Can Qualcomm unify the internet?

It’s a bold proposition and the type of project you’d expect out of Google. Qualcomm hopes to make one platform to rule them all.

The emergence of smart devices means we can receive the same notification on everything in the house, from our phone to our TV to our air conditioner. The technology promises an unprecedented age of connectedness and efficiency — provided that the devices can speak to each other.

Right now, it’s unclear if the emerging internet of things era will produce a common platform, or else a series of silos that rely on proprietary protocols.

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