Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said.
Sales of LG Electronics Inc's new 5G smartphone looked uncertain on Wednesday.
Qualcomm illegally suppressed competition in the market for smartphone chips by threatening to cut off supplies and extracting excessive licensing fees.
The removal of China's biggest telecoms company from semiconductor customer ledgers is leading Qualcomm stock lower.
Chipmakers including Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx and Broadcom have told their employees they will not supply Huawei till further notice, according to people familiar with their actions.
Qualcomm's CEO received $3.5 million in Qualcomm shares for settling a bitter legal battle with Apple.
Qualcomm today announced that it has partnered with Google to create a reference design and development kit for building Assistant-enabled Bluetooth headphones.
A joint venture between Qualcomm and the government of a rural Chinese province to make server chips will wind down by the end of April, according to 10 employees at the venture.
A joint venture between U.S. smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm and China's Guizhou province will shut down by the end of the month.
The UBS estimate suggests that Apple paid a high price to end the litigation.
Apple Inc and Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday settled an acrimonious two-year legal dispute. Shortly afterward, Intel Corp said it will exit the smartphone modem chip business.
This is likely why Apple and Qualcomm settled
As part of the settlement, Apple will make a payment to Qualcomm for an undisclosed amount.
Qualcomm on Tuesday unveiled a new chip for speeding up artificial intelligence work.
Reports suggest Jacobs has ditched his plans in favor of wireless tech pursuits.
South Korea's antitrust regulator has lowered a decade-old penalty imposed on U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm by 18 percent to $200 million.
The gargantuan cash injection was led by SoftBank, Qualcomm, Grupo Salinas, and the Rwandan government.
A U.S. federal judge has issued a preliminary ruling that Qualcomm owes Apple nearly $1 billion in patent royalty rebate payments, though the decision is unlikely to result in Qualcomm writing a check to Apple because of other developments in the dispute.
Samsung has selected Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 instead of its Exynos 9820 as the AP in the Galaxy Fold. The Snapdragon 855 is produced by TSMC in Taiwan at a 7 nm process, while the Exynos 9820 is produced at Samsung foundry's 8nm process.
The new solutions advance existing 4G wireless technologies and will usher in 5G wireless and precise positioning technologies as well.
Qualcomm continues to actively develop 5G solutions and today announced its latest modem and antenna module as it builds a robust commercial 5G platform. 5G is coming and support for it is much greater than the disparate 4G rollout.
Apple considered tapping Samsung Electronics and MediaTek along with existing vendor Intel to supply modem chips for 2019 iPhones, according to an Apple executive's testimony at the trial between Qualcomm and the US Federal Trade Commission on Friday.
Qualcomm won a second court skirmish in its worldwide patent battle with Apple on Thursday, with the iPhone maker saying it would pull some older models from its German stores.
Apple said it would update the software of iPhones in China to try to resolve a legal dispute that threatens to stop the company from selling older iPhones in the country.
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The lead attorney for the group of Apple device assemblers seeking at least $9 billion in damages from Qualcomm
Apple, facing a court ban in China on some of its iPhone models over alleged infringement of Qualcomm patents, said on Friday it will push software updates to users in a bid to resolve potential issues.
Qualcomm announced that the Fuzhou Intermediate People's Court in China has granted the company's request for two preliminary injunctions against four Chinese subsidiaries of Apple, ordering them to immediately cease infringing upon two Qualcomm patents through the unlicensed importation, sale and offers for sale in China of the iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
A company spokesperson confirmed the layoffs to CRN after The Information first reported on the job cuts Friday. But the spokesperson disputed that the layoffs only impacted Qualcomm's data center unit and said they were across "a number of divisions."
The fund, Qualcomm Ventures AI Fund, has already made its first investment via a Series A funding round of AnyVision, a face, body, and object recognition startup, the company said without disclosing the amount.
"This not only reflects the great importance Qualcomm attaches to the Chinese market, but also shows our strong support for China's further opening-up," Meng said.
Huawei unveils two new artificial intelligence (AI) chips called the Ascend 910 and Ascend 310.
Qualcomm will be investing $400 million (Rs 3,000 crore) in setting up its largest campus outside its San Diego headquarters in Hyderabad, IT minister KT Rama Rao's office said on Saturday.
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The filing is the latest salvo in that dispute, designed to put pressure on Apple to settle.
Nokia today disclosed its licensing fee for 5G standard essential patents: EUR 3 (U.S. $3.48) per device, a flat rate notably lower than 5G licenses announced by rivals Ericsson and Qualcomm.
It will work nicely with the company's next-gen modems.
Qualcomm may have recently unveiled its 700-series chipsets, but the competition is just heating up. MediaTek is unveiling a new series of chipsets too.
Qualcomm's veep of data centre technologies, Dileep Bhandarkar, has left the company, it appears.
A federal jury in Texas ordered Samsung Electronics to pay $400 million to a South Korean university for infringing one of fundamental patents related to double gate FinFET transistors. The same jury found that Globalfoundries and Qualcomm had infringed the same patent, but the two companies were not ordered to pay damages.
Qualcomm has denied rumors that the company is considering exiting the data center processor business.
The ruling clears an antitrust roadblock caused by trade tensions between the US and Beijing
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