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Qualcomm Fined $854 Million by South Korean Regulator for Violating Completion Laws

South Korea’s antitrust regulator said on Wednesday it fined US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc KRW 1.03 trillion ($854 million or roughly Rs. 5,821 crores), a record for the country, ruling its business practices of patent licensing and smartphone modem chip sales hindered competition. The Korea Fair Trade Commission said Qualcomm abused its dominant market position and forced handset makers to pay ... Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, Quick Charge 4.0 Announced for 2017 Android Flagship Smartphones

  Qualcomm has announced that its next flagship SoC for Android devices will be called the Snapdragon 835, and that it will be fabricated by Samsung on a 10nm FinFET process. The new chip will replace this year’s Snapdragon 820 and Snapdragon 821 chips, and the first devices built around it will most likely debut at the next edition of ... Read More »

OnePlus 3T Will Sport Snapdragon 821 SoC, Qualcomm Reveals

  Qualcomm may just have confirmed that the OnePlus 3T variant will sport a Snapdragon 821 processor. OnePlus is said to be working on a refined variant of the OnePlus 3, and it was largely rumoured to sport Qualcomm’s latest processor. Now, Qualcomm itself has tweeted that another OnePlus smartphone is on the way, and it sports the latest Snapdragon ... Read More »

Qualcomm Reports Better-Than-Expected Quarterly Revenue

Smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, which agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors NV for about $38 billion last week, reported a better-than-expected 13.3 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong demand, particularly in China. The company’s shares were marginally higher in after-hours trading on Wednesday. The San Diego-based company, which supplies chips to Android smartphone makers and Apple, reported mobile chip ... Read More »

Alcatel Idol 4S With Windows 10 Mobile, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC Launched

After launching the Android Marshmallow-based Idol 4S at MWC earlier this year, Alcatel has launched a Windows 10 Mobile variant of the Idol 4S. The smartphone is exclusive to T-Mobile, and is priced at $469.99 (roughly Rs. 31,500). T-Mobile will begin selling it from November 10, and will bundle the Idol 4S VR Goggles inside the box. Alcatel Idol 4S ... Read More »

Qualcomm to Buy NXP Semiconductors for Enterprise Value of $47 Billion

Qualcomm Inc said on Thursday it had agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors NV for an enterprise value of about $47 billion (roughly Rs. 3,14,208 crores), as it seeks to expand the reach of its chips from phones to cars. Qualcomm said it would offer $110 per share in cash, a premium of 11.5 percent to NXP Semiconductor’s Wednesday’s close. The ... Read More »

Qualcomm Files 17 New Lawsuits in China Courts Against Cellphone Maker Meizu

Qualcomm Inc has filed 17 fresh Lawsuits in China In opposition to Meizu Technology Co, stepping up its war with the Chinese Phone maker after the two have been unable to attain a licensing accord inside the US tech large’s biggest marketplace. The patent infringement Lawsuits by using Qualcomm, submitted to intellectual belongings courts in Beijing and Shanghai on Thursday, ... Read More »

Qualcomm to geared up Snapdragon Chips for Google’s Tango

Qualcomm has confirmed that it’s far optimising Snapdragon chipsets for supporting Google’s Tango (previously venture Tango) gadget vision framework for augmented and virtual fact. The chipset maker discovered that it’s been working closely with Google for over a year with the venture Tango group ensure it runs on Snapdragon processors. Qualcomm has showed that the high-cease Snapdragon 820 in addition ... Read More »

Qualcomm files grievance in China court docket in opposition to smartphone Maker Meizu

Qualcomm Inc has filed a grievance in a chinese courtroom in opposition to phone maker Meizu technology Co after the tech large stated it become unable to attain a licensing accord with one of the pinnacle 10 handset providers in its biggest market. The filing by San Diego-primarily based Qualcomm, submitted to the Beijing intellectual property court on Friday, is ... Read More »

Vivo Y31A With 4.7-Inch Display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC Launched

Vivo last month launched its budget Y31 smartphone and has now launched a new variant dubbed Y31A in China. The smartphone is listed on the company website and is available to buy via China Telecom carrier at CNY 999 (roughly Rs. 10,200). The handset’s availability outside China is not yet known. The Vivo Y31A is a dual-SIM supporting smartphone that ... Read More »