Qualcomm's NXP Semiconductors takeover moves on
Published in PC Hardware


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 PC Hardware
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
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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 PC Hardware
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.

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
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Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:43

Intel knocked off number one chip slot


Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 December 2017 10:13

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen


Fudzilla asked around

Over the last few weeks we've met with a few dozen Qualcomm and industry C level executives and of course discussed the potential Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm. The general conclusion is that this won't happen as Broadcom might profit from it at the big expense of Qualcomm.

High end phones in 2019 will be 5G NR
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 10:25

High end phones in 2019 will be 5G NR


Most of them

We are wrapping up an exciting 2017 and we are about to kick start 2018 with a high speed  CES  in early January. But what about 2019? According to well-placed industry sources, most phones launching in 2019 will be able to support 5G NR.