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ODG, Mastercard, and Qualcomm show off augmented reality shopping

Augmented reality may be a big part of the future of shopping. Mastercard, Osterhout Design Group, and Qualcomm have created a prototype retail experience that incorporates augmented reality glasses, iris authentication, and seamless mobile payments. The exhibit is meant to inspire companies and consumers to get excited about the potential of AR to reshape the way we shop. The companies …

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Qualcomm and SenseTime team up in on-device AI push

Hong Kong, home of AI start-up SenseTime Qualcomm Technologies is teaming up with SenseTime to implant ‘deep learning’ abilities into IoT machines. Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, has teamed up with with Hong Kong-based artificial intelligence (AI) specialist SenseTime, in order to integrate the latter’s machine learning models and algorithms with its own Snapdragon system-on-a-chip (SoC) semiconductors. By joining forces, …

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Qualcomm fine leads to Taiwan debate

Taiwan’s economic ministry appears to be of a different opinion to the country’s competition watchdog regarding a recent fine levied on Qualcomm, Reuters reported. The Ministry of Economic Affairs, while stating it respected the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) ruling, expressed concern about the potential impact on overseas investment in the country. It said the decision did not take into …

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Qualcomm fined $774 million for abusing monopoly on smartphone modems in Taiwan

Qualcomm has been hit with a nearly $774 million fine by Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission, which said today that the chip maker abused its monopoly over smartphone modems to squeeze higher licensing fees and better terms out of its customers. Taiwan is only the latest country to go after Qualcomm over its expensive and onerous licensing terms: China and South …

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Taiwan ministry expresses ‘deep concern’ about Qualcomm’s antitrust fine

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan’s economics ministry said it is “deeply concerned” about the antitrust agency imposing a $775 million fine on Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O), in a rare public display of disagreement between authorities. FILE PHOTO: One of many Qualcomm buildings is shown in San Diego, California, U.S. on November 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) fined …

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3 Reasons to Stay Away From Qualcomm — The Motley Fool

Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) has been under siege this year. The chipmaker’s business has run into trouble thanks to a feud with Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), which has encouraged other smartphone players to join the fight against the so-called “Qualcomm tax.” But this isn’t the only problem that Qualcomm is currently facing. The company’s much-hyped acquisition of NXP Semiconductors that was supposed to open …

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4 Qualcomm Execs Escape Investor Suit Over Faulty Chip

By RJ Vogt Law360, Los Angeles (October 20, 2017, 11:04 PM EDT) — Four Qualcomm Inc. executives escaped allegations they rushed a defective mobile chip to market after a California federal judge on Friday trimmed investors’ class action lawsuit, ruling they failed to prove the tech giant’s top brass lied about the chip in a way that cost shareholders money. …

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Is Qualcomm Getting Any Closer to Owning NXP Semiconductors? — The Motley Fool

It’s time to take a look at Qualcomm‘s (NASDAQ:QCOM) tender offer for all shares of NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ:NXPI). The number of shares committed to Qualcomm’s $110 all-cash offer per share peaked in March before commencing a long line of steady declines. Did that story change at all in October? Let’s have a look. By the numbers When NXP shareholders commit …

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Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) Teams up With LG Electronics to Work on Autonomous Driving • Library for Smart Investors (LFSI)

South Korean firm LG Electronics has announced a tie-up with Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), through which they will develop autonomous driving technology. LG Electronics revealed in a statement that it has opened a research center together with Qualcomm in Seoul and they still plan to launch another data center in the same city before the end of next year. The aim …

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