Qualcomm's NXP Semiconductors deal likely to go through
Published in Processors


EU regulators likely to approve deal

One of the biggest stumbling blocks to Qualcomm's attempts to buy NXP Semiconductors is not likely to be a problem after all.

Qualcomm invests in Chinese AI
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12:29

Qualcomm invests in Chinese AI


SenseTime gets cash

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) startup SenseTime Group said it has sealed an investment from chipmaker Qualcomm Inc as part of a funding round that will close later this year.

OnePlus kills off backdoor
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 12:12

OnePlus kills off backdoor

 

Full root privileges done dirt cheap.

OnePlus has announced that the portion of Engineer Mode that provided a backdoor to the phone will be removed in an upcoming update.

Qualcomm unanimously rejects Broadcom
Published in News
Monday, 13 November 2017 15:38

Qualcomm unanimously rejects Broadcom


Not in best interest of shareholders

As Fudzilla suspected, Qualcomm’s board of directors has unanimously rejected Broadcom's offer to acquire it. The board thinks it is not good for shareholders and that it dramatically undervalues Qualcomm.

Qualcomm gears up to fight Broadcom
Published in News
Monday, 13 November 2017 12:03

Qualcomm gears up to fight Broadcom


Hostile take-over


Qualcomm is drawing up its battle plans to fight off a hostile takeover from Broadcom.

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206
Published in News
Monday, 13 November 2017 10:25

Alibaba's cloud powered by Qualcomm MDM9206


Ported to the LTE IoT modem

Qualcomm and Alibaba have ported Alibaba Cloud Link One to run on the Qualcomm MDM9206 global multi-mode LTE IoT modem.

Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs
Published in Processors
Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:35

Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs


Discrete graphics solutions too

Intel dropped the nuclear news on Wednesday that Raja Koduri will become its chief architect, snf senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, and general manager of a new initiative to drive "edge" computing solutions.

Qualcomm next server chip is Firetrail
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 November 2017 17:14

Qualcomm next server chip is Firetrail


Working on a follow up

Qualcomm’s Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies (QDT) has announced that the company is working on a follow up server processor.

Qualcomm Centriq 2400 to challenge Intel
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 November 2017 17:03

Qualcomm Centriq 2400 to challenge Intel


Shipping for revenue

It has been a few years' journey but the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 series is finally shipping for revenue. This was confirmed by Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager of Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies (QDT).  

Qualcomm inks deals with Chinese companies
Published in News
Thursday, 09 November 2017 11:43

Qualcomm inks deals with Chinese companies


Worth $12 billion over next three years

Qualcomm has signed three non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoU) with three Chinese companies worth $12 billion over three years.