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.
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).
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.
Could set Broadcom against Intel
The business press seems keen to talk up Broadcom’s unlikely Qualcomm takeover and portray it as the best thing since sliced bread.
Might prevent its own chip moves
A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom and Qualcomm is pretty unlikely to get much support from the Chinese authorities.
Fudzilla calls it highly unlikely
The part of Wall Street that covers IT is shaking as Broadcom - trading as Avgo - has made an official offer to take over Qualcomm at $70 per share in a $130 billion cash and stock deal.
Broadcom acquisition unlikely
Qualcomm has surged $61.81 on a rumor that some people close to the matter have heard that Broadcom is thinking about being bought.
Claims it helped Intel
Qualcomm has sued Apple claiming that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel for making broadband modems.
Licensing still on
There was a lot of noise about the recent news that Apple might skip the Qualcomm modem hardware for its 2018 phones, but even if they make this decision, QTL (Qualcomm licensing) will still get money from Apple.