- News tagged "qualcomm"
Monday, 28 Sep 2015
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
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
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
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 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 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 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
In a bid to stay competitive, Qualcomm is reportedly ready to ditch TSMC and turn to Samsung to manufacture its new Snapdragon 820 SoC.
Monday, 2 Mar 2015
At MWC 2015, Qualcomm is introducing new LTE-U chips with technology that will make use of the unlicensed 5GHz spectrum currently in use by Wi-Fi networks. The idea is for carriers to install many small LTE-U cells in public locations, which would end up boosting the signal of their big towers that work on the licensed spectrum.
At MWC today, Qualcomm teased the arrival of its next high-end SoC, the Snapdragon 820. It also revealed more details on its cognitive learning Zeroth platform and unveiled an ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, which looks far superior to Apple's TouchID.