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Chipmaker Qualcomm just announced that it's acquired 1,400 granted and pending US patents and another 1,000 foreign patents from HP. Those include \"fundamental mobile operating system techniques\" and come from a collection of patent portfolios that include those of once-great smartphone manufactur

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Alongside the TVs and tablets, CES is also home to the future of... homes. LG had smarter washing machines and robot vacuums that you can turn on by texting with everyday language, while Samsung introduced an entirely new ecosystem: one it's inviting third-party hardware companies to join. Qualcom

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The next steps for Qualcomm? Well, if Steve Mollenkopf is to be believed, we're going to see a lot more involvement in tablets and connected cars from the company moving ahead. We'll sit down with its SVP of Product Management Raj Talluri to discuss the way forward for Qualcomm. January 9, 2014 6

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Last night, director Michael Bay made an abrupt stage exit during Samsung's day zero CES press conference. It was awkward, but little more than a square of toilet paper on the bottom of a tennis shoe compared to last year's Qualcomm keynote. A bizarre mix of stilted theatrics, celebrity appearance

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With 4K TVs (and content, hopefully) promising to be one of CES 2014's biggest trends, it makes sense that Qualcomm would introduce a processor tailored to handle heavy-duty streaming. The new Snapdragon 802 is just that: a TV-specific quad-core SoC that shares many features with Qualcomm's Snapdr

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Qualcomm isn't exactly known for launching its own consumer products, but in the case of its $350 Toq smartwatch, the move makes sense for Raj Talluri, SVP of Product Management. \"Sometimes you have to build the whole thing to show what's possible,\" said the exec. \"Qualcomm has a history of doing

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Qualcomm's Toq smarter-than-most watch is expected to debut the first week of December, and you can set one aside for yourself starting today. The company has announced that it's now taking pre-orders for the newfangled Toq smartwatch, which, unlike many competing wearables, bases its display feat

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