News of Note—ZTE, Sony and more

news of note

Here are some of the other stories we’re following today:

> ZTE issued earnings guidance for 2017 forecasting a near 300% increase in its net profit, boosted by growth in its operator network and consumer device divisions. Mobile World Live article

> Sony President and CEO Kazuo Hirai, largely seen as responsible for turning around the company's fortunes, will stand down from his leadership role on April 1. PhoneScoop article

> Following reports that Dell Technologies is evaluating a reverse merger with VMware, the latter company’s CEO Pat Gelsinger on Friday commented on the evolving situation. RCR Wireless News article