Samsung Note 7 ships on August 19
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$849.99 at T-Mobile US

Samsung has revealed its 5.7 inch curved AMOLED phone that comes with its new iris scanner and as was the case with Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge it will ship with both Snapdragon 820 and Exynos depending on the market. 

Vernee Mars announces Helio P20 phone
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November, 6GB RAM

It looks like MediaTek wants to get on board with 6GB RAM phones and the Helio P20 platform may well be the first one to support it. 

Intel won’t dominate in 5G
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Here is why

Intel, Samsung, MediaTek, Huawei and Qualcomm all claim the leadership for 5G and most of them will have a tough time to deliver on this promise. Nokia, Huawei and Ericsson - from the networking component standpoint - claim they can do great things with 5G. 

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 has Snapdragon and Exynos
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Same as S7, S7 Edge

Samsung will launch its Galaxy Note 7 today and it will stream events. The latest info is that the phone comes with Exynos 8890, the similar to what we’ve seen in S7 and S7 Edge but we have heard that there will be a Snapdragon version too. 

LG to launch V20 in September
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Android 7.0 Nougat and Snapdragon 821

LG has confirmed that the successor to the V10 called the V20 will launch in September with Android Nougat 7.0. This is, most likely,  one more Snapdragon 821 design win. 

10nm Snapdragon is taped out
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Qualcomm's CEO confirmed it

Last week Qualcomm’s CEO  confirmed to its investors that the company has taped out its 10nm system on a chip (SoC).

Tesla fires Mobileye as auto pilot supplier
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Ends in a divorce

Tesla just ended its long term relations with Israeli based Mobileye. This comes as a rather sudden and unexpected shock as Mobileye is the company behind Tesla’s now very famous autopilot. 

Nvidia announces 12GB Pascal Titan X
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We told you so

Nvidia just sent us an official note that the company has its 11 teraflops, 12 billion transistor Pascal based Titan X card and will start start flogging it on 2 August for $1200. 

Qualcomm stock soars on great quarter
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Revenues, income and stock rise five percent

Qualcomm has had a better than expected results in its Q3 earnings, beating street and even its own estimates. 

The iViz Snapdragon 600 ultrasound tablet saves lives
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The SonoSite portable iViz ultrasound system

Technology can save lives,  and i was interested to learn that Fujifilm Sonosite had developed a Snapdragon 600 based portable iViz ultrasound system that saved five soldiers' lives in Afghanistan.