Qualcomm wireless car charging gets momentum
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Mercedes and Lumen system integrator

The Mercedes S550 plug in hybrid is the first car to commercially comes with Qualcomm Halo wireless car charger. Fudzilla saw a demo of this technology back in May 2015 and it sounded more than promising. 

Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion
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Thursday, 27 October 2016 16:49

Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion


IoT and Automotive twist

Qualcomm was apparently eyeing NXP for a while and it just announced that it has bought it in a massive $47 billion deal that has quite a bit of IoT and automotive aspiration. 

OnePlus 3T with Snapdragon 821 is in the works
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Not a phablet, the CEO kind of confirmed

OnePlus 3T might be the rumored phone powered by the Snapdragon 821 SoC but the company’s CEO Peter Lau last week in Hong Kong told Fudzilla and a few other people that it doesn't have any plans to make a phablet. 

5G will have multiple Gigabit upload speeds
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 October 2016 13:35

5G will have multiple Gigabit upload speeds


Qualcomm CTO confirms to Fudzilla

Everyone was excited about 5G's promised 5Gbps download speed, but most have ignored the upload component. Qualcomm's CTO Matt Grob has confirmed to Fudzilla that you can expect to see multiple Gbps upload speeds.

TSMC hopes to woo Qualcomm back with 7nm
Published in Processors
Friday, 21 October 2016 11:54

TSMC hopes to woo Qualcomm back with 7nm


It does not appear interested in 10nm

TSMC thinks that it can win back Qualcomm’s chip business with its 7nm process technology, but has all but given up expecting it to return for 10nm.

iPhone 7 suffers from a bad case of Intel modems
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Intel modems not that hot

It seems that a row is brewing between Apple fanboys who were given a phone with an Intel modem and those who have something from Qualcomm instead.

Qualcomm discusses path to 5G networks
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 06:10

Qualcomm discusses path to 5G networks


20Gbps speeds at 500KM/h while traveling

Qualcomm CTO Matt Grob has promised exciting times with 5G, with speeds up to 20 Gbps, and gave us a lot of examples about what will change when the networks become available.

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 653, 626 and 427
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Upgraded Snapdragon 600 and 400 series

Qualcomm has just announced three new Snapdragon chips, the 653, 626 and 427, all featuring better modems and a bit faster CPU performance.

Qualcomm announces world's first 5G modem
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 04:30

Qualcomm announces world's first 5G modem


Snapdragon X50 comes next year

Qualcomm has surprised the audience at the 4G/5G summit this week in Hong Kong by launching the world’s first 5G modem. The Snapdragon X50, as it is called, supports operations in the millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum in the 28GHz band.

Qualcomm's next-generation 800 series uses X16 modem
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Qualcomm's EVP previews the Snapdragon 830


Christiano Amon, the Executive Vice President, QTI and President, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies has just mentioned that the next-generation Snapdragon 800 series will come with an X16 gigabit-class modem.