News of Note—Samsung’s top U.S. executive departs; Intel bids up to $6B for Mellanox

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Here are some other stories we’re following today:

> Tim Baxter, president and CEO at Samsung Electronics America, announced he will be retiring from the company on June 1. LinkedIn post

> Intel extended an offer up to $6 billion in cash and stock for Israel-based chipmaker Mellanox. Calcalist article

Mobile World Congress 2019

Attend the 2-Day Executive 5G Panel Series

FierceWireless is returning to Barcelona, Spain, during Mobile World Congress 2019 with a two-day Executive 5G Panel Series at the Fira Congress Hotel, conveniently located across the street from the MWC Convention Center. The panel events will take place on Feb. 25-26 and will cover 5G and The Fixed Wireless Access Opportunity, Taking 5G Indoors, and Making 5G Ubiquitous. Attendees will have the opportunity to network and hear from 5G leaders including Verizon, Vodafone, Orange, Sprint, NTT Docomo, Boingo Wireless, Qualcomm, and more over the course of two days.

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> MIRIS, a real estate and technology firm based in Norway, announced plans to deploy Nokia’s AirFrame Open Edge data center technology to power smart city services in commercial and residential areas. Release

> Metaswitch announced MaX UC, a mobile unified communications that will shift the user interface to the native dialer and integrate video meetings, messaging and CRM. Release