News of Note—Qualcomm and Broadcom, Cisco’s ‘5G Now,’ HTC’s layoffs and more

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Qualcomm said it continues to remain open to an offer from Broadcom. (Pixabay)

> Qualcomm said it continues to remain open to an offer from Broadcom. Engadget article

> Cisco announced its “5G Now” suite of services and technology that includes a mobile core, network slicing, SON and more. Release

> Cisco also announced its open vRAN initiative for mobile network operators. SDXcentral article

> Nokia smartphone market HMD said it won’t bring any of its new Nokia-branded Android smartphones to the U.S. market. CNET article

> HTC announced a range of layoffs in its U.S. business. Digital Trends article

> Apple has reportedly changed how it handles its iCloud data in China. CNET article

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