Qualcomm snaps China big six in 5G NR
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 25 January 2018 02:13

Qualcomm snaps China big six in 5G NR


Lenovo, Oppo, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech devices in 2019

Qualcomm just announced in Beijing that together with Lenovo, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi, ZTE and Wingtech, commercial availability of standard-compliant 5G New Radio (NR) devices is to be expected in 2019.

Qualcomm QCC5100 to revolutionize ear buds
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 16:28

Qualcomm QCC5100 to revolutionize ear buds


Noise canceling, biometrics, HQ and no wires

The Qualcomm acquisition of CSR is definitely paying off, it all leads to a cut the cord strategy that includes audio.

Qualcomm  to appeal $1.23 billion fine
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 13:30

Qualcomm to appeal $1.23 billion fine


Anti-trust

The European Commission announced that it would be fining Qualcomm $1.23 billion, for abusing its market position between 2011 and 2016, related to its relationship with Apple.

Qualcomm's NXP Semiconductors takeover moves on
Published in Processors


EU and Korean watchdogs agree

Qualcomm has announced that the European Commission and the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) have authorised its NXP Semiconductors acquisition.

Broadcom faces antitrust investigation
Published in News
Thursday, 18 January 2018 12:41

Broadcom faces antitrust investigation


Qualcomm takeover just became more complicated

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating whether chipmaker Broadcom engaged in anticompetitive tactics in negotiations with customers, in an antitrust investigation which could make any merger with Qualcomm a little more difficult.

Qualcomm forecasts bright future
Published in News
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 16:44

Qualcomm forecasts bright future


Updated: Fending off Broadcom

The financial future for Qualcomm in FY2019 is bright, according to a statement the company released today.

Spectre and Meltdown patch freezes AMD machines
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 09:59

Spectre and Meltdown patch freezes AMD machines


Another Spectre victory

Microsoft has stalled issuing Spectre and Meltdown patches to the owners of some AMD machines following the news that some systems were freezing and refusing to boot.

Qualcomm announces new QCC5100 low-power Bluetooth SoC
Published in Wearables


More features and longer battery life for wireless earbuds

Qualcomms said it will make QCC5100 Bluetooth SoC, and likely will provide more processing power as well as lower power consumption for wireless headphones and "hearables".

Qualcomm releases two home hub products
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:50

Qualcomm releases two home hub products


SDA624 and SDA212 system SoCs support Android Things

Qualcomm has announced two Home Hub platforms supporting Google’s Android Things.

Jaguar puts Snapdragons under bonnet
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 09:34

Jaguar puts Snapdragons under bonnet


Partnership announced at CES

Qualcomm has scored a partnership with Jaguar Land Rover which will see Snapdragons powering the car maker’s telematics, infotainment and digital cluster, integrated connectivity, and rear seat entertainment.