Qualcomm worries deepen
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 12:07

Qualcomm worries deepen

Anti-trust probe in South Korea

Qualcomm can’t really get a lucky break anywhere. The chipmaker has just confirmed that it is facing an anti-trust probe in South Korea.

Beginning of a new Chip giant
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 10:17

Beginning of a new Chip giant


Tsinghua Unigroup's glorious five year plan

Move over Qualcomm there is a new chip giant in town and it will be number three in five years.

Qualcomm optimistic it can sort out China Crisis
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Wants to jump on record growth

Qualcomm has said that it is optimistic about China despite the fact that it is having problems flogging licences in the country.

Qualcomm plays its modem integration card
Published in News
Thursday, 12 November 2015 17:10

Qualcomm plays its modem integration card


One stop solution for greatness


Qualcomm and a few top managers have been underlining the importances of SoC integration – Snapdragon 820 has top WiFi, top LTE, top GPU, quite powerful DSP and custom cores.

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 08:03

Qualcomm denies Snapdragon 820 breathes fire


Executives firefight a hot-topic

Four Qualcomm VPs and execs absolutely denied that its new Snapdragon 820 was suffering from any thermal issues.

Snapdragon 820 reference device looks snappy
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 November 2015 07:48

Snapdragon 820 reference device looks snappy


Runs Android 6.0

Qualcomm has shown us the reference devices for the new Snapdragon 820 and the tablet and phone was rather snappy as it ran Android 6.0.

Snapdragon 820 needs 30 percent less power
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 16:56

Snapdragon 820 needs 30 percent less power


Compared to the Snapdragon 810 SoC

Qualcomm has shown a slide that indicates that the normalized power consumption of a Snapdragon 820 is 30 per cent less than the earlier 810 and could mean batteries lasting a third longer. ..

Qualcomm to ship 932 milion MSM chips
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Tuesday, 10 November 2015 16:35

Qualcomm to ship 932 milion MSM chips


932 Million MSM chips and modems

Qualcomm, is planning to ship more than 932 Million MSM chips by Christmas.

More than 60 design wins for  Snapdragon 820
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 15:39

More than 60 design wins for Snapdragon 820


Qualcomm President tells us 

The Snapdragon 820 has more than 60 design wins under its belt, Qualcomm President  Derek Aberle, told the press at the new chip's launch.

Qualcomm is in trouble
Published in Processors
Monday, 09 November 2015 13:52

Qualcomm is in trouble


Sinking as Mediatek grows  

Last week’s Qualcomm results confirmed what Wall Street had suspected for a while – Qualcomm is in trouble.