Qualcomm fires up Snapdragon announcements, courts business PCs

Qualcomm announced today that its working with Mozilla to bring a compatible version of Firefox to Snapdragon-powered Windows computers. The new 64-bit version of Firefox will be optimized to run on these computers for better performance. Firefox is making each browser tab run on individual cores in the CPU and Qualcomm, which has announced the eight-core Snapdragon 8cx earlier today, will have plenty of cores to spare. There are few additional details available; weve reached out to Mozilla for further information. Similarly, Google Chrome may also be coming to Snapdragon PCs, as Microsoft and Google engineers appear to be working together to bring the browser to Windows 10 on ARM. Both Chrome and Firefox are demanding web browsers... Continue reading…

Qualcomm fires up Snapdragon announcements, courts business PCs

Qualcomm has made several announcements. Ron Amadeo, Reviews Editor, Ars Technica: "Qualcomm's biggest strength in the SoC market is its modem technology and intellectual property, as it's one ...

4 hours ago from TechXplore

Meet the Snapdragon 8cx: Qualcomm's most powerful SoC, coming to PCs

During the last day of the Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 8cx, the company's third compute chipset and the first 7nm platform built for PCs. Qualcomm's pitch is about ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from Techspot

Mozilla Sounds Alarm Bell On Google Browser Monopoly As Microsoft Adopts Chromium

Earlier this week a rumor surfaced that Microsoft was moving its Edge browser from its own custom EdgeHTML rendering engine over to Chromium. Microsoft confirmed that rumor as accurate yesterday ...

Fri 7 Dec 18 from HotHardware

Taking aim at Intel, Qualcomm launches chip for...

Qualcomm's 'Snapdragon' processor chips historically have been at the heart of mobile phones like Google's Pixel phone and many Samsung devices.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Daily Mail

Firefox coming to Windows 10 on Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered PCs - CNET

Mozilla hopes for a new browser beachhead on laptops using phone processor tech.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from CNET

Taking aim at Intel, Qualcomm launches chip for business PCs

Qualcomm Inc , the biggest supplier of chips for mobile phones, on Thursday pushed further into the PC market with a line of chips designed to power business machines.

Thu 6 Dec 18 from Reuters Technology

Mozilla and Qualcomm are bringing a native version of Firefox to Windows 10 on ARM

Microsoft is working with Google to bring a native ARM64 version of Chrome to Windows 10 on ARM and as Mozilla announced today, it, too, is working on bringing a native version of Firefox to ...

Thu 6 Dec 18 from TechCrunch

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