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Apple’s AirPods will not escape Trump’s China tariffs

08 August, 2019 10:22 am 10:22 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s AirPods, Apple Watch and HomePod, which have helped the company offset waning sales of its bestselling iPhone this year, are not included in a temporary reprieve on tariffs by the Trump administration and will face a 10% levy on Sept 1. The administration said on Tuesday that some major … Read More

Amazon.com, Qualcomm to put Alexa assistant in more headphones

10 October, 2018 9:08 am 9:08 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Microchip firm Qualcomm Inc is joining Amazon.com Inc  to spread the use of Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant in wireless headphones, the companies said. Under the deal, Qualcomm will release a set of chips that any maker of Bluetooth headphones can use to embed Alexa directly into the device. When the headphones … Read More