Gets a new chief financial officer
Intel announced the appointment of George Davis as executive vice president and chief financial officer (CFO).
Judge recommends ban on some iPhones
ITC Judge MaryJoan McNamara has declared some verdicts. Apple is infringing one of three patents and she recommends a ban on iPhones manufactured in China being imported into the USA. This is a hardware patent 674 and it doesn’t look that there is a quick workaround.
Only $200 million now
South Korea’s antitrust regulator has lowered a decade-old penalty imposed on US chipmaker Qualcomm by 18 percent to $200 million.
Told to pay $31 million
Fruity cargo cult Apple’s quest to avoid paying Qualcomm billions in patent royalties has hit an iceberg as a jury has ruled against it.
If only we knew how to do that when debt collectors call
A US federal judge has issued a preliminary ruling that Qualcomm owes Apple $1 billion in patent royalty rebate payments.
Might not be the flagship but brings back memories
We already know that Motorola is working on bringing back the iconic Razr smartphone to the market and while it might have a foldable screen, it appears that it won't have flagship hardware, but rather a more modes Snapdragon 710 SoC.
Extreme battery life with Snapdragon X55 modem
Cristiano Amon, President of Qualcomm, just announced that the Snapdragon 8cx Always-Connected PC platform will get a 5G version. The Snapdragon 8cx SoC is matched with the Snapdragon X55 modem to support SA, NSA, and up to 7Gbps downloads speeds.
Next-gen MSM and 3rd gen modem
Cristiano Amon, the President of Qualcomm, has just announced the world first MSM platform that will have 5G integrated. He didn’t name it but it will feature the 3rd generation modem, that will follow up on the X55.
On Finnish carrier Elisa
Finland is the land of Nokia and Nokia is a big player in the 5G infrastructure. This is why Finnish telecommunication carrier Elisa plans to launch a OnePlus 5G enabled device in the second quarter of 2019.
Smaller screen, similar camera, and lower price
While Xiaomi Mi 9 is the star of the show, the company has also unveiled a smaller Xiaomi Mi 9 SE, which will be the first smartphone with Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 712 SoC and come with a smaller screen, under-display fingerprint scanner, and similar triple rear camera setup.