News tagged: Broadcom
While there were some rumours that Qualcomm could reject Broadcom's offer, the company has now officially confirmed those rumours, saying Broadcom has "dramatically undervalue" the company and that there could be a problem with regulatory bodies if the deal went through,
Broadcom, a wireless chip maker, is officially offering $130 billion for Qualcomm. The deal would be the largest tech acquisition in history, but Broadcom is going to face a difficult negotiation period and likely fights with regulators. Its offer is a 30% premium.
Qualcomm is a well-known company that makes chipsets and modems for mobile devices. It is mostly known for its Snapdragon lineup, but lately the company is dealing with a legal battle against Apple. Regardless of that, the company might be acquired by Broadcom, a wireless
To keep up with the competition, Apple plans to include wireless charging solution with the next-generation iPhones. According to JPMorgan analyst Harlan Sur, Apple has been working with Broadcom on a new customized wireless charging solution for iPhones.
Apple allegedly infringed upon four Caltech patents pertaining to WiFi technology, resulting in a lawsuit that was filed last Thursday. Caltech says Apple knew about the infringement and directly benefited from the tech, which has been used in its products since the iPhone 5.
With the increasing popularity of smart home and IoT devices, Broadcom has announces a new high-end processor. The new chip features a 64-bit processor called Broadcomm BCM4908, giving companies a little more CPU power for smart home and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
New hardware from Broadcom may be used to improve battery life on Android Wear devices. The company has announced that its latest products can be used in wearables to boost battery life and improve other features. New smartwatch hardware will be shown by Broadcom.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B this morning. Raspberry Pi 2 is said to be six times faster than the previous Raspberry Pi Model B+. Pi 2 has a quad-core Broadcom processor paired with 1 GB of RAM on a board that is roughly the same.
Xolo has launched a new entry-level Android Smartphone. The new Xolo Q600S boasts specs that would have been considered top-end more than a year ago. For Rs. 8,499 (about $144), you get a 1.2 GHz quad-core Broadcom BCM 23550 chipset, 4.5-inch qHD (960 x 540)...
Broadcom today announced a new LTE platform that is set to power the growing sub $300 Smartphone market. Soon, cheap Smartphones could come packing LTE connectivity thanks to two new SoC designs from Broadcom, M320 and M340. These chips will be coupled with...
As the smartwatch market is growing rapidly, Broadcom has designed a chip that is intended only for wearable devices. The chip, dubbed the BCM20736, is a Bluetooth Smart system-on-a-chip that comes with wireless charging, as well as wireless data transfer.
DigiTimes reported that industry's big shots, Qualcomm, NVIDIA, and even Broadcom are working round the clock to bring their own 64-bit ARM-based mobile SoCs sooner than planned. In fact, we might get to see demo (working) samples debut at CES, next year.
Indian phone maker (and reseller) Xolo announced today a variant of the already existing Q1000 Smartphone. Dubbed the Q1000 Opus, the biggest change here is the inclusion of a quad-core Broadcom chipset, which replaces MediaTek's budget quad-core solution.
In a press release dated earlier today, chip designer company Broadcom revealed that they are adding WiFi direct, a handy wireless connectivity feature, to their WICED (Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices) platform, which should help the sector.
Even with Cortex-A12 offering high cost-performance in dual-core configurations, 'quad-core' just looks better on the specs-sheets, forcing device designers to opt for quad-core Cortex-A7 SoCs. Broadcom jumped into the ring with its new BCM23550 chip.
Broadcom, a leader in the wireless and broadband communication business, has just unveiled its next-generation LTE modem chip. The BCM21892 is a high-end 4G LTE modem chip intended for use on high-end devices and supports data speeds of up to 150 Mb/s.
DefenseCode researchers have found out bugs in widely used networking technology which expose up to 50 million of personal computers. After they found vulnerabilities in some Cisco routers, the list is expanded with many other known router manufacturers.
Hot on the heels of Qualcomm's entry-level chips, Broadcom announced the BCM21664T, a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 SoC that's tailor-made for entry- and mid-range smartphones and tablets. It packs 3G HSPA+, is clocked at 1.20 GHz, and features VideoCore graphics.