Android is still hot, Samsung is the Android trendsetter (but it's also looking sideways at Apple), Qualcomm shifts the focus onto 64-bit and adding more cores and Nokia forks Android.
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Facebook, Samsung, Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, and Qualcomm have teamed up to bring the internet to the two thirds of the world's population without access.
Nokia's vast collection of indoor maps will help Qualcomm Atheros generate more accurate location information.
Array camera startup gets strategic mobile investment partners.
The Lumia 800 has appeal for both professional and personal users, and the reuse of the N9 chassis design is a good move. The result is a solid Windows Phone 7.5 handset.
The deal, a major win for the as-yet unprofitable ST-Ericsson, will lead to the first Windows Phones not to use Qualcomm's Snapdragon platform and allow Nokia to make cheaper Windows Phone handsets
Qualcomm became disillusioned with the Symbian operating system, but now that Nokia is teaming up with Microsoft on Windows Phone 7 devices the mobile chipmaker is set up nicely for gains.
One reason I really enjoy HTC's Android devices is because of their Sense UI that adds a LOT of functionality to the platform. Today at CES 2010 we heard from HTC that they are taking this experience to the masses in the form of the HTC Smart that runs HTC Sense on Qualcomm Brew Mobile Platform. This should be a wake-up call for Nokia that they cannot rest on their laurels even in the emerging and low end mobile phone market. This additional strategy makes perfect sense to me as HTC seeks to be one of the leaders in all areas of the mobile phone market.
European regulators have dropped their investigation into Qualcomm's 3G licensing, after Ericsson and other companies that lodged a complaint withdrew
Ten of the world's top mobile phone suppliers have agreed to back an EU-wide standardization of phone chargers, the European Commission said on Monday.Apple, LG, Motorola, NEC, Nokia, Qualcomm, Research in Motion, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and Texas Instruments have all signed the agreement.
It's been one of the great spats of the mobile world - Nokia versus Qualcomm. At heart were vertiginous stacks of disputed intellectual property; both companies owning essential IP that the other needs to make competitive mobile phone technology.
The German Federal Patent Court ruled on Wednesday that a Qualcomm GSM patent asserted in a case against the world's top cell phone maker Nokia was invalid.
Qualcomm has poured money into its broadcast mobile television system, MediaFLO. Now US carrier AT&T is hoping that consumers will do the same, following the launch of a consumer mobile TV offering based on the Qualcomm tech. Good luck with that.
In a well timed move today Adobe announced the Open Screen Project and lifted restrictions on the use of Flash related specifications. The initiative is supported by several industry leaders including ARM, Intel, LG, Motorola, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Toshiba, and Verizon.
With the two companies' relationship becoming increasingly strained over recent years, here's a look back at landmarks in their legal scuffles
Nokia is one of six complainants claiming Qualcomm does not license its 3G patents under "fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory" terms
Despite a commercial future that depends on working with each other, the relationship between intellectual property firm and chipset vendor Qualcomm and handset maker Nokia has been fractious at best during recent years.
Following its recent victory over Microsoft, the European Commission has now turned its attention to Qualcomm and announced an antitrust investigation involving the mobile giant.
Brussels has chosen - but not everyone's happy...
As reported yesterday on ZDNet, Nokia is in a fight with Qualcomm over patents that were part of a cross-licensing deal between the two companies which expired last month. Yes, patents don't just harm software companies, but splash around the competitive landscape like an exploding creature from the mind of H.
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