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5G diverse use cases and evolving standards

  Although 5G deployments have started, many challenges are ahead for both operators and platform vendors. 5G DIVERSE USE CASES AND EVOLVING STANDARDS To understand the challenges, it is instructive to    

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Qualcomm CEO calls 2020 an extraordinary year as company reports huge Q4

RF front-end business sees significant year-over-year gains with global mmWave investments creating growth tailwinds Reporting its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2020 results on Wednesday, Qualcomm Incorporated    

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The CARES Act fix encourages building owners to buy assets before year end

  There is a bigger tax incentive for businesses to buy assets – such as in-building cellular coverage solutions – for non-residential buildings before the end of the year, thanks to the Co    

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The UK is banning sale of carrier-locked phones from December 2021

British wireless regulator Ofcom will ban carriers from selling locked phones starting in December next year. Such phones can only operate on their parent network unless they are unlocked – a process that    

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Canalys: India saw record smartphone shipments in Q3

In these unusual times with people confined at home and losing their jobs, the smartphone market goes at different paces in different places of the world. The latest numbers from Canalys show that after a huge    

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Notebook demand still sound in 4Q20 before waning in 2021

Notebook vendors saw strong shipment gains in the second and third quarter of 2020 with the momentum remaining robust in the fourth quarter, but they may see demand for their computer products begin to wane in    

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iPhone 12 teardown reveals Qualcomm X55 5G modem and 2,815 mAh battery

The iPhone 12 and 12 Pro are both officially going on sale starting this Friday. Thanks to a teardown video posted by Century Weifeng Technology, we are getting a close look inside the 6.1-inch iPhone 12 model.    

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iPhone 12 and 12 Pro get 20% shorter battery life when on 5G

It was already clear that the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro would lose battery faster when hooked to 5G networks compared to 4G ones, but we didn't know how much. Well now we sort of do, thanks to Tom's    

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Report: Samsung leads global smartphone sales in August, widens gap with Huawei

Counterpoint Research reports that in the month of August, Samsung has widened its market share gap with Huawei, making up 22% of global smartphone sales for the month. This, according to Counterpoint’s l    

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Apple to introduce the first ARM-powered Macs on November 17

This month Apple is dealing with the first iPhone 12 pre-orders and sales, starting with the 12 and 12 Pro. The other two will come next month, but November will be marked with another major event – the o    

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