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Qualcomm CEO: 8B new smartphones will hit the market over next 5 years

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.

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Apple Watch, iPhone 6 unveiling: Who are the winners and losers?

The new wearable and pair of smartphones have given a jolt to the tech industry. CNET looks at the reverberations for Apple's rivals and partners.

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Qualcomm goes after MediaTek with low-end LTE chip

While MediaTek has been gunning for Qualcomm's core business in the higher-end market, Qualcomm looks to be playing a similar game, attacking MediaTek's territory in the low-end market.

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Nvidia patent suits target latest Samsung devices

The chipmaker is accusing Samsung and Qualcomm of infringing its patents related to the company's core graphics technology.

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Qualcomm's AllPlay coming to Monster, Fon

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.

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Finalists selected for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize

Are you a gadget lover, not a doctor? International teams are working to create portable devices that could quickly and easily detect common ailments.

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Qualcomm faces new criticism from China

The chipmaker is chided for its involvement with a Chinese antitrust expert, who has been dismissed as a government adviser for helping a consulting firm write a report for Qualcomm.

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Nvidia quarterly profit beats estimates on gaming, mobile strength

The maker of graphics chips posts stronger revenue in both its graphics processors and its line of mobile chips used in cars and tablets.

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LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 06:  Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf speaks during a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2014 International CES on January 6, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world's largest annual consumer technology trade show, runs from January 7-10 and is expected to feature 3,200 exhibitors showing off their latest products and services to about 150,000 attendees.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Qualcomm faces big trouble in China

Antitrust regulators have reportedly found Qualcomm abused its monopoly in China. Meanwhile, the chipmaker is forging ahead there, investing up to $150 million for local startups.

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Qualcomm earnings rise, but guidance weak

Chipmaker posts sharply higher earnings for its June quarter thanks to strong chipset sales, but shares fall after hours as company warns of problems in China.

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Intel's second-quarter earnings surge on PC sales

The chipmaker boosts its stock buyback plan by $20 billion, as it seeks to trim its cash balance and return more money to shareholders.

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Mediatek's new MT6595 promises lots of mobile bang for the buck.

MediaTek looks upmarket with new 64-bit chip

The Taiwan chipmaker has been known for supplying mid- and low-tier mobile devices, but it's pushing to go higher end.

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