Qualcomm Lays Off Hundreds in California and N. Carolina
Qualcomm has trimmed 269 jobs from data center locations in California and North Carolina. Earlier this year, the company said its data center business was struggling. It cut more than 1,500 jobs in April. "Qualcomm conducted a small reduction of our full-time and temporary workforce in certain areas of the company," said Qualcomm in a statement provided to TechCrunch. This week, the company made significant announcements concerning future products, including its signature processor for 2019, the Snapdragon 855. The 855 will serve as the brains in next year's high-end flagship phones from the likes of LG, OnePlus, and Samsung.
Boost and Virgin Mobile Score Kyocera Hydro Reach
Apr 13, 2016
Sprint's prepaid brands, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile, plan to sell three low-cost smartphones in the weeks ahead, including the Kyocera Hydro Reach. The Reach (pictured) is an update to the Hydro Edge.
Apple Watch Series 2 Is Waterproof, Adds GPS
Sep 7, 2016
Apple today revealed the Apple Watch Series 2, a new version of its wearable. The Watch will ship with watchOS 3.0, which adds a number of new features.
Sprint Says It Will Bring Back or Create 5,000 US Jobs
Dec 29, 2016
Sprint this week committed to creating 5,000 new jobs in the U.S. Some of the positions will be new, and some will be brought back from locations abroad.
T-Mobile and Sprint Make Big Claims About Merger Benefits
Jun 19, 2018
T-Mobile and Sprint today officially petitioned the FCC for permission to merge. The companies filed a Public Interest Statement with the agency that makes lofty claims about why the merger a good idea.
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