Qualcomm & TDK team up on wireless compontents
Published in Wearables


Spending $3 billion

Chipmaker Qualcomm and TDK have formed a $3 billion joint venture to supply key components and modules used to communicate wirelessly with devices like smartphones, drones, robots and Internet of things.

Qualcomm wants to know which rat squealed to the watchdogs
Published in Processors


Applies for court documents

Qualcomm is very interested who ratted it out to the Korean anti-trust authroities and has asked seven of its major customers and rivals to hand over the paperwork of what they told the watchdogs.

Qualcomm announces a Snapdragon for cars
Published in Processors


Snapdragon 820 Automotive family puts mobile under your bonnet

Qualcomm has told the assorted throngs at CES about a new Snapdragon 820 Automotive family of products. It will come in two flavours – a standard 820A and an 820Am that adds an LTE modem.

Snapdragon 820 Successor drops its custom core
Published in Processors


Exclusive: It will use ARM Cortex

Fudzilla has confirmed that the Kryo core might be the last custom developed CPU core from Qualcomm, at least for now.

Xiaomi rumoured to make its own processors
Published in Processors


We can't see why

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Xiaomi is about to make its own processors.

Samsung, LG and Xiaomi gets Snapdragon 820
Published in Mobiles


Others to follow

Our industry sources are certain that Samsung, LG and Xiaomi will drive the most volume to its Snapdragon 820 sales. 

Nvidia loses out in court cases
Published in Processors


Should not have really tried it

Nvidia is probably regretting its moves to turn into a patent troll last year as they appear to have backfired terribly.

iPhone 7 comes in first half of 2016
Published in Mobiles


Exclusive: Speed will be the killer app

Our well informed sources have confirmed that the iPhone 7 is coming out in the first part of 2016 and not in September like iPhone 5, 5S, 6 or 6S.

Qualcomm repositions its Snapdragons
Published in Processors


Changing the numbers makes all the difference

Qualcomm has had a sudden brainwave and decided that changing the numbers of its the Snapdragon 620 and 618 to the Snapdragon 652 and 650 will change everything.

Qualcomm lands lots of orders next year
Published in Processors


14nm FinFET LPP Snapdragon 820 saved its bacon

Qualcomm appears to have had a sudden rash of orders for its chips, leading some to speculate that might be the reason the outfit did not try to hive off its chip business.