Ericsson added a security element to its managed services offering, forging a deal with Intel Security it said will enable operators to mitigate future security risks for consumers and enterprises.
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Intel said it remains on track to cut $800 million in losses from its mobile business this year as it ramps up production of its chipsets for entry-level phones and tablets. The company, which reported first-quarter earnings yesterday, also said it will continue to pay device makers to put its silicon inside their gadgets, but it will do less of that this year than it did in 2014.
Silicon maker Altera has broken off talks about a potential acquisition by chipset giant Intel, according to multiple reports, apparently after a disagreement over the price.
Intel is in advanced talks to buy chipset vendor Altera Corp., according to multiple reports, in a deal that could top more than $10 billion. Altera makes specialized chips that are widely used in cellular base stations, so the deal could be a way for Intel to get a tighter grip of the wireless market while it is trying to get its silicon into more mobile devices.
As part of its mission to collaborate where it makes sense and avoid duplication of efforts when it comes to the Internet of Things, the Open Interconnect Consortium announced plans to work with EEBus Initiative, a European non-profit organization focused on the smart home and smart grid.
The next versions of Apple's iPhones will include an LTE modem chipset from Intel, according to a VentureBeat report, a move that would give a major boost to Intel's wireless ambitions and hit Intel rival Qualcomm.
Smart cities are a key part of the Internet of Things, and the push into smart cities is bringing together city governments and wireless carriers, network vendors, chipset providers and all manner of device makers and municipal infrastructure providers. Intel and Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) see themselves as technology enablers and collaborators in public-private partnerships.
BARCELONA, Spain--Intel and Qualcomm executives said the chipset giants have a role to play in enabling smart cities as both technology solution providers and advisers as municipalities connect more of their infrastructure and services.
BARCELONA, Spain--Top executives from wireless carriers and network vendors generally believe that, when the technology becomes standardized in the coming years, 5G will feature a new air interface. Further, they said, 5G also will create major new revenue streams for wireless carriers.