Qualcomm hires Former Intel’s Senior VP Atom Division as Chief Marketing Officer

Qualcomm the chip giant, has hired Anand Chandrashekar, former Intel Senior VP and GM of the Atom processor division (Ultra Mobility Group) as Chief Marketing Officer.Near the end of his 24 years at Intel, Chandrasekher was most closely associated with the x86 chip giant’s efforts to penetrate the smartphone market with Atom processors. ... Continue Reading →

Motorola Wants 2.5% of All iPhone Sales- Foss Patents

In the ongoing lawsuits against Motorola and Apple concerning the German Apple Stores, Apple had filed a discovery request in the United States in order to strenghten its defenses against Motorola in Germany. Just like Apple’s lawyers previously obtained the patent cross-license agreement between Qualcomm and Samsung, which helped avoid preliminary ... Continue Reading →

First Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 benchmark score appears

We know that Qualcomm is coming with it’s 28nm Snapdragon Q4 which features a custom made Krait processor and  will be among the first 28nm chips to come into the market.If you are not aware of what the Qualcomm MSM8960 is, then it’s a tablet which packs some serious frigging cool hardware – dual-core 1.5GHz CPU, 13-megapixel cameras ... Continue Reading →

Raspberry PI will supposedly perform twice the performance of the new iPhone 4S

In an interview with Digital Foundry, Raspberry Pi executive director Eben Upton shed some light on the little $25/$35 credit card-sized PC and said that this chip would crank out twice the performance of the iPhone 4S “across a range of content.” He even trashed Tegra while comparing his home-grown GPU core to Nvidia’s mobile solution. I ... Continue Reading →

Nokia Windows Phone 8 handsets to use dual core ST-Ericsson U8500 chip

Nowadays every Windows Phone device on the market is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processor and previously there was a rumor that Nokia would use chips from ST-Ericcson to power up windows phones and now that is confirmed through a recent interview by STMicroelectronics CEO Carlo Bozotti with Forbes. The first batch of Windows Phones Nokia due ... Continue Reading →