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Qualcomm adds security, battery life features to phone chips | Reuters

Wed Dec 06 10:41:31 EST 2017 | Reuters
(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday revealed new security and battery life features on its latest Snapdragon 845 mobile phone processor, a chip that customarily powers high-end Android-based phones from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and others. The chips are increasingly important to Qualcomm’s financial picture while its patent licensing business is under attack from Apple Inc. Qualcomm’s latest chip features a range of improvements to help it deal with artificial intelligence tasks like recogni..

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(Reuters) - Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday revealed new security and battery life features on its latest Snapdragon 845 mobile phone processor, a chip that customarily powers high-end A..
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