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Samsung prepares $116 billion war chest for mobile chips fight

April 24, 2019

Via: The Verge

Samsung has announced a 10-year, $116 billion plan to take over the lead as the world’s foremost processor maker by 2030, as reported by Bloomberg today. The Korean chaebol already enjoys the premier position when it comes to selling mobile […]


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Samsung confirms delaying Galaxy Fold release for internal tests

April 23, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

News broke yesterday that Samsung is delaying the Chinese Galaxy Fold launch, followed shortly by similar chatter regarding other regions, like Spain. While it was unofficial, the rumored reasons were mentioning the recent incidents with some devices breaking after merely […]


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Huawei revenue for the first quarter of 2019 grows 39 percent

April 22, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

Reuters reports that Huawei’s first quarter revenues for the year 2019 have grown 39 percent to 179.7 billion yuan, which translates roughly to $26.81 billion. While the company didn’t make its actual net profit figures public, it said that its […]


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Two Galaxy Fold launch events reportedly delayed. Will the foldable phone still ship on time?

April 22, 2019

Via: CNET

More bad news befell the beleaguered Galaxy Fold on Sunday after three separate problems with the Galaxy Fold’s screen rendered early production review units unusable. Now, Samsung will reportedly postpone launch events in Hong Kong and Shanghai showcasing its foldable […]


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Apple outsells Samsung in the US in Q1 2019, by a small margin

April 19, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

A recent Counterpoint Research paper indicated that the Galaxy S10 outsold the Galaxy S9 in the US in the first week by 16%. That same research contained a graphic (image below) that compared the performance of the Samsung phones with […]


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BlackBerry Messenger shutting down on 31 May 2019

April 19, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

EMTEK licensed BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) consumer service from BlackBerry in 2016. The company announced that BlackBerry Messenger will be shutting down for consumer access at the end of May this year. The technology industry however, is very fluid, and in […]


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With Apple Patent Dispute Over, Qualcomm Stock Surges

April 17, 2019

Via: Pymnts

After winning a major victory in its legal dispute with Apple, Qualcomm saw its shares surge 23 percent for its biggest gain in more than 19 years. The two companies were able to reach a settlement so that the iPhone […]


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Huawei denies talking to Apple about 5G chips

April 16, 2019

Via: Pocket Now

A report at the beginning of the month surfaced according to which Huawei would be willing to sell its own 5G chips, but only to Apple. The iPhone-maker is in a delicate position with Intel not being ready for the […]


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Trump vows not to nationalise 5G as FCC makes funding and spectrum available

April 15, 2019

Via: Tech Radar

The US has reiterated its desire to be the global leader in the development deployment 5G networks with the announcement of a new spectrum auction, public funding, and government assurances. President Donald Trump has considered nationalising the country’s 5G infrastructure […]


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Apple exceeds green goals, gets manufacturers on board the eco-friendly train

April 11, 2019

Via: Phone Arena

For the last few years, Apple has been putting a lot of effort into reducing the effect of its operation on the environment. From its massive building at Cupertino, which is covered in solar panels, to robots that disassemble iPhones […]