UK brings in national mobile phone alert
Will warn you if there are tomatos avaliable in your supermarket
Post-Brexit turnip-eaters, the UK have bought in a government-backed public warning system, in which alerts are sent to mobile phone users about events that may put their life in danger.
4G and 5G notebook sales grow like crazy
Coronavirus spin off
Global sales of cellular-enabled mobile PCs reached more than 10 million units for the first time in 2020 as home workers sought improved connectivity in response to the closure of office facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
AT&T 5G is slower than 4G
Not how it is supposed to work
5G phones connected to AT&T got slower speeds than 4G phones in 21 out of 22 cities.
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.
Intel confirms it's not interested in 4G
FTC Qualcomm trial
One of the interesting twists that has appeared in the FTC investigation into Qualcomm is that it transpires that Intel had an opportunity to invest in 4G and LTE and it confirmed to the court that it decided not to do it, as part of its business strategy.
BT to purge Huawei from 4G
Fears of spooks
Britain’s BT Group will remove Huawei Technologies equipment from its core 4G network within two years, the Financial Times claims.
Qualcomm modem will be in September 18 iPhone
Intel gets the largest modem share
Intel has started manufacturing the XMM 7560 modem that will included in most iPhone’s in September 2018 but our sources confirm that Qualcomm is making the mix again.
Sprint in bed with Qualcomm and Intel
Free data for Snapdragon PC/sell 5G in 2019 for Intel
Sprint just made two big announcements one with Qualcomm about its 4G always connected PC and one with Intel for its 2019 5G PCs.
Moon to get 4G
No atmosphere, or customers but the wi-fi is good
The moon will get its first mobile phone network next year, enabling high-definition streaming from the lunar landscape back to earth, part of a project to back the first privately funded moon mission.
Qualcomm met with Broadcom
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.