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Qualcomm reveal details on its upcoming Snapdragon 845

Earlier this week, Qualcomm officially announced its Snapdragon 845 chip that will presumably power the majority of flagship smartphones throughout 2018. Details were originally scarce, but the company has since given a full rundown of what to expect from the new mobile processor. Upgrading from the Snapdragon 835’s Kryo 280, …

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Qualcomm has rejected Broadcom’s $100B+ buyout bid

Earlier this month we learned that rival chip maker, Broadcom, would be making a $130 billion bid for Qualcomm. The deal would merge the two companies, creating the third largest chip maker in the world. However, it seems that Qualcomm is not interested in selling, with reports this week saying …

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Broadcom is offering to buy Qualcomm for $130 billion

Qualcomm already has its plate full with its various legal battles against Apple, but it looks like the company is about to have another issue to deal with. This week, rival chipmaker Broadcom made an unsolicited bid to take over Qualcomm, in a deal worth $130 billion. Broadcom is offering …

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Qualcomm appeal against South Korea FTC order for a second time

Back in December, the South Korean Fair Trade Commission found U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm guilty of monopolistic practises, resulting in a hefty $850 million fine. Its original appeal to the Seoul High Court was denied, but Qualcomm isn’t deterred easily with the company filing a second appeal. KFTC stated at the …

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Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 630, 660 SoCs

Adding yet another layer of complexity to the company’s already vast SoC offering, fabless chipmaker Qualcomm has released two new mid-tier SoCs to sate smartphone demand. The Snapdragon 630 and Snapdragon 660 Mobile Platforms which, the company claims, introduce a balanced cost, power and performance experience, are leveraging additional optimizations for …

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