Qualcomm met with Broadcom
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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 23:06

Qualcomm met with Broadcom


The board will discuss the next step

Valentine’s Day was quite hot as both Qualcomm and Broadcom senior management discussed the Broadcom acquisition proposal.

Samsung will use Qualcomm 5G NR X50
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Friday, 09 February 2018 15:07

Samsung will use Qualcomm 5G NR X50


Ready in 2019, confirmed by Cristiano Amon

One thing we came away with from yesterday’s big Qualcomm announcement that 20 companies are committed to coming to market in 2019 with Qualcomm X50 NR based devices. Cristiano Amon, the President of Qualcomm just confirmed that Samsung is also on board with the X50.

This is the 5G phone prototype mock up
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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 17:00

This is the 5G phone prototype mock up


Qualcomm’s three mm wave antenna

Last year in October we saw Cristiano Amon, a EVP of Qualcomm at that time, holding a 5G prototype in his hand. This time, we had a chance to play with a mock up of an actual 5G NR, a phone form factor prototype in Beijing, China.

Nokia and Qualcomm have successful 5G test
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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 09:51

Nokia and Qualcomm have successful 5G test


3.5Ghz and 28Ghz spectrum compliant

Nokia and Qualcomm have completed interoperability testing in the 3.5Ghz and 28Ghz spectrum compliant with the global 3GPP 5G NR Release 15 standard using the commercially available Nokia AirScale base station and device prototypes from Qualcomm Technologies.

Qualcomm and Samsung forge new alliance
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Friday, 02 February 2018 11:23

Qualcomm and Samsung forge new alliance


5G multi year marriage

Not only has Qualcomm just signed a cross license agreement with Samsung that resulted in the halt of Samsung’s legal battle against the company, the two giants have just announced a multi-year strategic relationship agreement. Both Samsung and Qualcomm have problems with Apple and a Broadcom hostile takeover.

Trump considers nationalising 5G network
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Monday, 29 January 2018 10:56

Trump considers nationalising 5G network


We didn't see this one coming

You don't usually expect the Right to nationalise anything, but Donald (Prince of Orange) is thinking about nationalising the 5G network to make America great again.

Qualcomm snaps China big six in 5G NR
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Thursday, 25 January 2018 02:13

Qualcomm snaps China big six in 5G NR


Lenovo, Oppo, vivo, Xiami, ZTE and Wingtech devices in 2019

Qualcomm just announced in Beijing that together with Lenovo, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech, commercial availability of standard-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) devices is to be expected in 2019.

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen
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Thursday, 21 December 2017 10:13

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen


Fudzilla asked around

Over the last few weeks we've met with a few dozen Qualcomm and industry C level executives and of course discussed the potential Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm. The general conclusion is that this won't happen as Broadcom might profit from it at the big expense of Qualcomm.

High end phones in 2019 will be 5G NR
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Wednesday, 20 December 2017 10:25

High end phones in 2019 will be 5G NR


Most of them

We are wrapping up an exciting 2017 and we are about to kick start 2018 with a high speed  CES  in early January. But what about 2019? According to well-placed industry sources, most phones launching in 2019 will be able to support 5G NR.

Intel and Foxconn show off 5G facial recognition
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Wednesday, 06 December 2017 12:40

Intel and Foxconn show off 5G facial recognition


Pay for your goods with your face

Intel and Foxconn have demonstrated how facial recognition capabilities possible in 5G technology can be used to make payments.