Qualcomm files counterclaims to Apple lawsuit
Published in Mobiles


Fight fire with fire   

Qualcomm’s executives were untraditionally vocal after the Apple lawsuit. Now they've came up with counterclaims and answers to back up their case against Apple. 

MediaTek in trouble
Published in Processors
07 April 2017

MediaTek in trouble


MediaTek expects a poor first quarter

MediaTek thinks that its smartphone chip shipments will fall below 100 million units in the first quarter of 2017 and rebound only slightly to 110-120 million in the second quarter.

Competition in AI platform market to heat up in 2017
Published in News


Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia, AMD vying for customers in AI-fueled markets


Major component manufacturers in the artificial intelligence (AI) market have all increased their efforts to develop more aggressive processors for AI-fueled markets in 2017 including autonomous vehicles, enterprise drones, medical care, smart factories, image recognition, and general neural network research and development.

Asustek misses Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835
Published in Mobiles


ZenFone will be delayed


Asustek will be delaying its its fourth-generation ZenFone until June or July after failing to get its paws on Qualcomm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and not wanting to use the older-generation Snapdragon 821.

GigabitLTE is all about average speeds
Published in Mobiles


Average speeds can double


We had a chance to see the GigabitLTE working at speeds up to 930 Mbps and upload speeds of 127.5 Mbps which is definitely the fastest that we’ve ever seen. But despite the fascination with the top speed, it is more important that GigabitLTE will significantly increase  average speeds. 

South Korean watchdog bites Qualcomm
Published in News


Qualcomm blocked Samsung from flogging Exynos


The South Korea Trade Commission has decided that Qualcomm prevented Samsung from selling its Exynos processors to various third-party phone manufacturers.

Qualcomm brings 4G to feature phones
Published in News


Spicing up the lower end


In a bid to improve its bottom line, Qualcomm has developed 4G modems for lower end smartphones and feature phones.

Qualcomm Centriq server supports Microsoft's cloud
Published in Processors


Qualcomm Centriq 2400 goes to OCP

Qualcomm is getting serious about its server and data center strategy and the company has announced support for Microsoft cloud services. 

Windows is now on ARM servers
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Intel’s data centre  goose is cooked

After months of rumour, Windows is finally fully functional on ARM based chips and the Wintel alliance is in tatters.

Intel confirms XMM 7480 for this year
Published in Mobiles


iPhone 7s / 8 modem stops at 450 Mbps

Fudzilla found a chatty person at the Intel booth and have learned that the Intel XMM 7480 modem will ship later this year. In the light of recent legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm, this could spark a rumor that Apple is preparing to use the modem in the 2017 iPhone that someone calls iPhone 8 or 7s.