Posts Tagged ‘qualcomm’

  • Sony's Z2 smartphone (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Hands-on video: Sony’s Xperia Z2

    March 7, 2014 • Reviews, Top StoriesComments Off

    Japanese electronics powerhouse Sony unveiled the nex installment in their highly-successful Xperia line-up at the annual Mobile World Congress – held in Barcelona, Spain at the end of February. The Xperia Z2 is a sleek model, much in the same vein as its...

  • The MTN Steppa smartphone features a large 3.5 inch touch screen display (image: MTN)

    MTN launches R499 Steppa smartphone

    January 30, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    As part of its efforts to revolutionize the telecommunications industry and bridge the digital divide, MTN SA has launched its own affordable, simple and high performance Android smartphone for students, businesses and customers looking to take full advantage...

  • HP CEO Meg Whitman (image: Shutterstock)

    Qualcomm acquires Palm from HP

    January 24, 2014 • Company News, HardwareComments Off

    Chip maker Qualcomm Incorporated and HP today announced that Qualcomm Incorporated has acquired a patent portfolio from Hewlett-Packard Company, Hewlett-Packard Development Co LP and Palm Inc. The portfolio, comprising approximately 1,400 granted patents and...

  • Sony Mobile yesterday introduces Xperia E1, a new Android smartphone (image: Sony)

    Sony Xperia E1 unveiled for South Africa

    January 15, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Sony Mobile has introduced the Xperia E1, a new Android smartphone that brings Sony’s audio technologies together with display, design, performance and content to create a smartphone independently recognised as the “best smartphone in its class” by...

  • Mobinil, Qualcomm launch 3G diagnosis tool

    April 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Egypt’s Mobinil, and American Qualcomm Incorporated, have partnered on a new initiative, titled Click Diagnostics, which aims to allow dermatologists the ability to diagnose skin conditions remotely through 3G services. The project, in collaboration with...

  • Qualcomm acquires Atheros Comms

    February 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    QUALCOMM Incorporated and Atheros Communications, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Qualcomm intends to acquire Atheros, a leader in innovative technologies for wireless and wired local area connectivity in the...

  • Qualcomm launches West Africa operations

    October 1, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off

    Qualcomm Incorporated today announced the opening of a Lagos office by QCOM Wireless Technologies Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary, to serve as the Company’s hub for West Africa business operations. The office will provide support to mobile operators...

  • Telkom Kenya and Qualcomm combat HIV with mobile technology

    March 17, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    In a corporate social responsibility initiative to improve HIV / AIDS related health services in Kenya, Telkom Kenya and Qualcomm are partnering to provide much needed technology solutions to health care centers...