Qualcomm released their Q2 financial results today, and they had another strong quarter. Revenues increased 8% from Q2 2014, coming in at $6.9 billion. On a GAAP basis, operating Income took a nose dive to $1.3 billion, down from $2.0 billion last year and $2.1 billion last quarter. This of course means that net income is also much lower, with $1.1 billion being reported for Q2 2015, which is down 46% from last year and 47% from last quarter. GAAP earnings per share came in at $0.63, down from $1.14 last year and $1.17 last quarter. Qualcomm Q2 2015 Financial Results (GAAP) Q2'2015 Q1'2015 Q2'2014 Revenue $6.894B $7.099B $6.367B Gross Margin 19.4% 29.1% 31.3% Operating Income $1.336B $2.064B $1.990B Net Income $1.053B $1.972B $1.959B Earnings Per Share $0.63 $1.17 $1.31 The reason for the large hit to operating income, net income, and EPS is due to Qualcomm having...

Imagination Launches New Low Power Wireless IP: Ensigma Whisper

Today Imagination is launching a new set of licensable wireless intellectual property (IP) called 'Ensigma Whisper' to complement its portfolio of other SoC IPs. This announcement gives Imagination a...

9 by Stephen Barrett on 4/15/2015

Intel Braswell Details Quietly Launched: Cherry Trail and Airmont on 14nm

The 14nm tri-gate for process from Intel has currently been seen in both Core M (Broadwell-Y) and Broadwell-U, with some discussions at Mobile World Congress regarding Atom x5 and...

28 by Ian Cutress on 3/31/2015

GIGABYTE Server Releases ARM Solutions using AppliedMicro and Annapurna Labs SoCs

As Johan points out in his deep dive of ARM in the server market, given a focused strategy new ARM solutions can offer the potential to disrupt some very...

16 by Ian Cutress on 3/24/2015

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