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Qualcomm aims to slash costs and workforce

Qualcomm announced Wednesday what it is calling a "Strategic Realignment Plan," which involves slashing costs and making some cuts in workforce, along with a realignment of its board, better return of capital to stockholders and a revamped executive compensation plan.

Despite troubles, Qualcomm ponies up money for cloud-based BYOD startup

As rumors swirl about possible layoffs at Qualcomm, the chip maker is moving ahead with an investment in mobile startup Workspot.

For Intel, mobile success remains elusive

Intel, the chip powerhouse for PCs, has been struggling to gain a significant foothold in the mobile chip market dominated by Qualcomm.

News Scan: Mobile users shun commitment; Intel founds rival IoT standards group; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT apps for July 8, including the consumer movement away from long-term device contracts, Intel's attempt to create its own standards group for IoT, the coming surge for beacon shipments, Dasher tries to set itself apart as a messaging app and the coming regulatory storm for "freemium" apps.

News Scan: Windows Phone loses market share; Apple plugs 44 iOS security holes; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stores for July 3, including the ongoing power struggle among mobile OS developers, Apple's latest security fixes across its platforms, why green fleets may be coming sooner than you think, Orange's (lack of) pursuit of Bouygues Telecom and why Qualcomm says those who don't get WiGig will soon be left behind.

News Scan: Apple's iWatch watches out for sunburn; Freescale buys Mindspeed ARM chip unit; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for April 8, including how the iWatch could help users with harmful UVs, the acquisition of Mindspeed's ARM chip business by Freescale, when you can buy the fast Snapdragon chip ever, what sort of growth connected cars are looking at and how mobile retailers can properly approach millennial moms.

Qualcomm lifted on strong smartphone, LTE baseband processor sales

Due to its leading position as a smartphone and LTE baseband processor supplier, Qualcomm convincingly retained the third spot in the global semiconductor market, posting $17.2 billion in revenue last year, up 30.6 percent year-over-year.

64-bit chip not coming soon to an Android smartphone near you

While Intel, Marvell, MediaTek, Qualcomm and Nvidia announced their first 64-bit mobile processors at the 2014 Mobile World Congress, Android smartphones running 64-bit chips are unlikely to hit the market before the second half of the year, judges ABI Research.

Top 20 mHealth players generated $2.8 billion in revenues last year, says Visiongain

The top 20 players in the mobile health market generated $2.8 billion in revenues last year, according to market research firm Visiongain.

News Scan: FCC, DoT battle over in-flight cell phone calls; Canadians cool about mobile shopping; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Friday the 13th.