Samsung Says Bada-Tizen Tie-Up Still Being Weighed
Samsung has retreated from earlier statements it made regarding plans to merge its bada operating system with Intel's Tizen operating system. In a statement provided to AllThingsD, Samsung said, "Samsung and other members of Tizen Association have not made a firm decision regarding the merge of bada and Tizen. We are carefully looking at it as an option to make the platforms serve better for customers." Samsung said that it believes bada will play a role in "democratizing" smartphone platforms, and that it will continue to support open-source projects.
Google to Merge Google Play Music and YouTube Red
Jul 27, 2017
Google plans to shake up its music offering and ad-free video service, according to statements made by Lyor Cohen, the head of Google Play Music. As it stands today, Google Play Music is available to a single person for $10 per month and families for $15 per month.
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.
Samsung Shows Off Second Tizen Smartphone
Oct 14, 2015
Samsung today revealed the Z3, a new smartphone running its homegrown Tizen platform. The handset makes use of design language similar to that of the Galaxy S series and comes in black, gold, or silver.
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.
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.