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
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 11:47

Qualcomm has broad PC portfolio


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
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12:29

Qualcomm invests in Chinese AI


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
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12:12

OnePlus kills off backdoor

 

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
Monday, 13 November 2017 15:38

Qualcomm unanimously rejects Broadcom


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
Monday, 13 November 2017 12:03

Qualcomm gears up to fight Broadcom


Hostile take-over


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

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206
Published in News
Monday, 13 November 2017 10:25

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206


Ported to the LTE IoT modem

Qualcomm and Alibaba have ported Alibaba Cloud Link One to run on the Qualcomm MDM9206 global multi-mode LTE IoT modem.

Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs
Published in Processors
Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:35

Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs


Discrete graphics solutions too

Intel dropped the nuclear news on Wednesday that Raja Koduri will become its chief architect, snf senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, and general manager of a new initiative to drive "edge" computing solutions.