Broadcom prepares for board room battle for Qualcomm
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Hostile bid begins

Chipmaker Broadcom will take its first formal step on Monday toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm and will unveiling nominees who Qualcomm shareholders can vote on to replace the US semiconductor company’s board of directors.

Qualcomm finds more patents Apple "borrowed"
Published in Processors
Friday, 01 December 2017 11:19

Qualcomm finds more patents Apple "borrowed"


Borrowed genius

Apple's legal spat with Qualcomm just got even messier as the chipmaker found even more patents which it thinks that Apple is using without permission.

Qualcomm to live cast the new Snapdragon birth
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 November 2017 11:28

Qualcomm to live cast the new Snapdragon birth


December 5 at 10:30am PST/1:30 PM EST/ 6:30pm GMT

If you have been wondering what is going on with the Snapdragon 835 successor, Qualcomm confirmed last week that it plans to livecast the Second Annual Snapdragon Technology Summit Keynote.

Apple ups the legal ante
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 16:53

Apple ups the legal ante


You say tit, and I say tat

The legal team at Apple have fired off a countersuit against Qualcomm, claiming that the chip firms' Snapdragon semiconductors use elements of its own patents.

Smartphones kill
Published in News
Friday, 24 November 2017 22:00

Smartphones kill


Opinion Pedestrians go bananas

Trust us, we're journalists...

Qualcomm 7nm made by TSMC
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 24 November 2017 14:03

Qualcomm 7nm made by TSMC


The one after Snapdragon 845

Korean based Etnews has mentioned that Qualcomm 7nm manufacturing has been a big win for TSMC while two other US and China customers chose Samsung’s 7nm. TSMC traditionially have dibs on Nvidia and MediaTek too. 

Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm appears to be about Apple
Published in Processors


Comment: Don your tin foil hat

This morning Apple’s official news agency Reuters ran a yarn about how beautiful life will be if Broadcom takes over Qualcomm.

Qualcomm has broad PC portfolio
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 11:47

Qualcomm has broad PC portfolio


EVP Cristiano Amon confirms

Fudzilla wants to let you know that Snapdragon 835 based Windows on Snapdragon is just the first step and the company’s Cristiano Amon confirmed that this is just the first of many.

Japan, Europe say “yes” to Qualcomm, NXP takeover
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The Broadcom problem remains

A report said that Qualcomm will gain permission from Japanese and European regulators that will allow it to press ahead with its acquisition of NXP.

Qualcomm's NXP Semiconductors deal likely to go through
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EU regulators likely to approve deal

One of the biggest stumbling blocks to Qualcomm's attempts to buy NXP Semiconductors is not likely to be a problem after all.