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Kagan: Qualcomm sees continued chip growth during shortage

Qualcomm is one of a very few companies world-wide in the spaces of 5G, networks, handsets, wireless and connected devices. Every company, in every industry has experienced a chip shortage this past year. The good news is Qualcomm has not only held their own,...

The next Google smartphone will sport an in-house mobile chip

Google: 'Tensor was built for how people use their phones today and how people will use them in the future' Blaming computing limitations of third-party options, Google announced that its newest smartphone series, the Pixel 6, will sport an in-house chip called Tensor. Critical to...

Qualcomm’s John Smee on 5G R&D: ‘If you build it, they will come’

Dr. John Smee, Qualcomm’s VP of engineering, says that one of the things that differentiates Qualcomm from other tech companies is its “if you build it, they will come” research mentality: Trying to envision and build technologies that will support what future applications could...

NVIDIA unveils next-gen autonomous driving SoC, extends partnership with Volvo

At this year’s GTC, NVIDIA Founder and CEO Jensen Huang announced updates to its system-on-a-chip (SoC) for autonomous driving DRIVE Orin, as well as the unveiling of DRIVE Atlan, an AI-enabled SoC that will be available to automakers for their 2025 models. The SoC integrates...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 480 chipset brings 5G to low-end phones

The Snapdragon 480 supports millimeter-wave and sub-6 5G Qualcomm has kicked off the new year by announcing the Snapdragon 480, its first 5G chipset designed for affordable handsets that fall somewhere in the $200 price range. Lower-priced phones with 5G capability haven’t been all the rage yet...

Qualcomm allowed to sell 4G chips to Huawei despite trade restrictions

Qualcomm is just one chip maker of many hoping to receive exemption from the Huawei ban The U.S. government has granted permission for Qualcomm to sell 4G handset chips to Huawei. The news, confirmed by Qualcomm to Reuters, represents a slight exemption to U.S. trade...

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing’s board approves U.S. subsidiary

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) said that its board had approved an investment to set up a wholly-owned subsidiary in Arizona with an overall capital of $3.5 billion, according to a report by Reuters. The investment is part of the plan that the chipmaker announced in...

Nokia and Tampere University partner to develop 5G chipsets

  Nokia has partnered with Tampere University in Finland, to establish a "center of excellence" to enhance the development of System-on-Chip (SoC) custom processors for Nokia's ReefShark chipset portfolio. The partnership, which will be based at the university campus, aims to accelerate the introduction of the...

Nokia adds Broadcom to its list of 5G chip suppliers

Nokia wants a custom 5G chip in more than 35% of its 5G shipments by the end of 2020 Broadcom has been added to Nokia’s list of 5G chip suppliers, joining Intel and Marvell, both of which made similar deals with the equipment vendor in...

Qualcomm Wi-Fi 6E chips for phones, routers have arrived

Wi-Fi 6E will deliver 1020 MHz of additional spectrum Wi-Fi 6E is still awaiting regulatory approval in Europe and some other regions around the world; however, in the U.S., the Federal Communications Commission voted to open up the 6 GHz spectrum for unlicensed Wi-Fi use...

Qualcomm to work with Pokémon Go creator on mixed reality AR

With Niantic on its side, Qualcomm might have a real chance at bringing mixed reality AR to consumers Qualcomm and Niantic Labs, the creator of popular mobile augmented reality games Pokemon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, are partnering to develop mixed reality AR glasses....

Arm to continue supplying Huawei with mobile chip designs

  U.K. chip designer Arm, owned by Japan’s SoftBank, will continue to supply Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies after the firm’s legal team determined that its chip technology is of U.K. origin and would not breach U.S. restrictions previously imposed on Huawei, according to a report...

Intel applies for licenses to sell general purpose chips to Huawei

Intel has already applied for licenses to sell some components to Chinese vendor Huawei, Intel’s CEO Bob Swan said in an interview with CNBC. The executive said that Intel had been selling some products to Huawei in the second quarter after determining what products were...

Arm suspends business with Huawei due to US export ban: Report

  U.K.-based chip designer Arm has instructed its staff to suspend business with Chinese vendor Huawei, the BBC reported, citing an internal memo. In the internal document, Arm urged employees to halt "all active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements” with Huawei and its subsidiaries,...

In the mobile SoC market, ‘Only the paranoid survive’

Qualcomm SVP discusses SoC development cycle, maintaining competitive advantage Earlier this month, Qualcomm detailed its new premium-tier mobile SoC, the Snapdragon 855, which will power numerous Android smartphone launches throughout 2019. In a conversation with RCR Wireless News during the company's Snapdragon Tech Summit in...

Qualcomm beefs up Snapdragon 600, 400 tiers

Qualcomm has added the faster, LTE-based Snapdragon 632, 439 and 429 to its mobile platforms. Qualcomm has added to its Snapdragon 600 and 400 tiers with the Snapdragon 632, 439 and 429 Mobile Platforms. The platforms promise better battery life, more efficiency and higher performance,...

Qualcomm focuses on cognitive intelligence to coordinate AI research

Although Qualcomm has been doing AI research for more than 10 years, a dedicated R&D unit will help to coordinate AI development efforts across the company In a week where Qualcomm, Microsoft, and Intel are all holding simultaneous artificial intelligence (AI) developer conferences, Qualcomm announced...

ZTE suspends operating activities due to US ban

  The Chinese vendor said that the next two weeks will be key to find a solution to the conflict Chinese vendor ZTE announced that it has ceased its major operating activities due to the export ban imposed by the US government. “As a result of the...

Qualcomm rumored to consider server exit

Mobile phone chips may become main focus if Qualcomm makes data-center server exit. Qualcomm may leave the data-center server business, reports Bloomberg.  Qualcomm did not confirm the rumor, when contacted for comment. “The reports are valid,” said Linley Gwennap, president of The Linley Group, in a...

ZTE prepares its case to reduce impact of U.S ban

  The Chinese vendor has received instructions from the U.S government on how to submit additional evidence Chinese vendor ZTE has been notified on how to proceed with its efforts to try to avoid a ban recently imposed by the U.S government which would potentially cause...

ZTE to be heavily damaged if it fails to reach agreement with the U.S, analyst says

U.S ban on ZTE could also negatively impact China’s 5G program Chinese vendor ZTE’s business could be heavily impacted if the company fails to reach an agreement with the U.S government over a ban which prohibits U.S companies from exporting components to ZTE for a...

U.S. bans American firms from selling to Chinese vendor ZTE

Department of Commerce says the ban on ZTE will last until March 2025 The U.S. Department of Commerce has banned American companies from selling telecommunications equipment to Chinese vendor ZTE after the firm allegedly did not live up to the terms of an agreement that...

Broadcom looking to oust Qualcomm board in hostile move

Broadcom today said it plans to nominate 11 board members for election to Qualcomm's board of directors at an annual shareholders meeting in March. This move, potentially signaling a move toward a hostile takeover, comes on the heels of Qualcomm's board unanimously rejecting an unsolicited...

Qualcomm launches 600 MHz RF front-end portfolio

Qualcomm is prepping to support 600 MHz as the spectrum repack continues HONG KONG--Qualcomm Technologies announced new additions to the RF front-end (RFFE) portfolio that is designed to provide comprehensive support for devices operating in the 600 MHz spectrum. The announcement was made during the...

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