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Qualcomm, Deutsche Telekom complete test of LAA in Germany

Qualcomm Technologies and Deutsche Telekom (DT) announced the successful testing of LTE Licensed-Assisted Access (LAA) in Germany, but don't expect that to narrow the gap between the arrival of LAA and LTE-U in the U.S.

Qualcomm gets permission to test LTE-U at two Verizon sites

The FCC granted a special temporary authority (STA) to Qualcomm Technologies to conduct "very small scale performance evaluation" tests of LTE-U equipment at two Verizon sites in Oklahoma City, Okla., and Raleigh, N.C.

Amid falling revenues, Qualcomm pins mobile hopes on Snapdragon 820

As expected, Qualcomm revenues for the latest quarter plummeted from the year-ago period, and the company said it doesn't expect great things from the current quarter given the slowdown in the worldwide smartphone market.

Samsung starts production of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 processor

Samsung said it has begun mass production of Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 processor using a second generation of its 14-nanometer LPP (Low-Power Plus) chip-building process, marking a major victory as the company works to expand its chip business to support a slowing smartphone unit. The exclusive deal is reportedly worth more than $1 billion.

Qualcomm, TDK eye IoT components with new RF360 Holdings joint venture

Qualcomm and TDK announced a $3 billion joint venture to produce wireless components for smartphones, tablets and IoT devices.

Developers react to Lenovo's plans to offer Google's Project Tango in a consumer device

Google's ambitious Project Tango is a smartphone platform that uses computer vision, depth sensing, and motion tracking to generate on-screen augmented reality (AR) features and functions on top of physical environments. It's a potentially exciting technology.

Qualcomm asks U.S. court to force Apple, Samsung and others to surrender documents

Qualcomm is hoping to force some major tech companies including Apple and Samsung to surrender documents that were supplied to South Korean antitrust regulators investing the San Diego-based chip maker.

The IoT generated plenty of buzz at CES, but huge challenges remain

There's clearly a tremendous amount of interest in the IoT, and much of it is justified. IDC recently predicted worldwide spending on the IoT will reach $1.32 trillion in 2019, representing an impressive 17 percent compound annual growth rate. Other forecasts are equally optimistic. But the IoT must overcome some huge hurdles before it reaches its potential.

Qualcomm, Ericsson, Red conduct spectrum sharing technology pilot in France

Ericsson, Qualcomm and French technology start-up Red Technologies are taking part in a pilot to test new technology designed to enable the sharing of licensed spectrum bands to improve spectral efficiency and flexibility.

Qualcomm eyes the IoT at CES, touts new chipset, Wi-Fi development

A wide variety of IoT gadgets such as cars, health monitors urban sensors and appliances are playing a major role at this year's CES.