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Topic: Qualcomm

Qualcomm working to deliver 5G iPhone 'as fast as we can'

12/04/2019, 05:12 pm

Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon on Wednesday said the chipmaker is hard at work on a 5G modem solution for Apple's iPhone, the first major project in a renewed partnership the companies struck in April.

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Apple expects to sell over 100M 5G iPhones in 2020

11/25/2019, 08:11 am

An unconfirmed report in Digitimes claims that Apple is advising its suppliers that it will be producing in excess of 100 million of the next iPhone, a rise of around a fifth over 2019's estimates.

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Apple privacy, Qualcomm & iPhone 5G, Facebook and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

11/08/2019, 08:11 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about Apple's view of privacy, and can't resist mentioning Facebook in contrast. William is looking forward to 5G, but can't shake the feeling that Victor is trying to sell him an iPhone 11.

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Qualcomm hints 5G iPhone coming in 2020, analysts say

11/06/2019, 09:11 pm

Qualcomm issued rosy predictions for the wider 5G market on Wednesday, saying it expects some 200 million smartphones will rely on the speedy wireless technology in 2020. Analysts reading into the statement believe the chipmaker is dropping a hint about Apple's iPhone.

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Editorial: Samsung's new Exynos 990 isn't fast enough to maintain its custom M core

10/25/2019, 11:10 am

Samsung just introduced its latest Exynos 990, destined to power certain versions of its most premium Galaxy S11 flagship next spring. What's most interesting about the new chip how little attention Samsung paid to its CPU performance, a race where it's losing so badly that it appears to be throwing in the towel on its custom M core efforts entirely.

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Editorial: Why the Apple A13 Bionic blows past Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus

10/22/2019, 12:10 pm

It is no great surprise that Apple's iPhone 11 A13 Bionic chip continues to tromp Qualcomm's fastest mobile CPU, the Snapdragon 855 Plus. The slower non-Plus variant of that chip is used in many premium Androids including most of Samsung's Galaxy S10 models as well as Google's Pixel 4. What's more interesting is why Apple is ahead, and what it means for future generations of technology.

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Apple reportedly aims to integrate own 5G modem in iPhone by 2022

10/11/2019, 02:10 am

Apple has reportedly set an aggressive 2022 deadline to develop an in-house cellular modem for use in iPhone and iPad, a project that could lead to baseband module integration in the company's system-on-chip designs by 2023.

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Qualcomm can maintain licensing tactics pending appeal, court says

08/23/2019, 10:08 pm

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Friday granted Qualcomm's request to stay enforcement of an antitrust ruling handed down in May, allowing the chipmaker to continue what was deemed to be anticompetitive business practices.

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Apple's own 5G iPhone modem could arrive as soon as 2021

07/26/2019, 09:07 am

Apple is working to have an internally-designed 5G modem ready by 2021 -- a year ahead of prior rumors, according to one report.

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How Apple's $1 billion Intel modem purchase happened

07/25/2019, 04:07 pm

The swift change in fortunes for Intel's modem business in the months following Qualcomm's settlement with Apple may have taken some by surprise, but the processor producer has gone through quite the journey in the process. AppleInsider details how Intel's modem arm prospered then became an acquisition target.

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Apple buys Intel modem business in $1B deal

07/25/2019, 04:07 pm

Apple has signed a deal to acquire the majority of Intel's cellular modem patents, intellectual property and key personnel in a deal valued at $1 billion, furthering the tech giant's plans to take ownership of iPhone's communications stack.

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Apple, other tech firms petition FCC for short-range 6GHz Wi-Fi tethering

07/23/2019, 09:07 pm

Apple is among several major U.S. tech firms petitioning the Federal Communications Commission to approve a limited form of 6-gigahertz Wi-Fi, spectrum also in demand with the cellular and utility industries.

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Hackintosh vs Mac Pro, 2019 iPhone dummy models, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

07/19/2019, 08:07 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor talk about 2019 dummy iPhones, how cases get made, what's up with the slower SSD in 2019 MacBook Air, and whether you can make a Hackintosh that's faster than a Mac Pro.

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Raymond James upgrades Apple stock to $250 on 2020 iPhone promise

07/18/2019, 07:07 am

Apple's use of a 5G modem in the 2020 iPhone could trigger high sales for the smartphone generation, Raymond James suggested while upgrading their rating of Apple shares, but the firm is still concerned the 2019 cycle will be "the weakest in years."

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Qualcomm may face second EU antitrust fine over price fight with Icera

07/17/2019, 05:07 pm

Already coping with a $1.1 billion ruling from 2018, Apple modem supplier Qualcomm is reportedly facing a second fine from the European Commission -- this time over its price war with Icera, later absorbed into Nvidia.

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DOJ asks appeals court to pause enforcement of Qualcomm antitrust ruling

07/16/2019, 06:07 pm

The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday asked a federal appeals court to temporarily halt enforcement of an antitrust ruling against Qualcomm, citing the necessity of the company in 5G networking, and support from both the Energy Department and Defense Department.

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Judge denies Qualcomm request to stay FTC antitrust ruling enforcement

07/03/2019, 04:07 pm

An attempt by Qualcomm to delay an antitrust ruling against the chip producer from being enforced has been shut down by District Judge Lucy Koh, at the same time as striking a variety of evidence from the record used by Qualcomm to state its case.

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Qualcomm faces second EU antitrust fine in two years

06/24/2019, 01:06 pm

Qualcomm may have to pay a second big fine to the European Union over antitrust concerns for how it handled sales of 3G chips for mobile hotspot and dongles, just over a year after the chip maker was issued a $1.23 billion financial penalty for illegally shutting out modem rivals from supplying Apple.

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Qualcomm uses evidence from settled Apple case in bid to stay antitrust ruling

06/20/2019, 08:06 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Thursday formally objected to a Qualcomm court filing containing internal Apple documents aired in a separate lawsuit, evidence the chipmaker is attempting to leverage as it seeks to delay enforcement of a recent antitrust ruling.

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Apple's own 5G modem expected to land as soon as 2022

06/17/2019, 10:06 am

Apple will be producing a 5G iPhone by 2020, TF International Securities' Ming-Chi Kuo believes, but Apple could complete development of its own 5G modem and do without Qualcomm's version by 2022 or 2023.

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