Bitstream is preparing a new version of its mobile browser software, ThunderHawk will be unveiled at Qualcomm’s developer conference in San Diego.
The first BREW conference was in 2001, and about 800 people attended.
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 posted higher quarterly profits and revenues and increased projections for its fiscal year ending in September.
Companies in today’s briefs include: Alltel Wireless, Valista, Verizon Wireless, Comfone, Whisher, Huawei, Qualcomm, Topex, Sierra Wireless, XacomComunicaciones, Openet
Russia’s largest CDMA operator, Sky Link, is extending its contract with Qualcomm to offer and host BREW services throughout Eastern Europe
Qualcomm is partnering with Irdeto, Nagravision and NDS to develop conditional access (CA) systems for mobile broadcasting providers
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 announced an agreement with Vietnamese operator S-Fone to launch BREW services on S-Fone's CDMA network.
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 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.
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.
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 announced that its board has approved a 14% increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend.
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.
As the battle continues between Nokia and Qualcomm, the handset maker scores one on the board.
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 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.
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 announced that several network operators have committed to testing HSPA+ technology this year; carriers include Hutchison 3G, Telecom Italia, Telefonica and Telstra.
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 and Qualcomm recently announced an extension of their relationship: Motorola intends to design Qualcomm chipsets into certain UMTS 3G handsets
Wireless components giant Qualcomm significantly increased its revenue and income for the first fiscal quarter of 2008, officials said yesterday.
Qualcomm announced some executive shuffling, which the company says is aimed at improving marketing, global business development and its wireless-service businesses.