Might prevent its own chip moves
A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom and Qualcomm is pretty unlikely to get much support from the Chinese authorities.
Claims it helped Intel
Qualcomm has sued Apple claiming that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel for making broadband modems.
Licensing still on
There was a lot of noise about the recent news that Apple might skip the Qualcomm modem hardware for its 2018 phones, but even if they make this decision, QTL (Qualcomm licensing) will still get money from Apple.
Morgan Stanley dishes the dirt
Analysts at Morgan Stanley think that the stock price of AMD is too high and have issued a warning that it could fall as far as $8 per share.
A market for laptops protected from potential spying
San Francisco outfit Purism announced it is offering a range of notebooks with the despised Intel Management Engine disabled.
Spins things a different way
Chip giant Intel always looks on the bright side. Or, to put it another way, it spins the news to pretend things are better than they actually are.
Penny Baldwin is the new CMO
Qualcomm announced late last week that it hired Penny Baldwin to join it as the senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO). Penny’s last job was the VP, General Manager, Global Brand Management, Partner and New Technology Group Marketing at Intel.
Outfit looking for second 7nm supplier
HiSilicon Technologies wants another supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips and apparently Samsung, Globalfoundries and Intel are trying to get the Chinese fabless firm's attention.