Blog

Qualcomm Launching Its SmartWatch In September

June 25, 2014

Qualcomm, known more for their chips than devices, will release its own SmartWatch in the fall say analysts.

Read More

Qualcomm Raises Outlook But Analysts Cite Competition

June 25, 2014

While Qualcomm raised its outlook for 2013, Reuters notes that analysts see increased competition as a main obstacle.

Read More

Motorola's Bootloader Vulnerability

June 25, 2014

Motorola phones using the Qualcomm MSM8960 chipset may be vulnerable to a bootloader attack, warns one researcher.

Read More

Amazon Might Acquire TIs Mobile Chip Business

June 25, 2014

Sources say Amazon maybe be close to acquiring Texas Instruments’ OMAP chip division, giving the company in-house design capabilities for its upcoming Kindle-line of products. Previously, DeviceLine reported on Amazon's rumored line of mobile phones.

The Israeli site Calcalist says that TI has been open about getting rid of its OMAP division. If Amazon is to become the owner, this could make Barnes & Noble particularly vulnerable since its Nook line of products also uses OMAP chips.

Read More

Huawei May Sell Mobile Chips

June 24, 2014

At least one mobile device manufacturer is looking to expand its market share by manufacturing the chips that go inside as well.

Read More
COMMENTS