7nm octa-core SoC with 1+1+6 configuration
While Qualcomm has only recently unveiled the Snapdragon 730 SoC, alleged specifications of the Snapdragon 735 have leaked online, showing rather interesting core configuration.
Walks away from $570 million joint investment
A joint venture between US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc and China’s Guizhou province will shut down by the end of the month.
Series of products in 2020
Last week Qualcomm announced a Cloud AI 100 data accelerator targeting future AI loads in big data centers. Facebook and Microsoft seem to be interested as they presented at the Qualcomm AI events in San Francisco.
Huawei, Qualcomm, Apple
TSMC has announced that it is doing a test production of 5nm EUV chips, but real production starts in 2020. A long-term investigation leads us to believe that most chips launching in the latter part of this year or early next year will, unlike the UK, remain on 7nm.
Apple to go alternatives
In a surprising twist of events, Intel has just announced that it plans to exit the 5G Smartphone modem business. The surprising announcement happened just hours after Apple announced that it had settled its years of legal battles against Qualcomm.
Nothing hurts any more...
The continuing dispute between Qualcomm and Apple has resulted in both giant firms stalling the divorce agreement and patching things up.
Billions of dollars at stake
The multi-billion dollar Apple and Qualcomm five-week court case has opened in San Diego that'll determine whether Qualcomm operates a smartphone modem chip monopoly and charges too much in licensing fees.
Gunning for Nvidia
Chipmaker Qualcomm revamped the midrange products in its system-on-chip portfolio with faster graphics, more power efficient cores, and Nvidia beating AI functions.
Gets a new chief financial officer
Intel announced the appointment of George Davis as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO).
Judge recommends ban on some iPhones
ITC Judge MaryJoan McNamara has declared some verdicts. Apple is infringing one of three patents and she recommends a ban on iPhones manufactured in China being imported into the USA. This is a hardware patent 674 and it doesn’t look that there is a quick workaround.