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Alibaba buys chip maker to fuel IoT growth

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group acquired chip maker Hangzhou C-SKY Microsystems to boost its cloud-based …

India localisation model pays off for Google

LIVE FROM WSJ D.LIVE, HONG KONG: Google plans to build on the success of its …

Korea reveals cost of 5G spectrum

South Korea announced the reserve prices for 5G spectrum in two bands which will be …

StarHub names Zain executive as CEO

StarHub, Singapore’s second largest mobile operator, appointed Peter Kaliaropoulos (pictured), currently head of Zain Saudi …

Qualcomm, NXP deal thrown into fresh doubt

Qualcomm’s proposed acquisition of NXP Semiconductors requires more remedies to gain approval, after an initial …

NEC, Docomo trial 5G-based remote medical exams

Japan-based NEC supported field trials of remote medical examinations using 5G network technology, which enabled …

ZTE delays Q1 report after US parts ban

ZTE delayed the release of its latest earnings results as it needs time to determine …

PLDT to sell Rocket Internet shares to fund capex

Philippines-based operator PLDT announced it will sell the majority of its shares in Rocket Internet …

Huawei looks to 5G to spur smartphone growth

HUAWEI ANALYST SUMMIT, SHENZHEN: The rollout of 4G networks sparked a sharp increase in smartphone …

Thai regulator mulls penalties for True data breach

Thailand’s telecom regulator ordered True Move, the country’s second largest mobile operator, to determine the impact …