Xilinx, China Mobile Research Institute team for 5G fronthaul; Apple reportedly plans to use Qualcomm's Cat 6 LTE chip in next iPhone

More wireless tech news from across the Web:

> Wireless charging company WiTricity said it added Ara Nazarian and Sanjay Gupta to its management team, which WiTricity said will help it "drive the company's product and engineering efforts while accelerating the commercialization of solutions based on WiTricity's foundational wireless power transfer technology that enables charging over distance." Release

> Xilinx and China Mobile Research Institute announced they will collaborate on the development of a fronthaul interface for 5G wireless networks. Release

> Ericsson is reportedly testing a new 5G device on the streets of Stockholm, Sweden and Plano, Texas. Forbes article

> According to a new report, Apple plans to use the Qualcomm Category 6 LTE chipset, the 9X35, in its forthcoming iPhone 6S. 9to5Mac article

> Samsung researchers may have found a way to double smartphone battery life. IBT article

> The AllSeen Alliance is working to connect to other Internet of Things (IoT) standards with its new AllJoyn Device System Bridge (DSB), software submitted to the alliance by Microsoft. ITworld article

> "C-RAN is a valid network architecture for dense urban/metro environments where an abundance of optical fiber resources are available," according to a new report on the technology from EJL Wireless Research. Release

And finally… Hyundai now offers an Apple Watch app that allows users to remotely control their cars. Article


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