Gaming phones and VR target
Qualcomm has decided to announce an updated version of its flagship Snapdragon 855 7nm chip. It is simply called Snapdragon 855 Plus. The CPU is about four percent faster while the GPU gets a saucy 15 percent boost. It is clear that gaming phone manufacturers and VR enthusiast platform builders will be all over it.
After Judge denies request
A US judge ruled against Qualcomm effort to block the implementation of a sweeping antitrust ruling against it as the mobile chip supplier pursues an appeal that could take more than a year.
“Improper, unfair, and prejudicial.”
The US Federal Trade Commission objected to a move by mobile chip supplier Qualcomm to introduce internal Apple documents in its fight to stop the enforcement of a May antitrust ruling.
Asking Trump to stop hurting them to get to China
US chipmakers Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said.
Opinion: Mike Magee's Rave - War of the Worlds kicks off
I never in my wildest dreams – and my dreams are wild, by the way – that I considered that a headline could combine Mandarin, French, English and German. This one has.
Signs a partnership for RDNA graphics architecture and more
AMD and Samsung have announced a surprising "strategic partnership" which will give Samsung access to custom graphics IP based on AMD's new RDNA graphics architecture for use in mobile devices as well as access to other AMD technologies.
Computex 19: X55 modem inside, pictured
Qualcomm and Lenovo showcased the world’s first 5G PC at Computex. The PC is based on Qualcomm’s 8cx platform and comes with additional 5G connectivity. Lenovo calls this design "Project Limitless", based on world’s first 7nm platform purpose-built for PCs.
Computex 19: While keeping the charge 2x longer
The new Qualcomm 8cx mobile chip is outperforming the Intel i5-8250U chip in speed and power consumption while keeping the fanless design.
Illegally suppressed competition
US chipmaker Qualcomm stifled smartphone chip market competition by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees, a US judge ruled.