Emerging markets are seeing huge growth in mid- and lower-tier smartphones. ARM seeks to catch some of that trend with its new line of Mali graphics-chip designs.
As the battle for virtual reality heats up, Google -- along with other well-known firms -- makes a big bet on a little-known wearable headset maker called Magic Leap.
Qualcomm expects to close the deal by the summer of 2015, giving it a boost in automotive and connected devices.
The world's largest chipmaker by sales continued to post stronger numbers in its PC and data-center businesses, but its mobile unit posted just $1 million in revenue and another huge loss.
Nvidia last month accused Samsung and Qualcomm of ripping off its graphics patents in devices such as the Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 smartphones.
The UK-based chip designer's Mbed operating system is among several efforts, including the work of standards groups and a new wireless protocol, designed to speed the adoption of the Internet of Things.
Despite a rocky start in mobile, the chipmaker forged ahead with its second major mobile partnership in China this year.
Judging from a teardown by researcher IHS, the manufacturing costs of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus should help Apple maintain its margins -- among the highest in the smartphone market.
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.
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.
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.
The chipmaker is accusing Samsung and Qualcomm of infringing its patents related to the company's core graphics technology.
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