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Qualcomm to axe 600 jobs as business shifts course

Qualcomm is cutting around 600 jobs globally as part of a shift in the chipset giant's business, according to a CNET report. The cuts represent only around 2 percent of the company's total workforce.

Former Qualcomm exec Rob Chandhok joins Internet of Things startup Helium

Former Qualcomm executive Rob Chandhok is channeling his expertise in the Internet of Things market into an IoT startup, Helium Systems, where he has just taken the role of president and COO.

ABI Research: LTE handset shipments expected to near 680M in 2015

ABI Research estimates that 676 million 4G LTE handsets will be shipped in 2015, increasing by 204 million units from 2014.

Report: Qualcomm's Rob Chandhok is leaving chipset giant

Longtime Qualcomm executive Rob Chandhok, who spearheaded Qualcomm's efforts in the Internet of Things market, is leaving the company, according to a Re/code report.

Mallinson: Licensing mobile technology will become even more essential

Dramatic structural changes in mobile communications technology supply, with the demise of vertical integration, is forcing those who are developing standard-essential technologies for 4G and "5G" networks to monetise these efforts through patent licensing, as well as their own product sales.

Telstra, Ericsson and Qualcomm achieve 450 Mbps speeds with LTE Advanced

Ericsson, Telstra, and Qualcomm claimed a further milestone in the development of LTE Advanced carrier aggregation technology, by revealing they achieved download speeds on mobile data networks of up to 450 Mbps.

Chipmakers start seeing the importance of more robust uplink- up to 100 Mbps- for LTE

Downlink data speeds on LTE networks get a lot of attention, and uplink speeds get much less love. That's mainly because carriers and consumers have long been concerned with what kinds of streaming data can be pulled down from the network to mobile devices. However, chipset suppliers are starting to herald the importance of increasing uplink bandwidth for applications like cloud data uploads and video calling.

Qualcomm predicts slower growth, looks to push into server chips

Qualcomm executives noted that the company continues to face hurdles in China, and partially as a result the firm said it is now expecting a slightly more conservative growth rate during the next five years. However, the chipset giant still thinks it has plenty of room to grow thanks to increasing LTE and smartphone adoption and its decision to move into new areas, such as supplying silicon for servers.

Qualcomm, Ericsson complete LTE Category 9 interoperability testing

Two former rivals are once again teaming up, with Qualcomm Technologies and Ericsson successfully completing an inter-company interoperability testing of LTE Category 9 connectivity with download speeds of up to 450 Mbps.

The 25 Most Powerful People in U.S. Wireless and Wireline 2014

Ever wonder what it takes to change the direction of an entire industry? If so, you might want to take a cue from some of the players we have featured here, on our Most Powerful People in U.S. Wireless and Wireline 2014 list. In this list, we've included men and women from all areas of the telecom industry (wireless, wireline and even a few from the video side) because we believe these areas are rapidly converging and those who exert influence in one area of the business typically have just as much power on the other. Click here for the list.