Qualcomm lands lots of orders next year
Published in Processors


14nm FinFET LPP Snapdragon 820 saved its bacon

Qualcomm appears to have had a sudden rash of orders for its chips, leading some to speculate that might be the reason the outfit did not try to hive off its chip business.

Qualcomm will not break up
Published in Processors


Does not want to be a patent troll when it grows up

Qualcomm has decided that it is not in its best interested to flog off its chipmaking business and stick to becoming a patent troll.

Apple buys Qualcomm’s secret graphics lab
Published in Graphics


Building its own Interferometric Modulator Displays

Fruity Cargo Cult Apple has bought one of Qualcomm’s Taiwan graphics labs and is operating it pretty much under everyone’s radar to "invent" something that Qualcomm tried and failed to make successful.

Nvidia loses patent case against Samsung
Published in News


ITC rules in Samsung's favour

The US International Trade Commission has cleared Samsung and Qualcomm from the claim that they used Nvidia patents without permission. 

Qualcomm releases 24 core server CPU
Published in Processors


Sent to clients

Qualcomm announced a plan to send its 24-core server CPU to clients a year after first announced the project's existance.

Qualcomm in more hot water
Published in Processors


Shares fall as EU makes anti-trust noises


Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm is having an Annus horribilis this year with the world and its dog wanting to sue for it playing its monopoly games.

Intel loses LG’s Nuclun 2 to TSMC
Published in Processors


Low production capacity

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Intel will not be getting the work for LG’s Nuclun 2 because it lacks the production capacity.

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM
Published in Processors


All thanks to government cash

ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.

Sony denies working on its own chips
Published in Processors


And we are not selling our mobile division either

Sony has been at the centre of a few rumours lately and it appears that Sony Corporation President and CEO Kazuo Hirai has had to go on record with a fairly big list of denials.

Intel gets Qualcomm’s Renduchintala
Published in Processors


Expect something fabless

Chipzilla has announced that it has a new president Dr. Venkata "Murthy" Renduchintala which it appeared to have headhunted from Qualcomm.