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What’s going on: EU regulators versus top tech

EU regulators have charged Amazon with distorting competition in online retail and opened a second investigation into its business practices, as antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager ...

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China state media outlet calls Nvidia’s Arm purchase ‘disturbing’

An op-ed in China’s state-backed Global Times news outlet has said US chipmaker Nvidia’s proposed acquisition of Arm Ltd from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp was R...


Qualcomm ramps up 5G smartphone and laptop bets

Qualcomm is ramping up its effort to put 5G cellular phones within reach of countless people and financing new connected laptops targeted at the growing number of people working at...


Qualcomm forecasts sales above estimates and settles Huawei dispute

Qualcomm has forecast fourth-quarter earnings that were above Wall Street expectations, driven by sales of its processors used in 5G apparatus and attaining a settlement with Huawe...


TSMC posts record quarterly profit on demand for advanced chips

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing said quarterly net profit surged 81% to a record level and predicted hefty revenue gains for the third-quarter on robust orders for advanced chip...


Qualcomm pushes 5G tech into chips for cheaper phones

Qualcomm Inc has said it is putting 5G technology into chips for smartphones that will sell for as little as $300 and that will come to market in the second half of this year.

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Intel says flawed European Union antitrust decision underpins $1.2 billion fine

Intel has said that European Union antitrust regulators got it wrong when they fined the chipmaker approx $1.2 billion more than a decade ago for thwarting a British rival in a cas...


Exclusive: China’s SenseTime expects $750 mln 2019 revenue despite U.S. ban – sources

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese artificial intelligence start-up SenseTime, which Washington put on a trade blacklist in October, expects its 2019 annual revenue to increase by m...


Qualcomm expects 5G phone sales to double in 2021

Reuters – Qualcomm Inc expects global smartphone makers to ship 450 million 5G handsets in 2021 and another 750 million in 2022, the world’s largest supplier of mobile ...