Pocketnow Daily: The Huawei Mate 30 Pro looks DIFFERENT! (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible leaked design of the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, how Huawei’s ban is affecting Samsung and more

We could see new 10nm Sunny Cove CPUs from Intel in future Macs

Intel is finally upgrading its processors with the new Sunny Cove CPUs that will make part of Intel’s Core and Xeon series next year

Apple’s 7nm A12 chips have come to make the iPhone great again

This year’s iPhone devices will be faster than last year’s iPhone X and even faster than most of the competition with 7nm A12 chip processors

ARM announces first 7nm processor core, Cortex-A76

The company also announced two complementary GPUs for AI-enhanced gaming graphics and for vibrant 4×4 full HD video walls.

Qualcomm fully details impressive Snapdragon 710 SoC for affordable ‘high-tier’ phones

The first Android smartphones powered by Qualcomm’s hot new Snapdragon 710 processor will apparently be released by the end of the quarter, possibly supporting various “premium” technologies at an affordable price point.

MediaTek brings advanced 12nm technology to low-end market with Helio P22 SoC

MediaTek’s Helio P22 is by far the world’s humblest 12nm-based processor, potentially opening the door for some crazy affordable smartphones with stellar battery life.

Even after losing Qualcomm, Broadcom went ahead with its now-completed US redomiciliation

President Trump’s recent blocking of Broadcom’s proposed Qualcomm takeover on national security grounds hasn’t stopped the company from changing its legal domicile back to the US.

Bloomberg: Apple-designed processors in Macs as early as 2020

Intel Core processors are ubiquitous in the PC field and even on Macs. But Apple could put an end to that in just a couple of years.

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 700 SoC family for affordable ‘high-tier’ smartphones

If smartphones powered by Snapdragon 800-series chips are too rich for your blood, but the 600 family feels like too big of a downgrade, Snapdragon 700 SoCs will soon have you covered.
Qualcomm

Qualcomm rejects yet another Broadcom offer, leaving little room for negotiation

There is absolutely no way Qualcomm will agree to a sale at a reduced price after inching closer to its own NXP acquisition, deemed an obvious value enhancer.

Broadcom is still looking to acquire Qualcomm, but at a slightly lower price

Broadcom’s recent “best and final offer” for a record-breaking Qualcomm takeover was not final after all, but it may well have been the best the potential seller will ever see.

Qualcomm inches closer to NXP acquisition with revised $44 billion offer

Qualcomm may well kill two birds with one stone by offering NXP more cash for a long-in-the-making acquisition, also keeping potential buyer Broadcom at bay.

Qualcomm reportedly wants TSMC, not Samsung, to make the Snapdragon 855

Samsung, the makers of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845, 835, 821 and 820 processors, could lose the Snapdragon 855 production contract to bitter rivals TSMC.

Yup, that’s a tiny 10nm-based TSMC A10X chip inside the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro

One of the reasons Apple needed so much time to launch the long-rumored 10.5-inch iPad Pro is likely this super-small TSMC-made A10X SoC.

Qualcomm unveils mid-range Snapdragon 450 smartphone SoC, low-end Snapdragon Wear 1200 platform

Following in the footsteps of the 435, Qualcomm’s hot new Snapdragon 450 processor is based on a 14nm FinFET process, improving power and efficiency.

Samsung still wants TSMC’s Snapdragon 845 inside Galaxy S9, in-house 6nm move planned for 2019

Samsung’s disappointment with Qualcomm’s TSMC partnership for the Snapdragon 845 shouldn’t deprive the Galaxy S9 from the best possible SoC.

Qualcomm’s new mid-range Snapdragon 660 and 630 processors could easily pass as flagships

It’s crazy just how far Qualcomm’s mid-end mobile processors have come, with the Snapdragon 660 and 630 borrowing plenty of features from the 8xx series.

Xiaomi “Pinecone” chipset project may be wedge against Qualcomm’s licensing rage

Rumors have been rounding the forest for a long time about Xiaomi’s in-house processor and it seems that we’re getting within weeks of a “Pinecone” phone.

MediaTek tries to cover all its high-end SoC bases with Helio X23 and X27 announcement

MediaTek has not one, not two, but three new high-end smartphone SoCs in the pipeline, following up the Helio X30 unveil with X23 and X27 releases.

Xiaomi isn’t in any financial trouble, even reportedly cooking up in-house mobile SoC

Xiaomi global VP Hugo Barra isn’t concerned in the least about the company’s recent smartphone sales slump, with key revenue coming in from elsewhere.

Qualcomm expects $47 billion NXP acquisition to close by the end of 2017

Intel, meet your match: a combined Qualcomm – NXP Semiconductors company worth at least $133 billion, looking at $30B annual revenues.