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Apple, Samsung lead 4G handset sales in China

Market research says Apple and Samsung accounted for 85 percent of 4G smartphone sales in China in the first two months of 2014. Chinese chip manufacturers worry the market will be monopolized by Western chip makers Qualcomm and Marvell.

April 13, 2014 by

Qualcomm plans to bring gesture tech to Snapdragon

Chip maker Qualcomm is focusing on integrating gesture technology into its smartphone chips following the acquisition of technology from GestureTek.The deal — details of which are unknown — gives Qualcomm ownership of "certain intellectual property assets related to gesture technology", as well as engineering resources, the company announced on Tuesday.

July 26, 2011 by

Qualcomm, TI, Nvidia offer new ARM chips for Windows 8

Texas Instruments and Qualcomm, two of the biggest suppliers of ARM-based processors in the smartphone market, have announced chips intended to run Microsoft Windows 8. Their arrival (probably) next year will help answer a number of interesting questions about the relative power, performance, and price of Intel and ARM chips, and the efficiency of modern versions of Windows compared with the Linux-based Google Android operating system.

June 3, 2011 by

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