Qualcomm's Open Source Unit Joins Symbian Foundation
Today Qualcomm announced that its recently created Qualcomm Innovation Center (QuIC) subsidiary has become a member of the Symbian Foundation. Qualcomm's QuIC is focusing on open source initiatives such as Linux and Webkit, and on open source operating systems such as Symbian, Android and Chrome. QuIC joins the Symbian Foundation's board of directors, and Qualcomm said it will participate in all of the Foundation's efforts to improve the Symbian operating system.
Google Open Sources Chrome for iOS
Google today said it has made an open source version of its Chrome browser for iOS available to developers. Google says today's news is the result of year's worth of work.
Skype to End Support for Windows Phone 7 and Symbian
Microsoft recently indicated it will cease to support Skype on devices running Windows Phone 7 and Symbian. The company said it will retire the official Skype app for WP7, as well as any ancillary apps that support it over the next few weeks.
Qualcomm Targets IoT Anew with Snapdragon 210 and SoC
Qualcomm today revealed two new sets of products design with the Internet of Things in mind. First, the company plans to add support for the Android Things operating system to its Snapdragon 210 processors and X5 LTE modems.
Apple Sues Qualcomm In China
Apple has filed a fresh lawsuit against Qualcomm, this time in China where it alleges Qualcomm abused its market position to score higher patent-licensing fees. Apple also said Qualcomm failed to honor its promise to license standard essential patents at fair rates, reports Reuters.