Foxconn branching out from iPhones into more expensive devices as it seeks to diversify

iPhone assembler Foxconn is seeking to diversify its production lines as it says the smartphone market has become stagnant. The company currently relies on Apple for around half of its revenue, but has ambitious plans for even higher-end manufacturing …

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Broadcom seeks to replace Qualcomm’s board as it escalates fight over its proposed takeover bid

After being rejected for a proposal to acquire Qualcomm, Broadcom has now nominated a slate of 11 candidates for Election at Qualcomm’s 2018 Annual Meeting to replace the Qualcomm’s existing board of directors and propose certain other matters for the consideration. Both Broadcom and Qualcomm have confirmed the new development. Qualcomm’s Annual Meeting is scheduled to … Continue reading “Broadcom seeks to replace Qualcomm’s board as it escalates fight over its proposed takeover bid”
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Qualcomm brandishes Palm patents against Apple, seeks ITC ban on iPhone 8 and iPhone X

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Qualcomm on Wednesday continued its legal assault against Apple with a pair of filings alleging infringement of in-house and purchased patents, including intellectual property developed by defunct portable device maker Palm.
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Snapchat seeks salvation in long-form and “hands-on” AR ads

 Snap Inc’s stock tanked after missing revenue expectations by $ 30 million last quarter, so Snapchat is looking to win over businesses with immersive new ads formats. This week it introduced two new forms of ads: Promoted Stories which string together multiple Snaps into a longer-form slideshows openable from a tile on the Stories page that’s shown to everyone in a given country,… Read More
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