Qualcomm wants Snapdragons in drones
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Firebreathing flying snapdragons

Chipmaker Qualcomm has created a board designed for consumer drones and robotics applications.

Sony fixes Snapdragon 810 overheating on Xperia Z5 Premium
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Teardown reveals dual heatpipe

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 SoC will go down in history as a SoC that likes to overheat but it appears that Sony managed to solve that problem with its newest Xperia Z5 Premium and Xperia Z5 smartphones by using a dual heatpipe to cool it down.

Vevo music poaches top Qualcomm exec
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Jon Carvill is now VP of communications   

A rock star PR who worked as a Senior Director of communication at Qualcomm has been poached by the music outfit Vevo.

Snapdragon 820 Kryo clocks up to 2.2GHz
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Twice the performance and power efficiency of Snapdragon 810

Qualcomm has just revealed the clock speed and manufacturing process for its Kryo core. Snapdragon 820 is a 14nm FinFET based quad-core with up to 2.2GHz core clock. 

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.