Qualcomm has reportedly objected to NVIDIA’s $40 billion acquisition of ARM

According to CNBC, chipmaker Qualcomm has quietly objected to NVIDIA’s proposed $40 billion acquisition of ARM. The company reportedly told the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), as well as…

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Joe Biden will tackle global chip shortage with executive order

The Biden administration is planning “aggressive steps” to alleviate the global semiconductor shortage, Bloomberg reports. The chip shortage has impacted the auto industry and contributed to the…

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Future Snapdragon phones can get up to four years of security updates

Back in 2017, Google announced Project Treble, a modular redesign of Android’s low-level system architecture that was supposed to reduce the time it took for phone manufacturers…

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Qualcomm gets US permission to sell 4G phone chips to Huawei

The US is making an exception to a ban against Huawei buying US chip technology — if a slight one. Qualcomm has confirmed to Reuters that it…

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Microsoft expands App Assure to bring better compatibility to Snapdragon PCs

Qualcomm and Microsoft are teaming up to encourage more developers to make their apps compatible with Windows on Snapdragon. The companies announced a new App Assure program…

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Poco’s X3 is the first smartphone with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 732G

Eight months after Xiaomi spun off its Pocophone sub-brand into a separate company with a slightly different name, Poco is releasing another budget smartphone. The Poco X3…

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Qualcomm reportedly asks US to let it sell chips for Huawei phones

You might think Qualcomm would be happy with US trade bans limiting Huawei’s access to chips, but it appears to be arguing just the opposite. The Wall…

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What to expect from the next version of 5G

5G coverage may still be sparse, and the world is still trying to understand how it works or affects us, but the people that define networking standards…

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