New iPhone now in production, say Taiwan suppliers

Component suppliers in Taiwan have reportedly started deliveries to Foxconn and Pegatron – the two OEMs that manufacture iPhones — for production of the next-generation device, which is expected to be released in September. Initial shipments of the new iPhone …

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Microsoft cutting Android fees in return for app bundling – report

Microsoft is offering to cut the patent fees it charges Android device makers in return for bundling apps such as Office, OneDrive and Skype with smartphones and tablets, according to research originating from the Taiwanese supply chain. It is not …

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Asia Briefs: Globe sees profit in carrier billing; True & China Mobile launch low-cost roaming & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: Globe sees profit in carrier billing Globe Telecom said its direct carrier billing service for apps has become a major driver in …

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Asia Briefs: Singapore’s M1 moves to LTE-A, India’s DoT to consider extending spectrum deadline & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: Singapore’s M1 moves to LTE-A M1 has rolled out LTE-Advanced across 95 per cent of Singapore, giving customers peak (theoretical) download speeds …

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