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Qualcomm taps Wi-Fi to improve racecar data sharing with Mercedes

Qualcomm Technologies is learning new ways about using Wi-Fi in an automotive environment thanks to a collaboration with the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team. The two have collaborated to enable racecar telemetry data to be downloaded via Wi-Fi using 5 GHz spectrum during Formula One practice sessions.

Report: Intel has a 'small army' of employees working to get LTE modem into iPhone 7

Intel has at least 1,000 employees working with Apple to get Intel's 7360 LTE modem chipset into Apple's 2016 iPhones, according to a  VentureBeat  report. The report, citing unnamed sources, said Intel might end up providing the modem as well as the fabrication for a new Apple system-on-a-chip for the iPhone.

Report: Qualcomm continues to lead cellular baseband market, but MediaTek makes LTE strides

According to a new report from research firm Strategy Analytics, Qualcomm, MediaTek, Spreadtrum, Samsung LSI and HiSilicon grabbed the top five baseband revenue share spots in the second quarter. 

Qualcomm, SpaceX reach agreement that puts super-fast broadband on planes one step closer

Thanks to an agreement that Qualcomm and SpaceX reached, the world may be one step closer to realizing the vision of providing every passenger on planes with simultaneous access to streaming video, including live news.

Microsoft, Lenovo and Qualcomm made deep job cuts in 2015

A low unemployment rate of 5.1 percent may be promising, but a number of factors such as a slowing Chinese economy and a weak European market are forcing a number of wireless companies to cut jobs.

Who were the biggest wireless job cutters in 2015?

Although the economy has rebounded somewhat since the depths of the Great Recession and companies in the wireless industry are no longer shedding jobs on a seemingly weekly basis as firms were in late 2008 and early 2009, not everything is rosy.  FierceWireless  has compiled a list of the five largest job cutting programs in wireless in 2015 thus far.

Qualcomm sells Vuforia augmented reality unit to software company PTC for $65M

Qualcomm said it will sell its Vuforia augmented reality business to software firm PTC for $65 million. The terms of the transaction were confirmed by a Qualcomm spokesperson, and Qualcomm said it expects the deal to close by the end of 2015.

Wireless in the third quarter of 2015

How did the wireless industry perform in the third quarter of 2015? In this earnings summary, we list results from the wireless industry's carriers, handset makers, equipment suppliers and others.

Wi-Fi Alliance pushes ahead on coexistence guidelines for LTE-U

Despite protests by LTE-U proponents who say they don't want the Wi-Fi Alliance dictating how their equipment gets certified, the Wi-Fi Alliance says it wants to make sure any LTE-U equipment that gets deployed will play fair with Wi-Fi.

Qualcomm unveils new data center chipset in a challenge to giant Intel

Qualcomm, which indicated in November 2014 that it would push into the server chipset market dominated by Intel, demonstrated its Server Development Platform (SDP) product, which it said is now sampling to Tier 1 data center customers.