Robert Cyran moved from the London office to New York, where he covers global technology, pharmaceuticals and special situations. Rob began his career at Forbes magazine, where he assisted in the start-up of the international version of the magazine. Before working at breakingviews he worked as a market researcher and reporter covering the pharmaceutical industry. Robert has a Masters degree in economics from Birmingham University and an undergraduate degree from George Washington University. Follow Rob on Twitter @rob_cyran
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The $120 bln group’s mobile chips and patents power a huge chunk of the world’s smartphones. Now it’s rolling out a wearable device. Apple et al have little to fear. This is more about showcasing a new display to prospective tech clients than an attempt to win over consumers.
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