Qualcomm  to appeal $1.23 billion fine
Published in Processors


The European Commission announced that it would be fining Qualcomm $1.23 billion, for abusing its market position between 2011 and 2016, related to its relationship with Apple.

Qualcomm's NXP Semiconductors takeover moves on
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EU and Korean watchdogs agree

Qualcomm has announced that the European Commission and the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) have authorised its NXP Semiconductors acquisition.

Broadcom faces antitrust investigation
Published in News

Qualcomm takeover just became more complicated

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating whether chipmaker Broadcom engaged in anticompetitive tactics in negotiations with customers, in an antitrust investigation which could make any merger with Qualcomm a little more difficult.

Qualcomm forecasts bright future
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Updated: Fending off Broadcom

The financial future for Qualcomm in FY2019 is bright, according to a statement the company released today.

Spectre and Meltdown patch freezes AMD machines
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Another Spectre victory

Microsoft has stalled issuing Spectre and Meltdown patches to the owners of some AMD machines following the news that some systems were freezing and refusing to boot.

Qualcomm announces new QCC5100 low-power Bluetooth SoC
Published in Wearables

More features and longer battery life for wireless earbuds

Qualcomms said it will make QCC5100 Bluetooth SoC, and likely will provide more processing power as well as lower power consumption for wireless headphones and "hearables".

Qualcomm releases two home hub products
Published in Mobiles

SDA624 and SDA212 system SoCs support Android Things

Qualcomm has announced two Home Hub platforms supporting Google’s Android Things.

Jaguar puts Snapdragons under bonnet
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Partnership announced at CES

Qualcomm has scored a partnership with Jaguar Land Rover which will see Snapdragons powering the car maker’s telematics, infotainment and digital cluster, integrated connectivity, and rear seat entertainment.

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
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Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen
Published in Mobiles

Fudzilla asked around

Over the last few weeks we've met with a few dozen Qualcomm and industry C level executives and of course discussed the potential Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm. The general conclusion is that this won't happen as Broadcom might profit from it at the big expense of Qualcomm.