Qualcomm

As the Qualcomm Turns: Elliott Slams NXP Bid; The Google Angle

Shares of semiconductor maker NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) are up $1.01, or 0.9%, at $116.30, after activist firm Elliott Management, which owns 6% of …

Stocks

2 Businesses That Broadcom Will Kill if It Buys Qualcomm

If it isn't a leading franchise, Broadcom doesn't want it inside its portfolio.<p>Early last month, chip titan <b>Broadcom</b> (NASDAQ:AVGO) offered to acquire …

Investing

Apple wins, Microsoft and Google lose with Broadcom buyout of Qualcomm

Broadcom CEO Hock Tan is publicly goading Apple by saying that it could settle some current litigation on some major patent disputes which range from …

Business

Report: Google concerned over future Qualcomm innovation after Broadcom takeover

Early last month, Broadcom announced a $105 billion offer to buy Qualcomm. The latter chipmaker has rejected the initial bid in an attempt to possibly get a better offer. However, a new report today reveals that Google and others in the industry are worried about such a deal due to innovation …

Innovation

Why Partners Should Tune In to Qualcomm’s Epic Soap Opera

Lawsuits, vindictive jabs, and hostile takeovers: 2017 has given us one breathless cliffhanger after another when it comes to chipmaker Qualcomm. The …

Broadcom

Evaluating Broadcom's Qualcomm Acquisition Offer

Broadcom’s $130B takeover offer, which values Qualcomm at $70 per share, was rejected in early November.<p>Qualcomm’s battle with Apple over patent …

Business

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 Offers Clues To Next Year's Smartphones

Qualcomm has finally lifted the veil off its Snapdragon 845 processor. It has been one of the most awaited announcements of the year, with products based on it expected to be available in the first half of 2018. Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 represents a sizeable uplift in the company’s flagship SoC …

Mobile Technology

Qualcomm wants to make headphone dongles sound better by giving them Hi-Fi DACs

Headphone jacks are on the way out, and Qualcomm is looking to cash in on the situation - while also possibly making your headphones sound less bad …

Android News

Broadcom's Biggest Challenge With Qualcomm

When it comes to its plans for Qualcomm, Broadcom is clearly hoping the numbers will do the talking.<p>The chip maker posted record earnings and free cash flow earlier this week for its fiscal fourth quarter. But Broadcom stuck to its own performance and said nothing about its plans for Qualcomm, …

Business

Qualcomm wants to make headphone dongles with HiFi DACs

We all know and love Qualcomm for their Snapdragon processors in nearly every Android device, but that’s not all the company does. One of the things …

Headphones

Qualcomm’s USB-C DAC could fix your headphone jack sadness

The 3.5mm headphone jack might be disappearing from smartphones, but Qualcomm wants to give us something better in the shape of a new DAC for …

USB Type-C

BlackBerry, Qualcomm expand partnership

BlackBerry will use Qualcomm's hardware in virtual cockpit controllers, electronic control gateways and infotainment systems.<p>BlackBerry and Qualcomm …

Hypervisor

Conflict! Qualcomm, AT&T, Google and Amazon | #PNWeekly 282 (LIVE at 3p ET)

If you’re buying a smartphone next year and are on Android, chances are that you’ll probably have this chip in it. The company that’s making it is …

Time Warner

Qualcomm tweaked Bluetooth 5.0 to make headphones so much better

Your Bluetooth music experience could get a whole lot more rewarding, with Qualcomm promising wireless earbuds could last a lot longer with the …

Gear & Gadgets

Qualcomm just gave us a blueprint for how Android will beat the iPhone X next year

Qualcomm has finally given us all the details about Snapdragon 845, the latest and greatest in its long line of mobile processors. It’s significant …

Mobile Technology

Watch Qualcomm’s weird vision of what Snapdragon 845 life is like

Augmented Reality glasses that can identify your meal. Clearer, more color-rich photos of your salad. 360-degree streaming of avocados over LTE. …

Augmented Reality

Broadcom CFO Talks Qualcomm on Earnings Call

December 6th, 2017, 11:46 PM UTC<p>Bloomberg's Alex Barinka discusses Broadcom earnings and a potential deal for Qualcomm. She speaks on "Bloomberg …

Business

Qualcomm's Adreno 630 is 30 Percent Faster, More Power Efficient

Qualcomm’s Adreno 630 GPU is 30 Percent Faster, 30 Percent More Power Efficient<p>Qualcomm announced the new Snapdragon 845 system-on-chip today at the …

Mobile Development

4 Reasons Intel Is a Better Dividend Stock Than Qualcomm

Qualcomm pays a higher yield, but Intel has a brighter future.<p>Chipmakers <b>Intel</b> (NASDAQ:INTC) and <b>Qualcomm</b> (NASDAQ:QCOM) are often mentioned as sound …

Stocks

Qualcomm reveals Snapdragon 845 detail

Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) releases details about its new Snapdragon 845 mobile phone chip, which will power high-end Android phones.<p>The Snapdragon 845 …

Business

The processor that will power the Galaxy S9 and Pixel 3 was just revealed

On stage at an event in Hawaii, Qualcomm just surprised nobody by taking the wraps off its Next Big Thing. Snapdragon 845 is the latest model in …

Mobile Technology

Qualcomm’s LTE PCs could be the biggest revolution since laptops got Wi-Fi

This morning in Hawaii, Qualcomm made a rather large announcement regarding the future of laptops. The chip company has been talking about its …

Wi-Fi

Qualcomm is preparing for war

As it unveils the Snapdragon 845 and reveals its Windows on ARM plans, Qualcomm is getting all its friends together, and the omissions are …

Qualcomm Hits Make-it-or-Break-it Time as Board Battle Looms

Broadcom (AVGO) isn't backing down.<p>After Qualcomm (QCOM) rejected the firm's $70 a share offer to acquire the mobile chipmaker -- a deal that would …

Tech Industry

Snapdragon 840, 845 and 855 confirmed in an unlikely place

https://www.technobuffalo.com/2017/11/04/snapdragon-840-845-and...<p>Currently, the Snapdragon 835 is the top dog from Qualcomm, but it appears that the company has at least three more chips in active development.<p>india.timesofnews.com/snapdragon-840-845-and-855-confirmed-in-an...<p>Snapdragon 840, 845 …

AOL

AMD and Qualcomm team up for always-connected notebooks

Today we’re hearing about a team up that may seem out of left field for some. AMD and Qualcomm have announced a new partnership that will see the two …

Mobile

Broadcom Proposes Replacing Qualcomm's Board

Qualcomm's board rejected a $70-per-share buyout from Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom last month.<p>SAN DIEGO, CA – Qualcomm Monday denounced a plan …

San Diego

Microsoft unveils laptops featuring Qualcomm chips

• Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) shows off new laptops built by Asus and HP with Qualcomm’s (NASDAQ:QCOM) ARM-based Snapdragon 835 chips.<br>• Windows PCs have …

Stock Markets

Qualcomm Sues Apple Over iPhone X Gestures

Apple is no stranger to lawsuits. They were in a decade-long battle with Samsung that finally came to an end last month, and they've been duking it …

Gear & Gadgets

Broadcom moves to unseat Qualcomm board in hostile takeover effort

Broadcom is trying to force Qualcomm to the bargaining table by engaging directly with its shareholders and proposing a board that would back its …

Broadcom