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Qualcomm Inc

January 29th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc. and Japan-based TDK Corp. formed a $3 billion joint venture to provide specialized electronics for mobile devices, to be called RF360 Holdings Singapore PTE Ltd. It will focus on radio-frequency (or RF) front end solutions. In addition, Qualcomm has moved up to No. 4 for “Number of Patents Issued in 2015” according to Connecticut-based IFI Claims Patent […]

Qualcomm Inc

January 14th, 2016 | Posted in 2016, Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc. signed a licensing agreement with QiKu Internet Network Scientific (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd. The deal covers 3G and 4G wireless technology, including the unique three-mode technology rolled out in China.  QiKu is an emerging Internet smart device company in China. The company also announced that it reached patent licensing deals with two more Chinese companies, […]

Qualcomm, Inc.

July 18th, 2014 | Posted in 2014, Qualcomm

Microsoft has become the latest technology company to join the Qualcomm-backed alliance of technology companies, AllSeen Alliance. The alliance, with roughly 50 members including Panasonic and Sharp, seeks to standardize communication protocols between household devices, such as light bulbs, thermostats, security systems, cell phones, etc.


April 30th, 2014 | Posted in 2014, Qualcomm

Amazon Fire TV is powered by Qualcomm‘s Snapdragon 600 processors. How this will affect profits largely depends on the success of Fire TV itself. Amazon has position the $99 Fire TV as a gaming device in addition to a TV device.


April 17th, 2014 | Posted in 2014, Qualcomm

Qualcomm has promoted Derek Aberle, to President. Aberle, 43, was formerly responsible, as VP, for the technology licensing business which generates two-thirds of Qualcomm’s profits. Steve Mollenkopf is now CEO.


February 5th, 2014 | Posted in 2014, Qualcomm

Qualcomm – San Diego:  Cellphone chip maker Qualcomm recently acquired patents once owned by Smartphone maker Palm Inc. from Hewlett-Packard.  Qualcomm indicated that the purchase covers 1,400 U.S. patents and about 1,000 foreign patents for the company’s mobile computing technology.

Qualcomm Inc

December 4th, 2013 | Posted in 2013, Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc. – Has a subsidiary named Qualcomm Connected Experiences Inc. which will make its Qualcomm “Toq” (Pronounced talk) smartwatch available. The Toq is compatible with Androis smartphones and features Qualcomm’s proprietary technologies.  It will have a starting price of around $350.00.  The device will be capable of accepting and rejecting calls, viewing text messages […]


July 19th, 2013 | Posted in 2013, Qualcomm

Qualcomm Inc. – Is the largest seller of semiconductors for mobile phones.  The company has decided to proceed into the tablet market.  It will begin to sell upgraded versions of its “Snapdragon” processor line and anticipates that the new chips will appear in 200 phones and tablets, according to Raj Talluri, Sr. VP.

Qualcomm’s new SmartWatch

July 9th, 2013 | Posted in 2013, Qualcomm

Qualcomm –  San Diego:  A global leader and maker of digital wireless communications systems, may be planning to come out with a wristwatch mobile telephone; they have filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, with “Qualcomm TOQ” as a trademark.  


May 10th, 2013 | Posted in 2013, Qualcomm

Has proposed air-to-ground internet services.  The Federal Communications Commission took a step toward improving access for air travelers by voting to write rules to open frequencies for these services.  The FCC voted recently to advance the plan to pull in Facebook pages, spreadsheets, videos, games and music on planes with Wi-Fi Systems.  The next-generation service […]