The first smartphone powered end-to-end by Qualcomm will debut this year — Tech News and Analysis

Summary:Qualcomm is on a mission to dominate the guts of our smartphones, and this year it will get one step closer as the first smartphone debuts using Qualcomm components from the antenna to the processor.

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Qualcomm releases a new type of chip to bet on the connected home — Tech News and Analysis

Qualcomm has introduced a type of processor that combines the low-power expertise that Qualcomm has perfected in the mobile world with radios that it has designed and acquired over the years. The internet processor is the first Qualcomm has designed for a residential gateway device and was developed in preparation for a glut of connected objects in the home. This is another new market for the company that invented the CDMA protocol.

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New Qualcomm Snapdragon chip will bring 4K video to mobile devices | PCWorld

Qualcomm has introduced a mobile chip that will play back 4K video on smartphones and tablets in addition to supporting the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi.The Snapdragon 805 chip, announced on Wednesday, could be Qualcomm’s fastest performing chip. The quad-core chip operates at a clock speed of 2.5GHz and has the latest Adreno 420 graphics engine, which can process 4K or UltraHD video at a 3840 x 2160-pixel resolution.

via New Qualcomm Snapdragon chip will bring 4K video to mobile devices | PCWorld.

Qualcomm calls for shared in-home cells to handle mobile demand – CIO.com

IDG News Service San Francisco Bureau — Consumers will have to share small, inexpensive cells in their homes with nearby mobile users to affordably meet the growing demand for mobile data in the next decade, a Qualcomm executive said Tuesday.”There really is no alternative,” said Matt Grob, Qualcomm’s executive vice president and chief technology officer, during a presentation at the Qualcomm On conference in Santa Clara, California.

via Qualcomm calls for shared in-home cells to handle mobile demand – CIO.com.

After FloTV Debacle, Qualcomm Finding New Use for Broadcast Know-How – Ina Fried – Mobile – AllThingsD

When Qualcomm sold its FloTV spectrum to AT&T last year, many assumed that was the end of the chip maker’s broadcast ambitions.FloTVThe spectrum sale, for more than $2 billion, appeared to mark the conclusion of an expensive, painful chapter for the company in which it tried and failed to build a significant business around delivering mobile television to consumers.

via After FloTV Debacle, Qualcomm Finding New Use for Broadcast Know-How – Ina Fried – Mobile – AllThingsD.

1000x Data Challenge Overview | Wireless Mobile Network | Qualcomm

Mobile data traffic is exploding. Globally, the traffic has been doubling each year during the last few years. However, now the industry is preparing for an astounding 1000x increase. Qualcomm is leading the charge through its compelling technologies and path breaking innovations in preparing the industry to meet this “1000x challenge.”

The solution to this formidable challenge is obviously is a combination of increasing the efficiency of existing assets, employing more resources such as spectrum and small cells, as well as adopting radically different ways of acquiring, deploying, operating and managing these resources.

via 1000x Data Challenge Overview | Wireless Mobile Network | Qualcomm.