Qualcomm Invests $150 Million in Chinese Startups

San Diego, Calif. — Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that it has made a commitment to invest up to $150 million in Chinese startup companies across all stages. Qualcomm will invest in Chinese companies that further the development of mobile technologies in the following areas: Internet; e-commerce; semiconductor; education and health. Qualcomm is pleased to announce that…

Smartphone Apps Processor Revenue Reached $4.7B in Q1 2014

Boston, Mass. — The global smartphone applications processor market registered an impressive 25 percent year-over-year growth to reach $4.7 billion in Q1 2014, according to Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies (HCT) service report, “Smartphone Apps Processor Market Share Q1 2014: Qualcomm, Apple and MediaTek Capture Over 80 Percent Revenue Share.” Click here for the report: http://bit.ly/1tJgdLk Based on Strategy…

Tablet Apps Processor Revenue Grew 30 Percent in Q1 2014

Boston, Mass. — The global tablet applications processor market registered an impressive 30 percent year-over-year growth to reach $912 million in Q1 2014, according to Strategy Analytics Handset Component Technologies (HCT) service report, “Tablet Apps Processor Market Share Q1 2014: Apple Maintains Lead with 30 Percent Revenue Share.” Click here for the report: http://bit.ly/1n2PVjv According to this Strategy Analytics…

SMIC, Qualcomm Collaborate on Wafer Production in China

San Diego, Calif. — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), have announced that SMIC and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, are working together in connection with 28nm process technology and wafer manufacturing services in China to manufacture Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors. Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon processors are purpose built for…

Rambus & Qualcomm Sign Patent Pact

Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) today announced that it has signed a comprehensive patent license agreement with Qualcomm Global Trading Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. The agreement provides Qualcomm Incorporated and its subsidiaries with access to innovative patented memory, interface, and security technologies from Rambus. Other terms of the agreement are confidential. “This agreement highlights…

Qualcomm Q2 Sales Up 4%

Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, today announced results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014 ended March 30, 2014. “We delivered another solid quarter, driven by demand for our leading multimode 3G/LTE chipset solutions and record licensing revenues,” said Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm…