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Former VP of engineering at Qualcomm now leading Wireless SoC at Apple

Esin Terzioglu, formerly VP of engineering at Qualcomm, has taken a new gig leading Wireless in Apple's system-on-a-chip (SoC) group.

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Apple custom silicon: On G-series and the next 20 letters left

Apple has achieved significant advantages through owning its own silicon. But where can it go next?

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Breaking the Qualcomm tax

The FTC is investigating Qualcomm, and Apple is suing them. Let's follow the money...

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Apple sues Qualcomm for $1 billion in unpaid rebates

Apple has filed suit against Qualcomm, alleging that the chip maker is withholding over $1 billion in rebate payments.

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Intel modems will reportedly be inside some iPhone 7 models

A new report claims that Intel modems will be included in some models of Apple's next iPhone, replacing those from Qualcomm.

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Qualcomm masters wireless charging on smartphones with metal exteriors

Qualcomm has announced the company has mastered the dark arts that is wireless charging on smartphones that have metal exteriors. Utilizing Qualcomm's WiPower technology, the company has engineered a solution to enable said charging means in metal phones.

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Apple's 64-bit A7 chip "hit us in the gut," says Qualcomm employee

Despite Qualcomm's comments to the contrary, Apple's introduction of the 64-bit A7 processor used in the iPhone 5S, iPad Air and Retina iPad mini has sent people within Qualcomm into a panic. That's the word from an article posted to Hubspot by Dan Lyons - he of "Fake Steve Jobs" fame - who joined Hubspot earlier this year as "Marketing Fellow."

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Qualcomm executive dismisses 64-bit A7 as a "marketing gimmick"

A Qualcomm executive has claimed that Apple's 64-bit A7 processor is a marketing ploy. Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Qualcomm, claims that there is no benefit to consumers from the processor being 64-bit.

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Apple rumored to be looking at putting Intel inside... their iPhone radios

Intel never managed to get their bread-and-butter chipset business into the iPhone, which has always been all-in on ARM. A new rumor, however, suggests they may have a second bite at that Apple - with the radio. Anton Nehaenko for Kommersant (translated):

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Making sense of iPhone 5 LTE rumors

There are a couple of conflicting stories this weekend about wether or not Apple's upcoming iPhone 5 -- which could be set for launch on October 7 -- will have 4G LTE wireless networking built in.

BGR claims to have caught a glimpse at a plist file (preferences list) from an iPhone carrier that shows some interesting LTE info:

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