Who Were The Big Chip Winners At Mobile World Congress? I spent this week at the 2014 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. As is usual, I was on the lookout for new or disruptive mobile devices, technologies, usage models, software, and services. What I want to talk...
Feb 27 2014, 9:41pm CST
Is Samsung Losing at Economies of Scale? Samsung is known as a company whose key strategy is to use economies of scale to gain a competitive advantage. The trouble is, the company doesn’t always succeed in that quest. Surprisingly enough, one of the...
Feb 22 2014, 12:01am CST
Apple’s 64-Bit A7 Chip Surprised Everyone Apple came out with its 64-bit A7 microchip which surprised everyone including Qualcomm. The chip-making giant, Qualcomm’s attitude was one of disbelief in the powers of the super-chip in the beginning. But now it has turned to admiration instead.
Dec 17 2013, 2:44am CST
Microsoft Loses Mollenkopf to Qualcomm Qualcomm promoted its COO, Steve Mollenkopf to the rank of CEO, thereby precluding his likely candidacy as CEO of Microsoft. Microsoft therefore loses another favorite individual for the top spot, leaving the shortlisted candidates to a restricted few.
Dec 14 2013, 11:11am CST
LG Smart TVs will Connect to Any Device Due to Qualcomm's AllJoyn LG and Qualcomm have now become partners and incorporated Qualcomm's AllJoyn software in their 2014 line of Smart TVs. AllJoyn support will allow smartphones, tablets and other devices of any brand or OS to simultaneously connect with LG Smart TV.
Dec 5 2013, 7:50am CST
Qualcomm joins Wireless Power Consortium board Today's news brought to us by the folks over at the Wireless Power Consortium is leaving us feeling ambivalent. Qualcomm has just been voted by the WPC board to join in.This is huge, considering that Qualcomm is one of...
Sep 20 2013, 11:48pm CDT
Qualcomm Halo Makes a Beeline for FIA Formula E Qualcomm is going to be lending its Halo wireless charging technology to the FIA's Formula E Championship races in 2014. It is making a beeline for the races since it wants in on the exciting event that’ll be attended by many fans.
Sep 9 2013, 8:55am CDT
Intel Reportedly Acquires Omek for $40 Million Intel Inc. has reportedly acquired Omek Interactive Ltd. Omek is a gesture recognition and tracking technology firm based in Israel. Its a $40 million acquisition deal.
Jul 16 2013, 11:22am CDT
AT&T to Deliver Next Big Thing in Wireless on July 16 July 16th is the date set for "what's next in wireless" revelation. AT&T is to deliver its next big thing in wireless technology on that date. What it will be is a mystery, but a common hunch has it that its LTE network system may be what lies in store for eager consumers next Tuesday.
Jul 10 2013, 5:10am CDT
The SmartWatch Explosion is On the Way Nearly every electronics manufacturer is in a neck to neck race to build the first commercially viable smartwatch. While smartwatches are not a new phenomenon, the smartwatch explosion that is about to occur definitely is something that has never happened before.
Jul 8 2013, 5:57am CDT
Intel Acquires ST-Ericsson GPS Business Intel buys the global navigation satellite system (GNSS) unit of ST-Ericsson on Tuesday. Previously it is in possession of STMicroelectronics and Ericsson. This GPS chip technology will help Intel to compete Qualcomm in the mobile arena.
May 29 2013, 5:21am CDT
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