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Inside the Mind of Rod Hall – What Tech News Is JPMorgan Watching?


A lot happened over the long holiday weekend. Here is the news that JP Morgan analyst Rod Hall says is fit to move markets in the world of tech and mobile.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE: Tlaunched its U-verse with AT&T GigaPower in Kansas City, Mo., putting the company in direct competition with Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL). Lightreading says it guarantees a “city-by-city gigabit race across the US.

SK Telecom Co Ltd (NYSE: SKM), Korea’s largest telecommunications company, joined ON.Lab as a partner to develop an open-source SDN operating system. (Lightreading)

LG Display Co Ltd. (NYSE: LPLwill not release its G4 handset at this year’s Spanish mobile show, though the phone will still be released earlier than expected. (BGR)

8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) is offering 99.99 percent uptime within its service level agreement for its VoIP service. The company also guarantees that call quality will meet certain subjective measurements. (Network World)

China Mobile Ltd. (NYSE: CHLis using Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK) to implement its Flexi Zone TD-LTE small cell solution for the 2015 Xiamen Marathon. (Lightreading)

HTC has more than one hot Android handset in the pipeline. Beyond the HTC One M9, the company also has a One M8 version planned in the next year. (BGR)

LG is prepared to battle Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) with its first all-metal smartwatch. The LG Watch Urbane will be a “classic timepiece” that appeals to both sexes in either silver or gold. (TechCrunch)

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTCwill delay the release of its 14nm Skylake desktop CPUs and corresponding 100-series chipsets to the end of August. (Digitimes)

TE Connectivity Ltd (NYSE: TELplans a 100G pluggable interconnect. (Lightreading)

Virgin Media Inc (NASDAQ: VMEDannounces “Project Lightning” to connect 4 million homes and businesses to its DOCSIS broadband access network. (Lightreading)

Spreadtrum Communications, Inc (NASDAQ: SPRDwill support Tizen operating system with its WCDMA chipsets. (Digitimes)

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Jan 2021Credit SuisseMaintainsNeutral
Jan 2021Raymond JamesUpgradesMarket PerformOutperform
Dec 2020Morgan StanleyDowngradesOverweightEqual-Weight

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