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2020: The Year of 5G, AI and Automotive
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 13:03

2020: The Year of 5G, AI and Automotive

Part One: 5G 

It all comes down to a single very memorable date, February 29, 2000, which was the first time I published an international article at The Register. Twenty years and thousands of stories later, I am ready to share some of my predictions for 2020. Let me start with 5G. 

Intel discrete graphics to arrive in 2020
Published in Graphics

SVP Raja Koduri confirms

Intel’s chief architect, senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, ex. Radeon Technology guru Raja Koduri has confirmed on Twitter that its discrete graphics will come in 2020.

Apple won’t do 5G in 2019
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 16 April 2018 17:10

Apple won’t do 5G in 2019

Not an early adopter

Apple is known for not being an early adopter when it comes to new wireless standards. According to people close to the matter, Apple 2019 iPhone won’t have 5G capability. Intel might even be ready with its 5G PC solution.

Nvidia announces Mercedes self-driving deal
Published in Transportation
Sunday, 08 January 2017 20:10

Nvidia announces Mercedes self-driving deal

Gets Audi too

Who would have thought that people who are covering computer graphics would start writing about the automotive industry. Each car of the future is going to get a self-driving ADAS system, powered by a SoC that is wrapped around a strong CPU and GPU. Nvidia announced at CES 2017 that it just scored both Mercedes and Audi automotive deals. 

Hyperloop may come to Central Europe by 2020
Published in News

1223km/h high-speed link between Austria, Slovakia and Hungary

On Tuesday, crowd-sourced transportation company Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) signed a deal with the government of Slovakia to explore the idea of building a high-speed, 1,223 kilometer-per hour (760mph) transportation system linking the countries of Austria, Slovakia and Hungary in Central Europe, with the first section of the project to be completed by 2020.

Qualcomm shows off 4.5G LTE "Advanced Pro"
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 24 January 2016 12:11

Qualcomm shows off 4.5G LTE "Advanced Pro"

1Gbps and higher peak rates, starting with 3GPP Release 13

Recently, Qualcomm has published a new corporate presentation detailing its path from 3GPP’s “Release 13” (March 2016) and beyond for LTE networks– also more conveniently known as 4.5G LTE “Advanced Pro” – with a development timeframe between 2016 and 2020.

Analysts claim AMD will be bankrupt by 2020
Published in PC Hardware

Intel is winning

A team of analysts have been looking at numbers and consulted their tarot cards and concluded that AMD will be bankrupt by 2020.