Western Digital, the world’s largest storage manufacturer, now officially owns SanDisk, a flash memory manufacturer. The deal closed at $19 billion, and Western Digital (WD) can now officially call SanDisk as its subsidiary. Western Digital recently announced that they have cleared all regulatory hurdles in the purchase, and the deal is now closed.
The agreement was initially announced in October last year for $19 billion. However, Western Digital faced a hard time buying SanDisk because a Chinese company Unisplendour, which agreed to buy 15% of the stock of Western Digital, backed off due to regulatory issues. Unisplendour was planned to buy 15% stock for $3.78 billion, and [...]
Huawei, a Chinese mobile manufacturing giant, has filed a lawsuit against the world’s largest selling smartphone company Samsung. The lawsuit is filed to claim compensation from the Korean giant Samsung. This lawsuit is filed in USA and China claiming that Samsung has used 4G/LTE communication technology and software’s that are owned by Huawei. Samsung “directly infringed and continued to infringe directly” certain patents, the lawsuit claims. The lawsuit also claims that Samsung has been unable to license the patents properly.Embed from Getty Images
Huawei claims that the company and Samsung own most of the LTE patents that are essential [...]
Apple in recent days, applied and got a lot of new patents which includes the iPen. One of the latest product filings which the company describes “Smart Stylus iPen”. So far, this American company has filed about 20 patents, which can be used to manufacture a new brand stylus with advanced functionality.
The patented product consists of an iPen which has a 919 Orientation sensor which will work on 920 touch panel which consists of 929 Orientation Sensor. As the company describes the process as
Sense stylus orientation relative to reference > Sense touch panel orientation relative to reference > Calculates stylus orientation relative to touch [...]