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New products on display at the American International Toy Fair, held in N
CES 2014 Las Vegas - New Qualcomm president and, in March, CEO, Steve Mollenkopf laid out an ambitious plan to expand Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon-brand smartphone chip to mobile-like capabilities for the new generation of smart A/V and smart cars.
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San Diego – Qualcomm subsidiary Qualcomm Connected Experiences announced a price and availability date for its previously announced Toq smartwatch.
The device, positioned as a secondary display for Android smartphones and tablets, will be available Dec. 2 for $349 through the company’s Toq online store, Toq.Qualcomm.com.
San Diego – Qualcomm subsidiary Qualcomm Connected Experiences plans fourth-quarter availability of the Qualcomm-branded Toq smart watch, which the company positions as a secondary display for smartphones and tablets.
At launch, Toq (pronounced ‘talk’) will be compatible with Android 4.0.3 and above smartphones and tablets.
The laptop took another step closer to irrelevancy this week with Qualcomm’s introduction of its 800-series processor.
Dr. Paul Jacobs unveiled these new quad-core engines during his keynote address on Monday, but what should strike fear into the hearts of those companies that still depend on selling conventional computing products is that the 800 series turns a smartphone into something almost as powerful as a laptop.
Tokyo – Qualcomm said Tuesday it will invest $120 million in Sharp Electronics to help keep the struggling big-screen LCD TV manufacturer alive, after it sent out warnings last month.
In a statement, Sharp said it will sell 30.12 million shares to Qualcomm this month. It will issue 4.9 billion yen ($59.7 million) worth of new shares to the firm at a discounted 164 yen a share.
After market close, Sharp said and it may issue another 4.94 billion yen of stock to the San Diego-based company if certain conditions are met.