NTT Docomo partners with five more vendors on 5G

NTT Docomo is partnering with five vendors,  including Intel and Qualcomm, to collaborate on trials and technological development around 5G, which it wants to introduce commercially in 2020. Separately, the Japanese operator is partnering on 5G with Nokia Networks for …

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Intel “on track” on mobile cost cuts

Intel said sales of its tablet products increased to 9.9 million units in Q2 2015, a year-on-year growth of 11 per cent, as it looks to improve the performance of its loss-making mobile unit. In a conference call, Intel said …

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Intel buys wearables player Recon Instruments

Intel acquired Recon Instruments, a maker of “smart eyewear” for sports, stating that the deal will give it “a talented, experienced wearable computing team that will help us expand the market for head mounted display products and technologies”. Intel’s venture …

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Intel inks $17B Altera buy

Intel confirmed its anticipated acquisition of semiconductor company Altera, with a definitive agreement signed for an approximately $16.7 billion all-cash deal. In a statement, Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, said: “Intel’s growth strategy is to expand our core assets into …

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Nokia moves into the cloud with “disruptive” AirFrame product launch

Nokia today unveiled what it claimed is “the first offering that combines the benefits of cloud computing technologies with the stringent requirements of the core and radio in the telco world”, as the company “continues to innovate and reinvent itself” in …

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Intel pushes cable-free future, partners with Haier in China

LIVE FROM CES ASIA, SHANGHAI: Intel is on a mission to reduce the clutter and inconvenience of the multitude of wires currently required for computing and is first pushing to eliminate wired charging. Its next target is passwords. The average …

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Intel’s Altera aspiration could resurface in June – report

Intel could launch another run at takeover target Altera after a “standstill agreement” expires on 1 June, according to Reuters. An agreement was put in place between the two companies when they previously engaged in talks, which subsequently came to …

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Intel Q1 sales flat, despite data centre and IoT growth

Intel, which warned last month that Q1 financials would suffer as a result of falling PC sales, reported flat year-on-year revenue of $12.8 billion over the three-month period, although growth from its data centre and IoT divisions helped prevent the …

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Altera knocks back Intel offer – reports

Altera, a specialist in programmable chips – and an Intel takeover target – reportedly called off discussions with the US chip giant due to disagreement over valuation. According to Bloomberg, Intel offered Altera around $54 per share, which is a …

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