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Thursday, 17 Dec 2015

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 820 chipset could be a Samsung exclusive at first

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 820 chipset could be a Samsung exclusive at first

Rumors are suggesting that Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 820 chipset could very well be a Samsung exclusive for the first couple of months.

Sunday, 18 Oct 2015

Intel has a team of more than 1,000 people working on chips for the Apple iPhone

Intel has a team of more than 1,000 people working on chips for the Apple iPhone

Intel is said to have assembled a team of more than 1,000 people to work on its XMM 7360 modem for future Apple iPhone models. If Intel continues to meet Apple's expectations, the former may have the opportunity to manufacture the next iPhone processor.

Monday, 28 Sep 2015

2016 iPhones to come with Intel’s LTE modem chip

2016 iPhones to come with Intel’s LTE modem chip

Collaboration between Apple’s iPhone and Intel’s chip-making division has been ongoing since March 2015, and the modem chip can support up to LTE Categories 9 and 10, giving us download speeds of 450mbps.

Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015

Snapdragon 820's latest modem promises faster, more reliable LTE speeds

Snapdragon 820's latest modem promises faster, more reliable LTE speeds

Qualcomm announces new connectivity features for their upcoming Snapdragon 820 SoC, with better optimization for LTE and Wi-Fi networks, better battery efficiency, and support for LTE speeds of up to 600Mbps, as well as 802.11ad Wi-Fi support, all thanks to the new X12 LTE modem.

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015

Batteries go from 0 to 80% in 35 minutes with Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0

Batteries go from 0 to 80% in 35 minutes with Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0

Qualcomm today unveiled its latest quick charging technology, Quick Charge 3.0 which promises to charge a flat battery to 80% in about 35 minutes. Read on to find out more about Quick Charge 3.0.

Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820's Zeroth neural chip will fight malware on-the-fly

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820's Zeroth neural chip will fight malware on-the-fly

Qualcomm has announced Snapdragon Smart Protect, a malware behavior analysis feature that uses its Zeroth neural processing chip in conjunction with its upcoming Snapdragon 820 SoC to provide real-time protection against zero-day and transformed malware.

Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015

Qualcomm's WiPower wireless charging technology can now charge metal phones

Qualcomm's WiPower wireless charging technology can now charge metal phones

Qualcomm has become the first company to enable wireless charging for mobile devices with metal bodies. It's Rezence-based WiPower technology will extend up to 22 watts of power to devices with metal exteriors.

Friday, 24 Jul 2015

Qualcomm reports 47% drop in profits for Q2, to lay off 15% of workforce

Qualcomm reports 47% drop in profits for Q2, to lay off 15% of workforce

Qualcomm reported a nearly 50% drop in profits for Q2 2015 and plans to lay off 15% of its workforce as part of a major restructuring drive to cut costs.

Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015

Qualcomm to lay off 10% of workforce, may consider possibility of a breakup

Qualcomm to lay off 10% of workforce, may consider possibility of a breakup

Qualcomm may be preparing to lay off up to several thousand employees to cut costs as competition in the chip business heats up. In addition, it will be conducting a strategic review of its business and its chip production business may be split from the patent licensing operations.

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015

Qualcomm will ditch TSMC for Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820

Qualcomm will ditch TSMC for Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820

In a bid to stay competitive, Qualcomm is reportedly ready to ditch TSMC and turn to Samsung to manufacture its new Snapdragon 820 SoC.

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