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According to the latest reports, the giant chip company is struggling in the market and may lay off a significant number of people soon. Not only that, but the company might be splitting in two.
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The European Commission has launched two investigations into Qualcomm's practices, to find out whether the giant chip company has abused its leading market position and affected competition.
Tronsmart's latest car charger is not only Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-compatible but it also delivers a maximum output of 54W across four ports making it the world's most powerful to date.
OnePlus has announced that its new flagship-class handset will feature a Snapdragon 810 processor, emphasizing that the device uses a new version of the chip that doesn't overheat.
More than a year since its unveiling, Project Tango is once again in the news as Google and Qualcomm are co-developing a pocketable protoype featuring the technology for a wider release.
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Persistent rumors have claimed for months that the Snapdragon 810 processor has an overheating problem, but a Qualcomm executive has dismissed them as "rubbish" that "someone" decided to make up.
According to a new report, Samsung managed to snatch another of TSMC's big clients. The South Korean company will build Qualcomm's upcoming high-end processors, the Snapdragon 820.
LG's next flagship will launch in a few weeks and the leaks are coming in fast, with the latest one revealing every hardware specification of the device via a benchmarking tool.
The new Snapdragon 810 chips may just be hitting the market now, but Qualcomm is already talking about its future generation of chips and the features they'll bring to our handsets next year.
American chip-maker Qualcomm has been fined close to USD$1 billion in China for anti-trust violations in the country, making it the highest compensation from any company there.
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Qualcomm's dominance over the smart device industry may be coming to an end, if not at the hands of Samsung and Intel then it's definitely at the hands of the ever-growing juggernaut MediaTek.
A report claiming that Snapdragon 810 processors were facing overheating issues was revealed a couple of months ago. Now, a Chinese analyst states that the issue has been fixed and the chip is ready.
The patience of those awaiting a new top-of-the-range Windows Phone may soon be rewarded, as Microsoft has referred to multiple Lumia handsets running Qualcomm's new flagship-class Snapdragon 810 SoC.
The chip maker mentioned in its recent financial filings that the company had lost one of its major customers. This seemingly confirms an earlier report about Samsung dropping the Snapdragon 810.
The second handset from OnePlus is said to be called the '2', but its launch will reportedly come later than many had hoped - in Q3 2015 - due to overheating issues with its Snapdragon 810 processor.
Most mid-range and flagship phones are powered by Qualcomm SoCs, but a Taiwanese company aims to change that, and is currently planning to take the fight right to Qualcomm's doorstep.
Samsung has run into some issues with the Snapdragon 810 which was expected to be featured on a version of the upcoming Galaxy S6. According a report the chip was overheating and creating problems.
The new Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 AP which is expected to be used in at least three flagship phones in the first half of 2015, has hit a bump in the road due to overheating and speed decreases.
Huawei has said that "nobody made any money in Windows Phone" but they are forgetting that for two key players, they have made a lot of money using Microsoft's mobile operating system.
From new Windows and more Windows Phones, to new devices with changing prices, bigger iPhones, and the (non-)death of Nokia, we take a look back at highlights from this week's top tech news on Neowin.
Qualcomm is targeting the sub-$100 device market with its new Snapdragon 210 chipset, which includes 4G LTE connectivity and support for 1080p video playback, cameras up to 8MP, Bluetooth 4.1 and NFC.
Alcatel OneTouch has returned to Windows Phone with the POP 2, the first handset running Microsoft's mobile OS to feature a 64-bit processor, along with 1GB RAM, 4G connectivity and a low price tag.
The Motorola Turbo Charger utilizes Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology to deliver what it claims is 8 hours of battery life in just a 15 minute charge. But is it truly what its cracked up to be?
Rumours are circulating that LG could launch a more powerful version of its not-yet-released G3 flagship smartphone using a newer, faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor as soon as next month.
Images purporting to show the OnePlus One have leaked, finally revealing the device that the company claims will be the "best smartphone ever" - but sales will be limited by a complex 'invite system'.
Qualcomm has announced their new Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors, both of which support 64-bit programs. Both chips won't be made available in device until the first half of 2015.
MU-Mimo, which has taken seven years to research and develop, allows data to be sent to multiple groups of users at the same time using algorithms that change to suit the situation.
ARM has unveiled Cortex-A17 processor with support for big.LITTLE technology for use in mid-range mobile devices with a performance update of 60 percent over the current Cortex-A9 based devices.
Qualcomm has announced it has acquired 2,400 patents from HP, which include those that HP had previously bought when it acquired Palm back in 2010. Terms were not disclosed.
Qualcomm has named current COO Steve Mollenkopf its CEO as of March 4, effectively taking him out of the running for the same position at Microsoft.
A new report claims, via unnamed sources, that current Qualcomm COO and president Steve Mollenkopf is now in the running as one of the many candidates for Microsoft's CEO spot.
If you're a mobile device that's not Panasonic's 4K Windows 8 tablet, Qualcomm would like to help. It has added the Snapdragon 805 processor to its line-up, adding support for 4K resolution and media.
Intel will soon start manufacturing ARM chips by lending out its foundries to some of its rivals. It's a huge strategic move that in the long run may benefit both Intel and consumers.
Senior executives at Qualcomm have gone on record claiming that the Windows RT 8.1-based Nokia Lumia 2520 is extremely powerful and Microsoft's Surface 2 doesn't come close to its performance.
As expected, Samsung announced the Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch today at IFA, but chip maker Qualcomm also revealed it is making a smartwatch of its own, the Toq.
Social media, gaming, music, video, apps...all in the palms of our hands. But what would our world be like without mobile phones? Check out this rather amusing video from Qualcomm to find out.
At the BUILD developer conference in San Francisco, we got a glimpse of Qualcomm's reference design tablet with Windows RT, featuring the company's new quad-core Snapdragon 800 processor.
Sources are reporting that Microsoft is currently testing a new Surface RT with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset inside, as the company continues to offload current stock of the Windows RT tablet
Qualcomm has announced that their flagship ARM-based chipset, the Snapdragon 800, will soon be featured in Windows RT 8.1 devices, bringing a significant performance boost and new capabilities
A Qualcomm exec was quoted this weekend saying that the processor maker is still "excited about Microsoft's strategy around Windows RT" and its Snapdragon chips will be in future Windows RT devices.
Warren East, the CEO of processor chip design company ARM, has announced he will depart ARM after nearly 12 years on July 1st The company's current President Simon Segars will become its new CEO.
While the beginning of the month brought HTC a victory against Nokia it seems the Finnish company has caught up. Nokia was awarded a patent injunction against HTC today in a regional court in Germany.
LG has officially announced its enormous 5.5 inch Android-based smartphone, the Optimus G Pro, which will launch in its native South Korea this week, before going on sale in the US in Q2 2013.
AMD has admitted that it has hired a new team member with some previous experience at Qualcomm which may mean the company is looking to branch out beyond PCs.
An executive at Microsoft this week left the door open on a possible partnership with Intel to put its processors in future Windows Phone devices, even as current ones are using Qualcomm chips.