Samsung has expanded its in-house Galaxy Upcycling Program to let customers transform old Galaxy smartphones into ‘smart home’ Internet of Things devices. The scheme has been launched in the UK, the USA and South Korea.
Chinese smartphone company Xiaomi is suing the US government. The manufacturer was added to the government’s military blacklist in mid-January, barring Americans from investing in the business.
Apple has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2021 financial year. It’s reported a record quarterly revenue figure of $111.4 billion (£81.3 billion), up 21% year-on-year.
Apple has cut its commission for App Store sales and in-app purchases to 15% for businesses that earn less than $1 million per year.
Computer graphics pioneer NVIDIA is acquiring UK-based mobile chip specialist Arm in a deal that's valued at $40 billion (approximately £31 billion). It's buying Arm Ltd from SoftBank, which acquired the company four years ago.