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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon is no longer just a processor — now it’s a ‘platform’

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon is no longer just a processor — now it’s a ‘platform’ Now, after almost a decade of releasing Snapdragon processors, the company has announced that Snapdragon is no longer a line of processors — it’s now a platform.So, instead of referring to Snapdragon as the “Snapdragon Processor,” it will instead now be known as the “Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platform.

Qualcomm targets low-end with its first LTE chip for feature phones

Qualcomm targets low-end with its first LTE chip for feature phones The SoC (system-on-a-chip) line is called the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform, and is the first time it's bringing 4G LTE capability to feature phones, company executives said.Although feature phones are quickly disappearing from developed markets, they are still very popular in developing regions such as India.

Qualcomm 205 gives feature phones high-speed 3G LTE

Qualcomm 205 gives feature phones high-speed 3G LTE On Tuesday, though, chipmaker Qualcomm righted that wrong with a new platform, the Qualcomm 205, that includes its system-on-a-chip (SoC) compatible with 4G, 3G, and 2G networks.” The rest of the Qualcomm 205’s hardware isn’t quite as capable.

Qualcomm declares Snapdragon processors aren't 'processors' at all

Qualcomm declares Snapdragon processors aren't 'processors' at all Its argument is below: The Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile Platform takes our offerings beyond a single chip.When Nvidia launched its Tegra 2 smartphones, it attempted to rebrand Tegra products as “super phones” rather than the already-common “smartphone.

ARM announces new DynamIQ technology, will focus on AI, machine learning, and phones

ARM announces new DynamIQ technology, will focus on AI, machine learning, and phones Dubbed DynamIQ, the CPU developer has created a CPU design that expands the idea of big.Here’s how ARM describes its own DynamIQ technology: The introduction of DynamIQ is an evolutionary step forward for ARM big.

New Snapdragon 835 tests show Qualcomm's latest SoC doesn't beat the 821 in every scenario

New Snapdragon 835 tests show Qualcomm's latest SoC doesn't beat the 821 in every scenario The new Snapdragon 835 uses a CPU core that Qualcomm calls the Kryo 280, but that chip isn’t based on its prior Kryo CPU at all.The new Built On ARM Cortex Technology license allows companies to make more significant deviations from ARM’s base plans without having to build entirely custom chips.

South Korea finds Qualcomm prevented Samsung from selling chips to phone makers

South Korea finds Qualcomm prevented Samsung from selling chips to phone makers According to the South Korea Trade Commission (SKTC), chip-maker Qualcomm prevented Samsung from supplying its in-house Exynos processor to third parties.and South Korea.

Intel CEO admits to industry-wide conspiracy to slow CPU advances, kill frequency boosts

Intel CEO admits to industry-wide conspiracy to slow CPU advances, kill frequency boosts “We actually got the idea from Craig Barrett,” said Krzanich, referring to Intel’s CEO from 1998 – 2005.The technical press labeled it a ‘marchitecture,’ and complained that customers weren’t actually getting the performance they thought they were entitled to.

When Apple and Qualcomm fight, the iPhone suffers

When Apple and Qualcomm fight, the iPhone suffers The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are Apple's first iPhones to use baseband modems from both Qualcomm and Intel.In the years prior to the iPhone 7, Qualcomm was the only supplier of baseband modems for the iPhone.

BlackBerry awarded $815 million in judgment against Qualcomm

BlackBerry awarded $815 million in judgment against Qualcomm A court awarded the Waterloo, Canada-based smartphone maker $815 million in refunded royalty payments stemming from a binding arbitration agreement, CNBC reports.The specifics of the refund remain unclear — Qualcomm said it is for sales of “subscriber units” — but at the core of the dispute is licensing fees BlackBerry paid in advance to Qualcomm.

These handy medical devices are inspired by the 'Star Trek' tricorder

These handy medical devices are inspired by the 'Star Trek' tricorder Two hundred years from now, medical tricorders like the ones depicted in Star Trek will be as common as tongue depressors.The reality, best embodied in two XPRIZE Tricorder competition finalists, is that the devices are somewhat ungainly and they feature distinctly 21st century diagnostic equipment.

ARM-based Windows 10 machines will launch in fourth quarter of 2017

ARM-based Windows 10 machines will launch in fourth quarter of 2017 We’ve been hearing rumors about Windows 10 systems running on ARM processors since the tail end of last year, with only the vaguest of hints about when they might actually arrive.Indeed, now it seems like we’re mere months away from ARM hardware finding its way to the heart of new Windows machines.

ARM-based Windows 10 Devices Expected to Launch in Late 2017

ARM-based Windows 10 Devices Expected to Launch in Late 2017 That stripped down flavor of Windows 8 was a commercial and critical flop, but Microsoft aims to make ARM-based PCs a thing in the era of Windows 10.In a demo last December, Microsoft showed a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 running Windows 10 without any appreciable lag.

Qualcomm fires back, requests import ban after Apple withholds royalties

Qualcomm fires back, requests import ban after Apple withholds royalties ” On top of that, when iPhones with Qualcomm chips outperformed devices with Intel’s chips, Apple claimed there was “no discernible difference” between the two.Another big part of Qualcomm’s suit revolves around Apple’s role in various regulatory suits, and that, according to Qualcomm, Apple has been “misrepresenting facts and making false statements.

Qualcomm may be considering nuclear option in battle with Apple

Qualcomm may be considering nuclear option in battle with Apple At the root of the dispute between Apple and Qualcomm are cellular communication technology patents that Apple and others license from Qualcomm for a hefty fee.The subject came up a couple of days ago during Apple's Q2 earnings call.

While No One Was Looking, BlackBerry Built a Damn Good Phone

While No One Was Looking, BlackBerry Built a Damn Good Phone Over the past seven years, BlackBerry’s market share has slipped away, lost to Apple and Android.Nothing stuck, including the company’s first attempt to combine a hardware keyboard and the Android operating system, the BlackBerry Priv.

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.