If you go it alone, you make more money
A senior analyst predicted at a conference in Barcelona today that following its success on the processor front, it is only a matter of time before Apple creates its own system on a chip (SOC), bypassing suppliers in its egostructure (sic).
EE is putting 5G equipment into Canary Wharf to act as a high capacity zone test.
It didn’t think ahead
It seems that Apple might face a problem over 5G because it was thinking too hard about this year’s profits.
Swiss knife for heterogeneous AI, cloud, 5G
The wait is finally over, what Victor Peng the CEO of Xilinx announced as the Everest, will now be branded as the Versal. This is shaping up to look like the Swiss knife of heterogeneous computing, addressing some key markets including AI, cloud, network infrastructure, 5G, automotive, and much more.
Qualcomm and Ericsson to blame
The 5G NR standard defined by 3GPP Rel-15 spec has made a giant leap forward. Qualcomm and Ericsson managed to successfully conduct the first 3GPP compliant 5G NR mmWave over the air call with a Mobile Form Factor Device. Try squeeze all that all in a headline.
No 5G NR form factor devices yet
The IFA consumer trade show has just finished, and we wanted to share a bit about 5G with focus on the big silicon manufacturers. Both Samsung and Huawei didn’t show anything at the show, while both companies reassured us that they will have something later.
Ready for 2019
Global spokesperson, Director of Product Management at XIaomi, Donovan Sung, has shared on his twitter a Xiaomi Mix looking-phone connected to a 5G test network.
Analysis: The key to success
There will be three trends that will play an important role in most phones scheduled to roll out in 2019. They will play the 5G card, use either drop notch or have a full view screen with s sliding cameras. This summary comes up from hundreds of meetings and talks we've had in the last few months with multiple companies, industry insiders and OEMs.
Snapdragon Takes Aim at 5G with 7nm SoC
Qualcomm just sent out the official press release saying it has started sampling its next generation mobile platform for consumers in 7nm. This 7nm platform can be paired with Snapdragon X50 5G modem creating the first 5G capable mobile platform for premium tier smartphones and other mobile devices.
America getting less great again
Beancounters at Deloitte have added up some numbers and divided by them by their shoe size and worked out that the United States is being outspent by China in the 5G race and it risks losing out on the potential economic benefits.