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Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 845; partners reveal strategies

Qualcomm Technologies, at its second annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, announced the latest innovations in its Always Connected PC segment and its next-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon...
Semiconductor market share Q3 2017

Semiconductor industry set to boom thanks to wireless market

The semiconductor industry achieved 12 percent sequential growth in revenue to $113.9 billion in the third quarter of 2017, according to IHS Markit. The global...
MediaTek MT6739 chipset for 4G phones

MediaTek reveals features of IoT chipset MT2621

Taiwan-based semiconductor company MediaTek announced its Internet of Things (IoT) chipset MT2621 for applications with both narrow band IoT (NB-IoT) Release 14 (R14) and...
Marvell at trade show

Marvell to acquire Cavium for $6 bn in cash and stock

Marvell Technology Group is set to acquire semiconductor firm Cavium for $6 billion in cash and stock to create a leading infrastructure solutions company...
Intel XMM 8000 5G new radio modem

Intel brings 5G NR modems, connects 5G call taking on Qualcomm

Intel has introduced the XMM 8000 5G new radio (5G NR) commercial modems, and XMM 7660 LTE modem – taking on Qualcomm. Intel also completed...
Broadcom Qualcomm deal

Qualcomm rejects rival Broadcom’s proposal

Qualcomm announced that its Board of Directors unanimously rejected the proposal from Broadcom. “It is the Board’s unanimous belief that Broadcom’s proposal significantly undervalues Qualcomm...

Qualcomm joins hands with Alibaba to boost LTE IoT in China

Qualcomm Technologies has formed partnership with Alibaba to deliver the benefits of Cloud-to-device integration to help drive the LTE Internet of Things (IoT) in...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile platform

Qualcomm signs $12 bn chipset deal with Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo

Qualcomm Technologies announced a 3-year, $12 billion chipset deal with three China based phone companies: Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo. The chipset deal is significant because...
Qualcomm Snapdragon drives Xiaomi smartphone

Why Qualcomm should reject $130 bn offer from small rival Broadcom

Sravan Kundojjala and Stuart Robinson of Strategy Analytics in a blog post analyzed Broadcom’s $130 billion offer to buy bigger rival Qualcomm. Strategy Analytics says that...
Broadcom Qualcomm deal

Broadcom offers $105 billion to buy Qualcomm

The US-based wireless chipset company Qualcomm has confirmed the receipt of the $105 billion takeover bid from Broadcom. Qualcomm said it is an unsolicited bid....
Qualcomm Q4 MSM chip shipments

Apple impact: Qualcomm revenue dips 5%, profit drops 89%

Qualcomm said its revenue of $5.9 billion (--5 percent), operating income of $0.3 billion (--82 percent) and net income of $0.2 billion (--89 percent)...
Intel technology for 5G

Intel starts shipping Stratix 10 SX FPGA with ARM processor targeting 5G market

Intel has started shipping its Intel Stratix 10 SX FPGA integrated with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor – targeting the 5G wireless communication market. Intel...
Qualcomm CMO Penny Baldwin

Qualcomm hires Intel executive Penny Baldwin as CMO

Chipset major Qualcomm has hired Intel former executive Penny Baldwin as senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO). Penny Baldwin will be reporting directly...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile platform

Qualcomm reveals benefits of Snapdragon 636 mobile platform

Chipset major Qualcomm Technologies has revealed the benefits of Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, its new mobile platform. Qualcomm will be sampling the Snapdragon 636 mobile platform...
Qualcomm for 5G

Qualcomm expands RF Front-End to support devices in 600 MHz

Qualcomm Technologies has expanded the RF Front-End (RFFE) portfolio to provide support for devices operating in the 600 MHz spectrum. Qualcomm Technologies’ latest RFFE portfolio...
Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem

Qualcomm connects 5G data on 5G modem chipset for mobile devices

Qualcomm Technologies has achieved a 5G data connection -- in a controlled lab test environment --on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices. The Qualcomm...



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