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Qualcomm extends LTE to entry-level smartphone processors

HONG KONG--Qualcomm said it is the first chipmaker to produce an LTE processor for low-cost smartphones as it revealed the Snapdragon 210 with dual-SIM functionality and multimode 3G/LTE Advanced capabilities.

Qualcomm broadens developer support, launches new channels for IoT low-power Wi-Fi platform

Qualcomm said it has broadened developer support for a low-power Wi-Fi platform that it introduced one year ago and also agreed to distribution deals aimed at extending the platform to a broader set of customers.

LTE Broadcast still at a limited stage in Europe

At least 16 operators worldwide have confirmed they are either trialling or deploying LTE Broadcast, although operators in only five European markets have publically revealed trials to date.

Qualcomm on brink of EC probe into chip licensing

Qualcomm faces a fine of up to $2.5 billion (€1.8 billion) if found guilty of monopolistic practices in the European mobile chip market.

Qualcomm could be nearing settlement of Chinese antitrust investigation

Chinese regulators said that Qualcomm is willing to make changes to improve its pricing practices in the country, which could lead to the end of an anti-trust probe against the chipset giant.

Timex launches $400 IronMan smart watch with AT&T cellular connectivity

Watch maker Timex is getting into the smart watch game, and has partnered with AT&T Mobility and other wireless companies to create a wearable computing device with built-in cellular connectivity. The $400 watch, the IronMan One GPS+, has an HSPA radio and comes with one year of service for free for U.S. or Canadian subscribers, after which they will have to purchase an unknown-as-of-yet data plan, according to  The Verge.

Microsoft snags Qualcomm veteran Peggy Johnson to lead business development

Microsoft confirmed that it hired longtime Qualcomm executive Peggy Johnson as its new executive vice president of business development. The hiring, which was first rumored last week, is the first major executive appointment for Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella since he took over the software giant in February.

Samsung, Apple drop patent suits; SFR acquisition pushes Numericable into the red

> Samsung and Apple dropped smartphone patent lawsuits and countersuits in six European countries as well as Australia, Japan and South Korea, but will fight on in the U.S. Report > Swisscom...

Apple, Qualcomm and Microsoft learn the new cost of doing business in China

Over the past month or so Microsoft, Qualcomm, Apple and others have had to deal with pushback from Chinese regulators or Chinese state-run media. To me, it's clear that the cost of doing business in China is going up--but the cost of missing out on a growing smartphone market as large as China is even higher.

Qualcomm's Peggy Johnson to leave for Microsoft, report says

According to a new report, Qualcomm's Peggy Johnson is leaving the company for a new post at Microsoft. Both Qualcomm and Microsoft declined to comment on the report in  Re/code.