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Why some manufacturers are ordering more computers even with consumer demand weak
Global PC shipments fell more than 16% in 2022, but manufacturers are ordering more electronics to satisfy demand from businesses.
Computer prices are down, along with demand, data shows
Shipments of PCs are down nearly 20%, as businesses try to clear existing inventory.
Demand for electronics is falling. But some types of semiconductors are still in short supply.
Samsung and AMD say demand is weakening for high-end devices like laptops and smartphones. But vehicles still face semiconductor shortages.
The chip shortage is hitting just about anything with a plug or battery
The list includes refrigerators, video doorbells, light bulbs you can turn on with your phone and even lower-tech things like kids’ toys.
Electronics makers caught in the trade war
For one electronics maker, over half of their components come from China. They're on the tariff list.
Electronics giant Xiaomi heads for Hong Kong IPO
Xiaomi isn’t a household name in the U.S., but with a $54 billion valuation, its initial public offering is one of the biggest the world’s seen in years. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
The U.S. strikes a deal with Chinese electronics giant ZTE
But ZTE will be hit with a $1 billion penalty.
Trump’s ZTE turnabout
The Chinese electronics manufacturer ZTE Corp. was on the brink of collapse after the U.S. government punished it last month for breaking American sanctions against Iran and North Korea. But in a sudden Twitter twist President Donald Trump says he’s now working to save ZTE. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Christmas gifts were all about grown-ups, in post-war America
Sarah Archer explores Christmas gift giving in post-war America in her book, "Midcentury Christmas."
Medical scribe industry thrives
The medical scribe industry has been booming in recent years, fueled largely by hospitals around the county switching to electronic medical record systems.