News tagged: Qualcomm

MediaTek Will No Longer Focus On High-End SoCs

For a few years now, MediaTek has been trying to release a high-end chipset and the latest attempt at this was with the Helio X30. Unfortunately, the latter has various issues with production and was late to the market. Another problem was that only Meizu decided to use it,

Broadcom Offering $130B For Qualcomm

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.

Broadcom Might Acquire Qualcomm For $100 Billion

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

Qualcomm Files Lawsuit Against Apple In China

The legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple is growing with a new lawsuit filed in China, which Qualcomm hopes will lead to the iPhone being banned in the region. Bloomberg reports the patent-related lawsuit could lead to iPhone manufacturing and sales being blocked.

Qualcomm Facing A $774M Antitrust Fine

Due to alleged monopolistic practices in the cellular tech industry, Qualcomm is facing a $774 million antitrust fine in Taiwan. Regulatory officials say the company has a monopoly position in the CDMA, WCDMA, and LTE chipset markets and it has allegedly abused that position.