Qualcomm’s president speaks of future after NXP
Published in IoT

From 500 to 9K customers organically in IoT

The NXP saga has finally ended after 21 months of trying. Qualcomm paid the Dutch company $2 billion in damages due to its inability to get approval by China's regulatory agency, saying it happened because of matters beyond its control. This was the first time that the President of Qualcomm Cristiano Amon took a stage and informed business analysts about life after NXP in IoT.

Qualcomm settles with Taiwan FTC
Published in Mobiles

Settles the licensing business practice dispute

Qualcomm has reached a mutual agreement - a settlement with the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) - resolving its investigation of Qualcomm and Qualcomm’s litigation challenging the TFTC’s decision alleging violations of Taiwan’s Fair-Trade Act.

IBM Power 9 scales to enterprise server
Published in Cloud

32 to 192 core for enterprise cloud 

Data and making sense of data is one of the most valuable currencies for the modern enterprise and IBM plays big in that market with its Power 9. Now the company has announced a Power 9 solution for enterprise customers.

IBM Power 10 expected in 2020
Published in AI

48 core 10nm new architecture

IBM Power 9 is capturing a lot of business momentum and has recently launched in the enterprise market and it looks like the company is getting ready to launch its next generation Power 10  in 2020.

10nm Snapdragon 670 announced
Published in Mobiles

Strong AI play and new Kryo / Adreno 615

The Snapdragon 600 series has over 1450 designs and Qualcomm believes that the 660 has already been a success. Welcome, then, to te Snapdragon 670 that brings update to AI, performance, camera and multimedia.

New Snapdragon wear coming
Published in IoT

September 10

The chap known as Mr Mobile has shared with the world that Qualcomm might be showing off a new watch platform on September 10 and most likely this will be brand-new Snapdragon wear that hasn’t been upgraded since 2016.

Pixel 3 XL shows healthy SD 845 score
Published in Mobiles

Slightly outperforms Galaxy S9+

Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are expected in early October and there's little surprise that they will be powered by Snapdragon 845. The XL version of the phone has visited Geekbench, revealing the score and some basic specs.

Intel with 14nm still kicking industry’s butt
Published in PC Hardware

Financial community got it wrong

After Intel announced that it had to delay its 10nm production to 2019,  financial analysts around the world reacted with negative stock comments and valuation. Most of them got things wrong. Intel with its $17 billion highest ever revenue showed magnificent growth in the data center and it made that $17 billion without 10nm.

AMD has great quarter but margins low
Published in PC Hardware

No notebooks and slim EPYC

AMD got mostly positive comments on its financial performance in Q2 18, and it did a great job having the highest quarter in five years. The logic behind this data is that AMD had more than five years of very weak product portfolio to sell especially in desktop/data center and since early 2017 they finally have Ryzen on desktop and EPYC on the data center side.  

Qualcomm 5G enabled cars to arrive in 2021
Published in Transportation

Qualcomm CEO confirms

5G is just around the corner in the phone form factor and Qualcomm has now said that OEM devices can be expected in early 2019.