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Qualcomm announces new deep learning SDK with support for Snapdragon 820, heterogeneous compute

Qualcomm announces new deep learning SDK with support for Snapdragon 820, heterogeneous compute The new SDK (the Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine) runs on top of Qualcomm’s Zeroth Machine Intelligence Platform and is designed to leverage the heterogeneous compute capabilities of the Snapdragon 820.This core was rumored to be included as standard on all Snapdragon 820 devices.

Japan’s SoftBank offers ARM a $32 billion buyout

Japan’s SoftBank offers ARM a $32 billion buyout UK-based ARM Holdings has dominated the cell phone industry for decades, with an estimated 50 billion ARM processors built by the year 2014.Now the company has been acquired by Japan’s SoftBank in a deal worth $32 billion (£24.

Samsung may be in talks with AMD, Nvidia to license graphics IP

Samsung may be in talks with AMD, Nvidia to license graphics IP Last year, the company announced it would bring its first custom CPU core to market in 2016.Now, it’s reportedly in talks with both AMD and Nvidia, looking for a graphics core to match its custom CPU.

Qualcomm unveils its first 5G modem: 5Gbps peak downloads, beam forming, and 800MHz of spectrum

Qualcomm unveils its first 5G modem: 5Gbps peak downloads, beam forming, and 800MHz of spectrum When we talk about Qualcomm, we typically discuss its SoCs, CPU performance, and general market position in the Android ecosystem.This need to keep focused on the next generation of hardware is why Qualcomm just announced its X50 5G modem.

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 835 and fully spec-compliant Quick Charge 4

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 835 and fully spec-compliant Quick Charge 4 Features like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge mean you can get a substantial power boost with just a little time on the charger.Past versions of Qualcomm Quick Charge have been based on its own standard, which is somewhat at odds with the USB specification.

Qualcomm claims it will lead the mobile industry with Snapdragon 835, 10nm manufacturing

Qualcomm claims it will lead the mobile industry with Snapdragon 835, 10nm manufacturing This quick 10nm ramp will happen in partnership with Samsung, which also led the industry on early 14nm technology.“We are excited to continue working together with Samsung in developing products that lead the mobile industry,” said Keith Kressin, senior vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies.

Microsoft announces Windows-on-ARM partnership with Qualcomm, but done right this time

Microsoft announces Windows-on-ARM partnership with Qualcomm, but done right this time This week, Microsoft announced a new initiative with Qualcomm aimed at bringing full 32-bit Win32 compatibility to ARM devices running Windows 10 in 2017.Once Windows RT actually hit shelves, however, analyst goodwill vanished.

Qualcomm begins sampling its 48-core 10nm processor, but is the market ready for ARM-based servers?

Qualcomm begins sampling its 48-core 10nm processor, but is the market ready for ARM-based servers? The new chip family is the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 with up to 48 cores, all based on the Qualcomm Falkor CPU.“The Qualcomm Centriq 2400 series processors will drive high performance, power efficient ARM-based servers from concept to reality,” said Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager, Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc.

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 835 SoC details

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon 835 SoC details Late last year, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 835 would be its next-generation smartphone SoC.This week at CES, the company shared new details on the upcoming chip, including clock speeds, core designs, and upgrades over and above the Snapdragon 820.

This gaming smartwatch has Atari classics built right in

This gaming smartwatch has Atari classics built right in Since we now have smartphones with us at all times, we can carry our favorite video games in our pockets.If you're a really dedicated gamer, though, you'll want to be wearing the classics right on your wrist.

Rumor suggests Nokia 5 and 3 to debut at MWC, alongside modernized Nokia 3310

Rumor suggests Nokia 5 and 3 to debut at MWC, alongside modernized Nokia 3310 Blass also said Nokia’s MWC announcement would include three other devices, two of which will be the Nokia 5 and the Nokia 3.The Nokia 5 is rumored to have a 5.

The LG G6 may not get a Snapdragon 835, but rumors say the future LG V30 will

The LG G6 may not get a Snapdragon 835, but rumors say the future LG V30 will Here’s what we think we know about the LG V30 already.A rumor published on the Chinese social media site Weibo says the V30 will have the Snapdragon 835 inside, along with 6GB of RAM.

LG G6 vs. iPhone 7 Plus: How does the hottest new Android compare to Apple’s best?

LG G6 vs. iPhone 7 Plus: How does the hottest new Android compare to Apple’s best? The LG G6 makes use of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor, which is only second to the upcoming Snapdragon 835 chip.To compare, Apple uses its self-built A10 Fusion chip, which has been hailed as one of the best smartphone chips ever built.

LG G6 vs. Galaxy S7 vs. Galaxy S7 Edge: How does LG’s best stack up with Samsung?

LG G6 vs. Galaxy S7 vs. Galaxy S7 Edge: How does LG’s best stack up with Samsung? Like, for example, the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.Read our first impressions of the LG G6 and our rundown of the testing LG performs on its devices The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are now year-old phones, but that doesn’t mean they’re not excellent devices.

Smartphone maker AGM is building a rugged phone with Snapdragon 835 and 8GB of RAM

Smartphone maker AGM is building a rugged phone with Snapdragon 835 and 8GB of RAM Chances are you’ve never heard of smartphone manufacturer AGM, but if the company gets its way, it may soon be on your radar.AGM is best known for its ultra-rugged smartphones, and according to the company, it’s developing another handset — with some pretty excellent specs.

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 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.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 demolishes the competition in new benchmarks

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 demolishes the competition in new benchmarks But despite the impressive theoretical improvements the firm touted at the chip’s launch event, it wasn’t clear just how the Snapdragon 835 would compare to last year’s top-of-the-line Snapdragon.In Geekbench and PCMark, apps which test processor performance, the Snapdragon 835 outperformed the aging Snapdragon 821 by close to 40 percent in multithreaded tasks.