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US bans ZTE from buying Qualcomm SoCs for 7 years, no more Snapdragon 845 powered Axon 9

When everything appeared to be set for the highly-anticipated ZTE Axon 9 powered by the Snapdragon 845 and all the goodies to make it an outstanding flagship, a big bomb just exploded in the company’s shoulders. The US Department of Commerce is punishing the Chinese company for violating terms of ...

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Snapdragon 670 will be re-branded to Snapdragon 710, coming to at least 2 Xiaomi Phones

When it comes to Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets, our main attention tends to go through the Snapdragon 8xx series, since it’s in the high-end line of SoCs where we can find innovation and neat features. This year is not being different with the Snapdragon 845 stealing attention, whenever a new device ...

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Qualcomm Releases QC4.0+ Fast-Charging List: Only Razer Phone Made The List

Most of the smartphones manufactured today support Fast Charge, however, the standards widely vary. Although there is a good attempt to develop a unified standard for Fast Charging, this will take some time to materialize irrespective of who is promoting the idea. In November 2016, Qualcomm released the QC4.0 fast charging ...

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Qualcomm’s ex-chairman Paul Jacobs Leaves Qualcomm Board

The protracted take-over tussle between Qualcomm and Broadcom ended earlier this week with the US government forbidding the deal citing security reasons. While the tussle was on, Paul Jacobs, son of Qualcomm’s co-founder Irwin Jacobs stepped down as the Chairman of the board and he was replaced by Jeffrey Henderson. Even though ...

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Game Over: Broadcom Withdraws Bid To Acquire Qualcomm

Ther has been a long and interesting attempt by a Singaporean company, Broadcom to acquire American company Qualcomm. Two bids were rejected by Qualcomm and the United States wades into the issue firstly using CFIUS (Committee on Foreign Investment In The United States) which delayed the takeover process but the stroke ...

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President Trump Says No to Broadcom & Qualcomm marriage claiming National Security Risk

The deal between Broadcom and Qualcomm have been facing a number of twists and turns since the first bid. However, the new chapter is something that we would consider really unexpected. When everything seemed decided, and both companies took their initial steps toward an agreement, someone from outside stepped in. ...

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Qualcomm Appoints New Chairman As Intel May Throw Its Gloves In The Ring

The rigorous battle between Qualcomm and Broadcom continues and it’s becoming more interesting. In recent times, Broadcom has had two bids rejected by Qualcomm and it is now set for a hostile takeover which Qualcomm is vehemently refuting. Qualcomm’s annual general meeting was scheduled for March 6 and they were ...

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Elephone U Pro 6GB/128GB Now Only $399.99 on Coolicool

The Elephone U Pro has been one of the most talked about devices since its launch. The smartphone sports some pretty high-end specs going from the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 CPU and curved AMOLED display to the 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. Now you can get the phone ...

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Broadcom Claims Qualcomm Is Behind CFIUS Actions – Qualcomm Responds

Earlier today, we reported that the Qualcomm’s annual general meeting which was scheduled to hold today was postponed to April 5 due to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) request for time to study the takeover bid between Broadcom and Qualcomm. However, Broadcom claims that Qualcomm is responsible ...

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CFIUS Forces Qualcomm To Postpone Its AGM – Delays Broadcom’s Takeover Push

Qualcomm was supposed to hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) today but the company has announced that this meeting has been postponed until April 5. Qualcomm said shareholders’ registration dates remain unchanged and all shareholders registered as of January 8, 2018 are eligible to vote at a general meeting. In the ...

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