consumer electronics

Apple, Google, Amazon set to launch new gadgets: What to expect

Apple launches the iPhone 13 in the UK Ming Yeung | Getty Images Apple, Google, Amazon, Samsung and other firms are teeing up for a busy fall filled with lots of new gadget launches. It’s like clockwork. Big tech companies launch the latest products, like phones, watches, or even robots and flying security drones, beginning …

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Parkland shooting trial: Jurors to visit shooting site on victim Joaquin Oliver’s 22nd birthday

CNN — Jurors in the sentencing phase of the Parkland, Florida, school shooter’s trial are expected to visit the scene of the massacre Thursday at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s 1200 building, which has been sealed since the attack in February 2018. The visit, Judge Elizabeth Scherer explained to jurors Wednesday, is meant to help …

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Amazon cost cuts can’t stop a second consecutive loss, but sales beat sends stock more than 10% higher

Amazon.com Inc. decided to cut back after years of pouring money into growth, and the result was a second consecutive quarterly loss, but a beat on sales and continued strong growth from Amazon Web Services helped push the stock higher in after-hours trading Thursday. Amazon AMZN, +1.08% reported a second-quarter loss of $2 billion, or …

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A 3-Day Tech Earnings Deluge Begins. Here Are the Key Issues to Track.

Text size Microsoft and a slew of other tech giants are set to report earnings this week. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images Over the next three days, investors will be bombarded by June quarter earnings reports from the sector’s biggest and most important players. on tuesday, Microsoft (ticker: MSFT) and Alphabet (GOOGL) will report results. on wednesday, …

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‘Stray’ — the videogame where you play as a cat — is breaking the internet

The cat is out of the bag — and probably all over your Twitter feed. “Stray,” a new video game for Sony’s SONY, +3.42% PlayStation and Microsoft MSFT, +2.08% Windows, lets players explore a subterranean, cyberpunk city as ginger tabby that’s trying to claw its way back to its family. The $29.99 third-person platform adventure …

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Apartment REITs Benefit From Soaring Home Prices and Mortgage Rates

Illustration by Naomi Elliott Text size Skyrocketing home prices and mortgage rates make this a tough time to buy a house. But it’s an opportunity for bargain hunters to invest in apartment real estate investment trusts, which have been clobbered this year and are down about 20% despite surging rents. “Looking back over the past …

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