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Qualcomm cuts outlook for 2015 due to lost chip business

Qualcomm announced its results for Q2 of fiscal year 2015, and while chip shipments increased in the period, the outlook for the entire year isn’t as good as Qualcomm initially hoped.
by Bogdan PetrovanApril 23, 20154

Qualcomm to use Samsung to build Snapdragon 820 chip

Qualcomm will drop partner TSMC in favour of making the Snapdragon 820 chip in Samsung's foundries as it bids to get the chip into Samsung's next flagship.
by Nirave GondhiaApril 20, 201547

(Update: not all versions) Samsung passed Qualcomm for the Galaxy S6 LTE modem too – report

The SoC wasn’t the only “design loss” for Qualcomm, when it comes to the Galaxy S6. The modem, power management, RF transceiver, and envelope tracking chips are all from Samsung
by Bogdan PetrovanApril 4, 201557

Is Samsung right to move away from Qualcomm?

The decision to use its own Exynos SoC and not Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 in the Galaxy S6 has generated a lot of fuss. What is Samsung up to? Is it the right move? What impact is it ...
by Simon HillApril 1, 201592

OPPO VOOC Flash Charge takes on Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0

Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 may be fast, but OPPO's VOOC Flash Charge can replenish a battery to 75 percent in just 30 minutes.
by Robert TriggsMarch 26, 20156

Qualcomm pits its Quick Charge 2.0 tech against conventional chargers in this video

Qualcomm has demonstrated that its Quick Charge 2.0 technology can bring an empty Nexus 6 to 50 percent charge in just 40 minutes.
by Robert TriggsMarch 25, 201518

Cyanogen receives $80 million in funding from Qualcomm, Twitter, and others

Cyanogen is scaling up in a big way. The company led by Steve Kondik and Kirt McMaster announced it secured funding totaling $80 million.
by Bogdan PetrovanMarch 23, 201529

Qualcomm teases Snapdragon 820 SoC and ultrasonic fingerprint scanning

Qualcomm talks about its upcoming Snapdragon 810, Sense ID ultrasonic fingerprint scanner and Zeroth machine learning platform at MWC 2015.
by Robert TriggsMarch 2, 201517

Cyanogen has a new look, and a new business collaborator in Qualcomm

Cyanogen and Qualcomm have jointly announced a partnership to ship Cyanogen created Android OS on some future Qualcomm Snapdragon reference devices.
by Jonathan FeistMarch 2, 201525

Qualcomm announces LTE-U chips to boost data speeds using the 5GHz spectrum

To help address the increasing demand for mobile data, Qualcomm has announced LTE-U 5GHz small cell solutions and RF transceivers for mobile devices.
by Robert TriggsFebruary 27, 20151
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