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With Apple 5G modem likely in 2021, prospects for 5G iPhone in 2020 'in jeopardy'

04/03/2019, 10:04 am

Apple is running up against pre-production deadlines to have an 5G modem in the 2020 iPhone, so it may wait until Apple is done with an in-house solution in 2021 a UBS analyst said on Wednesday.

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Apple & Qualcomm claim to be backbones of 5G as US ITC ruling nears

03/25/2019, 09:03 am

Both Apple and Qualcomm are insisting that their victory in a U.S. International Trade Commission ruling, due Tuesday, will be essential to the future of 5G in the country.

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Apple missing from list of companies supporting OpenXR AR and VR spec

03/21/2019, 11:03 am

The Khronos Group has ratified and publicly released a provisional specification for OpenXR, an open standard for AR and VR platforms, but while many major firms are supporting the effort, Apple does not appear to be publicly offering its own support.

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Former Apple engineer claims idea for Qualcomm patent, does not seek inventor status

03/11/2019, 05:03 pm

Former Apple engineer Arjuna Siva testified on Monday in the ongoing Qualcomm v. Apple patent trial, saying he came up with the idea for a Qualcomm patent-in-suit.

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Qualcomm seeks $31 million in damages from Apple in California patent suit

03/08/2019, 04:03 pm

Qualcomm is asking for about $31 million in damages in its ongoing patent trial against Apple in San Diego, an expert witness testified in court on Friday.

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New 'Spoiler' vulnerability in all Intel Core processors exposed by researchers

03/05/2019, 04:03 pm

A function of Intel's processors dealing with speculative execution has another vulnerability that affects all Intel-based computers including Apple's Mac, researchers have revealed, with "Spoiler" potentially allowing an attacker the ability to view the layout of memory, and in turn potentially access sensitive data stored in those locations.

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Apple may have trouble finding 5G modems for 2020 iPhones if it doesn't make its own

03/05/2019, 12:03 pm

Apple may only be planning to add 5G to 2020 iPhones, but even then the company might have a hard time acquiring needed modems, according to analysts.

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New USB 4 is enhanced Thunderbolt 3 with advanced connection bandwidth sharing

03/04/2019, 09:03 am

USB 4, the next version of the connectivity protocol, is said by the USB Promoter Group to offer computer users a throughput of up to 40Gbps and other features of Thunderbolt 3, following the contribution of the Thunderbolt protocol specification to the group by Intel.

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Qualcomm v. Apple modem patent suit kicks off in San Diego court

03/04/2019, 09:03 am

A San Diego federal court on Monday began hearing an eight-day trial brought by Qualcomm, charging that Apple violated three patents through its use of Intel modems in iPhones.

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5G iPhone unlikely until 2020, given Intel modem announcement

02/22/2019, 02:02 pm

An iPhone capable of connecting to a carrier's 5G mobile network will not happen this year, an announcement from Intel indicates, with the chip producer's modems using the high-speed cellular communications technology not expected to appear in smartphones and mobile devices until 2020.

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Intel officials believe that ARM Macs could come as soon as 2020

02/21/2019, 02:02 pm

While a possible shift to an A-series processor in a Mac has been rumored for some time, a new report claims that Intel is certain that it is coming, and soon.

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Apple again selling iPhone 7, iPhone 8 in Germany with only Qualcomm modems

02/14/2019, 06:02 am

Modified iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models are to go back on sale in Germany using Qualcomm modems instead of Intel, to avoid a ban in the country as part of an ongoing worldwide legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple.

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Review: Thunderbolt 3 Akitio Node Lite & Intel Optane 905P SSD delivers sustained blistering speed

02/01/2019, 02:02 pm

There isn't much in the way of storage that can touch the maximum speed that Thunderbolt 3 can deliver and keep pushing the data at that speed, but the Akitio Node Lite with Intel Optane SSD and Thunderbolt 3 comes very close -- without thermal slowdown.

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Intel promotes CFO Bob Swan to CEO position following six-month search for Krzanich's replacement

01/31/2019, 10:01 am

Intel has announced it is retaining interim CEO Bob Swan as the new permanent head of the company following the departure of Brian Krzanich, with the former CFO insisting the core strategy of the chip producer won't be changing while at the same time working to improve on execution.

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Apple iPhone modem supplier Intel cites weak demand in Q4 earnings miss

01/24/2019, 07:01 pm

Slowing iPhone sales have seemingly impacted another major tech industry player, as Intel on Thursday blamed lower-than-expected revenue for the fourth quarter of 2018 in part on weak modem demand.

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Qualcomm doesn't wield enough power to harm competition, says trial witness

01/23/2019, 10:01 am

Testifying during the ongoing antitrust trial pitting the U.S. Federal Trade Commission against Qualcomm, an expert witness claimed that despite the FTC's allegations, the company doesn't have enough clout to harm the mobile chip industry.

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Apple exec admits Qualcomm was the only option for 4G in the iPhone for years

01/22/2019, 10:01 am

Potentially aiding Qualcomm's trial defense against the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Apple has admitted that for years, there was no other realistic option but Qualcomm when it wanted 4G modems for iPhones.

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Apple's COO delivers blistering testimony on Qualcomm's 'onerous demands' over cellular patents

01/15/2019, 01:01 pm

Court testimony from Apple's Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams has laid out that Qualcomm has repeatedly flexed its monopoly control over the cellular industry in its dealings with Apple, demanding that Apple not only pay to license its patents, but also cross-license all of its own intellectual property above and beyond requiring a 5 percent cut of the total cost of Apple's products plus exclusivity in sourcing all of Apple's mobile chips.

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Apple hardware SVP Johny Srouji under consideration for Intel CEO spot

01/15/2019, 11:01 am

Intel's ongoing search for a new chief executive has taken six months so far and has yet to find the right person for the role, but it is now claimed someone from Apple's ranks is being considered for the position, with hardware lead Johny Srouji claimed to be on the list of potential candidates.

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Intel teases new 9th-gen desktop processors suitable for iMac alongside 10nm 'Lakefield,' 'Ice Lake'

01/08/2019, 08:01 am

Intel expanded the range of its ninth-generation desktop processors at CES 2019, at the same time as teasing future processor designs and technologies it intends to use, including "Lakefield" processors using a 3D packaging design.

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