Xiaomi makes its own SoC
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Joining the big boys in 2016

Xiaomi is the latest big phone manufacturer trying to make its own SoCs to differentiate itself from the fearsome competition. 

Qualcomm wirelessly charges BMW safety car
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Wirelessly charges BMW 8i Safety car

Qualcomm Technologies has launched its new Official Safety Car for season two of the FIA's Formula E Championship.

Qualcomm reveals Hexagon 680 DSP
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Snapdragon 820 part

Qualcomm revealing its latest generation piece by piece. We have heard about the Adreno 530 GPU and now the company started talking about Hexagon 680 DSP.

Samsung has not given up on Snapdragons yet
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Testing them in its lab

Samsung is rumoured to be testing the new Snapdragons in its labs, as a sign that the company has not given up on Qualcomm yet.

Qualcomm gets iPhone Modem chip contract
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But it may not last

Qualcomm looks certain to supply Apple with the modem chips for the upcoming iPhone, but the relatonship's future is not set in stone.

iPhone 6S is a dedicated follower of Qualcomm
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No Intel LTE inside anytime soon

Northland Capital Markets claimed that Intel might get up to 50 percent of all iPhone market in 2016, however we asked around and it turns out that is untrue.

Qualcomm announces Adreno 530
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40 percent better than Adreno 430

Qualcomm has just announced the successor of Adreno 400 series and as we expected this new GPU is called Adreno 5xx. 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 620 looks promising
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Quad A72 at 1.8GHz and Quad A53 1.2Ghz

Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon 620, a successor to the reasonably successful Snapdragon 615. 

Snapdragon 820 SoC next week
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Hail Hydra

Qualcomm is set to unveil its new Snapdragon 820 SoC on August 11 in LA and more details are being leaked than you would see at a Welsh leak recipe contest.

MediaTek's profits drop 12 per cent
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20 per cent lower than last year

The war with Qualcomm appears to have had its causalities amongst Mediatek's bottom line.