Qualcomm announced a new partnership with China’s ByteDance, the owner of TikTok, to make chips for VR devices and other products. The move is the latest indication of how Chinese tech giants, just like their Silicon Valley counterparts, view the market for AR and VR as one of their key long-term opportunities. ByteDance last year acquired Chinese VR headset maker Pico Interactive. While Meta...
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