Qualcomm Snapdragon 620 looks promising
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Quad A72 at 1.8GHz and Quad A53 1.2Ghz

Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon 620, a successor to the reasonably successful Snapdragon 615. 

Snapdragon 820 SoC next week
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Hail Hydra

Qualcomm is set to unveil its new Snapdragon 820 SoC on August 11 in LA and more details are being leaked than you would see at a Welsh leak recipe contest.

MediaTek's profits drop 12 per cent
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20 per cent lower than last year

The war with Qualcomm appears to have had its causalities amongst Mediatek's bottom line.

Qualcomm wireless  tech will recharge metal
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WiPower now universal

Qualcomm WiPower will now charge phones with metal cases, breaking a barrier which had prevented wireless charging on more expensive models. 

Snapdragon 820 chipset does not have heat problem
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Its mother had it tested

A research director at IHS Technology has found the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chipset does not have the same heating problems as the 810.

Analysts think that Intel should buy Qualcomm
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Fudzilla bugs them

The cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street have been mulling over the news that Qualcomm might spin off its chip making business.

Qualcomm mulls break-up and announces staff cuts
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We hate to say we told you so

Chipmaker Qualcomm is considering breaking itself up and firing 4000 people, which is exactly what our source said it would do last week.

We were right -- Qualcomm is laying off staff
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Rest of world catches up

The rest of the world has finally woken up to what we told it a week ago -- Qualcomm is preparing to lay off ten per cent of its staff. 

Qualcomm faces two EU antitrust investigations
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Dirty deeds done dirt cheap

The European Commission has opened two antitrust investigations into Qualcomm's possible abuse of its market dominance of semiconductors.

Qualcomm may lay off around 4,000 people
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To be announced in next conference call

Qualcomm is undergoing major restructuring and one side-effect of the overhaul is that some 4,000 jobs might be slashed.