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Marvell Technology to acquire chipmaker rival Cavium for $6B

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Marvell Technology is buying chip maker Cavium in cash-and-stock deal valued at nearly $6 billion that would help it better compete with industry giants like Intel and Broadcom. Shares of Marvell were up 1 percent while shares of Cavium were up 7.7

Qualcomm invests in 9 Chinese startups including Mobike

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Qualcomm, on Wednesday announced that it has invested in nine Chinese startups, including bike-sharing titan Mobike Technology and Beijing-based image recognition startup SenseTime using its $150 million China Venture Fund announced in 2014 which span IoT, big data, artificial intelligence and more. “Qualcomm

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s $105B takeover bid

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Qualcomm has rejected Broadcom’s huge $105 billion takeover bid. The reason for the rejection is that Qualcomm’s board believes that the offer significantly undervalues the company. Broadcom’s offer was for $70 a share- valuing Qualcomm just north of $100 billion. “It

Broadcom planning to takeover Qualcomm in a record deal

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Broadcom, one of Qualcomm’s rival in the wireless chipset space is reportedly made an unsolicited takeover bid of $130 billion to Qualcomm. The bid would make Broadcom a powerhouse and a leader in chips used in more than 1 billion

Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing chip code with Intel

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Qualcomm has filed a suit against Apple, accusing the Cupertino giant of sharing chip code with Intel, as reported by Bloomberg. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego that Apple used its commercial leverage to

Qualcomm beats estimates for Q4 amid legal battle with Apple

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Qualcomm may be facing a string of lawsuits from Apple but that did not seem to have affected Qualcomm’s fourth quarter financial results. While the Wall Street was expecting $5.8 billion and 81 cents per-share, the semiconductor giant reported $5.96 billion in

Qualcomm seeks iPhone ban in China with a new lawsuit against Apple

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Qualcomm has filed yet another lawsuit against Apple seeking to block the sale and manufacturing of iPhones within the country, according to Bloomberg. The lawsuit adds to the long running legal battle between the tech giants over patents. A company spokeswoman told Bloomberg, “Apple employs

Qualcomm hit with $774M fine for antitrust violations in Taiwan

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Qualcomm has been slapped with yet another fine for antitrust violations, this time in Taiwan. Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission has fined the company $774 million saying that the chip maker abused its monopoly over smartphone modems to squeeze higher licensing fees and better terms out

Qualcomm unveils depth sensing camera for Android

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Qualcomm has announced an expansion to the Qualcomm Spectra Module Program, which is capable of capturing three-dimensional images and movements in real time and convert that data into digital form. This module program is built on the same technology that’s

Apple’s iPhone manufacturers file counter suit against Qualcomm over patent fees

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It could well be called a season of lawsuits in the Silicon Valley. From Apple vs Qualcomm to Uber vs Waymo, legal battles are making daily headlines in the tech industry. Well, here we are talking about the never-ending legal fight

Qualcomm introduces Smart Audio Platform to help tech firms build smart speakers

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The Smart Speakers market is about to get crowded, thanks to Qualcomm. Now along with Amazon Echo, Apple HomePod, and Google Home, you will see a range of speakers from smaller hardware companies also. The US chipmaker has introduced a Smart

Qualcomm now sues Apple’s contract manufacturers over unpaid royalties

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Qualcomm vs Apple’s battle is refusing to die down. Adding more fuel to its patent battle against Cupertino giant, the US chipmaker has now sued Foxconn and three other Taiwanese manufacturers that supply iPhone and iPad components for not paying royalties.

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

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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