ams AG (AMS.S)
VIENNA Sensor specialist AMS is teaming up with Chinese software maker Face++ to produce new 3D facial recognition features for smartphones, as the Austrian firm aims to reduce its dependency on Apple and boost its battered shares.
* AMS shares jump as much as 12 percent (Adds details, background, Face++ quote)
VIENNA, Jan 7 Austrian sensor specialist AMS is to team up with Chinese software manufacturer Face++ to produce new 3D facial recognition features for smartphones, boosting its shares more than 10 percent on Monday.
VIENNA, Jan 3 Shares in AMS AG lost a fifth of their value on Thursday after a sales warning from major customer Apple brought concerns over the challenges for the Austrian sensor specialist sharply into focus.
* Joins Apple suppliers feeling pressure (Adds Dialog Semiconductor, analysts, background, updates shares)
ZURICH/BERLIN, Nov 7 The Swiss blue-chip SMI was seen opening 0.2 percent higher at 9,007 points, according to premarket indications from bank Julius Baer .
NEW YORK U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday after worries about the earnings outlook added to recent selling pressure, though major indexes ended well off the day's lows as investors snapped up beaten-down shares late in the session. | Video
VIENNA Apple chip supplier AMS AG disappointed investors with its fourth quarter forecast, knocking 25 percent off the value of its shares despite the Austrian firm winning deals with other smartphone makers.
* Indexes fall: Dow 1.34 pct, S&P 1.47 pct, Nasdaq 1.77 pct (Updates to open)
* Works on sensors that scan surroundings for major OEM (Adds details on medium-term outlook, CEO quotes, background)