Microsoft seems to be looking to the skies as it leads an investment in drone aviation software start-up AirMap. The company says the investment will allow AirMap to make use of Microsoft's resources.
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With gigabit LTE speeds right around the corner, Qualcomm isn't stopping there. Today, the company announced the Snapdragon X20 modem, which will offer download speeds of up to 1.2Gbps.
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ZTE will reportedly launch a new phone at Mobile World Congress that will support gigabit LTE speeds, called - rather literally - the ZTE Gigabit Phone. It will likely use a Snapdragon 835 chipset.
Qualcomm announced its first two products that support the emerging Wi-Fi standard 802.11ax. The next step for our connectivity is designed to better handle a large number of simultaneous users.
After alleging Qualcomm of patent abuse and suing the company in the US, Apple has now filed a lawsuit against the chipmaker in China for abusing its nearly monopolistic position.
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Earlier this week, the FTC sued Qualcomm over anti-competitive business practices and it looks like Apple is following with a suit of its own. Apple claims that the company owes it $1 billion.
The FTC says the chip maker forced companies to use its baseband processors by punishing those that chose products from competitors with unfair patent licensing deals. Even Apple was a victim.
After various leaks, rumors, and teasers, Qualcomm has finally announced details of its upcoming flagship Snapdragon 835 chipset, promising Quick Charge 4, 25% less power consumption, and more.
As Qualcomm gears up to reveal its new Snapdragon 835 chip at CES 2017, which is expected to power both smartphones and PCs, a benchmark has appeared online, putting it firmly up top.
With Qualcomm planning to finally launch the Snapdragon 835 chipset at CES 2017, details of the chipset have leaked. The SoC will feature eight Kryo 280 cores, promising a 20% performance boost.
Qualcomm published a press release today revealing the ASUS ZenFone AR, which promises to be the first phone to support both Tango and Daydream. The company has since removed the article.
Qualcomm has been fined over $850 million in South Korea for violating antitrust laws. The company has publicly complained against the decision and aims to file an official appeal soon.
You can now watch the video from Microsoft's keynote this week, at which it revealed plans to bring the full Windows 10 OS to ARM devices with x86 app support, along with other major announcements.
Microsoft has confirmed that the first devices to run full Windows 10 on ARM are expected to use Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 835, rather than the existing Snapdragon 820 that was demoed.
Today, Microsoft revealed its plans to bring the full version of Windows 10 to ARM chips, with support for x86 apps. See it in action on a device running Windows 10 Enterprise with a Snapdragon 820.
Microsoft and Qualcomm have announced a partnership to support a new range of Windows 10 PCs including "cellular PCs" that are able to run "x86 Win32 and universal Windows apps, including Photoshop".
The Adreno 540 GPU has appeared on the GFXBench website, showing what might be in store for the graphics performance of Qualcomm's upcoming flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 835.
MediaTek has announced a refresh of its deca-core Helio X20 and Helio X25 processors that offer higher clockspeeds on both the CPU and GPU. MediaTek says this provides a 20% performance boost.
While Qualcomm has already announced its upcoming flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 835, we still know little about it. Specs have leaked for the new SoC, as well as the mid-range Snapdragon 660.
HTC has unveiled a new device destined for international markets. Known as the HTC 10 evo, the device offers some very nice specs and water resistance but comes with last year's processors.
Rumors have been floating around for some time about a chipset with the model number MSM8998, which was rumored to be the Snapdragon 830. As it turns out, it's the model number for the Snapdragon 835.
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Qualcomm has unveiled its upcoming Quick Charge 4.0 technology, expected to become available next year. It offers even faster charging rates and 30% more efficiency compared to current technology.
Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 835 chipset, offering a few details of what's to come in its next mobile processor. The chip will be made in collaboration with Samsung Electronics.
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Today, OnePlus dropped a teaser about something new it has to show off on November 15th, with rumors indicating that a new handset could arrive with Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 821 processor.
Qualcomm has confirmed that OnePlus is working on a device that will be powered by its latest flagship chipset, the Snapdragon 821. The handset is rumored to be called the OnePlus 3T.
In a deal valued at $47 billion, Qualcomm will acquire semiconductor manufacturer and largest chip supplier to the automotive industry, NXP Semiconductor. The deal is expected to complete in 2017.
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Qualcomm today announced three new mid-range chipsets: the Snapdragon 427, 626, and 653. Along with performance improvements, the chipsets will sport better connectivity as well.
Qualcomm has unveiled its first mass-market-ready 5G modem, dubbed the Snapdragon X50. It can support download speeds of up to 5 Gbps, MIMO antennas, and mmWave technology and it's coming soon.
Samsung has confirmed today that it has started mass-producing 10nm chips, to be used in upcoming devices like the Galaxy S8. Samsung is also rumored to be manufacturing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 830.
Samsung will be building Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 830 chips, with the South Korean giant expected to utilize the SoC in its own Galaxy S8 flagship. This follows established historical trends.
Top mobile chipset maker, Qualcomm, has unveiled two new series of processors for Internet of Things devices, which will be made available to manufacturers through Arrow Electronics.
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Microsoft's list of minimum hardware requirements for Windows 10 Mobile devices has been changed again, this time removing support for the existing Snapdragon 625 and the upcoming Snapdragon 830.
After announcing the Snapdragon 821 back in July, Qualcomm recently announced the full specs of the chipset, which promises 10% better CPU and 5% better GPU performance than the Snapdragon 820.
Samsung is likely working on its next-generation mobile chip, which is supposedly built on a 10nm FinFET process and is currently hitting speeds of 4Ghz in tests, outperforming the Snapdragon 830.
Four major security flaws, collectively dubbed 'QuadRooter', have left around 900 million Android devices with Qualcomm chipsets - including many of the latest flagships - vulnerable to attack.
With most newer flagships offering Quick Charge solutions, it was only a matter of time before power banks also needed an update. Aukey's latest 16,000mAh power bank offers Quick Charge 3.0.
Qualcomm has unveiled the "successor" to the Snapdragon 820. The Snapdragon 821 comes with modest improvements and will allow phones to run more efficiently, save on battery life, and run apps faster.
A security researcher has found an exploit-chain that can be used on Android devices with Qualcomm chips to break into the device's disk encryption. This exposes all of the user's data.
Qualcomm was happy to announce earlier today that it would be supporting Google's Tango mixed reality technology with its chips. The first Snapdragon to support it is the 652 but the 820 will follow.
Qualcomm has accused Meizu of violating different patents relating to 3G and 4G communication standards. After unsuccessfully trying to negotiate this with Meizu directly, a complaint has been filed.
A new report states that Apple will begin using modems from Intel in the next iteration of the iPhone. Devices sold in China or for use on Verizon will continue to use Qualcomm modems.
Despite Qualcomm's collaboration with FireEye to close a critical daemon vulnerability affecting a raft of Android devices, it is likely that most of them will never actually receive the patch.
Qualcomm has been under fire lately, as the firm has been called out for Quick Charge not complying with the USB Type-C standard. The company has stated that while it's not compliant, it is safe.
The Open Connectivity Foundation is a consortium that aims to create a standard for the Internet of Things. Partners include Microsoft, Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung, Cisco, General Electric, and more.