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Hackers can recover private keys from Qualcomm chips
Published in Mobiles


Big Bug found

Qualcomm chipsets are vulnerable to a new security bug that can let attackers retrieve private data and encryption keys that are stored in the slightly inaccurately named Qualcomm Secure Execution Environment (QSEE).

How Apple plotted for years to hurt Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles


If only Intel could have produced a 5G modem quicker

Fruity cargo cult Apple schemed and plotted for years in a bid to take down Qualcomm, only to be thwarted when its partners could not produce a 5G modem quick enough.

Possible Snapdragon 735 details leaked online
Published in Mobiles


7nm octa-core SoC with 1+1+6 configuration

While Qualcomm has only recently unveiled the Snapdragon 730 SoC, alleged specifications of the Snapdragon 735 have leaked online, showing rather interesting core configuration.

Qualcomm abandons Guizhou venture
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 19 April 2019 12:15

Qualcomm abandons Guizhou venture


Walks away from $570 million joint investment

A joint venture between US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc and China’s Guizhou province will shut down by the end of the month.

Qualcomm announces AI datacenter Cloud AI 100 SoC
Published in AI


Series of products in 2020

Last week Qualcomm announced a Cloud AI 100 data accelerator targeting future AI loads in big data centers. Facebook and Microsoft seem to be interested as they presented  at the Qualcomm AI events in San Francisco.

Late 2019, early 2020 high-end mobile chips will be 7nm
Published in Mobiles


Huawei, Qualcomm, Apple

TSMC has announced that it is doing a test production of  5nm EUV chips, but real production starts in 2020. A long-term investigation leads us to believe that most chips launching in the latter part of this year or early next year will, unlike the UK, remain on 7nm.

Intel walks away from 5G smartphone modem
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 09:25

Intel walks away from 5G smartphone modem


Apple to go alternatives

In a surprising twist of events, Intel has just announced that it plans to exit the 5G Smartphone modem business. The surprising announcement happened just hours after Apple announced that it had settled its years of legal battles against Qualcomm.

Apple, Qualcomm fire lawyers, make up and kiss
Published in News


Nothing hurts any more...

The continuing dispute between Qualcomm and Apple has resulted in both giant firms stalling the divorce agreement and patching things up.

Apple vs. Qualcomm trial begins
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 12:20

Apple vs. Qualcomm trial begins


Billions of dollars at stake

The multi-billion dollar Apple and Qualcomm five-week court case has opened in San Diego that'll determine whether Qualcomm operates a smartphone modem chip monopoly and charges too much in licensing fees.

Qualcomm reveals AI ready chips
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 12:08

Qualcomm reveals AI ready chips


Gunning for Nvidia

Chipmaker Qualcomm revamped the midrange products in its system-on-chip portfolio with faster graphics, more power efficient cores, and Nvidia beating AI functions.