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