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Qualcomm Unveils ‘205 Mobile Platform’ to Bring 4G LTE Connectivity to Feature Phones

24 Mar

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

After moving away from its Snapdragon branding last week, Qualcomm has today taken the wraps off its first mobile platform aimed at bringing 4G LTE connectivity and services to entry-level feature phones. The chipmaker is said to have revamped the feature phone suite after close to three years, with a focus on rapidly growing markets such as India, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. (more…)

Qualcomm’s NXP Acquisition Will Carry a Huge Price Tag

29 Oct

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

This really seems to be the season for acquisitions. Along the same stream, Qualcomm is seriously ramping up its capabilities with a new acquisition. Qualcomm’s NXP acquisition, which according to rumors, is expected to cost the chip maker up to a staggering $47 Billion, is also expected to significantly ramp up it’s capabilities in new and emerging sectors. (more…)

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon Wear 1100 for Targeted Purpose Wearables

1 Jun

By Vishal Srivastava , The Tech Portal

The popularity of wearable devices has surged at unimaginable magnitude in last couple of years. Keeping in mind the same, US chip maker Qualcomm has announced a new chip designed for specific purpose wearables. The chip called Snapdragon Wear 1100 focusses on certain audiences such as kids and elder people. (more…)

To Get Its Mobile Mojo Back, Qualcomm Unveils The Powerful Snapdragon 820 Chipset

12 Nov

By Mir Juned Hussain, The Tech Portal

2015 wasn’t one of Qualcomm’s best years. The company had to face issues relating, but not limited to heating problems on its flagship chipset and lost its vibe when Samsung opted to use its own Exynos processor in this year’s Galaxy flagship phones. (more…)

Qualcomm Profits Fall As It Struggles In China Over Licensing Deals

6 Nov

By Vishal Srivastava, The Tech Portal

Qualcomm profitability issues apparently remain to persist. The chip maker Qualcomm recorded 44% decrease in its net income in the fourth quarter having earned $1.06 billion( 67 cents per share) as net income. The revenues also fell by 18.5% to reach $5.5 billion although it beat the Wall Street estimation of $5.2 billion. (more…)

Launch of Xiaomi Mi5 This Year Depends on Qualcomm

29 Sep

The much-anticipated Xiaomi Mi5 smartphone could debut this year provided Qualcomm does not delay the release of its Snapdragon 820 chip, Tech Times reported Monday.

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Qualcomm Commits $150 Million Investment In Indian Startups

28 Sep

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

Qualcomm, the U.S. based electronics giant known for designing and manufacturing those famed snapdragon chips and telecommunication products, has today announced that it plans to invest around $150 million Indian start-ups, as a part of PM Modi’s Digital India Dinner. (more…)

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 Said to Suffer from the Same Problem as 810

20 Jul

Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 820 processor, due to be released later this year, may be stuck with the same overheating problem as the Snapdragon 810, sources say. (more…)

Qualcomm Expands Intelligent Connectivity Solutions for the Internet of Everything

14 May

Qualcomm Incorporated  today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., has introduced two new intelligent connectivity solutions for the Internet of Everything (IoE). The new solutions, the QCA401x and QCA4531, bring feature-rich Wi-Fi® and broad ranging capabilities to connect products and are each accompanied by development platforms to give customers an expedited and cost-effective path to deployment. (more…)

China fines Qualcomm $975 million

11 Feb

China fined the U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm $975 million – the highest monetary penalty that be levied against a single firm that violates Chinese antitrust laws – and curbed its ability to earn revenue from selling technology to Chinese companies according to a settlement announced on February 10. (more…)