Dec 05, 6:40 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Corazon Victorino 12/05/18 AT 6:09 AM All Android smartphone makers are going to release 5G-ready mobile devices next year, according to Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon. At Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii this past Tuesday, Amon disclosed to CNET in an interview that all Android vendors are expected to launch flagship devices with 5G support by the end of 2019. “When we get to exactly this time of year one year from now we will see every [handset maker] on the Android ecosystem, their flagship across all U.S. carriers will be a 5G device,” Amon said. “Every Android vendor is working on 5G right now.”It’s no secret that Samsung Electronics, the biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world, is already preparing to launch its first 5G-capable smartphone next year. Verizon even announced on Monday … [Read more...] about Which Smartphone Makers Are Adopting 5G Technology In 2019?
Nate Schmidt scored his first two goals of the season, including the game-winner on a power play with 1:25 remaining, and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Washington Capitals 5-3 on Tuesday night in Las Vegas. Schmidt fired a wrist shot from the top of the slot past the glove hand of Washington goalie Braden Holtby to break a 3-3 tie, then added an empty-net goal with 6.9 seconds left to seal the victory. It was the first meeting between the teams at T-Mobile Arena since Washington clinched its first Stanley Cup with a 4-3 victory in Game 5 on June 7. The teams had met in D.C. on Oct. 10 when Washington scored a 5-2 victory. Cody Eakin had a goal and an assist and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare and Ryan Reaves also scored goals for Vegas, which won for the sixth time in seven games. Oscar Lindberg finished with two assists, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 23 saves to pick up his 15th win of the season. Jakub Vrana scored two goals and Alex Ovechkin and also scored for Washington, which … [Read more...] about Schmidt’s two late goals carry Knights past Caps
Matt O'brien, Ap Technology Writer Updated 1:38 pm PST, Friday, November 30, 2018 FILE -- Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, at the Microsoft Build conference in Seattle, May 7, 2018. Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been. Now it has the title of the world’s most valuable company. (Kyle Johnson/The New York Times) less FILE -- Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, at the Microsoft Build conference in Seattle, May 7, 2018. Just a few years ago, Microsoft was seen as a lumbering has-been. Now it has the title of the ... more Photo: KYLE JOHNSON, NYT Photo: KYLE JOHNSON, NYT Image 1 of / 20 Caption Close Image 1 of 20 FILE -- Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, at the Microsoft Build conference in Seattle, May … [Read more...] about Microsoft surpasses Apple as most valuable public company
Tom Krisher, Ap Auto Writer Updated 1:50 pm PST, Monday, November 26, 2018 This Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, photo shows Rivian R1T at Rivian headquarters in Plymouth, Mich. The company, which plans to start selling vehicles in two years, is another in a growing line of startups and established automakers looking to break into the fully electric vehicle market and take sales from Tesla Inc., the current leader. less This Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, photo shows Rivian R1T at Rivian headquarters in Plymouth, Mich. The company, which plans to start selling vehicles in two years, is another in a growing line of startups and ... more Photo: Paul Sancya, AP Photo: Paul Sancya, AP Image 1 of / 8 Caption Close Image 1 of 8 This Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, photo shows Rivian R1T at Rivian … [Read more...] about Startups, old-line automakers aim to take bite out of Tesla
Ian Thibodeau The Detroit News Published 10:16 PM EST Nov 25, 2018 Self-driving vehicles won't generate much buzz on Wall Street — or much of a profit — if automakers and technology companies don't find ways to make their products unique and financially viable after they launch, experts say. General Motors Co., Alphabet Inc.'s Waymo, Ford Motor Co. and others have spent the past several years and billions of dollars developing the autonomous-driving technology expected to shape the future of the automotive industry. But that technology is losing its competitive edge, because in a few years a number of companies will all have access to similar self-driving software, according to industry experts. That means the front-runners — Waymo, GM and Ford — are pushing to differentiate themselves as they prepare to debut their expensive self-driving vehicles over the next few years. The companies could miss out on billions if they fail to … [Read more...] about Automakers face fight to stand out in driverless era