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By Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, 2/25/2018
BARCELONA -- Nokia played up the advantages of having in-house chip development here on "Day 0" of Mobile World Congress by stressing how important its ReefShark ...
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.
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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 Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/15/2018
High-band 5G, which Verizon has labeled "true 5G," promises gigabit-plus speeds but at the expense of coverage and signal penetration. Now, we're starting to get some ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/13/2018
Broadcom now says it only needs to elect six new members, not 11, to Qualcomm's board in its bid to take over the company, as the companies reportedly plan to meet to ...
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 ...
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By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/9/2018
Qualcomm's board has rejected the revised $121 billion bid from Broadcom but has offered to meet with the company to discuss the bid's "serious deficiencies in value ...
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 2/9/2018
In a major setback for its mobile business, Nokia has lost a radio access network (RAN) deal with Deutsche Telekom after being replaced in parts of the operator's ...
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 ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/5/2018
Broadcom raised its unsolicited offer for Qualcomm on to a whopping $121 billion on Monday ahead of a shareholder meeting on March 6 that will decide what ...
By Dan Jones, Mobile Editor, 2/1/2018
Qualcomm is expecting its first 5G smartphone launches in the first half of next year, the company said on its fiscal first quarter 2018 earnings call on Wednesday ...
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Users Value Security Over Convenience – Finally
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/23/2018
Convenience is at last taking a back seat to security, according to an IBM study.
Amazon Launches Repository for Open Source Serverless Code
Mitch Wagner, Editor, Enterprise Cloud, 2/22/2018
Users and developers can share code for machine learning, image processing, ...
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Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/23/2018
Huawei previews its plans for 5G, including how artificial intelligence and the ...
Deutsche Telekom Demos 5G Interop in Germany
Sarah Thomas, Director, Women in Comms, 2/22/2018
Along with partners Huawei and Intel, Deutsche Telekom has proven out 5G ...
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The Growing Pains of 5G
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The hype surrounding 5G reached fever pitch at the recent Mobile World Congress, ...
CEO Interview: Huawei's Eric Xu
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 3/13/2017
Light Reading spent face-to-face time with Huawei CEO Eric Xu at Mobile World ...
Leading Lights 2016: The Finalists
Ray Le Maistre , Editor-in-Chief , 4/20/2016
Light Reading is proud to announce the finalists for this year's Leading Lights ...
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