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Qualcomm’s $750k QPrize: Get your submission in soon

Now then, attention all startups, Qualcomm’s QPrize team are now ready to accept submissions. This is a simply fantastic opportunity to add a good amount of resource to your coffers. Indeed, just being involved is most certainly worth the effort because of the networking! Although the winning is good, I know a few companies who […]

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Video: Qualcomm’s Mirasol screen display technology

During a walkabout of the Uplinq Soutions Showcase floor, I bumped into Cheryl Goodman, Director of Marketing for Qualcomm’s Mirasol screen display technology. I asked if she’d be keen to show us a demonstration on camera and she readily agreed. The technology is phenomenal. It has super-low power requirements and looks utterly amazing. Although it’s […]

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Video: Andrew Gilbert, Qualcomm’s top man in Europe

On Thursday afternoon last week I got 20 minutes with Andrew Gilbert, Qualcomm‘s top man in Europe. He agreed to go on camera to give us an overview of the company and talk about opportunities with the company’s Brew MP platform. If you think you know Qualcomm, do think again. Did you, for instance, know […]

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Taking a look at the FLO TV personal TV device

You’ll no doubt have been seeing the various posts I’ve been publishing about Qualcomm’s FLO TV device recently. The FLO TV team here in San Diego have given a trial unit to each of the journalists visiting the Uplinq event taking place this week. So I’ve taken the opportunity to try out the unit and […]

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ipadio: Hello From San Diego

Here’s an audio podcast from the Qualcomm HQ in San Diego published using the iPadio iPhone podcasting application. Posted via email from MIR Live

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It’s Qualcomm, Qualcomm, Qualcomm today

Hello from a reasonably sunny San Diego. I’m here for Qualcomm’s Uplinq event this week. I’ve been looking at the agenda and break-out sessions and it’s definitely looking like it’ll be a rather good conference. But before the conference, we’re off to find out more about Qualcomm itself at the company’s HQ just a short […]

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Uplinq 2010: Qualcomm’s mobile developer event

I’m flying into San Diego on Monday morning with the video equipment to attend Qualcomm’s Uplinq 2010 event. I’m very much looking forward to seeing what they’ll have going on. Qualcomm is a company that I’ve followed for quite a while, particularly because of their BREW platform. I’ll be very interested to see what Paul […]

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Qualcomm helps Android get bigger

Qualcomm has ported Android to its Snapdragon chipset (well actually Wind River Systems have for Qualcomm) which is used in devices that go beyond phones such as notebooks and other Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs). Wind River will give the (optimised) code back to the Open Handset Alliance in the near future. Much of the porting […]

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Qualcomm healthcare MVNO on the way

It looks like Qualcomm is finally getting its MVNO off the ground, according to Wireless Week, which reports that the company has picked a CEO for the operator who will start work next month. The MVNO, which will go by the name of LifeComm and offer healthcare based services (although no word on specifics) as […]

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Moto phones’ future in Qualcomm man’s hands

So who’s getting the poison chalice of the top job at Motorola’s handset division (well on its way to be being rechristened Motorola’s ailing handset division by practically everyone in the media)? Step up to the plate, Sanjay Jha, former COO of Qualcomm. Jha, as well as being head of the devices business, will become […]

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Nokia and Qualcomm stop bickering like children

You have to love it when two companies fight like children and then suddenly grow up. For as long as I can remember Nokia and Qualcomm have been squabbling over patents. To paraphrase Monty Python the two companies have decided, ‘lets not bicker and argue over who created CDMA. There are extra points if you […]

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Qualcomm brings Adobe’s Flash to BREW

It looks like Flash has got itself a little bit more territory in its quest for mobile domination – it’s struck up a partnership with mobile giant Qualcomm. Late last week, Qualcomm announced that its BREW platform, used by some US operators, will now come with Adobe’s Flash. The partnership will see both companies create […]