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Xiaomi schedules MWC 2019 event on February 24, Mi MIX 3 5G expected

Xiaomi did not introduce anything at the CES earlier this month, but the company has announced an event at the MWC on February 24th next month. It did not say what it will unveil the event, but we can expect the Mi MIX 3 5G that was teased at the Mi MIX 3 event back in October last year. It also said that the 5G version will launch in Q1 2019 and it has on display in Qualcomm booth at CES. The 5G verion of the Mi MIX 3 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem. Qualcomm at the CES...
Tags: News, Samsung, Blogging, Ces, Xiaomi, Qualcomm, Qualcomm Snapdragon, Mwc 2019, Xiaomi MWC 2019


Apple Wanted to Use Qualcomm Chips for 2018 iPhones, But Qualcomm Wouldn't Sell Them (mac rumors)

As the FTC's antitrust trial against Qualcomm continues, Apple's chief operating officer, Jeff Williams, has taken the stand to share details on the terms of Apple's contracts with Qualcomm. There's no live feed of the trial, but reporters including CNET's Shara Tibken and Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents are attending and sharing details on what Williams has to say. Most interestingly, Williams says that Apple had wanted to use both Qualcomm and Intel chips in the iPhone XS, XS Max, and ...
Tags: Apple, News, Intel, Williams, Qualcomm, Cnet, Jeff Williams, Ftc, Brian Krzanich, Shara Tibken, Juli Clover, Williams Williams, Infineon, Florian Mueller, Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm Wouldn


Shocker: The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Is Faster Than the 845

The first benchmark tests are out for the upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chip, and unsurprisingly it’s faster than last year’s 845. At least this gives us some insight into what to expect in the 2019 Android flagship phones. Of course, we have to give the obligatory benchmarks aren’t indicators of real-world performance talk here, because, well, benchmarks aren’t indicators of real-world performance. They’re a simple way to quantify and compare chipset performance by raw numbers and shouldn’t...
Tags: Crafts, Qualcomm, Pixel


Daily Crunch: Netflix hikes prices for U.S. subscribers

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. Netflix will raise prices for US subscribers, with its most popular plan going up to $13 per month For the most popular plan (which includes high-definition streaming for up to two devices simultaneously), the price will increase from $10.99 to $12.99 per month. Meanwhile, the one-device plan will go up ...
Tags: TC, Facebook, China, US, Tech, Intel, Netflix, Pandora, Oxford, Qualcomm, 23andMe, Andrew Przybylski, Amy Orben, Daily Crunch, Disney AT T WarnerMedia


Daily Crunch: Netflix hikes prices for US subscribers

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. Netflix will raise prices for US subscribers, with its most popular plan going up to $13 per month For the most popular plan (which includes high-definition streaming for up to two devices simultaneously), the price will increase from $10.99 to $12.99 per month. Meanwhile, the one-device plan will go up ...
Tags: Travel, TC, Facebook, China, US, Intel, Netflix, Pandora, Oxford, Qualcomm, 23andMe, Andrew Przybylski, Amy Orben, Daily Crunch, Disney AT T WarnerMedia


Apple's $24 million chip executive is reportedly on Intel's short list for new CEO, but it's not clear if he'd be willing to make that jump (INTC)

It's been six months and Intel still hasn't found a new CEO. Intel has reportedly put Apple senior VP of hardware technologies, Johny Srouji, on its wish list. If Intel could convince Srouji to become its new CEO, it would be a big win for the company. But that's a big if. If there's one sure-fire way for Intel to turn the fiasco of its six-month vacant CEO slot into a big win for the company, it's this: lure Apple senior vice president of hardware technologies, Johny Srouji, into becoming th...
Tags: Apple, Motorola, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Israel, Trends, Bloomberg, Intel, Chicago, Tim Cook, SEC, Qualcomm, James, Johny Srouji, Brian Krzanich, Angela Ahrendts


German court tosses Qualcomm’s latest iPhone patent suit

Qualcomm has had a patent lawsuit against Apple dismissed by a court in Mannheim, Germany, as groundless (via Reuters). The chipmaker had argued Intel -powered iPhones infringed a transistor switch patent it holds. But in an initial verbal decision the court disagreed. Qualcomm has said it will appeal. In a statement, Don Rosenberg, Qualcomm’s executive VP and general counsel, said: “Apple has a history of infringing our patents. While we disagree with the Mannheim court’s decision and will...
Tags: Apple, China, Germany, Tech, Intel, Cupertino, Qualcomm, Ftc, Reuters, Mannheim, Mannheim Germany, Don Rosenberg Qualcomm


United States: FTC v. Qualcomm: Trial And Possible Implications - Orrick

Nearly two years after the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") brought its unfair competition case against Qualcomm, the case has proceeded to trial.
Tags: News, United States, Qualcomm, Ftc, Federal Trade Commission FTC


Apple says Qualcomm refused to supply chips for the next iPhone

In the latest episode of the Apple v Qualcomm battle, the Cupertino-based company’s COO, Jeff Williams, said the chipmaker refused to supply modems for the new iPhones – a move that could drastically affect the network performance of the upcoming range of Apple’s handsets. As per CNET’s report, the Apple exec said this during the US Federal Trade Commission’s trial against Qualcomm on Monday. Qualcomm is still providing chips for the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus. But the chipmaker has allegedl...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Qualcomm, Cnet, Insider, US Federal Trade Commission, COO Jeff Williams


10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. Facebook's business model is under scrutiny in Germany, where a local regulator will reportedly order the social network to stop collecting certain user data. German authorities don't like the way Facebook collects information about people via WhatsApp and Instagram and third-party sites. 2. Norwegian authorities are investigating allegations that Tidal's streaming numbers for Beyonce and Kanye West albums were inflated. Play...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Beyonce, Instagram, Microsoft, Mexico, Germany, Satya Nadella, US, Trends, Intel, Kylie Jenner, Qualcomm, Jeff Williams, Alexa


Apple wanted to use Qualcomm modems on iPhone XS and iPhone XR, but was refused

According to Apple's operating chief COO Jeff Williams testimony in the ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm, the company wanted to use Qualcomm's 4G LTE modems in its newest iPhones, but the chipmaker wouldn't sell to it. This had a major effect on how quickly Apple can make the shift to 5G.  Qualcomm, however, continues to provide Apple with chips for its older iPhones, including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple COO Jeff Williams said during the US Federal Trade Commission's trial against Qualc...
Tags: Apple, Blogging, San Diego, US District Court, Qualcomm, Jeff Williams, Ftc, San Jose California, US Federal Trade Commission, COO Jeff Williams


A billion-dollar question: What was really behind Qualcomm's surprise ten-digit gift to Apple?

Is the chip company an abusive monopolist – or tough negotiator? The chip industry's strong-arm tactics have been laid bare this month in the anti-trust legal battle brought by America's Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against Qualcomm.…
Tags: Apple, America, Software, Qualcomm, Federal Trade Commission FTC


Apple Wanted To Use Qualcomm Chips For Its 2018 iPhones, But Qualcomm Refused Because of Companies' Licensing Dispute

Apple's operating chief said on Monday that Qualcomm refused to sell its 4G LTE processors to the company due to the companies' licensing dispute. According to CNET, that decision "had a ripple effect on how quickly Apple can make the shift to 5G." From the report: Qualcomm continues to provide Apple with chips for its older iPhones, including the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple COO Jeff Williams testified Monday during the US Federal Trade Commission's trial against Qualcomm. But it won't provide Ap...
Tags: Apple, Tech, Intel, Williams, US District Court, Qualcomm, Cnet, Jeff Williams, Ftc, San Jose California, US Federal Trade Commission


Qualcomm’s Business Model Is on Trial Over a $7.50 Fee

Testimony in the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s antitrust case against the chipmaker reveals that Apple’s chief executive officer back in 2006, Steve Jobs, didn’t object to paying licensing fees amounting to $7.50 a phone.
Tags: Apple, Science, Steve Jobs, Qualcomm, U S Federal Trade Commission


Apple’s COO Says Qualcomm Refused to Provide Chips for 2018 Phones

Williams’s testimony Monday in the Federal Trade Commission antitrust trial against Qualcomm, indicates the chipmaker forced Apple to use Intel Corp. modems exclusively in the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR released in September and October, rather than the decision being a choice by the Cupertino, California-based iPhone maker. Williams said he tried to negotiate with Qualcomm to provide Apple with chips for the latest iPhones, but the company refused.
Tags: Apple, Science, Williams, Qualcomm, Federal Trade Commission, Cupertino California, Intel Corp


Small Businesses in These 12 Cities will be the First to Access 5G Mobile

Major carriers around the world have set 2019 as the year they will start deploying 5G services. For AT&T this will be the case in 12 cities across the United States, and small businesses in these locations will be the first to have access to the new technology. AT&T says it will be the first and only company in the US which will be offering a mobile 5G device over a commercial, standards-based mobile 5G network. Where 5g Service is Live This network is now live in parts of Atlanta, Charlotte...
Tags: US, Sales, United States, Qualcomm, San Antonio, Netgear, SAN JOSE Calif, AT T, Technology Trends, AT T Business, Waco Texas Additionally AT T, Mo Katibeh, Katibeh


Wiliot nabs $30M from Amazon, Avery Dennison, Samsung for a chip that runs on power from ambient radio frequencies

As we continue the quest for better and more efficient sources of energy to link up our connected world, companies that are developing new power solutions are attracting attention. Today, a startup called Wiliot, which makes semiconductors that harness ambient nanowatts of electromagnetic energy from cellular, WiFi and Bluetooth networks to work without batteries or other traditional wired power sources, announced that it has closed a $30 million round of funding. The backers are a notable mix o...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Europe, Hardware, France, Funding, Israel, Samsung, Tech, Intel, San Diego, Qualcomm, Sigfox, Avery Dennison, Tamir, Wiliot


United States: FTC v. Qualcomm: Trial And Implications? - Orrick

Orrick partner Jay Jurata, head of our global Antitrust & Competition practice, weighs in on the important issues raised in the closely-watched trial now under way in FTC v. Qualcomm
Tags: News, United States, Qualcomm, Ftc, Orrick, Jay Jurata


Apple considered Samsung, MediaTek 5G modems for 2019 iPhones

Apple said to have held talks with Samsung Electronics and MediaTek Inc. along with existing vendor Intel Corp to supply 5G modem chips for 2019 iPhones, according to an Apple executive’s testimony at a trial between Qualcomm Inc and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.  Apple, between 2011 and 2016, relied on Qualcomm as the sole supplier of chips which helped iPhones connect to wireless networks. However, in 2016 the company split its business Intel and Qualcomm, and in 2018, it completely mo...
Tags: Apple, News, Samsung, Blogging, Intel, Rumors, Samsung Electronics, Qualcomm, Ftc, Qualcomm Inc, San Jose California, Intel Corp, Blevins, MediaTek Inc, U S Federal Trade Commission Apple, Tony Blevins


Apple demanded $1 billion for chance to win iPhone: Qualcomm CEO

Qualcomm sought to become the sole supplier of modem chips for Apple's iPhone to recoup a $1-billion "incentive payment" that Apple insisted on, not to block rivals from the market, Qualcomm's chief executive testified on Friday.
Tags: Apple, Money, businessNews, Qualcomm


Apple demanded $1 billion from Qualcomm for chance to win iPhone

Apple Inc asked for $1 billion as an "incentive payment" from Qualcomm Inc in order for Qualcomm to become the supplier of modem chips for Apple's iPhone, Qualcomm's chief executive testified on Friday at a trial with U.S. antitrust regulators.
Tags: Apple, Money, businessNews, Qualcomm, Apple Inc, Qualcomm Inc


Qualcomm Attempt to Cast Intel as Hypocrite Backfires in Antitrust Trial

After an interrogation of Intel’s chief strategy officer largely backfired this week, a Qualcomm attorney on Friday declined a judge’s invitation to bring Aicha Evans back to the witness stand as a non-jury trial brought by the Federal Trade Commission moved into its fourth day of testimony. “Not from us, your honor,” Qualcomm lawyer Antony Ryan told U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh, prompting a cheer from Evans, which provoked widespread laughter in the San Jose, California, courtroom after one of...
Tags: Science, Intel, Evans, Qualcomm, Federal Trade Commission, Ryan, San Jose California, Lucy Koh, Aicha Evans, Antony Ryan


Alexa Interrupts Chipmaker Qualcomm Presentation At CES

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a representative from Qualcomm was saying smart speakers can recommend hotels and restaurants while people are driving. Alexa said, "That's not true."
Tags: News, Las Vegas, Qualcomm, Alexa, Consumer Electronics Show


An AR glasses pioneer collapses

In the first days of 2017, Osterhout Design Group arrived up at CES with a two-story booth and huge promises. The startup’s founder, Ralph Osterhout, wanted to take the small San Francisco-based company even further past its military contractor roots in AR, building out major enterprise and consumer businesses with flashy new product lines. The company had just raised $58 million, and the Las Vegas electronics show served as its launchpad for its R-8 and R-9 augmented reality glasses lines th...
Tags: Facebook, Microsoft, San Francisco, Tech, Comcast, Las Vegas, Magic Leap, Lenovo, Qualcomm, Snapdragon, Ralph, Machina, Magic Leap Google, Odg, Osterhout Design Group, Magic Leap One


Ford and Audi Partner With Qualcomm to Demo 5G Cars That Talk to Stoplights

Qualcomm is offering a glimpse at how the next generation of wireless service could lay the groundwork for a self-driving future. Today, at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the telecom chipmaker partnered with Ford, Audi and Ducati to outfit a sample route through downtown Las Vegas with 5G network equipment that connects cell-connected cars and...
Tags: General, Advertising, Ces, Ducati, Ford, Las Vegas, Audi, Qualcomm, 5g, Ford Audi


Samsung Galaxy S10 Unpacked 2019 event set for February 20 in San Francisco

As rumored earlier, Samsung has sent out invites for its Galaxy Unpacked event 2019 event in San Francisco on February 20th, where it will unveil its flagship Galaxy S10 series. This is before other companies unveil their flagships at the MWC 2019 in Barcelona from February 25th. Earlier rumors reveled three variants of S10 with 5.8-inch, 6.1-inch, and 6.4-inch Infinity- O screens to house an in-screen camera, and there will e Qualcomm-built in-display fingerprint scanner for top-end S10 ...
Tags: News, Samsung, San Francisco, Barcelona, Blogging, Qualcomm, Samsung Galaxy, Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10 launch, Samsung Galaxy S10 launch date


CES 2019: 5 Questions with Qualcomm

Penny Baldwin CMO of Qualcomm walks us through the implications of 5G technology and how the brand has 30 phones launching 5G connectivity in 2019. The post CES 2019: 5 Questions with Qualcomm appeared first on brandchannel:.
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5G-powered connected devices shined at CES (QCOM, INTC)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. The 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) officially kicked off in Las Vegas on Tuesday, and devices with 5G connectivity are stealing the show. The annual conference, which is taking place January 8-11, showcases the latest mobile and connected technology from more than 4,500 exhibiting companies. CES is an impor...
Tags: US, Samsung, Trends, Intel, Ces, Ducati, Ford, Las Vegas, Qualcomm, Athena, Business Insider Intelligence, Audi Ford, Project Athena, Business Insider Intelligence Apps, Microsoft Google Lenovo Dell


Smooth-Driving Startup ClearMotion Gets $115M for Production Push

Auto technology startup ClearMotion says its active suspension system promising buttery-smooth rides on bumpy terrain is ready for prime time.The Boston-area business says it raised a $115 million Series D funding round led by Franklin Templeton Investments and it is working with a handful of automotive manufacturers to commercialize the product.ClearMotion developed a car suspension system it likens to noise-cancelling for potholes and the like that was based on research audio technology compa...
Tags: Deals, Microsoft, Boston, Trends, Tech, Mit, Vc, Automotive, Data Science, Venture Capital, Machine Learning, Mobility, Birmingham, Bose, Qualcomm, BRIDGESTONE


Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem to power more than 30 devices in 2019

Qualcomm Technologies has mentioned that it is witnessing strong 5G device momentum with more than 30 5G design-wins of which, the majority are smartphones, from global OEMs which are powered by the latest Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform and the Snapdragon X50 5G modem family. Additionally, the company says that all OEMs and nearly all the devices related to these 5G design-wins use Qualcomm RF Front End (RFFE) solutions. Snapdragon 855 Mobile Platform is the first commercial 5G mobile platfor...
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