Qualcomm announced that the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in China has granted the company's request for two preliminary injunctions against four Chinese subsidiaries of Apple, ordering them to immediately cease infringing upon two Qualcomm patents through the unlicensed importation, sale and offers for sale in China of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
The European Court of Justice has ruled the UK can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members.
A company spokesperson confirmed the layoffs to CRN after The Information first reported on the job cuts Friday. But the spokesperson disputed that the layoffs only impacted Qualcomm's data center unit and said they were across "a number of divisions."
Broadcom reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter financial results on Thursday. Shares of the chipmaker soared 6% in after-hours trade after beating on both the top and bottom lines.
SK Group on Thursday appointed Lee Seok-hee as the CEO of SK hynix in its annual reshuffle, alongside new leaders named for SK Gas, SK Engineering & Construction and SK Global Chemical.
Japan plans to ban government purchases of equipment from China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE Corp to beef up its defenses against intelligence leaks and cyber attacks.
The market sell-off triggered by fears that the US-China trade truce could unravel has created fresh uncertainty for companies on the hunt for acquisitions, threatening a five-year global takeover wave, dealmakers say.
The Financial Times
Top executives at Intel, Texas Instruments and Rambus all left within a month of each other earlier this year
The daughter of the founder of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States.
Texas Instruments has been steadily ramping up its production of 300mm wafers for its analog processors, as it looks to cut costs and boost production efficiency. While the company's existing 300mm facilities still have room to scale up production, TI will be investing in the next phase of its 300mm analog output, likely to be available by around 2022.
Cirrus Logic joined a growing list of Apple suppliers in cutting its revenue forecast for the holiday quarter.
For America, it makes both economic and strategic sense.
Wall Street Journal
Qualcomm considers the matter closed and is fully focused on continuing to execute on its 5G roadmap.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Korea isn't standing still and allowing China to just catch up and take the lead. Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have come up with a series of new products that they hope will widen the technological gap with their Chinese counterparts.
China and the United States agreed to halt additional tariffs in a deal that keeps their trade war from escalating as the two sides try again to bridge their differences with fresh talks aimed at reaching an agreement within 90 days.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said he's open to approving a renewed deal for Qualcomm to buy chip rival NXP in trade talks with President Donald Trump, according to the White House.
The US and China have agreed to suspend plans to impose new tariffs on January 1.
Huawei has warned that American ambitions to lead the world in the next generation of mobile Internet may not be realized if Washington continues to block the company from participating in the US market.
The prosecutors did not reveal the names of the recipients of the OLED trade secrets, but an industry source identified one of the companies as BOE Technology Group, which supplies smartphone screens for key Samsung rival Huawei Technologies.
Nikkei Asian Review
The fund, Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund, has already made its first investment via a Series A funding round of AnyVision, a face, body, and object recognition startup, the company said without disclosing the amount.
New Zealand government's move to prevent Huawei supplying a local mobile network with 5G equipment has raised questions about why the UK appears less concerned about use of the Chinese company's technology.
Apple continued its downward slide Tuesday after US President Donald Trump suggested that 10 percent tariffs could be placed on mobile phones, like the iPhone, and laptops made in China.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8150 and MediaTek's Helio P80 are the top two chipsets in an AI benchmark.
Cadence Design Systems has announced the tapeout of a complete GDDR6 memory IP solution on Samsung's 7LPP process. GDDR6 memory is targeted at very high-bandwidth applications including machine learning, AI, cryptocurrency mining, graphics, automated driving, ADAS and high-performance computing (HPC).
Infineon Technologies is strengthening its long-term partnership with Denso to bolster its automotive business. Underpinning this collaboration, the Japan-based company has bought an equity stake in Infineon in the range of a mid-double-digit million Euro amount.
For a sense of the damage Donald Trump can inflict on China with export controls, take a trip to the city of Jinjiang on the country's southeastern coast. That's where Fujian Jinhua Integrated Circuit Co. built a $6 billion plant to produce semiconductors as part of China's goal of making the country a self-sufficient technology powerhouse.
LG Electronics vice chairman and CEO Jo Seong-jin said the company will promote automation of suppliers' manufacturing units as part of efforts to strengthen business partnership.
The CSIRO investment will include the development of advanced imaging of Earth from satellites, in addition to cutting-edge data science to support the growth of AI technology.
IBM Thailand hopes to make the Southeast Asian country a sales hub for the Indochina subregion and leverage AI and blockchain to help local businesses digitally transform.
Apple's share price has tumbled more than 20% since October, hurting other stocks and infecting the wider market.