Qualcomm

  • Qualcomm Pulls The Plug On Mirasol Screen Production

    Qualcomm Pulls The Plug On Mirasol Screen Production

    Back when PixelQi was still all the rage and ereaders still came in flavors other than Kindle and Nook, Qualcomm was pushing a fairly revolutionary screen technology called Mirasol. Designed to be read in direct light and display (albeit muted) color, Mirasol was supposed to be the next big thing in ereaders. Well Qualcomm just pulled the plug on Mirasol production and is instead licensing some… Read More

  • Qualcomm Reports Q3 2012 Results: $4.63 Billion In Revenues, Earnings Of $0.85 Per Share

    Qualcomm Reports Q3 2012 Results: $4.63 Billion In Revenues, Earnings Of $0.85 Per Share

    Wireless equipment producer Qualcomm has just released its fiscal Q3 2012 financials, and it looks like the company’s recent hot streak has finally slowed down. Qualcomm reported revenues of $4.63 billion — up 28% year-over-year, but down 6% from the company’s previous record-breaking quarter. Meanwhile, the company also reported non-GAAP earnings of $0.85 per share, which is… Read More

  • Qualcomm Extends Vuforia Augmented Reality Platform To The Cloud (Video)

    Qualcomm Extends Vuforia Augmented Reality Platform To The Cloud (Video)

    Qualcomm announced an upgrade to their Vuforia Augmented Reality platform on Wednesday. Vuforia is a platform that focuses on using images as the “targets” to launch an AR experience, rather than requiring consumers to scan QR codes or other glyphs. So instead of scanning a barcode, you just scan a specific picture to start the AR experience on your mobile phone or tablet (it… Read More

  • Android On Your PC: Qualcomm Invests In BlueStacks After Beta Sees 1M Downloads In 10 Days

    Android On Your PC: Qualcomm Invests In BlueStacks After Beta Sees 1M Downloads In 10 Days

    If you’re an Android and a PC, you should check out BlueStacks — before hackers catch on or Chrome sneaks in this functionality, take advantage. The startup’s software has been going like hotcakes over the last few months, as it’s offering a much-needed service for Android and PC users, having developed software that allows Android users to run their apps on all… Read More

  • Eyes On: The Tagg Pet Tracker

    Eyes On: The Tagg Pet Tracker

    Qualcomm subsidiary Snaptracs was on hand at Pepcom’s Digital Experience event to demo their Tagg pet tracker, and really — what better way to do it than with a large stuffed dog? Read More

  • Blippar raises seed funding from Qualcomm for mobile augmented reality technology

    Blippar, the UK startup behind an eponymous mobile image recognition and augmented reality platform, has landed seed funding – the size of the investment was not disclosed – from Qualcomm Ventures. The startup, which is based in London, says the seed funding serves as a springboard for a bigger Series A funding round it expects to close in early 2012. Read More

  • Blippar raises seed funding from Qualcomm for mobile augmented reality technology

    Blippar, the UK startup behind an eponymous mobile image recognition and augmented reality platform, has landed seed funding – the size of the investment was not disclosed – from Qualcomm Ventures. The startup, which is based in London, says the seed funding serves as a springboard for a bigger Series A funding round it expects to close in early 2012. Read More

  • Blippar Raises Seed Funding From Qualcomm For Mobile Augmented Reality Technology

    Blippar Raises Seed Funding From Qualcomm For Mobile Augmented Reality Technology

    Blippar, the UK startup behind an eponymous mobile image recognition and augmented reality platform, has landed seed funding – the size of the investment was not disclosed – from Qualcomm Ventures. The startup, which is based in London, says the seed funding serves as a springboard for a bigger Series A funding round it expects to close in early 2012. Read more over at… Read More

  • PARC Spin-Out PowerCloud Systems Raises $6 Million From Qualcomm

    PARC Spin-Out PowerCloud Systems Raises $6 Million From Qualcomm

    PowerCloud Systems, a spin-out of Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) that offers a ‘networking-as-a-service’ platform for OEMs and service providers, has raised $6 million in Series B funding in a round led by Qualcomm Ventures, with prior backers Walden Venture Capital, Javelin Venture Partners and PARC participating. The capital will be used to enhance the company’s… Read More

  • Why Quad-Core?

    Why Quad-Core?

    We are entering into a new era, ladies and gentlemen. Well, “era” may not be the right word considering how quickly things change in these here mobile parts, but the fact remains the same: Quad-core mobile processors are here. And the ones that aren’t quite here yet are coming. While many of our brilliantly geeky readers need no tutorial on the advantages of four… Read More

  • Qualcomm Pads Snapdragon Lineup With New High-End Chipsets

    Qualcomm Pads Snapdragon Lineup With New High-End Chipsets

    What little word there was about Qualcomm’s S4 class of chipsets has been keeping spec nerds on the edge of their collective seats, and now the company is ready to announce a handful of new additions to their vaunted S4 lineup. Here’s a quick recap for those of you who don’t have a degree in Qualcommology: the company recently revamped the Snapdragon brand to include… Read More

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