In other news, getting past Mira Mesa Blvd. in San Diego suddenly got 600 cars less congested.
I wouldn't make too much hay over the layoffs. Qualcomm is still expanding meaning that the pruning was probably for reasons other than lack of revenue.
"Nvidia sued Qualcomm and Samsung in September for infringing on seven graphics patents, most notably Nvidia's Kepler GPU IP"
i thought that the patent that nvidia use to go after samsung and qualcomm is more broad in aspect and not refer to kepler IP specifically. that's nvidia also named ARM and Imagination Technologies in their lawsuit although they did not go after ARM and IMG.