Snapdragon 855 is the only AP for 5G
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 February 2019 11:42

Snapdragon 855 is the only AP for 5G


From the house of Qualcomm

Next week will be a great leap forward in the 5G journey for the whole industry and we just wanted to set one thing straight. It turns out that Snapdragon 855 will be the only application processor SoC from Qualcomm for 5G phones and that 845 remains 4G only.

Apple is making its own modem
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 10 February 2019 12:08

Apple is making its own modem


Reuters confirmed what we said in December

Johny Srouji, Apple’s senior vice president of hardware technologies, was rumored to become a new Intel CEO but instead he got a rocky ride to build a modem for Apple. This is again our "we told you so moment" as we suggested that this will happen and the last time we wrote about it was in mid-December, or months before Reuters.

German government wants Huawei 5G
Published in Network
Friday, 08 February 2019 12:06

German government wants Huawei 5G


Still the cheapest option

The German government wants to avoid excluding products offered by China’s Huawei Technologies in the build-out of the 5G network in Germany.

Are Putin’s teams out to slow down 5G adoption?
Published in Mobiles


Fake news targeting 5G


Conspiracy nuts are starting to target 5G development based on what Infowars and Russian backed fake news sites are telling them.

Apple gives blessing to AT&T’s fake 5G E network
Published in Mobiles


Saves having to provide the tech

Under the bonnet of iOS 12.2 update Apple is claiming it can run AT&T’s “5G E” standard on iPhones.

Merkel sets out condition for Huawei's 5G participation
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This might miff the US

While the US is leaning on its allies to cut all ties to Chinese companies and get Huawei blacklisted from lucrative 5G projects, the Germans appear to be being more pragmatic.

Xilinx had a record quarter
Published in AI
Friday, 01 February 2019 09:45

Xilinx had a record quarter


Things to get better

Xilinx is a company that makes great products and technology but in the past didn’t manage to penetrate the mainstream IT media’s due to the complexity of its products. That is all changing now, the company with its Datacenter, AI, 5G and Automotive aspirations managed to grab a lot of attention and score 34 percent year on year growth.

Intel still losing money on Apple modem
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 11:02

Intel still losing money on Apple modem


Aicha Evans, EVP of mobile, confirmed to FTC

Intel is in the middle of quite a nasty fight where the Federal Trade commission in USA attacked Qualcomm for its business and licensing strategy. Aicha Evans, an EVP and general manager of mobile, who left Intel days after testimony confirmed that even in 2018, Intel's modem business unit was not profitable.

Banning Huawei could damage 5G development
Published in Network
Monday, 28 January 2019 12:30

Banning Huawei could damage 5G development


Chinese warning

China’s envoy to the European Union warned that excluding Chinese tech group Huawei could hamper new 5G mobile networks.

O2 and Vodafone include 5G in their UK sharing deal
Published in Mobiles


Look out BT

O2 and Vodafone have turned the thumbscrews on the British market leader BT by extending their network sharing deal to cover 5G.