the internet. The site welcomed LGTBQ and sex-positive bloggers, artists and creators, self-proclaimed nerds and those in need of support. Now, with a strict and poorly executed ban on adult content, Tumblr is alienating power users and pushing …

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