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Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 is the first Android Things-enabled chip to support LTE

Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 is the first Android Things-enabled chip to support LTE More: Google’s Android Things is a new OS for the Internet of Things So why do IoT devices need LTE?“We are very pleased to add support for Android Things OS on Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon 210 processor and bring these exciting new development options to our IoT customers,” said Jeffery Torrance, vice president of business development for Qualcomm Technologies.

Intel’s new modem can deliver gigabit download speeds

Intel’s new modem can deliver gigabit download speeds Not to be outdone by Qualcomm’s speedy new X16, Intel on February 22 announced the XMM 7650 modem, a new chip that promises to deliver gigabit download speeds for tablets, smartphones, laptops, and other mobile devices.The device is what’s known as a category 16/13 modem, meaning it can offer download speeds of up to 1Gbps and upload speeds of 225Mbps.

The holy grail of VR headsets might look something like this

The holy grail of VR headsets might look something like this Having conquered smartphones and smartwatches, Qualcomm now wants its powerful mobile chips to power all-in-one virtual reality headsets.To help developers get a jump on creating mobile VR experiences, Qualcomm's introducing a Snapdragon VR development kit (VRDK) that includes an all-in-one VR headset (often called the holy grail of VR) with a bunch of sensors that doesn't require a smartphone to be slotted in.

Qualcomm and TomTom sync up on mapping for self-driving cars

Qualcomm and TomTom sync up on mapping for self-driving cars For autonomous vehicles to be truly safe and efficient, they will need the most accurate mapping data possible.announced a partnership with TomTom, the navigation company, to provide autonomous cars with the best map data around.

Qualcomm announces 48-core Falkor CPUs to run Microsoft Windows Server

Qualcomm announces 48-core Falkor CPUs to run Microsoft Windows Server Today at the Open Compute Summit, Qualcomm announced a significant partnership with Microsoft that could have ramifications for the entire server industry.Not only has Qualcomm created new server designs around Microsoft’s Project Olympus specifications and its own Centriq 2400 SoCs, it’s working with Microsoft to bring ARM support to Windows Server.

Qualcomm ARM-based servers to make their way into Microsoft’s cloud data centers

Qualcomm ARM-based servers to make their way into Microsoft’s cloud data centers Now, Microsoft is putting some pressure on Intel at the highest end, specifically on machines made to run Windows Server in its largest data centers running its cloud services.The move follows years of collaboration between the companies on optimizing a version of Windows Server to run on ARM in Microsoft data centers.

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads

Nvidia, Microsoft announce new HGX-1 hyperscale GPU accelerator for AI workloads Unlike the venerable ATX standard, this one is designed for data centers and aimed at maximizing GPU performance as part of Microsoft’s Project Olympus initiative.According to Nvidia, HGX-1 is designed “to meet the exploding demand for AI computing in the cloud — in fields such as autonomous driving, personalized healthcare, superhuman voice recognition, data and video analytics, and molecular simulations.

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.