|Intel to collaborate with Chinese mobile chip maker|
Intel Corporation officially announced a long-term strategic collaboration on 5G. The companies plan to develop a 5G smartphone platform for the China market that will feature an Intel 5G modem and will be targeted to coincide with 5G network deployments in 2019.
|Apple moves to deal direct with colbalt miners|
The move means Apple will find itself in competition with carmakers and battery producers to lock up cobalt supplies. Companies from BMW AG and Volkswagen AG to Samsung SDI Co. are racing to sign multiyear cobalt contracts to ensure they have sufficient supplies of the metal.
|Samsung offers 30TB SSD|
It is the largest memory capacity ever for a single form factor storage device and enough to store 5,700 Full HD (1920x1080, or around 5GB) movies.
|What is Broadcom to get off the proposed Qualcomm merger?|
Financial analysts agree that the $121 billion deal is in the best interests of stockholders for the short-term. But long-term, they say that it’s bad for the industry and that Broadcom’s growth-by-acquisition model will not be sustainable.