Marvell begins the assault on Mediatek with two 64-bit chips that also come with integrated LTE modems.
TSMC reached the risk production milestone with its second generation FinFET-based process, the 16FF+. Mass production of chips based on this process is expected to begin mid-2015.
LG enters the mobile chip war with its own Cortex A7/Cortex A15 NUCLUN application processor with built-in LTE Cat 6.
TSMC and ARM announce the first big.LITTLE implementation on the 16FF (16nm FinFET) process. Some chip companies should start shipping products using it as early as next year.
With the Internet of Things, Qualcomm sees great potential powering growth in both the abundance and intelligence of devices at the network edge.
Qualcomm wants to expand beyond just smartphones and tablets into robotics, augmented reality glasses, edge computing and the Internet of Everything.
Intel announced it received certification for its new XMM 7262 LTE modem on China Mobile and that Samsung's upcoming Galaxy Alpha device will be using its XMM 7260 LTE-Advanced modem.
Source code leak confirms the 64-bit Exynos 5433 chip inside the international version of Galaxy Note 4; however, the chip will only run in the 32-bit mode initially.
Qualcomm hopes to bring LTE to every smartphone user, from the lowest end of the mobile market, with its new Snapdragon 210 processor.
Today Apple finally unveiled the iPhone 6, the rumored iPhone phablet, aka the iPhone 6 Plus, and the long-awaited Apple smartwatch, aka Apple Watch.
Imagination announces its first MIPS64 CPU core for mobile, and hopes to beat ARM and Intel at the mid-range of the market with significantly higher performance per cost.
HTC may be replacing the mid-range Snapdragon 615 octa-core chip with a quad-core Snapdragon 410 inside its upcoming desire 820 device.
Thanks to low prices and a gradual increase in both quality and performance, Chinese chip makers are starting to pose serious problems for Qualcomm, Nvidia and others.
HTC begins its 64-bit assault on the market with the low-cost Desire 510, which also comes with an integrated LTE modem.