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.

Press talks up Broadcom’s unlikely Qualcomm takeover
Published in Processors


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.

China might stall Broadcom and Qualcomm merger talks
Published in Processors


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.

Apple wants Broadcom to get Qualcomm
Published in Network
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:28

Apple wants Broadcom to get Qualcomm


Analysis: One stop Wireless giant that dances for Apple

As you can imagine,  the possibility that Broadcom might take over Qualcomm is quite a bit a nuclear shake up in our industry and we wanted to ask around.

Broadcom makes a Qualcomm offer
Published in Network
Monday, 06 November 2017 15:05

Broadcom makes a Qualcomm offer


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.

Qualcomm surges on acquisition rumor
Published in Network
Saturday, 04 November 2017 10:32

Qualcomm surges on acquisition rumor


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.

Qualcomm sues Apple again
Published in Processors
Friday, 03 November 2017 11:14

Qualcomm sues Apple again


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.

Apple continues to pay Qualcomm if it drops its modem
Published in Mobiles


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.