Tag: Intel

Report: Apple’s in-house 5G modem over 5 years away, Qualcomm truce only way out

According to a new report from The Information, the progress surrounding Apple’s own in-house 5G modem for upcoming iPhones is further behind than originally anticipated. In the new report, The Information’s sources suggest that the iPhone 5G modem made by Apple might not be done before 2025 — a far cry from the original rumor of 2021. […]

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Apple Posts Steps to Enable Full Mitigation for MDS Vulnerabilities; Involves 40 Percent Performance Decline

After security researchers revealed ‘ZombieLoad’ flaw in Intel processors, Apple was quick to reveal that it had patched the exploit with the recently released macOS 10.14.5 update. The patch from Apple only offered partial mitigation, though given that there are no known attacks that rely on this exploit, this should not be a cause of […]

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‘ZombieLoad’ Flaw in Intel Chips Could Lead to Stolen Sensitive Information; Apple Patched it in macOS 10.14.5

Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in Intel chips, which have left almost every Mac dating back to 2011 vulnerable to potential security issues. But while this is big news in itself, there is good news at the end. TechCrunch has the report on Tuesday. According to the publication, this particular bug, which is […]

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Apple Poached Lead Intel 5G Modem Engineer in February

Earlier this month, Intel announced that it was shutting down its modem business right after Apple and Qualcomm announced that they have settled all their legal issues and signed a four-year patent licensing agreement. Adding insult to injury, Apple poached Intel’s lead 5G engineer in February. A leaked email obtained by The Telegraph reveals that Apple poached […]

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Apple Held Discussions With Intel About Buying Its Smartphone Modem Business

Intel is officially out of the smartphone modem business, which the company attributes to the settlement between Qualcomm and Apple. But it sounds like the company’s future could have been very different. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Apple held discussions with Intel over the possibility of acquiring part of Intel’s smartphone […]

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