Chipmakers headed for consolidation
Published in Processors
Monday, 08 June 2015 15:51

Chipmakers headed for consolidation


Internet of things wakes up Credit Suisse

The Internet of Things could do some rather important things for big chipmakers, according to a leading finance outfit.

Qualcomm sells Spectrum
Published in News
Monday, 08 June 2015 15:15

Qualcomm sells Spectrum


Captain Scarlet to take voluntary redundancy

Chipmaker Qualcomm has flogged off a chunk of the l-Band spectrum it has in Britain.

Qualcomm has a 64-core ARM server processor
Published in Processors


Hydra is the codename

Qualcomm has been working on a new server solution and it looks like that this roadmap will not simply use CPU cores found in Snapdragon mobile processors.

Qualcomm and Allwinner teaming up for LTE tablets
Published in Processors


Another Chinese marriage of convenience

Chipmakers Qualcomm and Allwinner are teaming up to develop and market affordable LTE tablet platforms for the Chinese market.

Qualcomm is becoming too dependent on Apple and Samsung
Published in Processors


If Apple sneezes Qualcomm catches cold 

Qualcomm is becoming too dependent on Apple and Samung and could be vulnerable if either swaps to different chipmakers.

Snapdragon 810 powers new Project Tango device
Published in Mobiles


Adreno 430 makes the grade

Google has selected Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 for a new Project Tango device – a dual-camera smartphone with advanced 3D features.

Qualcomm has a wireless charger for cars
Published in Wearables


3.3kW possible, like Nissan Leaf 

We had a chance to see some nice demos from Qualcomm at the IoT event and one of the most impressive one was a Honda Accord Plug-in Hybrid that could charge wirelessly. This device needs more technology than a wireless mobile phone charging. . 

Qualcomm tech might make cell towers obsolete
Published in News


LTE direct

Chipmaker Qualcomm is trailing LTE Direct which could bypass cell towers and allow phones to talk directly.

MediaTek introduces Pump Express Plus charging technology
Published in Mobiles


To go head to head with Qualcomm Quick Charge tech

Qualcomm was quite keen to advertise its Quick Charge technology over the past couple of quarters, but MediaTek has now unveiled the new Pump Express Plus technology in an effort to go head to head with Qualcomm.

Qualcomm claims 120 million smart connected designs
Published in Wearables


Internet of Things everywhere

Qualcomm has been trying to define  the internet of things market well beyond just smart watches.