Apple Buys Flash Memory Maker Anobit
Apple today revealed that it has purschased an Israeli company called Anobit, which makes controllers for memory components. Apple did not provide the terms of the deal. Apple is the world's largest consumer of memory products. Reports of the sale first surfaced last month.
Synaptics Debuts Pressure-Sensitive Touchscreen Controllers
Oct 6, 2015
Synaptics today announced the ClearPad 3600, 3700, and 7800, new touch panel controllers that are sensitive to pressure similar to the iPhone's 3D Touch display. The controllers are able to differentiate between micro-changes in pressure on the screen in order to power new features from device makers and app writers.
BlackBerry Signs Licensing Deal with India's Optiemus
Feb 6, 2017
BlackBerry today said it has licensed its smartphone brand to Optiemus, a smartphone maker based in India. The deal represents the third such agreement forged by BlackBerry with other hardware manufacturers.
ZTE Close to Inking Deal That Will Let It Resume Operations
Jun 6, 2018
ZTE has agreed to preliminary terms with the Commerce Department that will eventually allow it to get back to business. The company has effectively shut down in the wake of a Commerce Department ban that prevents the company from using U.S.
US Commerce Dept. Bans ZTE from Exporting Tech
Apr 16, 2018
ZTE is not allowed to export sensitive technology from the U.S. due to new action from the U.S.