- News tagged "snapdragon"
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.
Thursday, 29 Jan 2015
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
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
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Friday, 22 Nov 2013
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 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 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.
Thursday, 24 Jan 2013
To get gears up and running, the Mozilla Foundation has also announced yesterday that smartphones running the Firefox OS will be available to developers in February. Because the devices are not designed for consumers, they will be running development versions of Firefox OS.