Qualcomm ( QCOM) makes money primarily by selling CDMA chipsets to mobile phone manufacturers such as Apple ( AAPL), Nokia ( NOK), Samsung and Motorola ( MOT), and by charging a royalty to mobile manufacturers on every phone sold.
The chip giant's deals with Delphi and BMW are proof it's taking the autonomous driving market seriously. But Nvidia and Qualcomm/NXP present stiff competition.
Broadcom, Intel, Qualcomm, Nvidia and Texas Instruments put the semiconductor sector in the chips.
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