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Qualcomm files countersuit in a rebuttal to Apple’s billion-dollar lawsuit over patent licensing

By : CIOL Writers

Apple filed a billion dollar lawsuit against American chipmaker Qualcomm this January for over-charging them for the use of patents. That was followed up by two additional suits, one in China and one in the United Kingdom that also focused on patents and designs.

Qualcomm’s new 205 mobile platform will bring 4G and VoLTE support to feature phones

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Qualcomm is all geared up to provide 4G and VoLTE support to entry-level feature phones for the emerging markets like India, Latin America, South East Asia and others. The chipmaker announced the 205 Mobile Platform, its first mobile platform at

iPhone 8 reportedly to feature wireless charging

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Looks like its time up for ‘ports’ in Apple’s iPhone. After the headphone jack, the next in line could be the lightning charging port to bid goodbye to the iconic iPhone. Wondering what makes us say so? Read on. Apple

Apple files $1bn lawsuit again Qualcomm for overpricing

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2017 hasn’t started on a very good note for the San Diego-based chip maker, Qualcomm. Early this week, the United States Federal Trade Commission sued Qualcomm for antitrust violations. Now, Apple has also joined in by filing a $1 billion

Larry Paulson appointed as vice president and president of Qualcomm India

Qualcomm Incorporated has appointed Larry Paulson as vice president and president of Qualcomm India. He was Vice President Product Management- Qualcomm Device Reference Designs (QRD) at Qualcomm prior to this. In his new role, he will provide leadership and drive business growth

Intel announces world’s first Global 5G Modem, AT&T too unveiled its 5G evolution plans

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Following Qualcomm’s announcement last year, Intel at CES 2017, has unveiled a 5G modem, codenamed ‘Goldridge’. “5G will enable billions of ‘things’ to become smart through seamless connectivity, massive computing power and access to rich data and analytics stored at

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 835 to power immersive AR and VR experiences

USA: At CES, Qualcomm has unveiled the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor with X16 LTE, the first mobile platform to be commercially manufactured using the 10nm FinFET process node. It is designed to simultaneously meet the high performance demands, thermal limits and power

Microsoft to bring Windows 10 for PC to mobile ARM processors in 2017

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Microsoft made an announcement in Shenzhen which has already created a rage among Cellular PC lovers. Microsoft has decided to push the full desktop version of Windows 10 to mobile ARM processors in 2017. In partnership with Qualcomm, Windows 10

Qualcomm teams up with Samsung to build Snapdragon 835

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After 14nm Snapdragon 820 and 821, Qualcomm is once again collaborating with Samsung to build its next-gen SoC, the Snapdragon 835. Qualcomm has decided to deploy the South Korean giant’s 10-nanometer FinFET process to build the next iteration of its

Qualcomm launches 3 new mid-range Snapdragon processors for performance phones

Qualcomm Technologies has introduced three new Qualcomm Snapdragon processors in its Snapdragon 600 and 400 tiers: the 653, 626, and 427. The new Snapdragon processors are designed to deliver higher levels of processing performance than their predecessors for high performance and high volume mobile

Intel’s factories ready for manufacturing LG mobile chips

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As per latest news from Intel’s developer forum in San Francisco, Korea’s LG plans to make its own mobile chips — in Intel’s factories. It should be noted that LG earlier relied on processors from Qualcomm. But now, they plan

Qualcomm chip security flaw could affect 900mn Android users

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Four major security failings in the Qualcomm chips which power modern Android devices have left as many as 900 million users vulnerable to a range of attacks, according to Israel-based security firm Checkpoint. The researchers at the security firm say

A software code flaw can leave entire telecom infra worldwide open to hacks

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A newly discovered anomaly that exists in a wide range of telecommunication products, including radios in cell towers, routers, and switches, as well as the baseband chips in individual phones, may leave mobile phones and key parts of the world’s

ARM chooses a Chinese Co to license its architecture

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The leader in microprocessor Intellectual Property ARM has licensed the ARMv8-A architecture to Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology, a joint venture between China’s Guizhou province and a subsidiary of Qualcomm. The Chinese company will make ARM-based chipsets for servers in data centers,

Jaipur gets Cisco’s first Lighthouse City status in South Asia

JAIPUR, INDIA: Jaipur gets the status of being the first ‘Lighthouse City’ in South Asia and hence joins the league of Cisco Lighthouse Cities globally such as Hamburg, Barcelona and Adelaide. As competition between cities for talent, business, investment and

Qualcomm announces Design in India initiative

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In a bid to support the GOI initiative of Make in India, Qualcomm had announced a Design in India initiative. It must be noted that Paul E Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Qualcomm, had announced Qualcomm’s support for the

Qualcomm to boost microfinance with 3G project

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Qualcomm Inc has a launched a pan-India project to eliminate poverty using 3G-connected tablets with an android-based MicroLekha app to improve efficiency, profitability and transparency of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in partnership with Qualcomm Wireless Reach, Project Concern

BlackBerry’s Lalvani joins Qualcomm

MUMBAI, INDIA: Former BlackBerry veteran Sunil Lalvani has joined Qualcomm as Vice President and President for the company’s India operations. He replaces Avneesh Agrawal, Senior Vice President and President, Qualcomm India and South Asia, who resigned to start his own venture.

Now study a course on your smartphone anytime, anywhere

NEW DELHI, INDIA: EdX, a nonprofit learning destination, and Qualcomm Education, a subsidiary of wireless technology provider Qualcomm Inc has collaborated together to develop edX’s MOOC (massive open online course) mobile capabilities and enhance its open source platform to benefit

Qualcomm, OPPO launch marketing program

MUMBAI, INDIA: Qualcomm Technologies, has announced a marketing program for its Snapdragon 615 processor. The digital marketing program features the OPPO R5, one of the thinnest smart phones running on the ColorOS 2.0 (based on Android 4.4 Kit Kat). It