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Late 2019 Android phones have a new, more powerful chip from Qualcomm to utilize
Late 2019 Android phones have a new, more powerful chip from Qualcomm to utilize
The leading chip manufacturer for Android phones has released a new system-on-chip. Qualcomm's new offering is called Snapdragon 855+ and it ...... 16 Jul 2019
China might soon have their own blacklist after Huawei ban
China might soon have their own blacklist after Huawei ban
Huawei is one of the most influential Chinese companies around, and while it's still unclear whether the government indeed influences the company, ...... 31 May 2019 - 3 comments
Intel and Qualcomm cease business with Huawei - Effectively kills off Huawei's laptop and PC business, affects phones, too
Intel and Qualcomm cease business with Huawei - Effectively kills off Huawei's laptop and PC business, affects phones, too
After yesterday's decision by Google to revoke Huawei's Android license, more bad news are piling for Huawei. Now, U.S. semiconductor giants ...... 20 May 2019
Intel's 5G failure cost Apple $4.5 billion, Qualcomm to collect
Intel's 5G failure cost Apple $4.5 billion, Qualcomm to collect
The patent dispute between Apple and Qualcomm had all the right ingredients to become a decade long battle like the one between Apple and Samsung, ...... 02 May 2019
Apple and Qualcomm settle patent dispute, strike a 5G deal
Apple and Qualcomm settle patent dispute, strike a 5G deal
Apple and Qualcomm has been called the new Apple and Samsung of patent disputes. The latter two fought over multitude of patents over a time ...... 17 Apr 2019
Even after court battles, Qualcomm is hoping to get a 5G deal with Apple
Even after court battles, Qualcomm is hoping to get a 5G deal with Apple
Recent news about Apple's delays in 5G development for iPhones has sparked questions about whether Apple's semiconductor deals are set in stone. ...... 08 Apr 2019
Qualcomm: First 5G Snapdragon chipset due in 2020
Qualcomm: First 5G Snapdragon chipset due in 2020
Qualcomm, the leading manufacturer of mobile chipsets, has talked about next-generation mobile connectivity at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. ...... 26 Feb 2019
Apple looked into Samsung as the provider of iPhone's 5G
Apple looked into Samsung as the provider of iPhone's 5G
Apple is considering a couple different manufacturers for 5G chips, among which Samsung is an option. The information was revealed from the ...... 16 Jan 2019
Qualcomm refused to sell Apple iPhone modems
Qualcomm refused to sell Apple iPhone modems
Ever since iPhone, and perhaps even before, Apple has been fairly disputatious in the court rooms when it comes to patents. For years we ...... 15 Jan 2019 - 1 comment
Apple told to remove iPhones from stores in Germany
Apple told to remove iPhones from stores in Germany
Apple has been ordered to remove from iPhone models from retail stores in Germany in an ongoing patent dispute with Qualcomm. The chipmaker ...... 04 Jan 2019
Apple has stopped selling iPhone 8 in Germany after court loss
Apple has stopped selling iPhone 8 in Germany after court loss
Apple has announced that it is stopping the sales of a couple older iPhone models in Germany due to a recent court order. Chipmaker Qualcomm ...... 21 Dec 2018
Several iPhone models could banned in China
Several iPhone models could banned in China
Apple and Qualcomm have been duking it out in the court rooms over patents. It used to be Apple and Samsung but nowadays American chip manufacturer ...... 11 Dec 2018
Galaxy S10's 5G chip and ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint sensor released
Galaxy S10's 5G chip and ultrasonic in-screen fingerprint sensor released
All the major smartphone events for the year are long gone, except for a Nokia event today in Dubai, so it is perhaps time to start focusing ...... 05 Dec 2018
Apple luring in Qualcomm engineers to build modem in-house?
Apple luring in Qualcomm engineers to build modem in-house?
Apple and Qualcomm aren't exactly buddies when it comes to the tech space. They are both American, and both love their mobile devices but unfortunately ...... 17 Nov 2018
Qualcomm: 5G coming to flagship phones in early 2019
Qualcomm: 5G coming to flagship phones in early 2019
The fight for the fifth generation of wireless data connections is upon us. 5G is landing in not too distant future, and tech companies are ...... 24 Oct 2018
Qualcomm: Apple stole our chip secrets
Qualcomm: Apple stole our chip secrets
One of the world's leading semiconductor manufacturers, Qualcomm, has aired out fairly serious accusations towards Apple. The first trillion ...... 26 Sep 2018
Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 850 specifically for Windows
Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 850 specifically for Windows
Qualcomm unveiled the new Snapdragon 850 chip at Computex this week, designed specifically for Windows PCs. The Snapdragon 850 is about 30 ...... 06 Jun 2018 - 1 comment
Qualcomm fires back at Apple, new patent lawsuits filed
Qualcomm fires back at Apple, new patent lawsuits filed
The patent drama between Qualcomm and Apple is ever-changing it seems. To start the year Apple sued Qualcomm for $1 million for abusing their ...... 03 Dec 2017
Apple and Qualcomm at it again, chip maker sued for patent infringement
Apple and Qualcomm at it again, chip maker sued for patent infringement
Apple has once again sued the world's largest mobile chip manufacturer Qualcomm. As you might have guessed, it's once again another patent dispute ...... 30 Nov 2017 - 2 comments
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
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