Qualcomm announced a settlement of the NDRC China investigation. The very dense press release raises as many questions as it answers. Bad news: a 46% reduction in royalty rates. Good news: lots of friends in China, audit rights and the ability to charge royalties for TD phones. Hard to fully gauge, but seems like a net positive.
Some of you may have noticed that I have not been writing as frequently over the past few months. Today’s news should explain that. I have been a little busy. When […]
A couple weeks ago I wrote three pieces on privately-held Artemis and their pCell technology. (Parts One, Two and Three.) Artemis is proposing something really interesting, a new approach to […]
Benedict Evans had an interesting post out over the weekend, “Railways and WhatsApp”, in which he makes a good analogy between wireless operators and railways. His point being that the wireless […]
In my last post, I looked at how privately-held Artemis has created a system which they claim can unlock immense amounts of wireless bandwidth. They use DIDO techniques, and a […]
In my last post, I described how wireless networks are starting to bump up against “Shannon’s Law”, essentially running out of ways to cram more data into existing radio spectrum. […]
One of the more interesting product demos/start-up ideas out there right now is Artemis and their pCell technology. They had slightly uncloaked their idea a year ago, almost by accident, […]