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  1. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm and Lenovo unveil world's first Snapdragon-powered 5G PC

    Qualcomm and Lenovo unveil world's first Snapdragon-powered 5G PC Qualcomm and Lenovo partnered to reveal the world's first Snapdragon-powered 5G PC at Computex 2019. The PC is named "Project Limitless" and is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G chipset, which is the first 7nm chip built...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm might just have one life left

    Qualcomm might just have one life left I was never very good at video games, but I knew enough as a kid to use the special code for extra lives in Contra. (People younger than 30: Look it up.) I wondered on Wednesday whether Qualcomm Inc. had finally run out of what has seemed to be infinite...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm's next flagship smartphone chip could come in 4G and 5G versions

    Qualcomm's next flagship smartphone chip could come in 4G and 5G versions Qualcomm is likely to release its upcoming Snapdragon 865 processor in both 4G and 5G versions, Techradar reports. While a 5G version of the Snapdragon 865 was already known to be coming, a 4G version would lower the...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Apple to pay Qualcomm at least $4.5 billion in patent settlement

    Apple to pay Qualcomm at least $4.5 billion in patent settlement Qualcomm expects to receive at least $4.5 billion in payment from Apple as a result of a settlement agreement the pair reached in April. "Our GAAP guidance for the third quarter of fiscal 2019 includes revenues of $4.5 billion to...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Apple and Qualcomm patent case settled

    Apple and Qualcomm settle patent case after just one day in court After just one day in court, Apple and Qualcomm have settled their highly-public patent battle, ArsTechnica reports. The settlement includes an agreement to end all litigation, as well as agreements around global patent...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm unveils 3 mid-range mobile chipsets

    Qualcomm unveils 3 mid-range mobile chipsets Qualcomm has announced that it will release three new CPUs for mid-range smartphones. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 offers the company's fourth-generation AI engine, which offers twice the AI processing power of its predecessor.
  7. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm wins first US trial in patent dispute with Apple

    Qualcomm wins first US trial in patent dispute with Apple Qualcomm Inc. won the first U.S. jury trial in its global dispute with Apple Inc. over how much the iPhone maker should pay for using the chipmaker’s patented technology. A federal jury in San Diego on Friday awarded Qualcomm about...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm puts its patents on the line in Apple trial

    Qualcomm puts its patents on the line in Apple trial Qualcomm Inc. is putting the value of its patent portfolio on the line in a California courtroom in its hometown to try to make Apple Inc. pay for using technology the chipmaker credits for the iPhone’s commercial success. It’s the first...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm's bid to settle US monopoly hits a wall

    Qualcomm's bid to settle US monopoly hits a wall Qualcomm Inc. has hit a wall with U.S. officials in its effort to resolve a federal antitrust lawsuit ahead of a court decision that could compromise the chipmaker’s business model. The company has yet to win over a majority of the U.S. Federal...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm unveils new 5G chipset for smartphones

    Qualcomm unveils new 5G chipset for smartphones For Qualcomm Inc., the largest maker of chips that run smartphones, 5G can’t come soon enough. The chipmaker introduced Tuesday a new chip that will connect to fifth-generation high-speed data services. [Bloomberg]
  11. Jamie McKane

    Big trouble for Apple's new iPhones

    Big trouble for Apple's new iPhones Chipmaker Qualcomm is asking China to ban sales of Apple's Xr, Xs, and Xs Max iPhones in the country, reports Engadget. This move comes after Qualcomm successfully secured an injunction against Apple's sales of various older iPhones in China on Monday.
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    Qualcomm wins import ban on iPhones in China

    Qualcomm wins import ban on iPhones in China Qualcomm Inc. said it won a ruling in China against Apple Inc. that bans the sale of some iPhone models in that country. The Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court ruled that Apple is infringing on two Qualcomm patents and issued injunctions against the...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm launches powerful PC processor

    Qualcomm launches powerful PC processor Qualcomm announced its second ever Windows-compatible chipset, the Snapdragon 8cx, on the third day of its tech summit in Hawaii, reports Engadget. The 8cx will offer significantly more powerful performance than their previous Windows chipset, the...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 675 mobile chip

    Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 675 mobile chip Qualcomm has unveiled its new Snapdragon 675 mobile processor, which offers improved AI, gaming, and camera capabilities compared to previous chips. The manufacturer has worked to optimise a number of specific games and game engines, including...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm reaches settlement with Taiwan antitrust regulator

    Qualcomm reaches settlement with Taiwan antitrust regulator Qualcomm Inc., the smartphone chipmaker fighting regulatory actions and lawsuits threatening its most profitable business, has reached a settlement with Taiwan’s antitrust regulators that reverses most of a $773 million fine. As...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm on track to scrap NXP deal

    Qualcomm on track to scrap NXP deal Qualcomm Inc. is on track to abandon its $44 billion bid to acquire rival chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV, after Chinese regulators failed to approve the largest-ever merger in the semiconductor industry before a final deadline. Under the terms of their...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm expects Apple to ditch its modems for next-generation iPhones

    Qualcomm expects Apple to ditch its modems for next-generation iPhones Qualcomm Inc. Chief Financial Officer George Davis said Apple Inc. likely won’t use its cellular modems in the next iPhones, cutting the chip maker out of one of the consumer electronics industry’s best-selling products...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Moment of truth for Qualcomm-NXP deal

    Moment of truth for Qualcomm-NXP deal The semiconductor industry’s largest-ever deal will be dead or done by the middle of the week. Qualcomm Inc. is at the end of a nearly two-year wait for China’s government to sign off on its $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors NV. [Bloomberg]
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    Xiaomi IPO attracts Qualcomm and China Mobile

    Xiaomi IPO attracts Qualcomm and China Mobile Xiaomi Corp. has set tentative terms for the world’s biggest initial public offering in nearly two years, aiming to raise as much as $6.1 billion in Hong Kong, people with knowledge of the matter said. The Chinese smartphone maker and existing...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Qualcomm cuts up to half the jobs in its data centre unit

    Qualcomm cuts up to half the jobs in its data centre unit Qualcomm Inc. is cutting about 280 jobs in its data-center chip unit, scaling back efforts to break into the server market to pare expenses and keep promises made to shareholders. The company will eliminate 241 positions at its...
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