SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – 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.
Qualcomm’s “Snapdragon” processor chips historically have been at the heart of mobile phones like Alphabet Inc’s Google Pixel phone and many Samsung Electronics Co Ltd devices.
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Over the past year, though, Qualcomm adapted its chips to operate PCs running Microsoft Corp’s Windows operating system, making those machines start up more quickly and stay connected to the Internet constantly, much like a mobile phone or tablet.
But the chips Qualcomm used in those early PCs were essentially modified versions of the chips it sold for mobile phones. At an event in...
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