Qualcomm to partner China’s Tencent on mobile gaming devices

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Qualcomm Inc. said it will work with China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd. in a partnership the US company hopes will cement its technology in the world’s biggest market for mobile gaming.

The largest maker of processors that power smartphones signed an agreement with Tencent to work on mobile gaming devices that will use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips. The cooperation will include the development of augmented reality and virtual reality technology, the San Diego-based company said Monday in a statement.

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