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Microsoft partners with Qualcomm to help developers make ARM-compatible apps for Windows 10

By iwano@_84

Microsoft has today announced a partnership with Qualcomm under which the company will extend the App Assure with FastTrack testing platform to developers working on developing apps to run well on ARM-based Windows 10.

The App Assure with FastTrack program from Microsoft is available to qualify developers or customers without any cost. For those who are unaware, App Assure is a program designed to help customers, developers, and independent software vendors address application compatibility issues.

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With this Microsoft and Qualcomm partnership, it seems that the focus will now be on engaging software vendors to come with a version that’s compatible with Windows 10 running on Snapdragon compute platform.

Keith Kressin, SVP & GM, Computing & Edge Cloud, Qualcomm, said: “The future of mobile computing is powerful, thin and light PCs equipped with 4G/5G connectivity, and offer multi-day battery

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Huawei says Qualcomm applied for a license to sell it chips and the Chinese giant will use them if allowed

By iwano@_84

  • Huawei has been restricted from procuring chips for its smartphones due to U.S. sanctions.
  • American firms looking to sell to Huawei must get a license from the U.S. government in order to do so. 
  • Huawei said that Qualcomm has applied for a license to sell it chips and the Chinese giant will use them in smartphones if permission is granted by the U.S. government. 



a close up of a sign: The logo of Chinese company Huawei at their main U.K. offices in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020.


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The logo of Chinese company Huawei at their main U.K. offices in Reading, west of London, on January 28, 2020.

Huawei said that Qualcomm has applied for a license to sell it chips and the Chinese technology giant will use them in smartphones if permission is granted by the U.S. government. 

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China’s Huawei was put on a U.S. blacklist last year that restricted American businesses from selling products to the Chinese phonemaker. U.S. companies, including Qualcomm, were required to get

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