Most secure Wi-Fi network in the industry
Back at Mobile World Congress 2018, Qualcomm announced 2x2 802.11ax-ready solution for smartphones and a few days back it announced that this and the future wireless platform will support the new WPA3 security protocol.
Could be the new Qualcomm Wear SoC
According to the latest rumours, Google is working on a Pixel-branded smartwatch, or smartwatches, which could be launched alongside the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL and 2nd-gen Pixel Buds. The word on the street is that it has the new Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear SoC.under the bonnet.
Share price rises
Qualcomm has decided to buy back $10 billion of its own stock to replace the previous $15 billion stock repurchase program announced in March 2015, which had $1.2 billion of repurchase authority remaining.
8nm and 10nm 2+6 cores
Qualcomm is expected to launch its 700 series rather soon and the latest leaks describe two rather robust products coming soon. The Snapdragon 700 series was launched by Cristiano Amon, the company’s president at the Mobile World Congress 2018 without going into any details.
Out in Autumn
Qualcomm has promised to update its ageing chips for Wear platforms.
Working together on developer kit
Qualcomm Technologies and Microsoft have announced that they are working together to help customers and developers quickly create IoT solutions like home monitoring cameras, enterprise security cameras and smart home devices that use on-device vision artificial intelligence (AI) in retail, manufacturing and logistics applications.
Snapdragon 845, 660 and 636
Qualcomm announced that it plans to fully support Android P on select Snapdragon mobile platform. Having early access, that enabled Qualcomm to optimize its software on Snapdragon 845, 660 and 636 mobile platforms to ensure readiness for OEMs to upgrade to Android P at the time of launch.
Could prove crucial
A court has allowed Qualcomm to depose Apple services chief Eddy Cue in addition to Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of its case against the fruity cargo cult
Faster than the SoC in phones
Qualcomm and Microsoft helped its partners to release the first generation of the Snapdragon 835 on Windows 10 and it is almost time for the second generation.