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April 18, 2019

In a very surprising move, Apple and Qualcomm settled a patent royalty dispute, dropping all worldwide legal action, in the midst of multiple, complex legal battles worldwide over the past two years. What do these developments portend, and what are its ramifications for Qualcomm, Apple, Intel and other Android brands?

At the core of it all, it was commercial pragmatism that ruled, and persuaded all parties to make a push to settle, instead of getting badly hurt, due to the ongoing patent battles. Both Apple and Qualcomm needed each other, and prolonging the battle would not have... MORE

March 21, 2019

At MWC19, the all-new, renamed ‘Mobile World Congress’, at Barcelona, 5G dominated the discourse. While this is a good first step, it is important to recognize that the road ahead is filled with challenges, arising from limited to no network coverage for 5G. What will be the contours for 5G in India? What about India-specific use cases? India is looking to embrace 5G with a transformative focus on use cases in healthcare, education, agriculture, manufacturing, social and financial inclusion.

That said, the focus of this article is on 5G smartphones. And specifically, touching upon... MORE