Qualcomm and Broadcom are still duking it out in court over two patent infringement cases.
Sprint Nextel announced plans to launch a new walkie-talkie style service in 40 markets starting Sunday.
Qualcomm increased its Q3 forecast, saying that it’s seeing better-than-expected sales of wireless handsets that use the company's patented CDMA technology.
Companies in today’s briefs include: Ericsson, Meteor Mobile Communications, CSR, Tanla, Openbit, Qualcomm, Nokia
The theme of this year’s BREW conference is “Zoom Out.” That was evident from the performers singing on stage as well as dancing in the aisles before the opening keynote yesterday
Qualcomm and Adobe Systems yesterday announced the BREW platform will now support Adobe Flash technology.
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