As part of the settlement, Apple agreed to pay Qualcomm an undisclosed amount and inked a six-year license deal with Qualcomm.
The Chinese juggernaut this week is trying to shift attention to the future by highlighting 5G deployments that are underway and its plan to pursue a more rapid pace of innovation.
In a busy market, the chipmaker seeks to compete with the likes of Nvidia and Intel by developing a chip for smaller edge data centers.
Qualcomm loses CFO to Intel; another senior exec leaves Ericsson; and an Oracle Cloud exec joins Thomas Kurian at Google Cloud.
The APIs are designed to complement ongoing work by 3GPP and other industry groups working for common, open, multi-vendor networks.
The new group’s list of founding members reads like a who’s who of chipmakers, telecommunications companies, cloud providers, edge infrastructure vendors, and others.
Ericsson and Qualcomm trumpet a successful 5G data call using the 2.6 GHz frequency band.
France may have been propelled to the 5G race by the U.S. and South Korea, but its 5G roadmap and competitive mobile players support its ambition to play a leading role.
Ericsson, Nokia, Qualcomm, and Samsung have all recently conducted tests of 5G networks based on the Non-Standalone 5G New Radio (NSA 5G NR) standard.
Qualcomm will use the fund to invest in startups building AI for autonomous cars, robotics, and machine learning platforms.
Network virtualization has primarily focused on software. But now there’s interest in the lower layers of the network: commodity hardware and the silicon that drives the hardware.
The chip maker is retooling its server business to focus on edge computing and is pushing hard on new growth areas like IoT and 5G.
That swing was attributed to the impact of being banned from purchasing U.S. components and $1.4 billion in total fines ZTE agreed to pay to the U.S. government to lift the ban.
China’s refusal to approve the deal was viewed as part of the growing trade war between the U.S. and China.
Companies can deploy 2G IoT modules today and upgrade them to NB-IoT or CAT-M when network coverage is more comprehensive.