Qualcomm bets big on AI with $100 mn fund to invest in startups


Qualcomm Inc has set up a $100 million fund that will invest in startups working on artificial intelligence technologies, ....

29 November, 2018

Hyderabad to host Qualcomm’s largest innovation hub outside US

Anand J

US-headquartered chipmaker Qualcomm will invest Rs 3,000 crore (around $405 million at current exchange rates) to expand its research ....

8 October, 2018

Exclusive: Accel-backed online grocer ZopNow scales down operations

Vijayakumar Pitchiah & Dearton Thomas Hector

Online grocer ZopNow, run by ZN Retail Pvt. Ltd, has pruned its business in Bengaluru and Delhi NCR. After reviewing the startup’s ....

3 August, 2018

India on course to become a global IoT leader: Qualcomm executive

Anirban Ghoshal

A top executive of chipmaker Qualcomm believes India’s tech-savvy consumers, affordable data prices and the quick pace at ....

26 July, 2018

Deep-tech startup Steradian gets first cheque from venture capital investor

Joseph Rai

Steradian Semiconductors Pvt. Ltd, a deep-tech startup that is developing high-performance sensors for autonomous vehicles, has ....

20 July, 2018

Chinese facial recognition firm is now the world's most valuable AI startup

Anirban Ghoshal

China's SenseTime Group Ltd, which provides facial recognition systems, is now the world's most valuable artificial intelligence ....

11 April, 2018

Qualcomm’s new kit allows developers to fine-tune its modem

Anirban Ghoshal

Chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has unveiled a new software development kit (SDK) for its MDM9206 modem that will help developers ....

15 February, 2018

Blue skies ahead for cloud computing as tech giants seek clout

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud computing seems to be the future as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft and Google grow their cloud solutions and services ....

13 February, 2018

Housejoy FY16 losses widen 20-fold on higher ad spend, employee costs

Disha Sharma

Home services startup Housejoy's revenue rose nearly 32 times in FY16, but losses also went up 20-fold as employee costs soared ....

31 January, 2017

Qualcomm selects three startups for $100K design prize

Disha Sharma

Chipmaker Qualcomm has selected three startups for its 'Qualcomm Design in India Challenge' prize. The winners, selected from ....

17 January, 2017

Apple confirms $1-bn investment in SoftBank Vision Fund

Disha Sharma

Apple Inc. is investing $1 billion in SoftBank Corp's $100-billion tech fund, according to a report in a major international ....

5 January, 2017

Great Wall Club Innovator Fund plans more deals in India

Manu P Toms

Silicon Valley-based early stage investor GWC Innovator Fund plans to step up seed investments in India by backing five to ten ....

21 November, 2016

Industry department ties up with Qualcomm to launch startup contest


Ahead of the Make in India Week, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has launched a start-up contest to ....

4 February, 2016

Wearable gadgets not ready for prime time, tech watchers say


Despite the hoopla, wearable gadgets like wristwatches for checking your text messages or eyeglasses that capture video are unlikely ....

10 January, 2014

Intel shows off wearable gadgets as chipmaker expands beyond PCs


Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed off wearable computing devices on Monday including earbuds that monitor your heart rate and a ....

7 January, 2014

Microsoft considers Qualcomm executive as CEO candidate


Microsoft Corp is considering Qualcomm Inc Chief Operating Officer Steve Mollenkopf as a candidate for its new chief executive ....

13 December, 2013

Samsung and Qualcomm foray into smartwatch market


Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Qualcomm Inc unveiled smartwatches on Wednesday, tapping a potential "wearables" market worth an ....

5 September, 2013

Google may start selling second-generation Nexus 7 tablet from July


Google Inc will launch a new version of its Nexus 7 tablet powered by Qualcomm Inc's Snapdragon processor around July, two sources ....

3 April, 2013

Networking creates devices buzz at mobile fair


Networks, whether superfast mobile broadband, wifi or a combination of both, are helping add pizzazz to new mobile products as ....

28 February, 2013

Mobile app startup Dexetra raises over $1M from Sequoia & Qualcomm Ventures

Anand Rai

Dexetra Software Solutions Pvt Ltd, a mobile applications startup, has raised between $1million and $2 million in funding from ....

1 February, 2013

'Intel Inside' ignites mobile branding war


As the mobile computing wars heat up, chipmakers that supply the crucial components inside smartphones and tablets aim to grab ....

25 September, 2012