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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Jan 19 2018

Amazon boosts monthly fee for Prime by $2, maintains yearly rate

Amazon.com Inc raised the monthly fee for the U.S. version of its fast-shipping and video-streaming service Amazon Prime by $2 on Friday, making the case for subscribers to upgrade to an annual plan.

Jan 10 2018

Nvidia updates software, says graphic chips not hit by flaws

Nvidia Corp is updating the software for its graphics processors in response to the Spectre security threat, but its chief executive said on Wednesday its chips were not subject to the same risks as those from Intel and other companies.

Dec 21 2017

Accenture's digital push boosts earnings, shares hit record

Consulting and outsourcing services firm Accenture Plc's quarterly earnings and revenue topped Wall Street forecasts, as investments in fast-growing digital and cloud services paid off.

Dec 15 2017

Disney buying Fox film, TV units for $52 billion in digital push

Walt Disney Co has struck a deal to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc for $52.4 billion in stock, giving the world's largest entertainment company an arsenal of shows and movies to combat growing digital rivals Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc . | Video

Dec 13 2017

Apple grants $390 million to Finisar to boost laser chip production

Apple Inc said on Wednesday it had awarded $390 million to optical components maker Finisar Corp to boost production of laser chips that power iPhone X's features such as Face ID, Animoji and portrait mode photos.

Dec 11 2017

Elliott says chipmaker NXP worth 23 percent more than Qualcomm's offer

Activist investor Elliott Management Corp said on Monday NXP Semiconductors NV is worth about 23 percent more than Qualcomm Inc's $38-billion offer to buy the chipmaker.

Dec 11 2017

U.S. videogame makers may trounce sales estimates again

Tepid holiday sales forecasts from two of the three major U.S. videogame producers have not dampened investors' confidence in one of the past decade's major stock market success stories for a simple reason: they almost always beat them.

Dec 04 2017

Broadcom launches 11-nominee slate for Qualcomm board

Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd made its first formal move toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm Inc on Monday, laying out a slate of 11 nominees it wants to put on the board of the U.S. semiconductor firm. | Video

Nov 10 2017

New 'Star Wars' trilogy raises hopes after Disney results miss target

The force of "Star Wars" lifted Walt Disney Co shares on Thursday as the promise of a new film trilogy overshadowed disappointing quarterly results and struggles at the media company's television business. | Video

Nov 08 2017

Twenty-First Century Fox's quarterly revenue beats Street

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's quarterly revenue topped market estimates on Wednesday as higher sales from traditional and online distributors boosted its cable business.

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