Tag: Intel

Apple Sets Aggressive Timeline of 2021 for Getting In-House 5G Modem Ready

Apple announced yesterday that it would be acquiring Intel’s smartphone modem business for $1 billion. Apple has been working on its in-house modem for quite some time and given that Intel was Apple’s modem supplier, this move was not really surprising. Apple is looking to leverage the acquisition to boost the development of its in-house […]

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Apple Reportedly in ‘Advanced Talks’ to Acquire Intel’s Smartphone Modem Business for $1 Billion

Apple is reportedly in “advanced talks” to buy Intel’s smartphone modem business. The deal is pegged to be around $1 billion and would include Intel’s expansive patent portfolio along with the entire modem team. Intel and Apple have been in discussions about the modem business acquisition since 2018 itself. The Apple-Intel discussions began last summer, […]

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Intel Reportedly in Talks with a Potential Buyer for 8,500 Wireless Patents

Weeks ago Intel had put nearly 8,500 wireless patents for auction. Now Intel has taken the patents off the market and is allegedly entering into negotiation with an unnamed buyer. Intel had put up 8,500 patent asset portfolio for sale and this includes 6,000 patents related to 3G, 4G, and 5G wireless technology. The remaining […]

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