The US chip maker is pouring an additional $40 million into four Chinese companies and a venture fund to stay ahead of the game in mobile and emerging technologies.
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The chip maker has acquired EmpoweredU, a company which focuses on mobile, cloud-based learning tools for the education sector.
Mobile processor giant Qualcomm said a regulatory investigation in China and licensees that aren't reporting sales of licensed products will hurt fourth quarter results.
Qualcomm said that Derek Aberle will oversee the mobile chip maker's global expansion and business units.
With an increasing dominating presence each year at the gargantuan trade show, the chip maker has come across as primarily concerned with mobile devices over anything else.
Despite labeling Apple's 64-bit A7 processor a "marketing gimmick" that offered consumers "zero benefit," Qualcomm is now heading down the 64-bit path itself.
Qualcomm, not satisfied with owning more than half of the mobile equipment baseband integrated circuits market, is eyeing the set-top box market, and making an assault with its Snapdragon processors.
When Android first launched, it was widely panned by critics and consumers alike. Five years later, it’s installed on more than half of all U.S. devices. Despite its initial struggles, Windows RT could still strike it lucky, according to two of the chipmaker's product executives.
The Chinese video streaming site and the U.S. chip giant will work on H.265 technology to give viewers mobile access to high quality video content on the site through Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor.
Tech companies are increasingly invading each other's turf, and with Intel stepping up its mobile efforts, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs says he's ready for the battle ahead.
It seems that the 2013 mobile landscape belongs to Qualcomm, partly due to the success the company is having with its Snapdragon 600 silicon, and Apple's expected production ramp of the iPhone 5S.
Best known for its dominance of the mobile chip market, Qualcomm is increasingly turning its attention to other mobile services and products using tech developed at its Israel facilities.
Intel still has a rough road competing with the likes of Qualcomm and ARM. A clearer picture of Intel's mobile success will emerge beginning at the end of the year.
Qualcomm is largely running away with the smartphone and tablet field. Analysts are openly wondering if there's any competition for Qualcomm.
Qualcomm takes the already excellent Snapdragon line of mobile silicon and gives it a serious performance boost with the new Snapdragon 800 and 600 chipsets.
At CES 2013, Qualcomm has revealed a lineup of new chips aimed at "premium" mobile phones.
Qualcomm has nabbed DesignArt Networks with hopes of strengthening support for expanded data capacity on mobile networks.
Dubbed the largest industry tradeshow for anything and everything mobile, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) is expected to see over 50,000 visitors--spanning vendors, service providers, both small and large businesses connected to the mobile ecosystem--descending at the Fira de Barcelona, Spain, next week.I remember first covering this show--organized by the GSM Association--some nine years ago when, I believe, I was the only journalist to do so from Malaysia.
Chinese networking giant Huawei plans to give contracts totalling $6bn (£3.8bn) to US mobile technology companies Qualcomm, Broadcom and Avago.
Mobile operators need to be involved in making handsets and apps or risk being totally cut off from opportunities to monetize 3G services, says exec.
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