5G will unlock the potential of artificial intelligence, Samsung's network boss says, and the South Korean tech giant will invest $22 billion in the next-generation network to secure 20 percent market share by 2020.
Dialog Semiconductor said on Wednesday it was not seeing a hit to demand from its main customer, Apple, after some suppliers issued profit warnings due to weakness in iPhone sales.
Dell on Thursday raised its offer to buy back shares tied to its interest in software maker VMware to $23.9 billion from $21.7 billion, prompting billionaire investor Carl Icahn to abandon his campaign to scupper the deal.
Cisco stock rose 5 percent after the company reported better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter of its 2019 fiscal year.
At this point, Samsung apparently just wants to fold all the things.
Larry Kudlow confirms that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has restarted trade talks with his Chinese counterpart
The U.S. decision to cut off a Chinese state-backed chipmaker from U.S. suppliers amid allegations the firm stole intellectual property breaks World Trade Organization rules and aims to protect a U.S. monopoly, China told a WTO meeting on Tuesday.
"It is alarming to uncover that producers are labelling black powders as graphene and selling them for top dollar, while in reality, they contain mostly cheap graphite"
Blockchains can be used to create "smart contracts" to guarantee other agreements between two parties.
An earlier 5G-only modem, the XMM 8060, "is becoming a development platform" rather than a commercial product, said an Intel spokeswoman. Thus Intel "will miss the 2019 5G launches, but it is targeting large-scale rollouts from customers such as Apple and [partner] Spreadtrum," said Malik Saadi, vice president of strategic technologies for market watcher ABI Research.
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Arm will ease up its investment in research and development after two years of rapid growth even as it pushes to meet ambitious targets of doubling its UK headcount by 2021.
German chipmaker Infineon Technologies took a further multi-million euro provision to cover a legal dispute, overshadowing strong quarterly results and an upbeat outlook to send its shares sharply lower on Monday.
Shares in iPhone parts supplier Lumentum plunged after the maker of optical devices on Monday cut its fiscal second-quarter revenue guidance by roughly 17% and its profit outlook by 25%. The slashed guidance sent down shares in presumed customer Apple.
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Infineon Technologies has acquired Siltectra, a start-up based in Dresden. A purchase price of EUR124 million was agreed on with the venture capital investor MIG Fonds, the main shareholder.
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation has announced that on October 30 in the first trial, it obtained a judgment recognizing the infringement of its patent for red phosphor in China by Yantai Shield Advanced Materials.
"This will be one of Japan's biggest IPOs yet, with proceeds expected to reach around 2.5 trillion yen ($22 billion). "
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Lenovo's results are strong, buoyed by the break-even of Motorola worldwide
Xilinx has hired Barclays to advise on a bid to acquire Mellanox after approaching the chipmaker with an offer, according to people familiar with the matter, continuing a trend of consolidation in the semiconductor industry.
Ford Motor said it acquired Spin, a San Francisco-based scooter-sharing company. For Ford, the deal adds scooters to a sprawling array of future transportation services, which already include autonomous vehicles and on-demand shuttles.
Toshiba will wind up its UK nuclear arm, dealing a potentially fatal blow to plans for a new nuclear power station after a sale efforts to offload the business failed.
Amazon Web Services will begin using AMD's processors
Apple has signaled disappointing demand for the new iPhone XR, telling its top smartphone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron to halt plans for additional production lines dedicated to the relatively cost-effective model that hit shelves in late October, sources say.
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A report from Fast Company says that Apple will go ahead with using Intel modems for the first 5G iPhone, set to launch in 2020.
U.S. semiconductor supplier Broadcom has made a patent claim for more than $1 billion against Volkswagen.
China has promised to further cut import tariffs and open its economy as it tries to address criticisms that its trade practices are "unfair".
Expect to see that along with a foldable phone on stage in Las Vegas.
Start-up Royole has unveiled the world's first bendable smartphone.
The mediation committee for the dispute between Samsung Electronics and its former employees suffering from work-related illnesses announced the finalized settlement for the two parties, with the plan including compensation of up to 150 million won (US$132,000) per illness.
Cisco has 400G Ethernet switches that fall into two camps: The Nexus 9000 family aimed at large enterprise networks and the 3400-S class for hyperscale users.
The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday unveiled an indictment against two companies based in China and Taiwan and three individuals.
Intel's exclusive deal to provide modem chips for new iPhones has strained its ability to supply such longtime personal computer partners as Taiwan's Acer and Asustek Computer, which face shortages of a key component heading into the year-end shopping season, industry sources said.
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Over 2.6 billion people are now using Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram or Messenger every month.
The Japanese electronics firm raised its annual profit forecast to 870bn yen ($7.7bn), up 30% from estimates given in July.
The company posted KRW 65.46 trillion in consolidated quarterly revenue, up 5.5 percent from a year earlier, and KRW 17.57 trillion in quarterly operating profit, up 20.9 percent.
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Samsung Electronics slashed 2018 capex by more than a quarter on Wednesday and warned of lower profit until early next year, calling an end to a two-year boom in memory chips that fueled record third-quarter profit.
The Chinese currency - the yuan - is flirting with the 7 mark against the US dollar, a level it hasn't seen since the 2008 global financial crisis. The movements in the yuan are closely monitored, not least because the currency is a flashpoint in the US and China's trade war.