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Intel backs KDDI WiMAX push

Japanese operator KDDI has teamed up with chip giant Intel, the East Japan Railway Company, kit manufacturer Kyocera, Daiwa Securities, and the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, to invest in and create a joint venture to bid for a WiMAX licence in Japan. The Wireless Broadband Planning venture intends to bid for the 2.5GHz frequency band for […]

White space net box was broken

Microsoft has resubmitted its ‘white space’ broadband device to the FCC for testing, claiming that the original, which failed the test, was broken. Last week, a collaboration of tech firms headed up by Google, Intel, HP, Microsoft and Dell, and known as the White Space Coalition, submitted a gadget that can be used to receive […]

FCC nixes white space broadband

US communications regulator the FCC has thrown a spanner into the works of a plan to deliver broadband services via the white space between TV channels. A collaboration of tech firms headed up by Google, Intel, HP, Microsoft and Dell, had submitted the plan as the White Space Coalition. The coalition has developed a gadget […]

Intel ratchets up mobile Linux project

Intel has stepped up its venture into the mobile Linux space with the launch of Moblin.org, which is hosting the company’s Mobile & Internet Linux Project. Moblin is an umbrella, open source project focused on the development of Linux for Intel-based devices and will host various community-based projects such as Ubuntu’s Mobile and Embedded Edition, […]

Intel to unveil mobile device

As the Intel Develop Conference kicks off in Beijing, China, this week, expectations are high that the chip firm will unveil an ultra mobile PC platform based on Linux. The Intel Mobile Internet Device platform is believed to be an extension of the Centrino platform and will focus on tablet-style devices with around a 5″ […]

Nokia and Intel abandon 3G Centrino project

Nokia and Intel have scrapped plans to jointly develop integrated 3G connectivity for the chip giant’s next Centrino range of processors, codenamed Santa Rosa. Intel said in September that it was planning to integrate Nokia networking cards to deliver HSDPA access to notebook computers. The abandoned project would have integrated cellular wireless chip directly into […]

Intel offers “draft 802.11n” platform

US chip shop Intel, this week peeled the wraps off its shiny new 802.11n wifi platform. As the final 802.11n spec has not yet been signed off, Intel’s upgrade will join the ranks of other platforms based on the “draft 802.11n specification”. Unfortunately, analysts and researchers have long been warning consumers and businesses to put […]

DoCoMo, Intel pitch dual-OS handsets

Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo on Wednesday published the first revision of its OSTI (open and secure terminal initiative) specification, allowing for the dual booting of operating systems on handsets. As telecoms.com has already revealed, the OSTI platform supports two domains, an ‘operator domain’ intended for personal use and a second domain, which DoCoMo envisions […]

Intel swings axe: cuts 10,500 jobs

Chip giant Intel is to cut 10,500 jobs, or 10 per cent of its workforce, by mid-2007, the company said late Tuesday. Intel announced plans for the restructuring following an analysis of the company’s structure and efficiency as it comes under increasing pressure from leading rival AMD. During the second quarter of this year, the […]

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