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Qualcomm upbeats about mmWave technology, says Digitimes Research

As millimeter wave (mmWave) is likely to serve as the first frontier technology to mobilize Enhanced Mobile Broadband (eMBB) applications in the 5G commercial market from 2019-2020, Qualcomm is actively deployi    

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Synergy expects rising battery demand from true wireless earbuds

With the strong popularity of the Apple AirPods, and chip developers including Qualcomm and Realtek offering solutions for true wireless earbuds, more earphone brands are expected to begin mass shipments of the    

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Foxconn sees 2018 revenues reach new record

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$619.32 billion (US$19.95 billion) for December 2018, up 2.97% on month, but down 8.27% on year, while the company'    

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Richard Yu outlines Huawei's priorities for 2019 in open letter

Huawei was a company of contrasts in 2018 - it reached new highs in smartphone sales while being repeatedly targeted by governments across the globe because of privacy issues and evading trade sanctions.Richard    

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LG Q4 preliminary earnings for 2018 show 10% increase in sales

LG announced today its preliminary earnings for the fourth quarter of 2018, along with total annual results. The company reached KRW15.8 trillion (about14 billion) of consolidated revenues, which is slightly mo    

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Samsung posts Q4 guidance, profit goes down 38%

Samsung had a smashing 2018 performance with multiple record-breaking quarters, mostly thanks to a boom in memory chips demand. Now the effect is wearing off and the Q4 guidance, posted by the Korean company is    

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2018 review and 2019 outlook: Taiwan IC designers bracing for multiple headwinds

Most Taiwan-based IC design firms fared better than expected in 2018 despite tight wafer capacity, but they face multiple headwinds from trade war, subdued handset momentum, slower economic growth and reduced c    

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Canalys: Chinese smartphone market down 15%, iPhones start to dip, Huawei on top

You may have heard that Tim Cook pointed the finger at the Chinese market to explain the poor performance of the new iPhone models. Indeed, data by the analysts at Canalys shows that the Chinese smartphone mark    

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Gionee declares bankruptcy, enters liquidation

We have some good news and some bad news about Gionee. The good news is that one day there may be a movie about what happened. The bad news is that the company has officially entered bankruptcy.A court in Shenz    

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AT&T will turn on its 5G network this Friday

AT&T will power on its 5G network in 12 US cities on December 21 (this Friday). The first device to use the network is a Netgear-made Nighthawk 5G hotspot, but you can't have one yet.For now the carrie    

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