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Qualcomm for 5G

Qualcomm launches three new chips for 4G smartphones

US-based Qualcomm has launched three new mobile platforms targeting 4G smartphone manufacturing companies. Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G, Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 will offer...
TSMC for iPhones

TSMC increases Capex as it expects 5G smartphones to enhance sales

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) has increased its Capex plan for 2020, betting demand for 5G smartphones would add profits at the world’s top contract...
MediaTek 5G chipset

MediaTek launches Dimensity 800 Series 5G chipset

MediaTek introduced its Dimensity 800 Series 5G chipset aiming to grab more share from 5G smartphone makers. MediaTek’s Dimensity 5G chipset offers powerful system-on-chips (SoCs) with...
Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride

Qualcomm brings Snapdragon Ride for autonomous vehicles

Qualcomm announced a computing system for autonomous vehicles designed to handle everything from lane controls to full self-driving that it aims to have on...
MediaTek India MD Anku Jain

MediaTek to strengthen focus on 5G, AI and IoT in 2020

MediaTek announced that it will strengthen its focus on 5G, AI and Rich IoT in 2020 at the second edition of the MediaTek Technology Diaries knowledge...
Samsung Galaxy A8+ in India

Samsung may hike investment by $8 bn for NAND chips in China

Samsung Electronics will increase investment at its chip factory in China by $8 billion to enhance manufacturing of NAND flash memory chips. The South Korean...
Apple vs Qualcomm

Qualcomm to appeal against $873 mn fine in South Korea

Qualcomm said it would appeal a South Korean court decision on Wednesday to uphold a record $873 million fine against the U.S. chip giant...
Semiconductor revenue

Panasonic to sell loss-making semiconductor unit to Nuvoton

Panasonic said it would sell its loss-making semiconductor unit to Taiwan’s Nuvoton Technology for $250 million. The sale is part of Panasonic’s plans to cut...
qualcomm

Qualcomm, Siemens set up 5G SA network in 3.7-3.8 GHz band

Qualcomm Technologies, in partnership with Siemens, has demonstrated a 5G standalone (SA) network in a real industrial environment in Germany using the 3.7-3.8GHz band. The...
ARM at Hannover Messe event 2019

Arm leads smartphone and tablet GPU market ahead of Qualcomm

The smartphone and tablet GPU shipments declined 9 percent in Q2 2019, according to a report from Strategy Analytics. Arm, Qualcomm, Apple, Imagination Technologies and Intel captured the top-five unit share...
Qualcomm 5G chipset

Qualcomm revenue drops 17% to $4.81 billion

Qualcomm, the world’s biggest supplier of mobile phone chips, said revenue in the fourth-quarter ended Sept. 29 fell about 17 percent to $4.81 billion. Qualcomm...
Apple vs Qualcomm

Qualcomm’s $200 mn VC fund to invest in 5G start-ups

Qualcomm has created a $200 million venture capital fund to invest in start-up companies looking to use 5G technology in devices other than smartphones. Qualcomm...
Samsung Exynos 990 launch

Samsung intros new 5G mobile processor and modem for phone OEMs

Samsung Electronics announced the Exynos 990 mobile processor and 5G Exynos Modem 5123 -- at its Samsung Tech Day 2019 – targeting mobile phone...
TSMC for iPhones

TSMC raises capital spending plan by up to $5 billion

Apple supplier TSMC raised its 2019 capital spending plan by up to $5 billion on Thursday and forecast a nearly 10 percent rise in...
Qualcomm XR Enterprise Program

Qualcomm launches enterprise program to accelerate XR adoption

Qualcomm Technologies today launched an initiative called the Qualcomm XR Enterprise Program to enable enterprise solution providers to collaborate, innovate and help drive AR and...
Qualcomm

Qualcomm to enable future smartphones with RFFE joint venture

Qualcomm announced it has completed the acquisition of the remaining interest in RF360 Holdings Singapore, a joint venture with TDK Corporation. The total purchase price...

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