Qualcomm and NXP to refile Chinese Regulatory Approval
Published in Mobiles

Suddenly don’t like the proposal

China is not making it easy for Qualcomm and NXP and it has asked both companies to refile application for Chinese Regulatory Approval.

Qualcomm to cut 1500 jobs
Published in News

Massive reconstruction

Qualcomm promised its shareholders it would cut its operating cost by a billion dollars and the only way to really do that is to let some people go. Projects that didn’t bring the company the expected results might vanish and unfortunately some people will get the dreaded pink slip.

Apple won’t do 5G in 2019
Published in Mobiles

Not an early adopter

Apple is known for not being an early adopter when it comes to new wireless standards. According to people close to the matter, Apple 2019 iPhone won’t have 5G capability. Intel might even be ready with its 5G PC solution.

Qualcomm backing a 4G budget laptop
Published in Notebooks

Working with Indian telco

Indian telecom operator Reliance Jio is rumoured to be working with chipset maker Qualcomm to launch a laptop with 4G connectivity in India.

Jacobs's long-shot Qualcomm bid gathers steam
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Wants to take Qualcomm private

Paul Jacobs, who was ousted as Qualcomm's chairman in March,is doing better at attracting people interested in his cunning plan to take the chipmaker private than many expected.

Qualcomm talks up its new Vision Intelligence
Published in Processors

10nm FinFET IoT SoCs sent to sampling

Qualcomm has released a few details about its new IoT SoCs using 10nm FinFET process technology.

HP's Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 now available again
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Demand could be high as HP is selling all it makes

It appears that people like the idea behind HP's Envy X2 "detachable PC" with Snapdragon 835 SoC as although it is now once again available, HP seems to be selling out as soon as it puts some online.

THX  and Qualcomm team up
Published in Processors

Want to make some next-generation noise

THX - which is better known for movie and consumer electronics - has teamed up with Qualcomm to create an end-to-end THX Spatial Audio workflow using MPEG-H for the delivery of next-generation immersive audio experiences at NAB 2018.

Qualcomm’s Raj Taluri goes to Micron
Published in Wearables

SVP and GM Mobile BU

A key member of the Qualcomm team in charge of the IoT, has started working at Micron. He got a saucy offer and left to Micron to be SVP and GM of Mobile Business Unit.

Xiaomi Mi 7 has in-display fingerprint reader
Published in Mobiles

Snapdragon 845, 4000 mAh battery too

The second quarter will be a great period of many new smartphones and most of them will have a Snapdragon 845 SoC if they don’t come from Huawei which has its own chip. The Xiaomi Mi 7 might be one of the first, or the second,  prominent phones to get an in-display fingerprint reader.