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.
Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom's Attempt to Replace Board
Qualcomm today said it won't entertain the idea of replacing its board of directors with substitutes nominated by Broadcom. Earlier this month, Broadcom nominated 11 people to Qualcomm's board of directors.
Broadcom Proposes to Oust Qualcomm's Board
Broadcom today suggested Qualcomm's shareholders elect an entirely new board of directors during the latter's planned annual shareholder meeting on March 6, 2018. Broadcom took the opportunity to nominate 11 people to replace Qualcomm's board.
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.