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Qualcomm

Qualcomm and Mediatek flaws left millions of Android users at risk
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Security

Qualcomm and Mediatek flaws left millions of Android users at risk

An open source audio codec used by chipset firms is believed to have put two-thirds of Android users' private calls and files at risk
22 Apr 2022
Microsoft and Qualcomm to develop custom AR chips for the metaverse
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augmented reality (AR)

Microsoft and Qualcomm to develop custom AR chips for the metaverse

The two companies are looking to expand and accelerate the adoption of AR and Microsoft Mesh
5 Jan 2022
Qualcomm's latest chip promises 85% faster Windows-on-ARM machines
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 chip mocked up on a tech-looking graphic
system on chip (SoC)

Qualcomm's latest chip promises 85% faster Windows-on-ARM machines

The 8cx Gen 3 chip targets Windows notebooks with a world-first 5nm architecture
2 Dec 2021
Qualcomm targets net zero emissions by 2040
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Business operations

Qualcomm targets net zero emissions by 2040

The firm plans to meet its sustainability target through three long-term goals
1 Nov 2021
Samsung Galaxy Book S review: ARMed and dangerous
Laptops

Samsung Galaxy Book S review: ARMed and dangerous

So long, Surface Pro X - Samsung shows us how it’s really done
4 Aug 2021
Qualcomm unveils $1,500 smartphone for 'Snapdragon insiders'
The Qualcomm Snapdragon Smartphone for Insiders
Mobile Phones

Qualcomm unveils $1,500 smartphone for 'Snapdragon insiders'

Triple-lens handset made by Asus with Qualcomm technology will be available "soon"
9 Jul 2021
Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G chipset
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Hardware

Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 888 Plus 5G chipset

The new chipset boasts faster clock speeds and will boost AI performance on Android devices by 20%
28 Jun 2021
FTC abandons Qualcomm antitrust case
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Hardware

FTC abandons Qualcomm antitrust case

Commission gives up on appeal over aggressive licensing claims
30 Mar 2021
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 768G 5G platform
Hardware

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 768G 5G platform

New platform delivers 15% faster graphics rendering than Snapdragon 765G
11 May 2020
Qualcomm announces 'extreme' ARM chip for thin and light PCs
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx in Windows 10 laptop
Hardware

Qualcomm announces 'extreme' ARM chip for thin and light PCs

In the first of its kind, the new 7nm chip promises excellent performance on Windows machines
7 Dec 2018
Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 855 chip ready for 5G
Qualcomm 5G ambitions
Network & Internet

Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 855 chip ready for 5G

The new system-on-a-chip will likely to power most high-end Android phones in 2019
5 Dec 2018
Qualcomm unveils 'world’s first' 2Gps LTE modem
Qualcom building
broadband

Qualcomm unveils 'world’s first' 2Gps LTE modem

The category 20 LTE modem supports up to 2 gigabits per second download speeds
15 Feb 2018
Qualcomm and Baidu team up on AI tech
Digital brain
Mobile

Qualcomm and Baidu team up on AI tech

Baidu's DuerOS AI platform will be available on the Snapdragon 845 chip arriving next year
11 Dec 2017
Qualcomm wants the iPhone X banned in the US
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Mobile

Qualcomm wants the iPhone X banned in the US

The latest court case relates to the way the device multitasks, saves power and manages photos
4 Dec 2017
Qualcomm sues Apple over 'breached' mobile chips contract
Mobile

Qualcomm sues Apple over 'breached' mobile chips contract

Apple is accused of leaking Qualcomm tech knowledge to competitor Intel
6 Nov 2017
Qualcomm hit with $774m fine in yet another antitrust case
Qualcom building
Business strategy

Qualcomm hit with $774m fine in yet another antitrust case

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission argued its practices broke competition laws
12 Oct 2017
Qualcomm's new chipsets can add AI to mid-range smartphones
Snapdragon S4
Mobile

Qualcomm's new chipsets can add AI to mid-range smartphones

The 660 and 630 processors promise up to 30% better performance
9 May 2017
Qualcomm loses patent arbitration case
fine and gavel
Mobile

Qualcomm loses patent arbitration case

The chipmaker must refund BlackBerry over $800 million
13 Apr 2017
Apple's legal war against Qualcomm spreads to China
intellectual property

Apple's legal war against Qualcomm spreads to China

Apple has sued Qualcomm Beijing for abusing its dominant position in the industry
26 Jan 2017
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 may power the Galaxy S8
Snapdragon S4
Mobile Phones

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 may power the Galaxy S8

Weibo leak suggests chip will use an octa-core Kyro 200 CPU
23 Nov 2016
Qualcomm set to acquire NXP Semiconductors
Business deal
Network & Internet

Qualcomm set to acquire NXP Semiconductors

The transaction will cost around $47 billion
27 Oct 2016
Is Qualcomm creating a 24-core datacentre processor?
Processor
Server & storage

Is Qualcomm creating a 24-core datacentre processor?

Smartphone chipmaker hedges bets by diversifying into servers
14 Oct 2015
Qualcomm sells 4G spectrum to Three and Vodafone
Mobile

Qualcomm sells 4G spectrum to Three and Vodafone

The two companies wil use L-Band to boost their 4G coverage around the UK
27 Aug 2015