Could launch in Q1 2019
While there have been plenty of rumors regarding Microsoft's next-generation augmented/virtual reality headset, the latest one suggests that it will be based on Qualcomm's recently announced XR1 SoC.
More likely to follow
Broadcom has laid off about 1,100 workers as part of cost cutting following its $5.5 billion acquisition of Brocade, and more cuts are expected to come.
Qualcomm has no plans to abandon its efforts to create processors for data centres, despite rumours that it is giving up on the idea.
Ex-Chairman still wants Qualcomm
Last week there was a disturbance in the force. Former CEO and recent chairman of Qualcomm, Paul E. Jacobs, decided to start a new company and call it XCOM. There is little surprise that his new company is focusing on the 5G wireless technologies that will propel the next mobile revolution.
Free data for Snapdragon PC/sell 5G in 2019 for Intel
Sprint just made two big announcements one with Qualcomm about its 4G always connected PC and one with Intel for its 2019 5G PCs.
Snapdragon 710 for 1799 RMB / €240 or $280
Xiaomi’s CEO Lei Jun has introduced the new mainstream/performance killer called the Mi 8 SE and this phone will sell for 1799 RMB/€240 or $280. It comes with the Snapdragon 710 and a dual AI camera.
Everything American must have the ability to shoot something
US artist Alexander Reben recently released a video of his latest piece, which is him asking Google Assistant to fire a gun. After all, everything in the US has the right to overwhelming firepower right?
VR meets AR in future 10nm chip
Qualcomm has introduced a brand new platform called Snapdragon XR1, dedicated to Extended reality (XR) at the Augmented World Expo (AWE). It already has several customers on board.
Wants to push through the NXP deal
Qualcomm is to meet this week in Beijing with China’s antitrust regulators in a final push to secure clearance for its proposed $44 billion acquisition of NXP.