Qualcomm slapped with $975m fine in China
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Because communists despise anti-competitive practices

The Glorious People’s Republic of China has imposed a $975 million fine on Qualcomm, citing the chipmakers anti-competitive practices.

Analysts expect MediaTek to gain share
Published in Processors

At Qualcomm’s expense

UBS expects MediaTek to gain market share at Qualcomm’s expense this year. The Swiss financial services company has upgraded MediaTek’s stock to “buy” recently. 

Qualcomm reportedly tweaks Snapdragon 810
Published in Processors

Overheating issue resolved, or so they say

Qualcomm and TSMC have reportedly worked out overheating issues on the Snapdragon 810. 

New Qualcomm 600-series parts based on Cortex-A72
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UDATED: Rumour debunked

UPDATE (February 7, 1100CET) 

Unfortunately the Weibo rumour turned out to be false, which is why we said it should be taken with a grain of salt.

Microsoft Windows 10 Lumias to rock Snapdragon 810
Published in Mobiles

If Samsung doesn’t want them, we’ll take some

Upcoming Microsoft Lumia phones will use Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 810 processor.

Qualcomm confirms major client won’t use Snapdragon 810
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Galaxy S6 Snapdragonless?

Qualcomm released its quarterly earnings yesterday and in the process the chipmaker confirmed one of its large customers will not use the Snapdragon 810.

LG says Snapdragon 810 doesn’t overheat
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Unless you give it to Samsung

LG has dismissed reports claiming that Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 810 flagship SoC is suffering from overheating issues.

New Qualcomm roadmap points to Snapdragon 820
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Too bad most of it is fake

A new Qualcomm roadmap leak has emerged and so far the alleged roadmap has been carried by a number of tech sites. Too bad most of it is fake.

Bloomberg: Samsung drops Snapdragon 810 from Galaxy S6
Published in Mobiles

Tried it, didn’t like it, will use its own SoC instead

Samsung appears to have ditched Qualcomm for the upcoming Galaxy S flagship. According to Bloomberg, the company will use its own silicon instead.

Samsung officially unveils metal unibody Galaxy A7
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With 64-bit Snapdragon 615 or 32-bit Exynos 5430

Samsung has now finally and officially unveiled its Galaxy A7 which comes with 6.3mm thick metal unibody and will be available in two different versions, with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 SoC or a 32-bit Exynos 5430 SoC.