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BREW Conference Kicks Off

May 29, 2008 8:44 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

Qualcomm and Adobe Systems yesterday announced the BREW platform will now support Adobe Flash technology.

Bitstream Adds a BREW For Web Browsing

May 27, 2008 7:54 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Bitstream is preparing a new version of its mobile browser software, ThunderHawk will be unveiled at Qualcomm’s developer conference in San Diego.

Qualcomm Preps for BREW Conference

May 22, 2008 8:44 am | by Monica Alleven | News | Comments

The first BREW conference was in 2001, and about 800 people attended.


Qualcomm Acquires Spectrum in U.K.

May 16, 2008 8:44 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Qualcomm announced that it has acquired 40 MHz of L-Band radio spectrum recently auctioned by U.K. regulator Ofcom for $16.2 million.

Qualcomm Shows No Sign of Economic Slowdown

April 24, 2008 8:08 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Qualcomm posted higher quarterly profits and revenues and increased projections for its fiscal year ending in September.

News Briefs for April 23, 2008

April 23, 2008 8:19 am | News | Comments

Companies in today’s briefs include: Alltel Wireless, Valista, Verizon Wireless, Comfone, Whisher, Huawei, Qualcomm, Topex, Sierra Wireless, XacomComunicaciones, Openet

Qualcomm Signs BREW Partner for Eastern Europe

April 15, 2008 8:32 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Russia’s largest CDMA operator, Sky Link, is extending its contract with Qualcomm to offer and host BREW services throughout Eastern Europe

Qualcomm Partners for Mobile TV Access

April 14, 2008 8:44 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Qualcomm is partnering with Irdeto, Nagravision and NDS to develop conditional access (CA) systems for mobile broadcasting providers


Qualcomm Eyeing More Personalized Services

April 10, 2008 11:42 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

Qualcomm's recent acquisition of a small Irish software company named Xiam Technologies fits neatly into Qualcomm's goals of providing personalized content across the two different platforms it has, a company official says.

Qualcomm Adds BREW to Vietnamese Network

April 10, 2008 7:41 am | by Wireless Week Staff | News | Comments

Qualcomm announced an agreement with Vietnamese operator S-Fone to launch BREW services on S-Fone's CDMA network.

Auction Winnings Will Expand Qualcomm’s Mobile TV Offering

April 4, 2008 8:10 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

In more auction announcements, Qualcomm said that it won eight licenses in the E Block of spectrum for a total cost of $558.1 million. Its newly acquired licenses are in the Boston, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia and San Francisco areas.

Qualcomm’s Gobi and Snapdragon Get Traction

April 2, 2008 10:33 am | by Brad Smith | News | Comments

Qualcomm is making considerable headway with its new Gobi multi-mode chipset for laptops, with the top five laptop manufacturers licensing the technology and four large carriers certifying it for use on their networks.

Court Denies Qualcomm Request for Stay

March 20, 2008 8:17 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied Qualcomm's request to stay an injunction against sales of its mobile phone chips, while the company is still undergoing an appeal of the patent suit won by rival Broadcom.


Nokia Paid Qualcomm $1 Billion over 15 Years

March 14, 2008 8:00 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

In a court filing in Delaware, Nokia said it has paid Qualcomm about $1 billion over 15 years for access to the chipmaker's “early” mobile technology patents.

Qualcomm Announces Dividend, Mobile Ad Firm Acquisition

March 11, 2008 8:29 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Qualcomm announced that its board has approved a 14% increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend.

Qualcomm, Nokia Closer to Courtroom Convergence

March 3, 2008 7:22 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Nokia does not infringe on Qualcomm’s 2G GSM patents in Europe, and therefore a sales injunction won’t be granted, a U.K. judge ruled today.

ITC Sides with Nokia in Qualcomm Patent Case

February 28, 2008 7:19 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

As the battle continues between Nokia and Qualcomm, the handset maker scores one on the board.

Nokia, Qualcomm Consolidate Two Lawsuits

February 25, 2008 7:10 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Nokia and Qualcomm agreed late Friday to consolidate two of their multiple pending patent infringement lawsuits; the two have agreed to combine their arbitration case

Qualcomm, Nokia Simplify Their Lawsuits

February 15, 2008 6:52 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Qualcomm and Nokia are making progress on consolidating their patent lawsuits and counter-suits against each other, with the goal of settling all of the cases in one courtroom in Delaware.

Wireless Chips Pack a Punch

February 14, 2008 10:56 pm | by Brad Smith | Articles | Comments

Although there definitely is a trend toward more functionality on a single-chip platform, there are other factors that will keep multichip solutions alive and well. It remains to be seen just how much market penetration there will be

Qualcomm Announces HSPA+ Carrier Tests

February 7, 2008 6:54 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Qualcomm announced that several network operators have committed to testing HSPA+ technology this year; carriers include Hutchison 3G, Telecom Italia, Telefonica and Telstra.

Sierra Q4 Profits Up, Despite Qualcomm Trouble

February 1, 2008 7:03 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Sierra Wireless profited by $11.5 million in its fourth fiscal quarter of 2007 with record revenue of $135.6 million, officials in Vancouver, B.C. said yesterday.

Motorola to Use Qualcomm Chips in UMTS Handsets

January 25, 2008 8:35 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Motorola and Qualcomm recently announced an extension of their relationship: Motorola intends to design Qualcomm chipsets into certain UMTS 3G handsets

Qualcomm Profits in First Quarter

January 24, 2008 8:42 am | by Evan Koblentz | News | Comments

Wireless components giant Qualcomm significantly increased its revenue and income for the first fiscal quarter of 2008, officials said yesterday.

Qualcomm Does the Executive Shuffle

January 17, 2008 9:38 am | by Teresa von Fuchs | News | Comments

Qualcomm announced some executive shuffling, which the company says is aimed at improving marketing, global business development and its wireless-service businesses.

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