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Supply channels hint that ARM-based Windows 10 machines are due in 2017

According to industry supply channels, a number of companies are planning to create ARM-based notebooks and tablets running Windows 10 in late 2017.
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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors now fully support Windows 10

Microsoft and Qualcomm said this week that cellular-enabled PCs with Snapdragon processors will arrive next year using the full-blown version of Windows 10.
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ZTE Nubia Z11 review


Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 specs leaked, rumored octa-core design

On Tuesday, some questionable information leaked from a Chinese website that allegedly provides new information on Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 835 SoC.
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Have an iPhone 7 from Verizon? Apple may be throttling your speeds

iPhone 7 devices using Verizon should be faster than those on AT&T's network, but researchers have found that they perform more or less the same.
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Why you might want to wait until 2017 to buy an Android smartphone


Chipmaker Qualcomm spends $39 billion to buy NXP Semiconductor

Chipmaker Qualcomm has agreed to acquire NXP Semiconductor, a fabricator specializing in automotive and analog silicon, for $39 billion.
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Qualcomm takes its patent battle against Meizu to the U.S., Germany, and France

Mobile processor maker Qualcomm will no longer keep its patent battle with Meizu in China, as the company filed actions in the U.S., France, and Germany.
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A new mobile VR solution is coming to town: LeEco’s ExploreVR headset

During LeEco's press conference, the company revealed its intention in bringing its ExploreVR headset to the U.S. It will be compatible with ecophones.

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon processors, gigabit modem, camera platform

Qualcomm took the wraps off a bevy of new products: the Snapdragon 653, 626, and 427. It also unveiled gigabit modem and connected camera platform.

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 600E and 410E processors are bound for IoT products

Venerable chipmaker Qualcomm has unveiled two new processors bound for IoT products: the Snapdragon 600E and 410E. They speak to the firm's ambitions.

Qualcomm's Clear Sight uses dual cameras to deliver improved clarity, contrast

Qualcomm's new Clear Sight platform leverages dual cameras in supported phones to deliver pics with improved contrast, clarity, and sharpness.
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The first superpowered Snapdragon 821 phone is here, and it’s made by Asus

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AT&T and Qualcomm want to connect commercial drones to cell networks

AT&T and Qualcomm are currently looking into allowing drones to connect to cell towers to enable long-distance, beyond-line-of-sight flight.
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Hands on: Qualcomm Snapdragon VR820

Qualcomm, known for designing the chips that power phones and tablets, is getting into the VR game. Its Snapdragon VR820 reference platform is a little rough around the edges, but demonstrates revolutionary new tech.
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Qualcomm's Snapdragon VR820 shows how fast VR headsets are evolving

Qualcomm is looking to provide not you and us, but the world of OEMs with their own VR starting point with the brand new Snapdragon VR820.
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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 will be the ‘processor of choice’ this fall

Qualcomm has offered more details about its upcoming processor, the Snapdragon 821. It offers a 10-percent performance increase over the Snapdragon 820.
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Internet on the go: Tesla equipping new vehicles with Wi-Fi hot spot chips

Tesla filed with the FCC to install Wi-Fi hot spot chips and modules in new vehicles starting after the first quarter 2016.

Qualcomm faces a potential $900 million fine in South Korea over unfair market practices

Processor manufacturer Qualcomm may face up to a $900 million fine in South Korea, with the country's FTC accusing it of abusing its power as market leader.
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Google, Qualcomm bring Project Tango tech to Snapdragon processors

Thanks to help from Google, Qualcomm has adapted the search giant's Project Tango tech to much of its existing lineup of Snapdragon processors.
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Qualcomm flexes its muscles in China, sues Meizu over patent licensing problems

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Qualcomm’s second Snapdragon Wear chip Is more efficient

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon Wear 1100, the second chip in its Snapdragon Wear lineup.
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Millions of Android phones with Qualcomm chips are at risk: How to protect yourself

A new security threat involving Android phones powered by Qualcomm gives hackers the ability to read your SMS messages and look at phone records.
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The next round of awesome smartphones may have a mighty new chip and 8GB of RAM

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Xiaomi plans to use smartphone chips designed in-house in the second half of 2016

Xiaomi, China’s leader in smartphone shipments in 2015, has aspirations to be a chipmaker this year.

Qualcomm reveals next generation of budget processors

This year's range of budget Qualcomm processors in the low- to high-end spectrum has been revealed.
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Your next smartwatch may look better and last longer, thanks to Qualcomm’s new chips

Qualcomm is out with a new processor -- and this one's built just for wearables. LG says it will be using it in its upcoming wearable devices this year.
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Qualcomm asks Samsung to supply all the Snapdragon 820 chips

Qualcomm has contracted Samsung to manufacture the Snapdragon 820, a bold move by the chip maker, moving away from TSMC.
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Inside Qualcomm’s Invisible Museum and the future of Silicon Valley

Qualcomm's Invisible Museum setup guides you through the future of smart tech with connected cities and 5G.
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5 ways Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 processor will empower your next phone

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 brings several cool new features to upcoming Android smartphones including ultrasonic fingerprint scanning and more.
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Exhaustive, super geeky test shows Snapdragon 810 should be water cooled

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First specs show LeTV’s Snapdragon 820 phone will be a monster

LeTV, a Chinese company that started producing smartphones this year, is teasing its next release -- which will be built around the new Snapdragon 820
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Qualcomm’s quick-charge tech will get your battery back to full in under an hour

The new version of Qualcomm's Quick-Charge technology should help bring down charge times by a big margin when using compatible handsets.
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Qualcomm introduces the Snapdragon Flight, a brain for smarter, more powerful drones

Qualcomm, known for its SoC for smartphones, recently announced the Snapdragon Flight, a development platform for drones.