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Intel kills three SoFIA chip products as it pivots to IoT and the cloud

Intel has killed three of its SoFIA chip products for smartphones as the company continues to retreat from the mobile market in favor of newer tech segments.

Intel, still haunted by mobile failures, to slash 12,000 jobs

Intel said it will slash as many as 12,000 jobs as it continues to try to recover from an inability to exploit the smartphone era and a waning PC market.

ZTE reports lower 2015 profit due to U.S. export sanctions

ZTE ratcheted down its 2015 net profit Wednesday due to the sanctions the U.S. imposed for allegedly violating governmental export controls on Iran. The Chinese telecom gear manufacturer reported $493.3 million in net profit for the year, down from the $586 million it posted in a preliminary report in January.

Cisco closes acquisition of Jasper, expanding IoT expertise

Cisco completed its $1.4 billion acquisition of Jasper Technologies, bringing the fast-growing smaller company into Cisco's new Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Business unit.

ZTE reportedly in 'constructive' discussions over U.S. export restrictions

ZTE is in "constructive" discussions with U.S. regulators to lift export restrictions imposed last week, according to a Reuters report.

Report: U.S. to slap ZTE with restrictions in move that could affect Qualcomm, Broadcom and others

The U.S. Commerce Department will place export restrictions on ZTE this week, according to a Reuters report, for allegedly violating U.S. export controls on Iran. The restrictions, which will take effect tomorrow, will require the Chinese manufacturer's suppliers to apply for an export license before shipping any U.S.-made equipment or parts to ZTE.

Zuckerberg's Facebook launches TIP with Nokia, SK, DT and others to 'accelerate' 5G network designs

BARCELONA, Spain-- Facebook used the opening day of Mobile World Congress here to introduce the Telecom Infra Project (TIP), an ambitious, engineering-centric effort to bring mobile tech companies together to develop new technologies "and reimagine traditional approaches to building and deploying" networks.

AT&T, Intel agree to test drones on LTE network

AT&T is working with Intel to test how drones operate on an LTE network at higher altitudes and in situations that are beyond line of sight, and they're giving a little preview of how it all works at Intel's Drone Zone at Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona.

Intel, Qualcomm lead new effort to tackle Internet of Things fragmentation

There's a new Internet of Things group today – the Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF), but it's designed to unify the industry, not add to the fragmentation, and instead of pitting Intel and Qualcomm against one another, they're joining forces.

Google, Intel, Nokia and more partner to advance U.S. 3.5 GHz CBRS

Separately, they've been active in the 3.5 GHz arena, but now Google, Intel, Nokia, Qualcomm, Federated Wireless and Ruckus Wireless are getting together to announce their shared commitment to promote solutions using the 3.5 GHz Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) band that the FCC acted on last year.