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Qualcomm rejects Broadcom bid, it undervalues the company

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom bid, it undervalues the company

Written by on November 14, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc on Monday rejected rival Broadcom Ltd’s $103-billion takeover bid, saying the offer undervalued the company and would face regulatory hurdles. Shares of Qualcomm were up 1.8 percent at $65.74 in early afternoon trading, while those of Broadcom were down 0.4 percent at $263.95. Broadcom said it would seek to […]

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EU draws up guidelines for value of patents – a thorny issue

EU draws up guidelines for value of patents – a thorny issue

Written by on October 3, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union is drawing up guidelines on how much patent holders should charge for their technologies, a thorny issue that pits Apple and other users against Qualcomm and Ericsson. Trillions of dollars in sales are at stake as regulators ponder whether a fridge maker should pay a different rate for crucial […]

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Qualcomm gets sued by Apple over its modem chips

Qualcomm gets sued by Apple over its modem chips

Written by on January 23, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Apple Inc filed a $1 billion lawsuit against supplier Qualcomm Inc on Friday, days after the U.S. government accused the chip maker of resorting to anticompetitive tactics to maintain a monopoly over key semiconductors in mobile phones. Qualcomm is a major supplier to both Apple and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd for “modem” chips […]

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Qualcomm in the dock over anticompetitive semiconductor practices

Qualcomm in the dock over anticompetitive semiconductor practices

Written by on January 18, 2017 in News with 0 Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday, accusing the company of using “anticompetitive” tactics to maintain its monopoly on a key semiconductor used in mobile phones. The FTC, which works with the Justice Department to enforce antitrust law, said that San Diego-based Qualcomm used its dominant […]

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Android security like swiss cheese, time to close it down?

Android security like swiss cheese, time to close it down?

Written by on August 12, 2016 in Opinion with 0 Comments

Security is just another reason to close Android down. Another vulnerability has emerged that exposes over 900 million Android devices to the possibility of granting root access to hackers potentially making the device part of an illicit botnet as well as the theft of all data on the device. Checkpoint has released details of four […]

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Shared spectrum on trial in France

Shared spectrum on trial in France

Written by on January 8, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

The ability for multiple providers to share a slice of licensed spectrum will be a key step towards greater spectral efficiency and flexibility. Two major standardized approaches are being developed – Licensed Shared Access (LSA) in Europe and Authorized Shared Access (ASA) in the US. Ericsson, Qualcomm and RED Technologies are getting in early on […]

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Daimler+Qualcomm plan wireless charging of phones and cars

Daimler+Qualcomm plan wireless charging of phones and cars

Written by on May 25, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm Inc. to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without cables. The move forms part of a broader push by Daimler, parent company of Mercedes-Benz, as well as rival German carmakers BMW […]

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