We were right -- Qualcomm is laying off staff
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Rest of world catches up

The rest of the world has finally woken up to what we told it a week ago -- Qualcomm is preparing to lay off ten per cent of its staff. 

Qualcomm faces two EU antitrust investigations
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Dirty deeds done dirt cheap

The European Commission has opened two antitrust investigations into Qualcomm's possible abuse of its market dominance of semiconductors.

Qualcomm may lay off around 4,000 people
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To be announced in next conference call

Qualcomm is undergoing major restructuring and one side-effect of the overhaul is that some 4,000 jobs might be slashed. 

Qualcomm and Apple face China syndrome
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Job's Mob melt-down 

It seems that we were right, the Tame Apple Press is preparing the world for a failure in China.

MediaTek kicks Qualcomm right in its basebands
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Helio X10 processor did well

MediaTek is giving the US chipmaker Qualcomm a run for its money in the LTE Baseband Market.

Qualcomm will not be doing the splits
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Chuck that idea out the window

US chipmaker Qualcomm has told the world that it will not be dumping its "essentially useless chip making" business.

Intrinsyc taps Qualcomm's 64-bit, Snapdragon
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Wearable Snapdragons 

Intrinsyc has expanded its range of Qualcomm Snapdragon-based Open-Q computer-on-modules by opening the 64-bit functions of the Snapdragon 410.

One Web, Virgin and Qualcomm to build 900 internet satellites
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Airbus wins the contract

Airbus is to design and build about 900 satellites for the privately owned OneWeb which plans to offer high-speed, space-based Internet access to billions of people worldwide.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 gets a customer
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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
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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.