Smartphones kill
Published in News
24 November 2017

Smartphones kill

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Qualcomm 7nm made by TSMC
Published in Mobiles


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


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
Published in News


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
Published in Processors


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.

Qualcomm invests in Chinese AI
Published in Processors


SenseTime gets cash

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) startup SenseTime Group said it has sealed an investment from chipmaker Qualcomm Inc as part of a funding round that will close later this year.

OnePlus kills off backdoor
Published in Mobiles

 

Full root privileges done dirt cheap.

OnePlus has announced that the portion of Engineer Mode that provided a backdoor to the phone will be removed in an upcoming update.

Qualcomm unanimously rejects Broadcom
Published in News


Not in best interest of shareholders

As Fudzilla suspected, Qualcomm’s board of directors has unanimously rejected Broadcom's offer to acquire it. The board thinks it is not good for shareholders and that it dramatically undervalues Qualcomm.

Qualcomm gears up to fight Broadcom
Published in News


Hostile take-over


Qualcomm is drawing up its battle plans to fight off a hostile takeover from Broadcom.