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Qualcomm Unveils 5G Modem for IoT

Companies that need high-speed data connections to their far-flung Internet of Things (IoT) devices may be interested in the latest 5G modem unveiled today by Qualcomm. The San Diego, California mobile chip giant toda Read more…

Getting a Foot in the Door for Smart City Projects

The potential impact of smart city initiatives is colossal. PwC pegged it as a $2.5 trillion opportunity by 2025. But getting projects greenlit for long term deployment can be quite difficult, especially with budget shor Read more…

Hitching a Ride to the Edge with Akamai

The edge, according to marketers, is a magical place where nearly anything is possible. But for Akamai Technologies, the $18-billion company that put content delivery networks (CDNs) on the map during the dot-com boom, t Read more…

5G Chipmaker EdgeQ Gets Backing from Former Qualcomm CEO

EdgeQ, a Silicon Valley startup that’s building a customizable RISC-V system-on-a-chip (SoC) that includes a 5G modem, got a big boost today when it announced that former Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs has signed on as an ad Read more…

2021 Predictions from the Edge and IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) has been lurking on the edge of our networks and our consciousness for some time. With a substantial increase in bandwidth promised via 5G networks, the potential for businesses to seize a co Read more…

Verizon Expands Deal with AWS for 5G Edge Platform

Verizon added Denver and Seattle to the list of cities that will be the recipients of a mobile edge computing (MEC) platform called 5G Edge that it co-developed with Amazon Web Services to accelerate data processing--inc Read more…

Chip Startup Merges AI, 5G at the Edge

The low-latency connectivity of 5G wireless is being combined with AI-based computing in an edge platform unveiled by a system-on-chip startup emerging from stealth mode. Founded in 2018, EdgeQ surfaced this week with Read more…

When it Comes to Data Transfer, 5G is Just the Beginning

If ever there was a technology tailor made for the world we currently live in, it’s 5G. Everything we do seems based on the need for speed and connectivity. High bandwidth and low latency enables hospital employees wor Read more…

Why Databases Are Needed on the Edge

The proliferation of smart devices and the IoT are putting pressure on developers to adopt more sophisticated processes to manage data. Some developers may prefer to continue using simpler file systems to keep track of d Read more…

Larry Smarr: The Future of Distributed Computing Is Here

Larry Smarr may have stepped back from full-time work in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of California, San Diego, but that doesn’t mean he’s slowing down. In fact, since his schedul Read more…

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