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Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X60 5G modem has an audience of one: Apple

Qualcomm has unveiled the next generation of its 5G modem, the X60, and it's a thinly veiled bid to lock up the iPhone.

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The tech IT professionals love: 5G, cloud management, Graph API

There’s plenty of technology to be excited about, but the IT pros we talked with say 5G, cloud management tools and Graph API tools are the technologies they love. They shared their thoughts in a recent IDG TECH(talk) Twitter chat.

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Game changers at the branch: Wi-Fi 6, 4G, 5G plus SD-WAN

The growing use of cloud services is changing the pattern and the volume of branch-office data across the WAN, but wireless cellular services along with the intelligence of software-defined WAN can help keep traffic and costs in line....

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5G holds promise for enterprises, but what’s real?

As businesses look to the near future when 5G services will be widely available, they need to know about what it can do, how and what’s needed to get ready for it.

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Making the move to 5G: What to know, how to plan for it

Is 5G real? When should you upgrade? How will enterprises benefit and what are the costs and ROI? Analyst Jack Gold joins IDG TECH(talk) hosts Juliet Beauchamp and Computerworld's Ken Mingis to answer those questions and more to help...

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5G is poised to transform manufacturing

5G wireless holds much promise for manufacturing facilities, largely for its speed and low latency, so a few early adopters are buying into the technology, but its pervasive use in factories is still years off.

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Private 5G keeps Whirlpool driverless vehicles rolling

When interference disrupted the Wi-Fi guidance for driverless vehicles in one of its factories, bringing the vehicles to a halt and backing up production, Whirlpool turned to on-premises 5G through a partnership with AT&T.

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5G in 2020: Still just a private party

Mobile operators and their suppliers are hyping up 5G technology for the coming year, but general availability is still years away.

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The 5G phones you really want are coming in early 2020

Senior Qualcomm executives explain why early 5G phones supported mmWave or sub-6GHz, and when you'll able to buy a phone that supports both.

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Qualcomm's next-gen Snapdragon 865 mobile chip focuses on 5G

Qualcomm announces its Snapdragon 865, Snapdragon 765, and Snapdragon 765G smartphone chips, with AI, 5G, and mobile gaming as their focus.

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Intel partners with Mediatek to bring 5G to PCs in 2021

Intel says it will work with Mediatek and Fibocom to bring its orphaned 5G technology to the PC market .

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Upgrading to a 5G phone: When's the right time?

With 5G expanding to more cities and more phones, we'll help you decide when to upgrade your 4G handset.

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Cisco pushes 5G to hasten industrial IoT

Cisco says it expects rapid future development of 5G mobile technology will be a boon for industrial IoT use cases

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Beamforming explained: How it makes wireless communication faster

Beamforming uses the science of electromagnetic interference to make Wi-Fi and 5G connections more precise.

Contribute to the 2019 Network World State of the Network survey

Take our survey to share your insight on emerging networking technologies such as 5G, SD-WAN and edge computing.

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How the lack of pay-as-you-go SIMs are thwarting the always-connected PC

PC makers have begun adding SIM slots to some laptops. But a lack of flexible, affordable pricing plans is killing the always-connected PC before it has a chance to flourish.

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AMD officially hires Alienware's Frank Azor as its new gaming chief

AMD has hired Frank Azor as its chief architect of gaming solutions.

Can 5G replace high-speed Wi-Fi in the enterprise?

A TECH(talk) interview with Analyst Jack Gold about corporate use of 5G wireless – including IoT – the U.S.–Huawei dispute over the technology and how soon to expect services to be available

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