Category: Handsets & Devices


Samsung semiconductor sales smashes second quarter

The Samsung consumer business might have gone down in a ball of flames last year, but 2017 is proving to be a different type of game as the semiconductor business unit reports impressive growth.

Chinese smartphone market declines 3% in Q2

New research from Canalys estimates the Chinese smartphone market has hit decline for the first time in six quarters, but its only bad news for the challenger brands.

Intel adds to Qualcomm legal woes

We’re not too sure when, but at some point in the near future Qualcomm execs are going to start waking up in the middle of the night sweating over the fear of another lawsuit appearing in the morning.

Nokia handset maker HMD loses its CEO

The company trying to resurrect the Nokia mobile phone brand – HMD Global – has announced its CEO is moving on for undisclosed reasons.

Qualcomm quarterlies take a fruity hit

Legal aggro with Apple and BlackBerry contributed to a revenue decline of 11% and a profit plunge of 40% in Qualcomm’s latest quarterlies.

Vertu signals the end

Bafflingly expensive mobile handset brand Vertu seems to have finally called it a day following numerous reports of its demise.

Telecoms news you may have missed

With days getting hotter, the pubs becoming more appealing and summer holidays last approaching, most would forgive you for missing a few of the telecoms stories from last week. We’ve got your back.

Qualcomm seeks US import ban on Apple iPhone

Qualcomm has filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) which claims Apple is infringing six of its patents enabling various features.

Nokia says ‘Xiaomi the money’

Nokia’s Chinese whispers continue with the announcement of a business collaboration agreement with Xiaomi, which includes some smartphone patent cross-licensing.

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