Stories by Stephen Lawson

Qualcomm’s ARM server chip inches forward, while AppliedMicro forges ahead

Qualcomm’s long-awaited server chips may start going into systems in the second half of next year, judging from comments on the company’s financial conference call on Wednesday. It expects to start sampling ARM server chips late this year and getting revenue from them next year.

Written by Stephen Lawson22 April 16 05:55

Next up in IoT: The Internet of shirts and shoes

IoT startup Evrythng is teaming up with packaging company Avery Dennison to give apparel and footwear products unique identities in Evrythng’s software right when they’re manufactured.

Written by Stephen Lawson20 April 16 07:58

Network woes? The Cloud is coming to the rescue

Nyansa, based in Silicon Valley, emerged from stealth mode on Monday with Voyance, a Cloud-based SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) offering that analyses inputs from wired and wireless LANs to gauge users' actual experiences on a network.

Written by Stephen Lawson18 April 16 23:00

Facebook's quest for Internet is coming back to Earth with two wireless projects

Facebook’s quest to improve Internet access has come down to Earth with experimental wireless gear for cities and rural areas. At the company’s F8 conference on Wednesday, Facebook networking chief Jay Parikh introduced a super-high-frequency wireless backbone called Terragraph and a 96-antenna cellular base station named Aries.

Written by Stephen Lawson14 April 16 05:13

Google buildings evacuated after threat

Buildings were evacuated at Google’s campus in Mountain View, California, on Friday afternoon after a threat was made against the company.

Written by Stephen Lawson09 April 16 10:36

Korea's working on a cool combination: 5G and the Winter Olympics

South Korean carrier KT has said it wants to launch the first 5G network at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. On Thursday, KT announced a successful trial of one potential 5G technology in that mountain resort region.

Written by Stephen Lawson08 April 16 08:43

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