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Samsung Says Solid Chip Sales Helped Cushion Blow From Falling Smartphone, TV Figures

Samsung Says Solid Chip Sales Helped Cushion Blow From Falling Smartphone, TV Figures

Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday its first-quarter operating profit likely managed to rise slightly from a slump a year earlier, as solid chip sales helped cushion the blow from the coronavirus pandemic on smartphones and TVs. The global leader in semiconductors is benefiting from higher demand for chips from laptop makers …

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US Federal Reserve Slashes Rates, Global Central Banks Coordinate To Cushion Coronavirus Blow

US Federal Reserve Slashes Rates, Global Central Banks Coordinate To Cushion Coronavirus Blow

The coordinated global actions were reminiscent of the sweeping steps taken just over a decade ago WASHINGTON: The U.S. Federal Reserve and global central banks moved aggressively on Sunday to buttress a world economy unraveling rapidly amid the coronavirus pandemic, with the Fed slashing interest rates to near zero, pledging …

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Sky’s the limit for Scotland’s Jamie Ritchie despite recent blow | Sport

Nothing much in sport, or life, can be guaranteed at times like this. In the case of the Scottish flanker Jamie Ritchie, even so, everyone predicts the same thing. “He looks to me like someone who will end up being Scottish captain,” says John Barclay, who led the team into …

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Alex Goode’s return inspires doomed Saracens to blow Sale away | Sport

So just the 88 points behind now. Saracens’ great escape had been turning into an interesting narrative, but recent developments in the saga that needs no introduction means they can rack up as many of these bonus-point wins as they like. It will not make any difference. That said, when …

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Farrell’s England defy rancour and rain in Scotland to blow doubts away | Andy Bull | Sport

Kicking conditions were tough for both teams at Murrayfield.

The forecast was that bad that on the trains north on Saturday morning they were warning passengers to abandon any plans to travel back that way on Sunday. By the time the service reached Peterborough they were promising free passage back to London for anyone who wanted to turn tail …

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