Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 gets a customer
Published in Processors

Xiaomi not worried by the fire breathing dragon rumours

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm whose Snapdragon 810 which has not been doing so well when it comes to customers, or heating has found a customer for its 820 model.

Chipmakers headed for consolidation
Published in Processors

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

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.