Nvidia was confident that it could pressure Samsung and Qualcomm into some kind of licensing dea and started a legal battle in September 2014. However not it appears that the battle is over and with a disappointing result.
Lower electricity and cheaper
Samsung Electronics is introducing a third 14-nano FinFET system semiconductor process that has lower electricity consumption and production cost than previous cost.
A mobile processor of its own
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is about to launch a mobile processor to reduce its dependence on Qualcomm and MediaTek.
Wants top of the range
The much rumoured never seen Microsoft Surface Phone is not likely to have Intel inside. According to the latest rumours, it will have the unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 instead.
LG agrees to pay more for its chips
Qualcomm has buried the hatchet with LG after the smartphone vendor agreed to pay more for its chips.
830 and 828 in 10nm FinFET
We already expected a Snapdragon 823 which would be a faster version of MSM98996, better known as Snapdragon 820. Now the recent leak indicates that there might be a 828 and 830 coming later this year using the 10nm FinFET process.
Falling 13-22 percent to 175-195 million
Qualcomm predicted a third-quarter profit below analysts estimates as it expects to ship fewer chips, including those for smartphones, its biggest business.
Qualcomm still favoured
While it had been expected that Chipzilla was going to score a huge win by taking some of Qualcomm’s modem business, it looks like things might be a little more modest.
Exclusive: Launched by the year's end
There has been a leak about the Snapdragon 823, or a successor to Snapdragon 820, which will be more than just a faster version – our well-placed industry sources have confirmed that Qualcomm plans to use the 10nm process on the new chip late in 2016.
It is all about the design
HTC has officially unveiled the successor of the HTC One lineup, the new HTC 10 flagship smartphone with 5.2-inch screen, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC, 12MP UltraPixel camera and new BoomSound speakers.