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Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $105 billion offer
Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $105 billion offer
A week ago it was announced that that semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom has made an offer on one of the largest competitors in the same space. ...... 13 Nov 2017 - 1 comment
Broadcom offers over $100 million for Qualcomm in industry-leading deal
Broadcom offers over $100 million for Qualcomm in industry-leading deal
Broadcom, a U.S. chip manufacturer, has offered a whopping $105 million for another semiconductor company, the world's largest mobile chip makes ...... 06 Nov 2017 - 2 comments
Microsoft promises a variety of Always Connected computers
Microsoft promises a variety of Always Connected computers
Microsoft has informed us at Computex trade show that its partners are going to unveil a slew of new so-called Always Connected computers in ...... 31 May 2017 - 1 comment
Windows 10 running soon on Snapdragon chips
Windows 10 running soon on Snapdragon chips
Microsoft and Qualcomm have revealed that full featured Windows 10 will run on the next generation of Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors. Microsoft ...... 08 Dec 2016 - 3 comments
Qualcomm ready to acquire NXPI Semi for nearly $35 billion
Qualcomm ready to acquire NXPI Semi for nearly $35 billion
Major chip producer Qualcomm has agreed to purchase NXP Semiconductors for $110 per share, or $35 billion. The acquisition would be the largest ...... 22 Oct 2016
Apple iPhone 7 will use some modems from Intel
Apple iPhone 7 will use some modems from Intel
In an effort to diversify their supplier base, Apple's upcoming iPhone 7 will use modems from Intel rather than Qualcomm in some models. ...... 12 Jun 2016 - 1 comment
Internal docs show Samsung could go back to Qualcomm for Galaxy S7
Internal docs show Samsung could go back to Qualcomm for Galaxy S7
Thanks to a new leak of internal documents, it appears that Samsung is at least testing going back to Qualcomm for its next flagship, next year's Galaxy S7. ...... 11 Aug 2015
Qualcomm will layoff thousands as the chipmaker struggles
Qualcomm will layoff thousands as the chipmaker struggles
According to a new report, Qualcomm is expected to layoff a tenth of their workforce as the chipmaker continues to struggle. The report states ...... 22 Jul 2015
OnePlus 2 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor
OnePlus 2 will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor
According to OnePlus' CEO Pete Lau, the upcoming OnePlus 2 smartphone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor. The executive ...... 07 May 2015
Report: 2016 iPhones will use Intel chips
Report: 2016 iPhones will use Intel chips
According to a new report, Apple will begin using Intel chips in 2016 for its iPhones sold in Asia and Latin America. Reportedly, the iPhone ...... 13 Mar 2015
Cyanogen reveals new logo, branding and major partnership with Qualcomm
Cyanogen reveals new logo, branding and major partnership with Qualcomm
Cyanogen, the brand that is trying to break into the mobile operating system wars and is actually succeeding, has announced a new major partnership ...... 03 Mar 2015 - 1 comment
Qualcomm could settle anti-trust dispute with China for $1 billion
Qualcomm could settle anti-trust dispute with China for $1 billion
The world's largest chipmaker is preparing to end an anti-trust investigation brought by the Chinese government against it over a year go following ...... 09 Feb 2015
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 810, 808 chips for next-gen smartphones
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 810, 808 chips for next-gen smartphones
Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 810 and Snapsragon 808 chips that will power next-generation smartphones from 2015. The chipmaker says ...... 07 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Qualcomm to triple Wi-Fi speeds with MU-MIMO chipsets
Qualcomm to triple Wi-Fi speeds with MU-MIMO chipsets
Qualcomm is aiming to drastically increase Wi-Fi performance, particularly on networks with a lot of users, with its new MU-MIMO chipsets. ...... 05 Apr 2014
Qualcomm acquires iPAQ, Palm, Bitfone patents from HP
Qualcomm acquires iPAQ, Palm, Bitfone patents from HP
Massive mobile processor maker Qualcomm has acquired a portfolio of patents that has been jumping around for years including those once owned ...... 24 Jan 2014 - 1 comment
Three potential bidders consider teaming up to purchase BlackBerry
Three potential bidders consider teaming up to purchase BlackBerry
According to the WSJ, three potential bidders are considering joining together for a bid for the struggling smartphone maker, BlackBerry. ...... 03 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Qualcomm completes their large investment in Sharp
Qualcomm completes their large investment in Sharp
Major chipmaker Qualcomm has completed its investment in the struggling display maker Sharp. The company announced it would be investing ...... 25 Jun 2013
Qualcomm criticizes rival Tegra processors
Qualcomm criticizes rival Tegra processors
Qualcomm CMO Anand Chandrasekher has bashed rival chipmaker Nvidia's Tegra processors. Tegra 3 quad-core processors power most of 2012's ...... 07 Feb 2013 - 1 comment
Qualcomm launches expensive quad-core dev tablet
Qualcomm launches expensive quad-core dev tablet
Qualcomm has decided to get into the tablet hardware market. The company's new branded tablet was developed for the developer community, ...... 25 Jul 2012 - 2 comments
New wireless charging standard in the works
New wireless charging standard in the works
Samsung and Qualcomm have joined the The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) in an effort to create a new wireless charging standard for mobile devices. ...... 08 May 2012 - 2 comments
Samsung, DoCoMo, Panasonic, and others form new mobile chip powerhouse
Samsung, DoCoMo, Panasonic, and others form new mobile chip powerhouse
Japan's largest mobile carrier, NTT DoCoMo, has announced a partnership with a group of leading Japanese and Korean electronics manufacturers ...... 28 Dec 2011 - 1 comment
Qualcomm to slow down its Brew mobile OS
Qualcomm to slow down its Brew mobile OS
According to Qualcomm's President of Internet Services, the company plans to slow down on its BREW mobile OS, seen on feature phones for 10 years now. ...... 19 Sep 2011 - 1 comment
Qualcomm shows off mobile processor roadmap
Qualcomm shows off mobile processor roadmap
Qualcomm has shown off their latest mobile processor roadmap, and it appears your phones are going to get a lot more powerful, and soon. ...... 15 Sep 2011 - 3 comments
Nokia to use Qualcomm for first WP7 smartphones
Nokia to use Qualcomm for first WP7 smartphones
Nokia has said this weekend that it has selected Qualcomm as the chipset supplier for its first Windows Phone 7 smartphones. The company ...... 23 May 2011 - 2 comments
Qualcomm leaks specs for upcoming Snapdragon processors
Qualcomm leaks specs for upcoming Snapdragon processors
Qualcomm has leaked a presentation showing off the next generation of the Snapdragon mobile processors. Each of the chips will be based on ...... 30 Apr 2011 - 3 comments
Qualcomm shows off quad core 2.5Ghz mobile processor
Qualcomm shows off quad core 2.5Ghz mobile processor
Today at the Mobile World Congress event, Qualcomm will announce the next upgrade to their Snapdragon mobile processor chipset line. Using ...... 14 Feb 2011 - 4 comments
Qualcomm to acquire Wi-Fi networking hardware company Atheros
Qualcomm to acquire Wi-Fi networking hardware company Atheros
Qualcomm, the largest mobile phone chipmaker in the world, has confirmed today that they are purchasing Atheros, one of the top Wi-Fi networking ...... 05 Jan 2011 - 1 comment
AT&T to acquire FLO TV wireless spectrum
AT&T to acquire FLO TV wireless spectrum
AT&T and Qualcomm have jointly announced today that the carrier will purchase the wireless spectrum licenses in the 700 MHz band from the telecom ...... 20 Dec 2010 - 1 comment
     

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