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Qualcomm kicks off Windows RT app development challenge

SAN DIEGO--Qualcomm launched a new competition challenging software developers to build applications for Microsoft's Windows RT operating system, which will power one of the software giant's forthcoming Surface tablet devices.

Qualcomm adds cloud-based image recognition to Vuforia AR platform

SAN DIEGO--Qualcomm is bolstering its Vuforia augmented reality platform by adding support for image recognition in the cloud, the company announced here at its annual Uplinq developer conference.

Qualcomm, Akamai team to boost mobile browser performance

SAN DIEGO--Qualcomm is collaborating with cloud platform Akamai Technologies to implement new mobile device protocols designed to boost browser performance and bandwidth efficiency.

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon SDK for Android

Qualcomm released its Snapdragon software development kit, enabling developers to leverage system-on-a-chip processor technologies to build value-added applications for devices running Google's Android mobile operating system. 

Qualcomm partners with Burger King on payments pilot for iOS, Android

Qualcomm is teaming with fast food chain Burger King for BK Mobile Crown Card, a pilot program enabling consumers to pay for their meal by scanning a QR code with their Apple iPhone or Google Android smartphone.

Spotlight: Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 processor is for more than just smartphones

The Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor is in the news this week because of the starring role it plays in the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone.

Samsung, Powermat and others join forces on wireless charging

Samsung, Qualcomm and Powermat have formed a coalition that hopes to resolve issues that have thus far prevented a standard for wireless chargers.

Qualcomm revamps QChat platform to help operators deliver IP communications

NEW ORLEANS--Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM) is extending its QChat push to talk platform to deliver IP communications services. According to the company, the new platform, called Yagatta, will deliver...

Qualcomm preparing quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, sets eyes on laptops

Chip maker Qualcomm is preparing a quad-core version of its Snapdragon S4 processor expected to power a new generation of laptops that are thinner and lighter than current ultraportable laptops such as Apple's MacBook Air.

Nokia reportedly working to launch a Windows 8 tablet in Q4

Nokia could be launching a Windows 8 tablet in the fourth quarter of 2012. According to an unnamed source cited in a Digitimes report, the tablet will feature a 10-inch display and a dual-core