A senior Microsoft executive has confirmed that upcoming Windows 10 laptops driven by Qualcomm Snapdragon mobile chips will offer “multi-day” battery life.
Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 636 mobile chipset, which it claims will bring with it significant improvements across performance, gaming and display.
Qualcomm’s suits are based on three non-standard essential patents, it said. They cover power management and a touch-screen technology called Force Touch that Apple uses in current iPhones, Qualcomm said.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co chairman and founder Morris Chang will retire in June next year, handing the helm of the world’s largest producer of made-to-order microchips to the company’s two co-chief executives.
Qualcomm and Apple are facing off in federal court over Qualcomm’s licensing for modem chips, which provide mobile data connectivity to devices like the iPhone. Apple has alleged that Qualcomm is engaging in anti-competitive practices.
In December, the Korea Fair Trade Commission fined Qualcomm 1.03 trillion won ($912.34 million) for what it called unfair business practices in patent licensing and modem chip sales.
As the Indian market embraces the 4G Long Term-Evolution (LTE) technology ecosystem in a big way, global chip giant Qualcomm finds it natural to innovate for the growing 4G market in the country, a senior company executive has said.
US trade officials have agreed to investigate Qualcomm Inc’s allegations that Apple Inc infringed on patents with its iPhone 7 and other devices, the US International Trade Commission said. Qualcomm filed the complaint asking US trade regulators to ban certain models of the iPhone.
JioPhone has been in the news ever since Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Jio announced the device at the company’s 40th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Mumbai. While the company revealed everything about the 4G VoLTE feature phone at the time of launch, but it did not confirm the processor powering the device. Now Qualcomm has confirmed that the JioPhone is powered by its new 205 mobile platform.
Qualcomm supplies modem chips to Apple, which help iPhones and iPads connect to cellular data networks. The two have been locked in a sprawling legal battle in which Apple has objected to Qualcomm’s business model of requiring customers to sign patent license agreements before buying chips.
Qualcomm Inc, the biggest maker of chips used in mobile phones, forecast steep declines in profit and licensing sales, underscoring its dependence on the royalties that one of its largest customers, Apple, has stopped paying.
Apple Inc. and its Asian contract manufacturers are hitting back at Qualcomm Inc. with legal claims. Qualcomm is asking for payments in excess of what it would normally receive, Apple, Compal Electronics Inc., Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. and others said early Wednesday in court filings.
Global chip maker Qualcomm that recently filed a new patent infringement lawsuit against Apple now expects ‘out of court’ settlement with the Cupertino-based iPhone maker. Qualcomm said all iPhones and iPads that contain competing mobile communications chips should be barred from the country.
On a conference call with investors this week, Imagination CEO Andrew Heath said the company was informed by Apple at the end of March “that they were certain” that products to be released in 2018 or early 2019 will no longer use Imagination’s intellectual property.
Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc will ask the US International Trade Commission to bar Apple Inc from selling some iPhones and iPads in the United States that use chips made by competitor Intel Corp on the grounds that the devices infringe on six Qualcomm patents.