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Apple’s Legal Assault on Qualcomm Is Part of Phone Margin Grab

Apple is piling onto lawsuits that attack the way Qualcomm licenses technology for mobile phones in a widespread effort to rake back profits in a slowing market. The latest suit by Apple, filed Friday, alleges that Qualcomm has unfairly used the power of its patents, which cover the fundamentals of phone systems, and its chip business to prop up its dominant position in ... Read More »

Xiaomi Is More Like Facebook Than Apple

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi’s razor-thin hardware margins are offset by its ad sales Advertising accounted for nearly 57 percent of its revenue last year Xiaomi can also make money by pushing third-party apps That’s the mantra that you’ll surely hear most as Xiaomi tries to convince investors that a hardware company with razor-thin margins is worth $100 billion. “We pioneered an amazing, innovative business model ... Read More »

Xiaomi Is More Like Facebook Than Apple

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi’s razor-thin hardware margins are offset by its ad sales Advertising accounted for nearly 57 percent of its revenue last year Xiaomi can also make money by pushing third-party apps That’s the mantra that you’ll surely hear most as Xiaomi tries to convince investors that a hardware company with razor-thin margins is worth $100 billion. “We pioneered an amazing, innovative business model ... Read More »

Facebook Is Said to Research Ad-Free Subscription-Based Version

HIGHLIGHTS Now there’s more internal momentum to pursue such an option During testimony, Zuckerberg left the door open for subscription option Company generated virtually all its revenue last year by selling ads Facebook has been conducting market research in recent weeks to determine whether an ad-free version paid by subscriptions would spur more people to join the social network, according to ... Read More »

Google Pixel 3: The best is on its way already?

It was just last week that I had written about Samsung having “a foot in the mouth” kind of a situation every time they want to launch a phone. This time around it’s Google that has “accidentally” given a strong hint of a new phone making its way to the marketplace. Reported by the XDA-Developers, Google published a new commit ... Read More »

Nokia 1 Android Go Smartphone Launched in India, Price Is Rs. 5,499

Nokia 1, the company’s first smartphone running Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition), is finally available for sale in India. Nokia licensee HMD Global had announced the smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February this year. The Nokia 1 is among the first handsets in India which come with the Android Oreo (Go edition). The Android Go ecosystem promises to deliver an optimised experience ... Read More »

If You Missed The Astronomical Rise Of The Marijuana Market Or The Bitcoin Boom, Don’t Panic. Now Is Your Chance To Profit From The Fastest Growing Industry. ..

Dear Reader, Right now we’re smack in the middle of the biggest get rich quick boom in history. Cryptocurrencies are rocketing 3,028%, 9,790%, 13,558% even 694,900%. So if you made the smart decision to get in on this profit frenzy early… congratulations! You’re already a millionaire. But if you’ve missed out so far, I want you to pay very close attention ... Read More »

The long awaited rush of tech IPOs is around the corner- but investors might be surprised by who is leading the charge

Theo Wargo/Getty The number of tech startups going public should jump to around 50, investment bankers who cater to the industry say. But don’t expect a lot of big-name companies to hit the public markets. Instead, enterprise-software companies will likely represent the lion’s share of new offerings, the bankers said. Many startups are feeling pressure from venture investors and employees ... Read More »

MWC 2018: LG V30S ThinQ is a new AI phone, but also more of the same

The V30S is expected to be first rolled out in Korea over the next few weeks, and the global availability as well as pricing is currently not confirmed. The Mobile World Congress is an annual mobile tech show in Barcelona, and this year, it is again hosting some of the largest tech brands from 26-February to 01-March. Over the past ... Read More »

Improving education quality in Indonesia is no easy task

School children at a temporary school in Pekanbaru, Indonesia, in March 2016 (Photo: Afrianto Silalahi via Getty Images) In September, Indonesia’s Ministry for Research, Technology and Higher Education suspended Jakarta State University (UNJ) rector Professor Djaali after a ministry-sponsored review found evidence of academic misconduct and mismanagement at the university. UNJ is one of the country’s most prominent teacher training colleges and ... Read More »