The UK's competition regulator has launched an investigation into Qualcomm's acquisition of Autotalks. It wants to find out if the deal will hurt competition in the United Kingdom.
Windows 11 build 23545 fixes a number of File Explorer bugs and more
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Amazon's Project Kuiper internet satellites launching this week
Qualcomm and Apple have extended their 5G modem agreement for an additional three years, meaning Qualcomm will continue to supply its Snapdragon 5G Modem RF systems for Apple's product through 2026.
The popular CPU benchmarking tool Cinebench has received its latest update today and it's a pretty big one. The software brings back GPU measurement, gets Windows on Arm, and Apple M1/M2 support.
The original repairable smartphone brand Fairphone is launching its latest model with a hefty price tag and a bag full of updated features. With 5 years of warranty, it's built to last.
Ayaneo introduces the Pocket S Android gaming handheld, powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon G3x Gen 2 chipset. It comes with a slim design, analog sticks, D-pad, and black and white options.
Qualcomm has unveiled a new processor family designed for the next generation of handheld gaming devices. The G series consists of three SKUs for all sorts of portable gaming consoles.
Microsoft will still be part of the steering committee for the Mixed Reality Toolkit GitHub group, along with Qualcomm and Magic Leap. The third version of the toolkit will launch in mid-September.
A new report shows that the cost of Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 seems to be a bit high. In contrast, the MediaTek Dimensity 9300 is a possible alternative for 2024 flagships.
Microsoft may have pushed the launch of Surface Go featuring ARM processors in favor of Intel. As per the reports, the new Surface Go is expected to feature Intel's new N200 mobile processors.
Qualcomm says it will team up with Meta so that its Llama 2 large language model for generative AI services can work on mobile devices without a need for cloud services, starting in 2024.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 4 Gen 2 chipset will offer budget-price smartphones better overall performance, along with sharper picture support, faster onboard battery charging, and much more.
The second smartphone from Nothing, made up of former OnePlus team members, will have one of the Snapdragon 8-series processors inside, and will be the first phone from the company sold in the US.
Autotalks was founded in 2009 and it makes chips that are designed to help vehicles detect hazards while on the road, and they also communicate with other vehicles for faster response time.
TSMC, the world's leading foundry, is planning to charge up to 30% more for chips made in the U.S. than those made in Taiwan due to higher building costs of fabrications outside of Taiwan.
The newly revealed Snapdragon Game Super Resolution will boost some Android games running on Qualcomm's chips from 1080p to 4K resolution, while also bumping up frame rates and extending battery life.
A newly published report has spilled the beans on Microsoft's reported plans to release a smaller 11-inch Surface Pro and an ARM-powered entry-level Surface Go 3 successor later this year.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 7+ Gen 2 chip will offer 50 percent more performance compared to the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 CPU. It will be inside new mid-range phones starting later this month.
Today, Dell has launched the first laptop in its Inspiron 14 range that is powered by one of Qualcomm's Snapdragon systems on a chip which will sit alongside the current Intel and AMD offerings.
If you thought eSIM was modern tech, Qualcomm has something new too. The company has announced the certification for its customer-ready iSIM which is directly baked into a phone's main processor.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon X75 modem will be able to support 10-carrier aggregation along with much better AI performance. The first devices with the new modem are coming in late 2023.
Samsung's first “extended reality” headset is "not too far away", but the company offered little info on its plans for the new wearable devices, which will have a Qualcomm chipset and Google software.
Qualcomm has announced a new solution called Snapdragon Satellite that will arrive on high-end phones using the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform. It'll enable messaging via satellite.
Qualcomm has announced a new SoC, the Snapdragon Ride Flex, which can handle multiple advanced tasks like automated driving, advanced driver assistance as well as media controls and other functions.
Tech companies are reportedly cutting down on chip manufacturing orders to TSMC due to economic slowdown and lower chip demand worldwide. The trend will continue to be seen until Q1 2023.
Microsoft has quietly updated the Windows 11 supported processor lists from AMD, Intel and Qualcomm. This was done to cover the recent release of Windows 11 version 22H2 (2022) feature update.
Samsung and Qualcomm have successfully completed the validation of 8.5Gbps LPDDR5X. This means we should begin to see Snapdragon powered phones, among others, with the new superfast RAM soon.
At IFA 2022 in Berlin, Meta and Qualcomm have signed an agreement. Qualcomm already makes custom silicon for Meta's VR headsets and will continue to do so for the future Quest lineup of devices.
Arm has filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm and its subsidiary Nuvia for allegedly breaching license agreements and trademark infringements. Arm wants Qualcomm to destroy certain Nuvia designs as well.
EU antitrust regulators have decided not to appeal Qualcomm's victory against the €997 million ($991 million) fine it received back in 2018 for paying Apple to use its chips in iPhones and iPads.
President Joe Biden has signed the U.S. CHIPS and Science Act that provides subsidies worth $52.7 billion for the country's chip manufacturing industry and helping it compete against China.
Microsoft has announced that developers will soon be able to build companion widgets in Windows 11 and leverage from Project Volterra and Hybrid Loop to build ARM-native AI solutions.
AMD has teamed up with Qualcomm to bring some of the fastest Wi-Fi capabilities to its Ryzen PRO 6000 APUs. This will lead to faster Wi-Fi on Windows 11 Ryzen PCs using Microsoft's Wi-Fi Dual Station.
Nearly all Android smartphones and devices packing MediaTek or Qualcomm with a Security Patch dated prior to December 2021 remain vulnerable to an RCE security bug that can allow eavesdropping.
Samsung has confirmed a massive data breach that led to its source code and internal data belonging to partners being stolen. It has assured the public that their personal data is safe.
Samsung has received certification from Qualcomm that its LPDDR5X memory can be used on Snapdragon mobile platforms. It will deliver big performance and power-saving improvements for smartphones.
Citing unnamed sources, a new report claims that Nvidia is considering dropping plans for its $40 billion Arm acquisition due to regulatory hurdles. Meanwhile, SoftBank is considering an Arm IPO.
Qualcomm's partnership with a group of industry innovators is set to exhibit a working smartphone that will feature integrated SIM (iSIM) technology, leading towards commercialization of technology.
Samsung may have drop the Exynos chipset entirely from the upcoming Galaxy S22 lineup as the latest leak suggests that the latest flagship from Samsung will be available with Snapdragon SoC globally.
Thanks to the end of the holiday season in the U.S., this was quite an eventful week in the world of Microsoft with news items ranging from CES to Windows 11, to Exchange Server Y2K22 bugs.
Qualcomm and Microsoft are collaborating to design custom chips and offer integrations between their respective software to drive the adoption of augmented reality solutions and the metaverse.