Cisco sees quarterly profit rise as turnaround works
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Software better than hardware

Cisco Systems reported its first rise in quarterly revenue in more than two years and forecast upbeat current quarter profit, as the network gear maker’s years long efforts to transform into a software focused company appears to be paying off.

UK accuses Russia of spying attacks
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NotPetya came from Russia

Britain has named and shamed Russia for a cyber-attack last year, publicly pointing the finger at Moscow for spreading a virus which disrupted companies across Europe including UK-based Reckitt Benckiser.

ZTE hits back at US spying claims
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We ain't no Chinese spies

ZTE has counter attacked against concerns from US lawmakers that it is a vehicle for Chinese espionage, saying it was a trusted partner of its US  customers.

Kaspersky sues over US government persecution
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Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has filed a lawsuit targeting the second of two federal bans on its wares. The latest suit goes after language in a defence law explicitly blocking the purchase of Kaspersky products. An earlier suit targets a Homeland Security directive doing the same thing.

Homehub is the destroyer of wooden objects
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Don't stick it on your desk or anywhere useful

Apple's overpriced, overhyped speakers have a feature that Amazon, and Google don't – they destroy anything wooden they are placed on.

Another quantum breakthrough tips up
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The quantum cat is out of the bag and in the box

Boffins from two teams now working with Intel have reported advances in a new quantum computing architecture, called spin qubits.

Qualcomm met with Broadcom
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The board will discuss the next step

Valentine’s Day was quite hot as both Qualcomm and Broadcom senior management discussed the Broadcom acquisition proposal.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and Note 5 Pro officially launched
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At an event held in India

Xiaomi has now officially unveiled its new Redmi Note 5 and the Redmi Note 5 Pro smartphones at an event in India, with the first one being a rebranded Redmi 5 Plus while the latter is a completely new device powered by a Snapdragon 636 SoC.

Snapdragon X50 hits 4.51 Gbps
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Triples the speed from last demo

Snapdragon X24 is a huge step forward getting the connection on your phone up to 2 Gbps, but 5G will be faster. Qualcomm has just announced that an X50 modem can get you to 4.51 Gbps speeds and probably faster by the launch day.

Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm 2Gbps modem
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316.58 Mbps upload, double from 2017

Back in October Fudzilla asked Cristiano Amon, now President and Alex Katouzian VP and general manager of the mobile business at Qualcomm about the future of Gigabit LTE modems and we got a clear indication that things will be faster using the 1.2 GHz Snapdragon X20. The company has just announced that the Snapdragon X24 is the first 7nm chip and not only that, it supports 2Gbps speeds.