Qualcomm Must License Technology to Rivals, US Court Rules

A US federal judge ruled on Tuesday that chip seller Qualcomm must license some of its technology to competitors such as Intel Corp. The preliminary ruling came in an antitrust lawsuit against Qualcomm brought by the US Federal Trade Commission in early 2017. The lawsuit is scheduled to go to trial next year. The preliminary ruling by Judge Lucy Koh in […]


Qualcomm XR1 SoC Launched, Meant to Power Standalone AR/ VR Headsets

Months after unveiling the Snapdragon 845-based VR Reference Design, Qualcomm has announced the XR1 SoC meant to power augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices. The new SoC, which can safely consider as an upgrade over the Snapdragon 821 that is powering the affordable Oculus Go headset, is notably the company’s first dedicated Extended Reality (XR) platform. It is designed […]