Apple has announced plans to build a new campus in Austin, Texas, saying the project will involve a $1bn investment.
Samsung Electronics will cease operations at one of its mobile phone manufacturing plants in China, the company said, as its sales in the world's biggest smartphone market slumps amid rising competition from lower-cost local rivals.
Amazon does not plan to sell this chip directly to customers, but the decision by one of the world's biggest buyers of computer processors to go the do-it-yourself route is likely to have a major impact on Intel, the iconic Silicon Valley chip maker.
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of confidence in her leadership on Wednesday. She said a new prime minister would have to scrap or extend Article 50, the mechanism taking Britain out of the EU on 29 March, "delaying or even stopping Brexit".
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has downgraded executive cars and cut business travel in a belt-tightening campaign meant to prepare for a difficult 2019.
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On Tuesday, a Chinese court banned the sale of older iPhone models as part of a long-running patent infringement lawsuit between Apple and Qualcomm.
China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have been granted 5G radio frequency spectrum allocations to pursue trials in the next-generation mobile system ahead of its wide roll-out from 2020
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Qualcomm announced that the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in China has granted the company's request for two preliminary injunctions against four Chinese subsidiaries of Apple, ordering them to immediately cease infringing upon two Qualcomm patents through the unlicensed importation, sale and offers for sale in China of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
The European Court of Justice has ruled the UK can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members.
Twitter's chief executive has been criticized for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination despite widespread allegations of human rights abuses in the country.
A company spokesperson confirmed the layoffs to CRN after The Information first reported on the job cuts Friday. But the spokesperson disputed that the layoffs only impacted Qualcomm's data center unit and said they were across "a number of divisions."
Broadcom reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter financial results on Thursday. Shares of the chipmaker soared 6% in after-hours trade after beating on both the top and bottom lines.
The iPhone assembler said earlier this year that the Sino-US trade spat was the biggest challenge it is facing, and its high-level managers were making plans to counter the impact
South China Morning Post
SK Group on Thursday appointed Lee Seok-hee as the CEO of SK hynix in its annual reshuffle, alongside new leaders named for SK Gas, SK Engineering & Construction and SK Global Chemical.
Alibaba said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with the Belgium government to launch an e-commerce trade hub, which will include investments in logistics infrastructure.
Yandex, the internet titan often referred to as the "Google of Russia," has launched its first smartphone.
Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defenses against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks.
The market sell-off triggered by fears that the US-China trade truce could unravel has created fresh uncertainty for companies on the hunt for acquisitions, threatening a five-year global takeover wave, dealmakers say.
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UK telecoms group BT (BT) confirmed on Wednesday that it would not buy equipment from the Chinese tech company for the core of its next generation wireless network. The company also said it would remove existing Huawei technology from the heart of its 4G network within two years.
Google's self-driving car project has announced a driverless commercial taxi service.
Top executives at Intel, Texas Instruments and Rambus all left within a month of each other earlier this year
The daughter of the founder of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States.
Texas Instruments has been steadily ramping up its production of 300mm wafers for its analog processors, as it looks to cut costs and boost production efficiency. While the company's existing 300mm facilities still have room to scale up production, TI will be investing in the next phase of its 300mm analog output, likely to be available by around 2022.
Apple is shifting marketing resources and providing unusually generous promotions to boost sales.
Bose's Frames will let users privately listen to music, answer calls and talk to preferred voice assistant without having to wear earbuds.
Alphabet will start testing its drone delivery service in Europe from next year, having struggled to gain momentum for the service in the US, in the latest signal that tech giants are beginning to see the region as a prime testbed for new technologies.
Daily Telegraph (UK)
Cirrus Logic joined a growing list of Apple suppliers in cutting its revenue forecast for the holiday quarter.
For America, it makes both economic and strategic sense.
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Qualcomm considers the matter closed and is fully focused on continuing to execute on its 5G roadmap.
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Korea isn't standing still and allowing China to just catch up and take the lead. Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have come up with a series of new products that they hope will widen the technological gap with their Chinese counterparts.
China and the United States agreed to halt additional tariffs in a deal that keeps their trade war from escalating as the two sides try again to bridge their differences with fresh talks aimed at reaching an agreement within 90 days.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said he's open to approving a renewed deal for Qualcomm to buy chip rival NXP in trade talks with President Donald Trump, according to the White House.
The US and China have agreed to suspend plans to impose new tariffs on January 1.
Huawei has warned that American ambitions to lead the world in the next generation of mobile Internet may not be realized if Washington continues to block the company from participating in the US market.
The prosecutors did not reveal the names of the recipients of the OLED trade secrets, but an industry source identified one of the companies as BOE Technology Group, which supplies smartphone screens for key Samsung rival Huawei Technologies.
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Another phone manufacturer folds up its hat and throws it into the ring
The fund, Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund, has already made its first investment via a Series A funding round of AnyVision, a face, body, and object recognition startup, the company said without disclosing the amount.
Oppo has upped its R&D investment across 5G, IoT, and artificial intelligence as it pushes to become the first company to launch a 5G smartphone next year.
Declining visitor numbers and a growing reduction in exhibitor bookings has led Deutsche Messe to cancel CeBIT 2019 as the once popular trade show is no longer able to attract the up to one million attendees it did at the height of its popularity.
The Supreme Court on Monday wrestled with whether to allow a 40-year-old legal doctrine to derail a class-action lawsuit arguing that Apple uses its monopoly control over the iPhone app market to overcharge customers for apps.