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As part of its $103 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom Ltd has hinted that it would make big changes to Qualcomm's patent licensing business, a major cash-cow for the company but a source of bitter conflict with regulators and key customers including Apple Inc. But Broadcom has given…

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Rambus Inc. today announced that Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of SoftBank Technology Corp., has selected the Rambus CryptoManager IoT Security Service for their Cybertrust Secure IoT Platform®, a comprehensive IoT platform-as-a-service. As a leading provider of Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) solutions, Cybertrust will combine the services to provide…

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AFL, a leading manufacturer of fiber optic cable, equipment and accessories, has expanded its global footprint by entering the Indian market. AFL has partnered with Citadel Intelligent Systems Pvt. Ltd. (CIS), a Bangalore-based start-up, to manufacture optic fiber solutions for India and the rest of the world. Speaking about the…

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Altair Semiconductor (altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced that the ALT1210 LTE-M chipset has successfully completed AT&T's ADAPT chipset validation process. The ADAPT validation improves time-to-market and reduces the cost associated with the introduction of new Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Building upon the first live network…

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U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm is set to win "imminent" Japanese antitrust clearance for its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors and gain Europe's approval by the end of the year with slight tweaks to its concessions, a person familiar with the matter said. Winning the green light from both competition authorities…

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Entercom Communications Corp. today announced that it has completed its merger with CBS Radio Inc. (“CBS Radio”), creating a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the top two radio broadcasters in the country. Entercom is now the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the…

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Broadcom Ltd said on Friday it completed its $5.5 billion acquisition of network gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc. Broadcom, which made a $103 billion bid for smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc earlier this month, had agreed to buy Brocade in November of last year. Brocade's common stock will stop…

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CBS Corporation has completed its acquisition of Network Ten, one of three major commercial broadcast networks in Australia, it was announced today by Chairman and CEO Leslie Moonves. This transaction adds Network Ten to CBS Corporation's global content and distribution portfolios. In addition to core linear channel TEN, the deal…

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AT&T* and Shell have signed an agreement for the provision of managed communications and network integration services for Shell globally. The agreement aligns with Shell's efforts to transform its complex IT operations by adopting more market standard services and fosters the current relationship between the two companies for 5 ½…

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Mexico shot down a proposal by the United States to include provisions in the North America Free Trade Agreement that would benefit AT&T Inc, Mexico's Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Wednesday. "AT&T, which is North American, asked its government to reflect its interests in the negotiation," Guajardo said in…