Huawei fights back
Published in News
Thursday, 16 July 2020 11:45

Huawei fights back


Trade wars move to patent wars


Looks like Huawei is going to fight back against the US for the sanctions it has imposed on the company using the US patent system.

Lenovo Flex 5G available in the US
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 11:01

Lenovo Flex 5G available in the US


Qualcomm starts 5G laptop era

The Always Connected PC (ACPC) initiative and Snapdragon 8cx with 5G modem have enabled what will go down in history as the first 5G enabled laptop. The Lenovo Flex 5G is available at Verizon in the US.

Huawei demands a billion from Verizon
Published in Network
Thursday, 13 June 2019 12:36

Huawei demands a billion from Verizon


You are using 230 of our patents while your government is trying our patience

Huawei has told Verizon Communications Inc that the US carrier should pay licensing fees for more than 230 of the Chinese telecoms equipment maker’s patents and in aggregate is seeking more than $1 billion.

iPhone X Gigabit modem won't fly
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:23

iPhone X Gigabit modem won't fly


Will be capped for Intel sake

There is no big surprise that iPhone X uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X16 modem and is capable of Gigabit LTE speed, but since Intel version doesn’t support this speed, both phones will be capped at the lower speed.

Verizon wants to stop states protecting consumer privacy
Published in News


Wagging the watchdog's tail


Showing the mood of the US telcos, Verizon sent a letter and white paper to the FCC, demanding that the regulator step in to stop States regulating against telco’s snooping on citizens.

Internet of Things to grow 35 percent each year
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 12:13

Internet of Things to grow 35 percent each year


$1.16 billion by 2020


The Internet of Things (IOT) platform market is expected to grow 35 percent annually to $1.16 billion by 2020, according to Verizon’s State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017 report.

Verizon starts spying on its customers
Published in News
Friday, 31 March 2017 12:32

Verizon starts spying on its customers


Thanks Donald


Within days of Congress repealing online privacy protections, Verizon is installing software on customers’ devices to track what apps customers have downloaded.

Verizon reduces Yahoo acquisition price by $350 million
Published in News


Yahoo agrees to pay half of all costs for non-SEC investigations


When Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo back in July 2016 for a large price of $4.83 billion, no one expected the delays that would result from the latter’s two undisclosed data breaches and consumer backlash for building tools that help the government spy on civilian emails.

Verizon's Yahoo acquisition is delayed
Published in News
Monday, 23 January 2017 23:25

Verizon's Yahoo acquisition is delayed


Yahoo's cost structure remains at lowest in decade


Earlier in July, Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo and that would close by the first quarter of 2017. Now, reports are saying that the deal is taking a bit longer than expected and will close by the second quarter of the year.

AT&T and Verizon respond to FCC's zero-rating concerns
Published in Mobiles


Unaffiliated mobile video operators end up footing the bill


A few weeks ago, Verizon and AT&T came under fire by the FCC for violating principles of net neutrality through the use of “zero-rating” data promotions.