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Posted by sentwistle @ 01/09/2014 14:59:00
A few days ago, Murata and Peregrine Semiconductor entered into a definitive agreement under which Murata will acquire Peregrine for $465 million not including Murata’s existing share holdings worth $6 million.  The deal represents a 63 percent premium over Peregrine’s market val... read more

Posted by wshi @ 01/09/2014 11:48:00
When Nokia made the announcement on 29 August to provide a beta version HERE navigation service on Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones as well as two navigation apps to Tizen-based Samsung smartwatches, we ... read more

Posted by ehigham @ 29/08/2014 16:56:00
If you are a regular reader of this blog (thank you), you have probably noticed that I like to talk about the chang... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 27/08/2014 20:43:00
News that GM was “deleting” (in industry jargon) HD Radio from the 2015 Impala had radio industry executives concocting a variety of conspi... read more

Posted by khyers @ 27/08/2014 14:37:00
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Posted by AThorwart @ 22/08/2014 15:01:00
LINE is one of the more well-known social networking apps around the world. The Japanese messaging service first launched in 2011 and has since expanded beyond being j... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 22/08/2014 13:16:00
So says Dick the Butcher in Shakespeare’s Henry the Sixth, Part 2. U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri might have been expressing similar sentiments when she incredulously inquired as to how GM Executive Vice President and Lead Counsel Michael Millikin and Lucy Clark Doughte... read more

Posted by woh @ 22/08/2014 01:38:00
According to the recently published Japan Handset Vendor Marketshare by Operator in Q2 2014 report under our Handset Coun... read more

Posted by wablondi @ 22/08/2014 00:51:00
Summer’s not over and neither is the stream of new entrants in the Smart Home market. Last week read more

Posted by mwilkins @ 20/08/2014 15:18:00
Following on from a promising start to the Tablet market in Q1 2014, the Q2 Tablet market was up 4.7% to 52.4 million units globally, according to new research from Strategy Analytics Tablet and Touchscree... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 20/08/2014 12:24:00
The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking to mandate the installation of a device in cars for vehicle-to-vehicle communications. For some reason the agency fails to perceive that there is already a life-saving device in the car. That device is called a wireless phone. The wirele... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 19/08/2014 15:24:00
Yesterday I said buh-bye to UBI car insurance. UBI is the acronym given by the insurance industry to the service based on a tracking device being installed in the insured driver’s car. It stands for usage-based insurance. I had been a State Farm customer for approximately 15 year... read more

Posted by dmercer @ 19/08/2014 15:15:00
Would Sky or any other “legacy” pay TV provider ever offer all of its video services over the open... read more

Posted by dmacqueen @ 18/08/2014 15:31:00
Amazon has launched a card reader and integrated app to take payments in stores, which it plans to offer to merchants with physical retail locations. It’s launching into a crowded market, with Square, ... read more

Posted by rlanctot @ 18/08/2014 10:02:00
In the eyes of the car industry the only thing worse than telling car makers what kind of cars to build is telling dealers what kind of cars to sell. Both propositions smack of restraint of trade or even, dare I say it, socialism. So it was no surprise when a National Automobile Dealer... read more

Posted by wablondi @ 15/08/2014 00:21:00
Those tracking the Smart Home market have seen a plethora of DIY systems debuting recently – Wink... read more

Posted by AThorwart @ 14/08/2014 17:51:00
According to AppTRAX, Pandora is the third most grossing app in the U.S. during 2014 – Only Clash of Clans ... read more

Posted by woh @ 13/08/2014 02:22:00
According to the recently-published 'Global Handset Vendor Marketshare for 15 Countries in Q2 2014' under our HCST (Handse... read more

Posted by MGoodman @ 12/08/2014 18:21:00
Most retailers prefer not to get in to public spats with their suppliers but this clearly this is not the case with Amazon who in a dispute with Disney has blocked pre-orders of cert... read more

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