July 31, 2021
Technology

Qualcomm’s new CEO eyes dominance in the laptop markets

Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon is pictured during a launch event for the new OnePlus 6T in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo

July 1 (Reuters) – Qualcomm Inc’s (QCOM.O) new chief thinks that by next year his company will have just the chip for laptop makers wondering how they can compete with Apple Inc (AAPL.O), which last year introduced laptops using a custom-designed central processor chip that boasts longer battery life.

Longtime processor suppliers Intel Corp (INTC.O) and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD.O) have no chips as energy efficient as Apple’s. Qualcomm Chief Executive Cristiano Amon told Reuters on Thursday he believes his company can have the best chip on the market, with help from a team of chip architects who formerly worked on the Apple chip but now work at Qualcomm.

In his first interview since taking…

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