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The future of 5G mobile data could hinge on a battle over utility pole fees

5G wireless data could spur the growth of new wireless devices and applications. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News) Brian Fung Policy reporter focusing on telecommunications, media, cryptocurrencies and competition September 24 at 1:46 PM Mobile carriers such as AT&T and Verizon are in a race to build brand-new data networks that can deliver ultrafast downloads and support […]

Gaming

Tilting Point will spend $29 million to promote Disruptor Beam’s mobile game Star Trek: Timelines

Game developer Disruptor Beam announced today that it has teamed up with publisher Tilting Point to bring its mobile game Star Trek: Timelines to more audiences. Under the deal, Tilting Point will spend $ 29 million to promote Star Trek: Timelines, and the two companies will co-develop another role-playing game based on an existing intellectual property. Star Trek: Timelines is […]

Computer

Intel’s latest 8th-gen mobile processors improve battery life and performance

AFP/Getty Images At IFA 2018, Intel announced additions to its 8th-Generation processor lineup with a focus on mobile performance and enhanced connectivity. The 8th-generation additions include the U-series, which was formerly known as Whiskey Lake, and Y-Series, formerly known as Amber Lake. Intel claims that these chipsets are optimized for mobile form factors, including laptops […]

Mobile

The Respawnables mobile game hits 45 million downloads and 2.5 billion matches in 5 years

Digital Legends Entertainment has hit some big milestones with its The Respawnables mobile game after five years: 45 million downloads and 2.5 billion matches played. And the success has given Digital Legends Entertainment the confidence to publish its own mobile games in the future, rather than split the money with other publishers. The game from the […]

Computer

Lenovo’s new mobile workstations pack a punch with Xeon CPUs, Quadro graphics

Lenovo introduced two new mobile workstations arriving at the end of August that are based on eighth-generation Intel Core and Xeon processors. The ThinkPad P1 is the thinnest of the two, measuring 0.7 inches, while the bigger ThinkPad P72 is thicker at 1 inch. Both support huge amounts of system memory, Nvidia’s professional graphics and fingerprint scanners […]

Mobile

Fire Emblem: Heroes burns past $400 million as Nintendo’s top mobile game

It’s been a year-and-a-half since Nintendo brought its strategic role-playing game Fire Emblem: Heroes to iOS and Android. Since then, it’s rocketed past the publisher’s other mobile titles: Super Mario Run and Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. The free-to-play game, an adaptation of the long-running strategy-RPG series for Nintendo consoles, has now brought in over $ 400 […]