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By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/14/2018
Still not satisfied after slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, trade war enthusiast Donald Trump now has the telecom and technology sectors in his ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/12/2018
Semiconductor giant Intel is reported to have considered making a bid for chipmaker Broadcom, which is trying to buy mobile chips company Qualcomm in a $117 billion ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/8/2018
SK Telecom has met internal resistance to the virtualization of its radio access network (RAN), with its operations department worried that an overhaul might add to ...
By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/25/2018
BARCELONA -- MWC 2018 -- Nokia played up the advantages of having in-house chip development here on "Day 0" of Mobile World Congress by stressing how important its ...
By Mark Donnigan, Vice President of Marketing, Beamr, 2/22/2018
As consumers come to expect as much from their mobile viewing experiences as from their TV viewing experiences, cable and mobile operators must seek more efficient ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/21/2018
Broadcom has decreased the amount it is offering to pay for Qualcomm, in reaction to the chipmaker raising its bid for NXP.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/21/2018
Qualcomm has increased its bid for NXP, the wireless chip company's latest move to stave off the unsolicited US$121 billion takeover bid from Broadcom.
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/20/2018
Qualcomm is being urged to continue talking with Broadcom, following an initial meeting between the two companies last week, even though Qualcomm has rejected ...
By Simon Stanley, 2/16/2018
The shift to application and network virtualization by operators and service providers requires a new generation of multicore processors that are being introduced by ...
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 2/14/2018
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia addresses virtualization risks; ARM targets machine learning; UK soccer rights auction suffers deflation.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/12/2018
"As we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/8/2018
Huawei says it will invest $800 million in 5G research and development this year as it strives to become a pioneer of the next-generation mobile technology.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/7/2018
PARIS -- For Huawei, the frosty Paris weather was apt. Even though a company representative was spotted in the room, the Chinese vendor was frozen out of the ...
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