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SoFIA later: Intel kills upcoming smartphone and tablet hardware

SoFIA later: Intel kills upcoming smartphone and tablet hardware The company’s products were struggling to find their footing in the mobile market and Intel’s smartphone and tablet division wasn’t performing as desired.To address this, Intel would partner with rival TSMC to build smartphone and tablet chips on the latter’s 28nm process technology.

New EU rules decree free, public 100Mbps Wi-Fi in every town in Europe

New EU rules decree free, public 100Mbps Wi-Fi in every town in Europe According to the president of the EU’s executive body, Jean-Claude Juncker, the EU is in trouble.Between the refugees and the terrorists and the finances, Juncker says, the EU is facing an “existential crisis,” and what Europe really needs right now is… more internet.

Qualcomm may acquire NXP Semiconductor in $30 billion deal

Qualcomm may acquire NXP Semiconductor in $30 billion deal Rumors suggest that Qualcomm might be planning to acquire NXP Semiconductor in a deal worth at least $30 billion.If Qualcomm is a high-profile success story that’s risen to dominate modem licensing and smartphone SoC design, NXP Semiconductor is the multi-billion dollar semiconductor company you haven’t heard of.

Qualcomm unveils its first 5G modem: 5Gbps peak downloads, beam forming, and 800MHz of spectrum

Qualcomm unveils its first 5G modem: 5Gbps peak downloads, beam forming, and 800MHz of spectrum When we talk about Qualcomm, we typically discuss its SoCs, CPU performance, and general market position in the Android ecosystem.This need to keep focused on the next generation of hardware is why Qualcomm just announced its X50 5G modem.

It's ming: 5G in every major region by 2021

It's ming: 5G in every major region by 2021 New reports are predicting 5G services to have 25 million subscriptions globally by the end of 2021, primarily for fixed and mobile broadband services.According to Ovum’s latest 5G subscription forecast, 5G will launch in 2020 and be available in every major region worldwide in 2021, with the analyst firm forecasting that there will be more than 50 operators offering 5G services in close to 30 countries by the end of 2021.

Verizon gets serious about 5G: Testing imminent in 11 U.S. locations

Verizon gets serious about 5G: Testing imminent in 11 U.S. locations At the Consumer Electronics Show in January, AT&T announced it would begin testing fixed residential 5G in Austin, Texas, during the first half of 2017.Not to be outdone, Verizon said today it expects to launch “pre-commercial” 5G service for homes and offices in 11 cities over the next four months.

Why carriers need Qualcomm to make the next wireless a revolution reality

Why carriers need Qualcomm to make the next wireless a revolution reality However, in the few years that 5G has been making headlines, we have yet to see any real, tangible progress.carriers are the companies that will most often pop up upon searching “5G,” there’s another company that could be even more important than the rest: Qualcomm.

‘Apple Spaceship’ is now ‘Apple Park,’ employees set to move in April

‘Apple Spaceship’ is now ‘Apple Park,’ employees set to move in April Workers in Cupertino are starting to put the finishing touches on Apple’s monumental new headquarters, widely known as the Apple Spaceship.In fact, that’s just what Apple co-founder Steve Jobs called it when he first presented the plan to city managers in 2011.

More than 25 wireless carriers are already testing high-speed 5G tech

More than 25 wireless carriers are already testing high-speed 5G tech On Thursday, research firm Viavi Solutions revealed that as many as 25 mobile operators are testing next-gen technologies.Most of the testing remains relegated to the lab, but 12 of those carriers have progressed to field testing.

Samsung is starting its 5G tests in London alongside Arqiva

Samsung is starting its 5G tests in London alongside Arqiva Why it matters to you We've been stuck on 4G LTE for what feels like an eternity, and now, 5G could be coming to London thanks to Samsung and Arqiva tests The future is coming fast for the U.According to the latest reports, Samsung and telecommunications firm Arqiva will be debuting 5G mobile internet to the U.

There’s a lot to look forward to with 5G technology, like 20Mbps downloads

There’s a lot to look forward to with 5G technology, like 20Mbps downloads We’ve been hearing a lot as of late about 5G technology and its upcoming tests in the U.cities starting this spring The draft 5G specs also specify how base stations will need to support networks in different environments.

T-Mobile working with Ericsson to bring gigabit LTE to customers in 2017

T-Mobile working with Ericsson to bring gigabit LTE to customers in 2017 At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Monday morning, February 27, T-Mobile and Ericsson announced that the two companies would be working together to bring gigabit-capable 4G LTE to the U.More: Your next device could run on a network called LTE-U, thanks to T-Mobile This technology, combined with carrier aggregation, will allow T-Mobile to give customers gigabit speeds.

Forget 4G, Indian telecom operators working with Nokia to deploy 5G

Forget 4G, Indian telecom operators working with Nokia to deploy 5G For years, carriers in India have been criticised for being too slow at upgrading their networks, but that’s changing quickly.As Indian carriers push to bring 4G to the local market, two carriers are already working on getting 5G in place.

Smart Bandage Uses 5G to Confer With Your Doctor

Smart Bandage Uses 5G to Confer With Your Doctor So it’s no wonder scientists, including those at Swansea University’s Institute of Life Science (ILS), are turning their focus to health tech.Researchers developed what BBC News called “smart bandages,” which can detect how a wound is healing and communicate with doctors.

What is 5G? Everything you need to know about the next-gen network

What is 5G? Everything you need to know about the next-gen network The 4G LTE networks of today support a maximum of eight transmitters and four receivers, but 5G cell towers can theoretically support dozens.If a device moves out of a 5G coverage area, it’ll fall back to 4G,” El-Kadi said.

AT&T’s ‘5G Evolution’ is a step on the true 5G path, but there is a ways to go

AT&T’s ‘5G Evolution’ is a step on the true 5G path, but there is a ways to go The race to 5G has officially kicked off — well, depending on what your definition of 5G is.On Tuesday, AT&T announced it has switched on its 5G Evolution service in Austin, Texas, and Samsung Galaxy S8 users can start experiencing the improved service right now.

While Twitter user base grows, shadow of Instagram looms ever larger

While Twitter user base grows, shadow of Instagram looms ever larger It’s a day of good news and bad news for social media icon Twitter.Over nine million people joined the Twitter nest in the last quarter, swelling the ranks to 328 users million worldwide.

T-Mobile plans to roll out 5G network within next three years

T-Mobile plans to roll out 5G network within next three years On Tuesday, the Deutsche Telekom-owned operator pledged to launch nationwide 5G network in three years, with the aim of completing a rollout by 2020.and Puerto Rico, to the tune of $8 billion — would form the bulk of its 5G network.