Top chipmaker anticipates bullish 5G rollout in 2020

Oct 18, 2019
What would an early arrival of next-generation wireless networks mean for regular consumers?
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Qualcomm ruling raises concern over U.S. competitiveness in 5G race

May 23, 2019
The company's loss in federal court could require it to overhaul its business model, depriving the U.S. industry-leading semiconductor maker of next-generation R&D funds.
People visit the Qualcomm stand at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 27.
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T-Mobile-Sprint merger depends on promise to bring 5G to rural America

May 21, 2019
But it will require big spending on new tech in areas with small customer bases.
Picture shows a 5G antenna at Deutsche Telekom stand on the first day of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) on February 26, 2018 in Barcelona.
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Apple, Qualcomm settle lawsuits, paving way for 5G iPhone

Apr 17, 2019
Apple had sued the chip maker for almost $30 billion.
A Qualcomm chip.
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U.S. pushes international curbs on Huawei

Feb 13, 2019
If you asked the White House to name its global corporate enemy No. 1, the Chinese tech giant Huawei would be at, or near, the top of the list. Washington has pushed for Huawei’s chief financial officer to be arrested on allegations of evading sanctions laws, and it’s charged the company with stealing technology from […]
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5G networks could pose a cybersecurity risk. So who's in charge of making sure they don't?

Jan 31, 2019
And what role should the Federal Communications Commission have?
"If cybersecurity is one of the principal challenges that will define the remainder of the 21st century, then let's have a Manhattan Project to make sure we've got that security," says former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler.
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5G is here! Well, it's almost here

Jan 14, 2019
Well... OK, it'll be here any day now.
Visitors walk past a 5G logo during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.
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5G wireless without China

Jan 7, 2019
Washington regulators are debating a ban on Chinese telecom hardwire, but rural America may pay the price.
The FCC is considering a ban on Chinese telecom hardware like that made by telecom giant ZTE.
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5 things to know about electronics giant Huawei

Dec 6, 2018
The U.S.-China trade relationship is getting even more tense.
A Huawei representative prepares a Huawei smartphone for display during the 2018 International Consumer Eleectronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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