Intel joins in attack on Qualcomm
Published in Processors
Monday, 24 July 2017 12:30

Intel joins in attack on Qualcomm


Must obey our new Apple overlords

Intel has joined Apple in its war with Qualcomm over licencing, claiming that the chipmaker had demanded Apple abandon its modems in the iPhones.

Industry giants back Apple in Qualcomm case
Published in News


Trust me, we’re industry giants

A group that represents industry giants has sided with Apple fighting a legal case Qualcomm has made has sent the US International Trade Commission (ITC) comments that take the side of the fruity cargo cult.

Qualcomm’s profits slip as Apple bites
Published in News
Thursday, 20 July 2017 06:00

Qualcomm’s profits slip as Apple bites


You get that when your customers don’t pay you


The Tame Apple Press is rubbing its paws with glee after Qualcomm announced a slip in its profits – after all it had dared to stand up to their favourite company and demand it pay money, something few other companies would do.

Apple rallies its dependant minions to take on Qualcomm
Published in Processors


Imagine what it would be like if you don’t do what you are told


One of the big advantages of having your partners dependant on you means that your enemies are their enemies.

Apple looking to increase Qualcomm modem orders
Published in Mobiles


Intel missing Gigabit secret sauce in 2017

Our well-informed sources are whispering that Apple might order more Qualcomm 4G modems for the upcoming iPhone compared to the orders for iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. 

Qualcomm starts HMD accelerator programme
Published in Wearables


Kickstarting VR 

Chipmaker Qualcomm has started an HMD accelerator programme to help VR device manufacturers develop premium standalone VR HMDs.

Vivo beats competition with under-screen fingerprint scanner
Published in Mobiles


Thanks to Qualcomm's Fingerprint Sensors technology

While it was rumored that Apple could be the first to bring fingerprint scanning technology that can be placed under a screen, Vivo, a Chinese technology company, showed the first working prototype at the Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which uses Qualcomm's new Fingerprint Sensors technology.

TSMC scores some of Qualcomm's chip business
Published in Processors


Will make baseband chips produced on its 7nm process

TSMC has regained some chip orders from Qualcomm for baseband chips produced on its 7nm process, but not application processors.

OnePlus officially unveils the OnePlus 5
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 01:41

OnePlus officially unveils the OnePlus 5


5.5-inch AMOLED screen and Snapdragon 835 SoC

OnePlus has finally unveiled its new flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 5, and put an end to an endless streak of teases, rumors, and leaks.

EU opens inquiry into Qualcomm's NXP bid
Published in News


Under pressure to compromise 


Qualcomm is under pressure from the EU to make concessions on its $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors.