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Qualcomm Announces New Snapdragon 630, 600 Midrange SoCs

Qualcomm Announces New Snapdragon 630, 600 Midrange SoCs Device coverage in the smartphone world tends to focus on high-end products, rather than midrange or upper midrange hardware.Qualcomm’s new upper-midrange and midrange Snapdragon 600 refreshes were announced today, and both parts are a solid improvement over their predecessors.

With Toyota, Nvidia Racks Up Another Autonomous Car Design Win

With Toyota, Nvidia Racks Up Another Autonomous Car Design Win Multiple platforms in parallel would allow for fully autonomous driving, meaning self-driving on any road.Previously, Mercedes-Benz and Audi agreed to work with Nvidia on autonomous driving.

Microsoft: Windows 10 ARM Devices Will Run x86 Code at Near-Native Speed

Microsoft: Windows 10 ARM Devices Will Run x86 Code at Near-Native Speed The central problem with that approach was that consumers bought a Windows tablet, brought it home, booted it up to a Windows desktop, and discovered they couldn’t actually run Windows applications.This time around, Redmond has a plan to avoid this issue, thanks to sophisticated emulation of x86 hardware.

Samsung, Intel Join FTC's Antitrust Suit Against Qualcomm

Samsung, Intel Join FTC's Antitrust Suit Against Qualcomm According to Intel, Qualcomm has: [M]aintained an interlocking web of abusive patent and commercial practices that subverts competition on the merits.The FTC’s detailed complaint documents the Qualcomm practices that have created that coercive business climate and stymied competition.

Qualcomm Inks Deal to Build Snapdragon 835 PCs With HP, Lenovo, Asus

Qualcomm Inks Deal to Build Snapdragon 835 PCs With HP, Lenovo, Asus There are two major features Qualcomm will need to offer, however, to make this platform attractive to existing x86 customers.It will, however, have an impact on both battery life and overall performance compared to a native x86 chip.

Heavyweights announced to build Windows 10 PCs powered by Snapdragon

Heavyweights announced to build Windows 10 PCs powered by Snapdragon Qualcomm affirms each company is geared up to produce sleek thin and fanless PCs running Windows 10 with ‘unparalleled LTE connectivity’ for an always connected on-the-go experience.What’s more, each device will be coupled with the 10nm leading node efficiency of the Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform, meaning they will feature beyond all-day battery life.

Intel Quietly Threatens Microsoft, Qualcomm Over x86 Emulation

Intel Quietly Threatens Microsoft, Qualcomm Over x86 Emulation Enforcement actions have been unnecessary in recent years because other companies have respected Intel’s intellectual property rights.However, there have been reports that some companies may try to emulate Intel’s proprietary x86 ISA without Intel’s authorization.

GlobalFoundries Announces Early 7nm Availability, Huge Gains Over 14nm FinFET

GlobalFoundries Announces Early 7nm Availability, Huge Gains Over 14nm FinFET Now, GlobalFoundries is making a serious push of its own with early 7nm technology availability and volume production currently planned for the back half of 2018.That’s the news from Saratoga today, where GF announced that its 7nm LP node (LP = Leading Performance) is ready for partners to begin planning their designs.

Self-Driving Cars, AI Are Driving New Chip Designs

Self-Driving Cars, AI Are Driving New Chip Designs If Computex was any indication, these companies are looking towards emerging markets in self-driving cars, the Internet of Things, next-generation connectivity solutions, artificial intelligence, and a range of other topics.You can see them, you can feel them,” Hugo Swart, head of Qualcomm’s consumer electronics and IoT businesses, told Reuters.

5 Features That Will Reshape Phones

5 Features That Will Reshape Phones A taller screen ratio can more effectively use the surface area and make a phone more comfortable to hold.A taller screen like the G6’s 18:9 panel is comparatively narrow, while still having a large diagonal measurement.

Apple: Qualcomm Doesn't Deserve to Earn Revenue on Every iPhone

Apple: Qualcomm Doesn't Deserve to Earn Revenue on Every iPhone While not every company uses Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors, its LTE modems have been extremely successful.Other companies have begun to take more market share, but for several years, Qualcomm virtually owned the entire LTE market.

In Wake of Apple Loss, Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale

In Wake of Apple Loss, Imagination Technologies Puts Itself Up for Sale Earlier this April, Imagination Technologies announced that it would no longer provide key graphics IP to Apple within 15 to 24 months (July 2018 to April 2019).The plan, at least initially, was to double down on its core graphics business, which has produced the bulk of the company’s revenue in recent years.

Qualcomm's New Snapdragon 450 Will Give Budget Phones a Boost

Qualcomm's New Snapdragon 450 Will Give Budget Phones a Boost The release of the original Qualcomm Snapdragon 400-series chips was a revelation for midrange smartphones.Later this year, the Snapdragon 450 will begin popping up in devices.

Apple is secretly funding a legal battle against a rival

Apple is secretly funding a legal battle against a rival And while at first glance this may look like a Peter Thiel-esque legal battle by proxy, Apple's motivation appears to be mostly business (and probably only partly personal).Rather, it stems from an ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Qualcomm.

Intel Kills the Atom SoC Powering Microsoft's HoloLens

Intel Kills the Atom SoC Powering Microsoft's HoloLens Last month, we wrote about new information about the follow-up to Microsoft’s HoloLens, and how the new device would integrate an AI co-processor.At the time, we speculated that Intel’s Atom SoCs might not be long for this world, though we didn’t expect the hammer to drop quite as quickly as it has.

Android phones could swipe the iPhone 8's most important new feature

Android phones could swipe the iPhone 8's most important new feature Future Android devices are expected to mimic one of the upcoming iPhone 8's most anticipated new features: 3D facial scanning.The new 3D scanning capability will ostensibly change the way we interact with our phones yet again, like when the iPhone 5S introduced Touch ID in 2013 and other phonemakers adopted it to follow suit.

Qualcomm Develops Active Depth-Sensing Camera for Android Phones

Qualcomm Develops Active Depth-Sensing Camera for Android Phones Future Android phones could come equipped with some fancy new camera features thanks to technology being developed by Qualcomm.An updated version of Qualcomm’s image signal processor (ISP) will allow for advanced camera features like active depth sensing.

Why the iPhone 8's facial recognition could be a privacy disaster

Why the iPhone 8's facial recognition could be a privacy disaster But for that to work, facial recognition would need to be always on, a phrase that concerns Electronic Frontier Foundation Senior Staff Attorney Adam Schwartz.He emphasized that "always on" features translate to always gathering information.

Qualcomm Is Building a Vehicle-to-Everything Chip for Safer Cars

Qualcomm Is Building a Vehicle-to-Everything Chip for Safer Cars The chip integrates the DSRC radio; cellular would be handed off to the car’s telematics system.) If nearby cars can communicate their status, the cellular and/or V2X systems can alert the driver and respond.

What to Expect From Apple's Neural Engine in the A11 Bionic SoC

What to Expect From Apple's Neural Engine in the A11 Bionic SoC There are multiple types of machine learning.Facial recognition is a major research area for deep learning, machine learning, and AI.