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Qualcomm Chips Central to Wave of 5G Home Internet Devices

While Apple may be looking to end their dependence on Qualcomm, the future is looking bright for the semiconductor company. In a press release issued today, Qualcomm announced that Netgear, LG, Sharp and Samsung are among 30+ companies building plug-and-play home internet gear based on Qualcomm’s 5G chips. According to the FCC, some 19 million …

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Qualcomm shells out $3.1B to take full control of RF360 mobile parts business

Qualcomm Inc. today said that it has reached a $3.1 billion deal with TDK Corp., a Japanese electronics maker, to buy the company’s stake in a joint venture they have been running under the name RF360 Holdings Singapore Pte. Ltd. RF360 specializes in making a core mobile device technology known as the radio receiver front …

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Qualcomm promises 5G modems for its mid-range Snapdragon chips

Qualcomm’s president Cristiano Amon outlines the chip maker’s 5G ambitions BERLIN: QUALCOMM WILL SLOT 5G modem chips into its 7000 and 6000-series Snapdragon chips, bringing the best is has to offer in connectivity tech to its non-flagship SoCs. Currently, you’ll find Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X50 5G modem in the Snapdragon 855 chip, which can be found sitting pretty …

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With upcoming chips, Qualcomm will expand 5G access beyond flagship phones

Wireless carriers are rushing to retool their infrastructure for 5G and the technology is already live in some major cities. Currently, however, only flagship phones such as the $1,299 edition of the Samsung Galaxy S10 can take advantage of the speeds offered by next-generation mobile networks.  Qualcomm Inc. intends to change that. The company, one …

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5G is Designed So That Industries Can Use Cellular at Massive Scale, Says Qualcomm CEO

“The transitions, 3G to 4G, 4G to 5G, are very important in order to maintain your leadership position and also it enables you to really open up and expand your business in the new areas,” says Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf. “5G is really designed so that other industries such as automotive, self-driving cars, connected healthcare, …

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5G to Change the Form Factor of Devices, Says Qualcomm President

Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon sees enormous potential for 5G to change the form factor of devices. “The most important thing is as you change your experience with 5G you’re going to want a different type of device and a different type of screen size and resolution,” says Amon. “The apps are also going to become …

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