AMD and Qualcomm Announce Partnership to Power Always Connected PCs

HIGHLIGHTS Your next laptop could have a Ryzen Mobile processor and Snapdragon modem It could result in multiplayer gaming on the go for many Despite this announcement, no actual products were revealed AMD and Qualcomm announced today that they would be working together to power always connected PCs. This could see laptops featuring AMD’s Ryzen Mobile processors shipping with Snapdragon […]

Qualcomm Sues Apple for Breach of Contract, Says It Shared Information With Intel

Qualcomm Inc has sued Apple Inc, alleging that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in the longstanding dispute between Qualcomm and Apple. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego on Wednesday that Apple used its commercial leverage to demand unprecedented […]

Apple, Others Warn EU Over Patent Fees Guidelines That Favour Qualcomm, Ericsson

Apple, Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler have warned EU regulators that adopting patent fee guidelines which favour Qualcomm and Ericsson could hurt consumers and hinder innovation. The companies’ lobbying group, the Fair Standards Alliance (FSA), voiced their concerns in a letter dated Oct. 16 to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Industry Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska and their colleagues. The move comes […]

Jio Phone Powered by Qualcomm and Spreadtrum Chips

Reliance Jio launched its Jio Phone on Friday and while the company announced some features of the handset during the presentation itself, it also left some parts unannounced. Now, Qualcomm India has announced that the company has partnered with Mukesh Ambani-led company to power the Jio Phone. Separately, Spreadtrum has also announced that some of the units of Jio Phone will be powered […]

Qualcomm CEO Says Settlement Likely in Apple Dispute

Global chip maker Qualcomm that recently filed a new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple now expects ‘out of court’ settlement with the Cupertino-based iPhone maker. According to a Fortune report on Tuesday, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf said during the Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colorado, that “those things tend to get resolved out of court and there’s no reason why I wouldn’t expect […]

Apple vs. Qualcomm: Chipmaker will continue to remain modem supplier despite lawsuit

Image: Reuters 0 0 By tech2 News Staff /  24 Jan 2017 , 09:22 In what may appear to be a case similar to the Apple-Samsung fiasco, where Samsung continued to manufacture chipsets for Apple’s mobile devices, Qualcomm said that it would still continue to do business with Apple despite the lawsuit. And there’s good enough […]

Feds Sue Qualcomm for Forcing Chips on Apple

EARLIER Apple iOS 10 Battery-Drain Fiasco Still Infuriating Users THIS STORY Feds Sue Qualcomm for Forcing Chips on Apple LATER Samsung Brings Android Nougat to Galaxy Phones YOU ARE HERE:   HOME MOBILE TECH THIS STORY Support every customer. Anytime. Anywhere. NEWS OPS By Shirley Siluk. Updated January 18, 2017 10:21AM SHARE ALSO SEE Federal […]

Qualcomm Meets IT, Telecom Ministers for Satellite Project

Electronics chip major Qualcomm Monday met IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha to discuss its satellite connectivity project and production of chips, used in devices like mobile phones. “They really intend to expand their footprint. They have great experience in the field of chip design. They are very excited about expansion […]