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Nvidia ices Icera modem division, says it’s leaving mobile chips biz

It’s all about gaming, cars, and cloud from now on Mobile modem biz not making money? Let it go Nvidia has said it will wind down its Icera wireless modem business as it looks to exit the mobile computing market, … Continue reading

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Nvidia blasts sueballs at Qualcomm, Samsung – wants Galaxy kit banned

Claims its patents cover just about every mobile GPU Nvidia claims to hold patents on core graphics processor technologies found in mobile phones and tablets, and is suing Qualcomm and Samsung as a result. The graphics chip giant has filed … Continue reading

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Qualcomm’s Problems Just Got Worse As China Builds Chip Giant

Ever since Edward Snowden became a household name, China has been taking a new approach to developing domestic technology. Any doubt about this was squashed last week when the merger of two large Chinese semiconductor companies was completed. The question … Continue reading

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Why This Company May Be the Next to Bail on Smartphone Chips

After Broadcom announced that it will bow out of the race for cellular apps processors and modems, it’s probably time to start thinking about which company is going to be next. Even as the industry has consolidated over the years … Continue reading

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Qualcomm 展示 4G LTE 雙卡雙通原型機,實機已經等候批核了

提到雙卡雙通手機,我們最常看到的類型是 3G + 2G 的組合,當中又有支援 TD-SCDMA 與 WCDMA 之分。雖然 4G LTE 已經在全球多個地方推出一段時間,但我們仍然沒有看到支援 4G LTE 的雙卡雙通手機推出(更新:Coolpad S6 有支援 TD-LTE 雙卡雙通)。其實這樣情況也不是沒有道理,畢竟全球對雙卡雙通手機最大需求的地方是中國大陸。當中國大陸還沒有進入 4G LTE 的時代,廠商又怎會推出這樣的產品呢? 隨著中國大陸今年開始進入 4G LTE 的年代,Qualcomm 在深圳舉行的 QRD 峰會上也展出三個不同版本的 4G LTE 雙卡雙通原型機,分別是支援 TD-LTE/3G 與 2G 通話的 DSDA 手機、TD-LTE/3G 或 2G … Continue reading

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Qualcomm Faces Probe in China Tied to Antimonopoly Law

Investigation Comes Amid Rising Tensions Affecting U.S. Companies in Fast-Growing Market Qualcomm Inc. said a Chinese government agency is investigating the chip maker under the country’s antimonopoly law, a probe that comes amid rising tensions affecting U.S. companies in the … Continue reading

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Qualcomm’s China Growth Threatened by Anti-Monopoly Probe

Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM)’s growth prospects in the world’s largest mobile-phone market may be under threat after China’s National Development and Reform Commission began an investigation related to an anti-monopoly law. Qualcomm disclosed the probe yesterday, saying the NDRC advised that … Continue reading

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China probe may be aimed at Qualcomm’s 4G royalties

(Reuters) – China’s anti-trust investigation into Qualcomm, the world’s biggest smartphone chip maker, is likely tied to the impending $16 billion rollout of commercial fourth-generation services by China’s big telecoms carriers. The probe by the National Development and Reform Commission … Continue reading

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Qualcomm faces antitrust probe in China

(Reuters) – Chinese regulators have launched an anti-trust investigation into Qualcomm, the U.S. mobile chipmaker said on Monday, and some experts suggested China’s government may be seeking leverage in royalty negotiations. China’s largest cellphone carrier is preparing a major move … Continue reading

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China launches antitrust probe into Qualcomm

Chinese regulators have launched an antitrust probe into Qualcomm as the country gears up for the launch of high-speed LTE networks, a market where the US company has become an early leader and owns important patents. Qualcomm disclosed the investigation, … Continue reading

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