The chipmaker's platform to wirelessly stream music from mobile apps will be integrated into Monster's SoundStage speakers and Fon's Gramofon music-streaming box.
Qualcomm expects to close the deal by the summer of 2015, giving it a boost in automotive and connected devices.
The mobile-chip giant also unveils new software-development kits for LTE Broadcast and for its Vuforia augmented-reality software, designed for digital eyewear like Samsung's Gear VR.
Gramofon is a wallet-friendly music streamer from Wi-Fi network Fon, which you buy on Kickstarter.
BT's renamed its Wi-Fi offering to -- wait for it -- BT Wi-fi.
Comcast users will soon be contributing to the company's Wi-Fi network coverage through a gateway that transmits a public Wi-Fi signal that can be accessed by any Xfinity subscriber.
O2 customers are about to be cut off from millions of Wi-Fi hotspots as O2 ends its deal for customers to use BT Wi-Fi on 1 July.
You'll be able to use your smart phone, tablet or laptop on London Underground stations by 2012 as 120 stations get connected for the Olympics.
There are six choices of iPad 2, from the cheapest £399 Wi-Fi only model with 16GB of memory, to a fully loaded £659 iPad 2, but which one should you buy?
The Nintendo 3DS will hit UK shops on 25 March. At a press event in Amsterdam the big N also announced partnerships with a load of companies to deliver 3D content to the console.