Helping out its contract chip makers
TSMC is thinking about dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins.
Head IoE-Consumer Electronics talks smart drones
Qualcomm wants to make drones smarter and is using the Snapdragon developer board to make it happen. Fudzilla was shown Qualcomm's proof of concept drones that are capable of knowing and mapping environment.
Ready for this year
Chipzilla has scored a more significant chunk of the upcoming iPhone 7 which is due to be released this year.
Chipzilla paid him $25 million so he should say that
The bloke who Intel paid $25 million last year to leave Qualcomm claims that Chipzilla is in a strong position to take control of the internet of things.
Found in hundreds of Android phone models
FireEye has found a vulnerability in Qualcomm software packages which are under the bonnet of hundreds of Android phone models.
Nvidia was confident that it could pressure Samsung and Qualcomm into some kind of licensing dea and started a legal battle in September 2014. However not it appears that the battle is over and with a disappointing result.
Lower electricity and cheaper
Samsung Electronics is introducing a third 14-nano FinFET system semiconductor process that has lower electricity consumption and production cost than previous cost.
A mobile processor of its own
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi is about to launch a mobile processor to reduce its dependence on Qualcomm and MediaTek.
Wants top of the range
The much rumoured never seen Microsoft Surface Phone is not likely to have Intel inside. According to the latest rumours, it will have the unannounced Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 instead.