Sources: Chinese regulators approve Qualcomm’s proposed $44B acquisition of Dutch chip maker NXP Semiconductors (South China Morning Post)

South China Morning Post: Sources: Chinese regulators approve Qualcomm’s proposed $ 44B acquisition of Dutch chip maker NXP Semiconductors  —  The ruling clears an antitrust

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Sources: China to approve Qualcomm-NXP deal in next few days, but with conditions, as regulators fear merged company’s dominance in areas like mobile payments (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Sources: China to approve Qualcomm-NXP deal in next few days, but with conditions, as regulators fear merged company’s dominance in areas like

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Regulators should approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger because the US is better served with three strong carriers than with two giants and two weaker carriers (Mark Lowenstein/Tech.pinions)

Mark Lowenstein / Tech.pinions: Regulators should approve the T-Mobile-Sprint merger because the US is better served with three strong carriers than with two giants and

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China’s central bank announces plans to limit payments via static QR codes to ~$76/person/day; Alipay and Tencent say they approve of the new regulations (Financial Times)

Financial Times: China’s central bank announces plans to limit payments via static QR codes to ~$ 76/person/day; Alipay and Tencent say they approve of the

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iPhone X’s Face ID inexplicably can’t approve family purchases as Touch ID could, requiring users to enter their passwords (Samuel Axon/Ars Technica)

Samuel Axon / Ars Technica: iPhone X’s Face ID inexplicably can’t approve family purchases as Touch ID could, requiring users to enter their passwords  — 

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Sources: SEC is expected to approve Spotify’s direct share listing on NYSE ahead of IPO, expected in March or April; SEC has until Feb. 15 to decide, per memo (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Sources: SEC is expected to approve Spotify’s direct share listing on NYSE ahead of IPO, expected in March or April; SEC has

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