Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia, AMD vying for customers in AI-fueled markets
Major component manufacturers in the artificial intelligence (AI) market have all increased their efforts to develop more aggressive processors for AI-fueled markets in 2017 including autonomous vehicles, enterprise drones, medical care, smart factories, image recognition, and general neural network research and development.
ZenFone will be delayed
Asustek will be delaying its its fourth-generation ZenFone until June or July after failing to get its paws on Qualcomm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and not wanting to use the older-generation Snapdragon 821.
Average speeds can double
We had a chance to see the GigabitLTE working at speeds up to 930 Mbps and upload speeds of 127.5 Mbps which is definitely the fastest that we’ve ever seen. But despite the fascination with the top speed, it is more important that GigabitLTE will significantly increase average speeds.
Qualcomm blocked Samsung from flogging Exynos
The South Korea Trade Commission has decided that Qualcomm prevented Samsung from selling its Exynos processors to various third-party phone manufacturers.
Spicing up the lower end
In a bid to improve its bottom line, Qualcomm has developed 4G modems for lower end smartphones and feature phones.
Qualcomm Centriq 2400 goes to OCP
Qualcomm is getting serious about its server and data center strategy and the company has announced support for Microsoft cloud services.
Intel’s data centre goose is cooked
After months of rumour, Windows is finally fully functional on ARM based chips and the Wintel alliance is in tatters.
iPhone 7s / 8 modem stops at 450 Mbps
Fudzilla found a chatty person at the Intel booth and have learned that the Intel XMM 7480 modem will ship later this year. In the light of recent legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm, this could spark a rumor that Apple is preparing to use the modem in the 2017 iPhone that someone calls iPhone 8 or 7s.
How Qualcomm wireless helped him win
At the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Qualcomm took us by surprise inviting us to a Mercedes AMG Petronas / Qualcomm Formula One F1 event where none other than Nico Rosberg, the actual Formula 1 champion, took the stage to talk about how Qualcomm technologies helped him win the championship. We have the full discussion on video, below.