Chinese officials have kicked off a program to define a national processor architecture that could become a requirement for projects seeking government funding.
A wave of secure smartphones and tablets using virtualization software from a trio of vendors is expected to hit the market later this year. Some will come from unexpected sources: military contractors jumping into the booming mobile sector.
In the midst of a mobile patent war, Apple has relatively few design and semiconductor patents. But the company has been aggressively increasing its patent portfolio with senior executives among its most active inventors, according to a report from UBM TechInsights.
Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei and a handful of European universities are requesting EU funding to research 5G cellular networks. Bell Labs' Tod Sizer (shown) says it's not too early to begin contemplating the outline of future 5G nets.
Former Unity CEO David Eggleston (shown), now a Rambus senior vice president of nonvolatile memory storage, says Unity needed a foster parent to nurture its still-promising technology. The Rambus deal was a good fit despite ongoing legal battles between Rambus and Micron.
South Korea’s mobile code jockeys like David C. Park (shown) are plugged in and trying to push the boundaries of what’s next in mobile, showing a level of style and sophistication that should be raising eyebrows in Cupertino.
Riding a wave of mixed-signal designs and fueled by its strategy of going after a broad-based horizontal market, Silicon Laboratories Inc., according to CEO Necip Sayiner (shown), is “well positioned” to compete against rival Texas Instruments, especially in the emerging “Internet of things” market.
With the roll out of LTE and small cell basestations, cellular networks are moving in many directions at once, but perhaps not fast enough. Some solutions may emerge during this year's Mobile World Congress.
With little to show so far from government investments, and with private sector investment starting to level off, it’s time to ask whether cleantech has already had its moment in the sun.
Ethernet vendors see a tsunami of data gathering in the rear view mirror and limits of physics and human bandwidth ahead of them.
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