Theories of harm arising from recent disputes with standards-essential patents (SEPs) are poorly substantiated and contradicted by market facts and figures.
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Texas Instruments is shifting its chip business away from smartphones and tablets to more industrial segments such as the automotive. The company has faced increasing competition from companies like Qualcomm and has also lost ground to smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung, which have been developing their own chips.
Apple's next iPhone, expected to be announced on Wednesday, will support multiple LTE bands for worldwide service and possibly China's TD-SCDMA 3G standard, according to various reports.
Intel's long-running quest to break into the mobile market is finally starting to pay dividends in the form of actual devices from big-name smartphone players, including ZTE and soon, Google's Motorola Mobility unit.
Apple and Qualcomm were each spurned in bids valued at more than $1 billion to invest in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. as part of an effort to get exclusive access to smartphone chipsets, according to a Bloomberg report.
LG Electronics officially took the wraps off its latest high-end smartphone, the quad-core Optimus G, which it said will lay the foundation for all of its premier smartphones going forward.
Qualcomm put the rumors to rest and confirmed that it bought Israeli small cell firm DesignArt Networks. The chipset giant hopes to use the acquisition to bolster its position as a key provider of chipset and network architecture products for heterogeneous networks, or HetNets, which rely in part on small cells.
Twenty-two companies including Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics and Sony Mobile have joined forces to create the In-Location Alliance, an effort to improve and expand indoor positioning and related mobile services.
Qualcomm is positioning itself for a small cell play with the planned acquisition of DesignArt Networks, according to an Israeli newspaper, which said Qualcomm is expected to pay $120 million-140 million for the startup.