Providing higher performance and power efficiency over the older 10nm FinFET process, Samsung noted that the 8nm process should become production-ready after qualifying the initial testing.
At a press event in China, HMD Global has launched yet another mid-range device, the Nokia 7. The handset offers a decent set of specifications and offers users with a premium experience.
With only a couple months to go until the end of the year, it appears that Microsoft and Qualcomm are still committed to launching products offering the power of Snapdragon coupled with Windows 10.
Today, Qualcomm announced that it managed to achieve the first 5G data connection on a 5G modem chipset for mobile devices. This was made possible by the use of the Snapdragon X50 5G modem.
The Snapdragon 636 is designed to provide improved performance, enhanced gaming, and increased display resolution support over its predecessor, the 630. The chipset is expected in November 2017.
In its latest lawsuit against Apple, Qualcomm is trying to get the Chinese government to ban the sales and production of iPhone in the country on charge of intellectual property infringement.
The Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission found the silicon maker guilty of abusing its monopoly over smartphone modems in the country and has accordingly fined Qualcomm to the tune of $744 million.
According to a report, Apple is heavily investing in and doubling down on its efforts to build key components of its products in-house, such as processors for Macs and modems for iPhones.
Qualcomm has stated that the lobbying group representing Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Intel, and other tech companies that have aligned with Apple, is misleading regulatory authorities.
The plans have already been laid out. Mercedes, in partnership with Qualcomm, is launching its first wireless charging system for select vehicles from its electric cars model range in 2018.
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A lobbying group representing major tech companies including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and Facebook, has aligned itself with Apple in the company's ongoing legal dispute with Qualcomm.
Qualcomm has released its third-quarter financial results, reporting a 40 percent slump in quarterly profit and an 11 percent drop in revenue, greatly affected by its ongoing legal dispute with Apple.
In the latest suit in a legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm, four contractors for the Cupertino company have brought a suit against Qualcomm, accusing it of violating antitrust laws.
Qualcomm has filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming that the company infringes upon its patents without paying royalties. As such, it seeks to ban the sale of iPhones which use these patents.
EE, Qualcomm, and Sony have demoed gigabit 4G in London for the first time. EE says the faster 4G iteration will come to densely populated areas in the future, including Manchester and Birmingham.
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Vertu - maker of gaudy smartphones, priced at up to $50,000 each - is reportedly struggling, as suppliers and staff await payment, amid a legal struggle between the firm's current and former owners.
Qualcomm has unveiled its new entry in the wearables platform, the Snapdragon Wear 1200, which complements the Wear 1100 and 2100 by improving power efficiency and supporting more LTE IoT categories.
At MWC 2017, Vivo, in collaboration with Qualcomm, has just beaten Apple by unveiling a prototype fitted with an under-display fingerprint scanner using Qualcomm's new ultrasonic sensor solution.
Qualcomm announced their new mid-range processors at Mobile World Congress this year and promised massive improvements in battery and graphical performance to the tune of over 25 percent.
While there is very little information about the Galaxy Note8, Samsung has confirmed that it is working on the device. It now appears that the handset could arrive with an updated processor.
In a blog post celebrating 40 years since the launch of the first x86 processor, Intel said that those emulating x86 are doing so without permission from the company, and it will enforce its patents.
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Qualcomm has just announced its latest charging innovation with Quick Charge 4.0+. The charging technology will arrive on a number of handsets over the year, including the Nubia Z17.
Microsoft is working with numerous global carriers "to provide seamless eSIM connectivity" for the new generation of Always Connected Windows 10 PCs, with 'silicon support' from Intel and Qualcomm.
ASUS, HP and Lenovo will be the first manufacturers to launch Always Connected devices built on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 'Mobile PC Platform', running the full version of Windows 10.
The rumoured Nokia 9 flagship smartphone from HMD Global was spotted on Geekbench, and the Snapdragon 835-powered device has reportedly bested all other Android smartphones using the same chipset.
The heated legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm is now turning worse, as the latter has filed lawsuits against four contract manufacturers which stopped paying patent royalties to the chipmaker.
Google today announced that HTC, Lenovo, and Qualcomm are working on new standalone VR headsets that don't require phones, cables, or PCs to use. They'll be available later this year.
Following through on its promise to bring full x86 app emulation for Windows on ARM, Microsoft today showcased the ability at Build 2017, allowing users to utilise the x86 library on mobile devices.
Qualcomm has finally announced its Snapdragon 660 and 630 mobile platforms, bringing features and enhancements that were previously only available in the more premium 800-tier of processors.
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According to a report by Bloomberg, Qualcomm is preparing to ask the United States International Trade Commission for an import ban on iPhones. Apple recently refused to pay royalties to Qualcomm.
Next week on May 9, Qualcomm will announce the Snapdragon 660 chipset, the company confirmed today. Not much is known about what the chip will be, but it will likely have a 14nm process.
The heated legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm will now begin affecting the latter's financials in a big way, as Apple has stopped paying for royalties to its contract manufacturers.
Samsung worked closely with Qualcomm to develop the Snapdragon 835 chipset, and it seems the two companies will be expanding on that partnership for the next-gen chip, destined for the Galaxy S9.
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf said in an earnings call that the first ARM-powered PCs are slated to arrive in the fourth quarter, which will be after the next feature release of Windows 10.
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Qualcomm alleges Apple intentionally hobbled its modem chips in the iPhone 7 so they wouldn't outperform those made by Intel. The lawsuit comes after several filed by Apple earlier this year.