Updated: Fending off Broadcom
The financial future for Qualcomm in FY2019 is bright, according to a statement the company released today.
Another Spectre victory
Microsoft has stalled issuing Spectre and Meltdown patches to the owners of some AMD machines following the news that some systems were freezing and refusing to boot.
More features and longer battery life for wireless earbuds
Qualcomms said it will make QCC5100 Bluetooth SoC, and likely will provide more processing power as well as lower power consumption for wireless headphones and "hearables".
SDA624 and SDA212 system SoCs support Android Things
Qualcomm has announced two Home Hub platforms supporting Google’s Android Things.
Partnership announced at CES
Qualcomm has scored a partnership with Jaguar Land Rover which will see Snapdragons powering the car maker’s telematics, infotainment and digital cluster, integrated connectivity, and rear seat entertainment.
Samsung beats Chipzilla up
Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.
Fudzilla asked around
Over the last few weeks we've met with a few dozen Qualcomm and industry C level executives and of course discussed the potential Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm. The general conclusion is that this won't happen as Broadcom might profit from it at the big expense of Qualcomm.
Most of them
We are wrapping up an exciting 2017 and we are about to kick start 2018 with a high speed CES in early January. But what about 2019? According to well-placed industry sources, most phones launching in 2019 will be able to support 5G NR.
Comment: This is not a merger it is an asset strip
It is starting to look like Broadcom's take over of Qualcomm will be less of a merger and more of an asset strip.
Another big win
Fudzilla exclusively brought you the news that Samsung is one of the companies working on a very sexy Snapdragon on Windows 10 and our sources have confirmed that Xiaomi is also part of the early supporter group.