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Broadcom to cut 1,150 jobs in restructuring

Communications chip maker Broadcom is cutting approximately 1,150 jobs, nearly one-tenth of its workforce, as part of a global restructuring.

Written by Stephen Lawson23 Oct. 13 20:29

SoftBank to take over mobile distributor Brightstar for $1.26B

Fresh from its acquisition of Sprint, Japan's SoftBank plans to take control of Brightstar, the dominant distributor of mobile devices in the U.S. and a global player serving more than 200 carriers.

Written by Stephen Lawson18 Oct. 13 19:35

Samsung's California designers shaping next year's products

Most of the work under way at Samsung Design America is slated to appear in products in 2014 as the electronics giant's year-old design shop in San Francisco influences product development across the company.

Written by Stephen Lawson18 Oct. 13 00:52

AT&T to offer $5 day pass for mobile data on tablets

AT&T plans to offer tablet users a US$5 day pass for mobile data service, as well as a $25 prepaid plan for 1GB over three months, in a bid to reach more types of consumers.

Written by Stephen Lawson17 Oct. 13 21:40