Butter wouldn't melt in its mouth? Not quite, but Qualcomm beats out the competition in its own unique thermal efficiency test.
Qualcomm has scored another close partnership with Microsoft to build Snapdragon processors for Windows RT computer systems.
Eric Demers, who lost his job as chief technology officer at AMD in February of this year, is joining Qualcomm.
Since TSMC is still not able to push out as many 28 nm chips as its customers are asking for, Qualcomm and its Snapdragon S4 application processor may be next to be affected by the shortage.
The shortage of 28 nm production capacity is leading fabless chip companies to look for new sources to support their business.
Qualcomm plans to take on Intel's Ultrabook and AMD's "Ultra Thin" with a new quad-core S4 chip packed into a new notebook form factor.
Nvidia and Qualcomm are releasing Windows on ARM test PCs to developers and manufacturers sporting Tegra 3 and Snapdragon S4 SoCs respectively.
Qualcomm will not be joining the parade of quad-core processor makers at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona next week.
Smart TVs have been a bit of a hot topic at CES this year, and Qualcomm is ensuring they stay that way with its unveiling of the new Snapdragon S4 MPQ8064 processor.
Dual-core is about to become the low-end smartphone standard thanks to Qualcomm's two new Snapdragon SoCs.
Microsoft has instructed Nvidia, Quaslcomm and Texas Instruments to choose two partners for Windows on ARM products.
The Windows on ARM platform is expected to make its official debut by 4Q12, followed by the release of actual notebooks in 2Q13.
We have been talking for more than two years about the next great processor war, a confrontation between Intel and ARM.