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QUALCOMM, Inc. Unveils Next Generation Moto G and New Moto X Series
Aug 11 15
QUALCOMM Inc. has unveiled the Moto G, Moto X Pure Edition, and the Moto X Play Motorola. First up in the new X series is Motorola's new smartphone, the Moto X Pure Edition, as the device will be called in the US For other regions, it will go by a different name the Moto X Style. Either way, the latest model is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor and promises to improve mobile relationships by being intuitive and responsive to customer needs. The Moto X Pure Edition boasts a 5.7-inch, quad-HD screen with hydrophobic nano-coating and a 21-megapixel rear camera, which means users can capture more with greater clarity. Some of the standout features include a 3,000mAh battery with Turbo Charge, based on Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 technology; built-in storage of up to 64GB to ensure that HD photos and videos are safely saved; and support for every major band of LTE. Just insert a SIM card, and media can be shared at lightning-fast speeds. Sold unlocked, this newest Moto X will work on any carrier in the US, but will not be available in stores. Fans of the new smartphone be able to buy their model directly from Motorola or retailers like Amazon and Best Buy. The Moto X Style is expected to be available this September. The Moto X Play is smaller than its Moto X sibling, with a 5.5-inch, 1080p display and a Snapdragon 615 processor, but touts an extraordinary 3630mAh battery which Motorola says will give the smartphone up to two full days of battery life. Motorola says it will be available in 55 countries starting next month, though not in the US.
Qualcomm and Brusa Elektronik AG Enter into Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Patent License Agreement
Aug 3 15
Qualcomm and Brusa Elektronik AG have entered into a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) patent license
agreement. Brusa has licensed Qualcomm Halo patented inventions to commercialize WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (EVs). Under the terms of the agreement, Qualcomm granted to Brusa a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, make and supply WEVC systems for certain automobile manufacturers.
Parkervision Inc. Affirms District Trial United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Decision of Noinfringement in the Parkervision V. Qualcomm Patent Infringement Case
Jul 31 15
ParkerVision Inc. announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit or "CAFC" affirmed the district trial court's decision of noinfringement in the ParkerVision v. Qualcomm (QCOM) patent infringement case maintaining that ParkerVision did not prove infringement of its patents by Qualcomm. The CAFC furthermore upheld the district court's decision denying Qualcomm's judgement as a matter of law motion for invalidity with regard to claim 27 of the '518 patent but reversed the district court's decision with regard to Qualcomm's JMOL for invalidity on the remaining claims in the case.
QUALCOMM Seeks Acquisitions
Jul 30 15
QUALCOMM Incorporated (NasdaqGS:QCOM) is set to examine acquisition opportunities as part of a sweeping strategic review.
Qualcomm Inc. and BRUSA Elektronik AG Enter Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Patent License Agreement
Jul 29 15
Qualcomm Inc. and BRUSA Elektronik AG announced they entered into a wireless electric vehicle charging patent license agreement. BRUSA is licensing Qualcomm's Halo inventions to commercialize WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (EVs). Under the terms of the agreement, Qualcomm granted BRUSA a royalty-bearing patent license to develop, make and supply WEVC systems for certain automobile manufacturers.