Samsung Narrows Down Tizen Phone Launch Window
Samsung executive J.K. Shin said the company will launch its first phone based on the Tizen operating system during the third quarter of the year. Previously, Samsung had only committed to launching such a device "this year." Samsung recently merged its home-grown Bada operating system with Tizen, which it is developing jointly with Intel. Samsung didn't provide any specific details about the first Tizen device, nor did it say in which markets the device might first be available.
Intel to Trim 12,000 Employees and Refocus Chip Biz
Apr 19, 2016
Intel today announced a major shakeup for its business over the next 18 months. The company said it plans to focus on data centers and the Internet of Things moving forward, which are Intel's fastest growing revenue sources.
Intel Targeting 2019 5G Launch in Phones and PCs
Feb 22, 2018
Intel today announced a range of efforts in the 5G space, including its timeline for bringing new Intel-powered 5G devices to market. The company says it has been developing 5G technology for some now, including virtualized network functionality and software defined networks.
Google Home Gains More Home Automation Powers
Jan 24, 2017
Google today expanded the number of third-party smart home apps that can be controlled by its Google Home product. Owners of Google Home can now control Belkin Wemo and Honeywell smart home products via Google Home.
Samsung Mobile CEO to Cede Daily Management Duties
Nov 30, 2015
Samsung today said J.K. Shin, the long-time leader of the company's mobile phone business, will cede control as part of the firm's annual personnel assessment.
Intel to Allow ARM Chip Builders to Use Its Foundry
Aug 16, 2016
Intel today said companies that design and build ARM-based processors will for the first time be able to use Intel's manufacturing facilities to make them. Intel will allow its Intel Custom Foundry customers to use its 10nm FinFET process for ARM cores and Cortex series processors.