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Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 to use neural chip to fight malware on-the-fly

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 to use neural chip to 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.

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.

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015

Qualcomm: Snapdragon 810 will not be used in an upcoming flagship device

Qualcomm: Snapdragon 810 will not be used in an upcoming flagship device

Qualcomm confirmed during the release of its quarterly earnings report that its Snapdragon 810 processor will not be used in an upcoming flagship device. Is the chipset maker referring to the Samsung Galaxy S6?

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013

Qualcomm Employee Admits that Apple's A7 Chip

Qualcomm Employee Admits that Apple's A7 Chip "Hit Us in the Gut"

An unnamed insider at Qualcomm has admitted that the Apple A7 did indeed cause panic attacks at the firm as no one saw it coming.

Saturday, 14 Dec 2013

12 Days of Christmas! - The Always Up-to-Date Tablet

12 Days of Christmas! - The Always Up-to-Date Tablet

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Friday, 22 Nov 2013

Qualcomm Announces 'UltraHD' Snapdragon 805 Processor

Qualcomm Announces 'UltraHD' Snapdragon 805 Processor

At its annual New York Analyst Market today, Qualcomm announced several new products for 2014, including a Snapdragon 805 'UltraHD' processor, that will support 4K resolution video, imaging and graphics for mobile devices. The company also announced the first 4G LTE modem designed on 20nm architecture.

Friday, 6 Sep 2013

Qualcomm Demos New AR Technology at Uplinq, Turns Tabletop into Gaming Landscape

Qualcomm Demos New AR Technology at Uplinq, Turns Tabletop into Gaming Landscape

Qualcomm demonstrated a new augmented reality (AR) technology where apps powered by its Vuforia platform can enable users to transform the physical environment around them into gaming spaces.

Thursday, 21 Feb 2013

Samsung Rumored to Switch to Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 for Galaxy S IV

Samsung Rumored to Switch to Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 for Galaxy S IV

Samsung has been now rumored to choose to rely on a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor as opposed to its own Exynos 5 Octa processor for its upcoming Galaxy S IV phone due to "power consumption issues and temperature problems" in the latter.

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