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Broadcom is trying to buy Qualcomm

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During its lawful fights with Apple and the United States Federal Trade Commission, chipmaker Qualcomm today was offered an unwelcome bid by Broadcom for a $130 billion purchase. Qualcomm’s brand is frequently connected with the Snapdragon chips that power devices like the Samsung Galaxy S8, LG V30, and Google’s Daydream VR. Customers are fewer aware with the name Broadcom. So what is it, and why is it trying to get the concerned chipmaker?
Broadcom is a semiconductor company like Qualcomm, that manufactures  chip and computer component that support laptops, smartphones, game consoles , And it also manufactures LED, Displays, network adapter like wifi and bluetooth. Broadcom is measured a competitor to Qualcomm. According a Qualcomm report, 22 billion dollar revenue sale from Qualcomm compared to Broadcom's 18 billion dollar. 
THE FIFTH LARGEST SEMICONDUCTOR VENDOR IN THE WORLD IS BROADCOM

In spite of the more famous popularity of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips, Broadcom chips are also …

1M Download of Fake WhatsApp

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A fake version of the WhatsApp messenger app was transferred more than a million times from the Google Play Store before it was deleted. The app, "Update WhatsApp Messenger", seemed to have been developed by the secure behind the actual program - WhatsApp Inc. Allowing to users on net forum Reddit, the false attached with ads and might download software to users' devices. It has now been removed from the Google Play Store. Who was behindhand the app managed to make it look as though its developer was "WhatsApp Inc.". They did this with that lookalike name, however substituting the space with a special character that appearances like a space. The subtle alteration would have been almost untraceable to the normal user. Users getting automatic updates through the actual WhatsApp would not have been affected. It is far from the first interval that Google has had to clean up fake hateful apps on the Play Store.
In 2015, the firm had to step in and block one package…

The Government Trying to Hike minimum internet speed to 2mbps

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Times of low internet speediness on mobile and broadband networks might quickly be ended. The government has start up the development of giving a boost to the minimum-mandated internet speed from present 512 kbps to at least 2 mbps and more. Telecom secretary Aruna Sundararajan said the government was mindful of slow internet speed experienced by internet users in many parts of the country. Internet speeds are now close to the numbers assured by businesses in 3G and 4G data packs and ads. And, the issue is critical as India prepares for rollout of 5G services as well as a host of other requests attentive around internet-of-things. "We are very slow. While we have done a lot on (providing internet) access, we have not stayed able to really deliver the value of service that is required," Sundararajan told TOI here. The telecom secretary said India required faster speed in the wake of gradual transformation of the country to a digital economy. These include initiatives such as s…