Nvidia and Samsung settle IP Litigation
Published in Graphics


Details unknown

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.  

Samsung cranks up third gen FinFET process
Published in Processors


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.

Xiaomi will fire up its homemade rifle soon
Published in Processors


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.

Microsoft Surface phone rumoured to have Snapdragon 830
Published in Processors


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.

Qualcomm buries the hatchet with LG
Published in Processors


LG agrees to pay more for its chips

Qualcomm has buried the hatchet with LG after the smartphone vendor agreed to pay more for its chips.

Qualcomm has two 10nm Snapdragons
Published in Mobiles


830 and 828 in 10nm FinFET

We already expected a Snapdragon 823 which would be a faster version of MSM98996, better known as Snapdragon 820. Now the recent leak indicates that there might be a 828 and 830 coming later this year using the 10nm FinFET process.

Qualcomm flogs fewer chips
Published in Processors


Falling 13-22 percent to 175-195 million

Qualcomm predicted a third-quarter profit below analysts estimates as it expects to ship fewer chips, including those for smartphones, its biggest business.

Intel will not get a big slice of iPhone 7
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm still favoured

While it had been expected that Chipzilla was going to score a huge win by taking some of Qualcomm’s modem business, it looks like things might be a little more modest.

2017 Snapdragon will be 10nm
Published in Mobiles


Exclusive:
Launched by the year's end

There has been a leak about the Snapdragon 823, or a successor to Snapdragon 820, which will be more than just a faster version –  our well-placed industry sources have confirmed that Qualcomm plans to use the 10nm process on the new chip late in 2016.

HTC unveils the new 5.2-inch HTC 10 flagship smartphone
Published in Mobiles


It is all about the design

HTC has officially unveiled the successor of the HTC One lineup, the new HTC 10 flagship smartphone with 5.2-inch screen, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 SoC, 12MP UltraPixel camera and new BoomSound speakers.