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Report: Qualcomm, Apple battled for top spots in smartphone, tablet chips in 2013

Qualcomm and Apple competed fiercely for the top spots among chipset makers for smartphones and tablets in 2013, according to new reports from research firm Strategy Analytics. However, Qualcomm maintained its strong lead among baseband chip suppliers thanks to its dominant position in the LTE market, the research firm found.

Intel, MediaTek, Broadcom and Nvidia try to catch up to Qualcomm in LTE

LAS VEGAS--Qualcomm remains the market leader by far in the cellular baseband market, and in LTE chips in particular. However, its chipset rivals made clear this week at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show that they are intent on using 2014 to close the gap on Qualcomm when it comes to LTE.

Nvidia not targeting Tegra 4i- chip with LTE modem- at U.S. market initially

The first products with Nvidia's Tegra 4i chipset, which combines the company's application processor with an LTE modem, will be rolling into the market in the first half of next year, but likely will not be aimed at the U.S. market, according to CEO Jen-Hsun Huang.

Nvidia unveils first integrated Tegra/LTE processor, the 4i

Nvidia announced its first chipset integrating LTE modem technology and its Tegra application processor into a single piece of silicon, its first major attempt to catch up to the likes of Qualcomm in terms of providing integrated chips for smartphones.

Nvidia CEO: We'll tackle smartphones after we combine processors with LTE modems

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said the chipset maker is bullish on tablets but will not make a larger dent in the smartphone market until it integrates its Tegra application processor line with LTE modems, something it is working on now.

Broadcom challenges Qualcomm, Samsung in LTE modem market

Broadcom announced its intention to enter the LTE modem market with a chip the company boasted as one of the world's smallest, fastest and most capable. The chip, set to ship next year, puts Broadcom on a collision course with LTE modem market leaders Qualcomm and Samsung. The move will also create more competition for Intel, which has announced its intention to enter into the LTE modem market.

Broadcom to take on Qualcomm with LTE chips next year

Broadcom will start providing sample LTE chipsets to customers next year, the company confirmed, indicating that it wants to catch up with industry leader and rival Qualcomm.

TI forecasts weak Q1 on falling wireless chip sales

Texas Instruments predicted weaker sales and profits in the first quarter than it had expected due to weaker demand for its wireless chipsets. However, the company also forecasted that it will return

Broadcom to increase smartphone presence in 2012

Broadcom intends to increase its presence in the smartphone market significantly in 2012 as it seeks to build on the toe-hold it has grabbed in 2011, according to the company's CEO. McGregor

AT&T activates 1M iPhone 4Ss in five days

AT&T Mobility (NYSE:T) said it had activated more than 1 million iPhone 4Ss through Tuesday, giving the carrier its most successful iPhone launch in history. The carrier announced the activation