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  • Last update: Tuesday 12 November 2013 [59 news items]

GPS chip vendors eyeing integrated platforms or portable mobile device segments, say Taiwan makers

Dec 9, 14:20

Global and Taiwan-based providers of GPS chipset solutions vendors, which are facing increasing price competition in the GPS PND segment, are either shifting their focus to the development...

Nearly 2 billion Bluetooth chipsets to ship in 2014, says ABI Research

Dec 7, 16:55

Nearly two billion Bluetooth chipsets are forecast to ship in 2014 alone, according to ABI Research. More than half will be found in wireless handsets. In the same year, almost 1.5...

Broadcom single-board Wi-Fi/Bluetooth combo solution selected by notebook vendors

Nov 25, 14:58

Broadcom's new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth single-board combo solution has been adopted by Acer, Asustek Computer and Lenovo, which tend to use its Taiwan-based rivals' solutions for entry-level...

Michael Hurlston, VP and general manager of Broadcom's wireless LAN line of business

2.5 billion Bluetooth low energy chipsets to ship in 2014

Oct 20, 11:21

The first Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) products are already lining up, ahead of a specification ratified by the Bluetooth SIG. According to a recent study from ABI Research, the BLE...

Bluetooth 3.0+HS-enabled devices to account for 61% of certified Bluetooth products in 2011, says Bluetooth SIG

Oct 12, 14:23

Bluetooth 3.0+HS-enabled devices will account for 23% of all certified Bluetooth-enabled devices in 2010 and further climb to 61% in 2011, according to estimates from the Bluetooth...

Bluetooth device maker Jabra strengthening cooperation with RIM, HTC and Asustek, company executive says

Sep 29, 13:56

GN Netcom, which markets Jabra-branded Bluethooth devices, has stepped up its cooperation with smartphone vendors including RIM (Research in Motion), HTC (High Tech Computer) and...

Bluetooth headset usage plummets in the US market, says Strategy Analytics

Sep 3, 15:59

Owners of Bluetooth headsets in the US are using them less frequently, according to the results of a recent survey released by Strategy Analytics. Only 26% of Bluetooth headset owners...

Broadcom and Ralink to separately launch integrated chips for ultra-thin notebooks by 4Q09, say IC distributors

Aug 19, 15:33

Both Broadcom and Ralink Technology are seperately scheduled to roll out integrated chips that combine Bluetooth and WLAN capabilities for ultra-thin notebooks between the end of...

Alltek president Wu

Samsung unveils three new digital cameras for launch in August

Aug 17, 10:40

Samsung Electronics on August 14 debuted three new digital camera models, ST500, ST550 and ST1000, for launch simultaneously in Taiwan, South Korea, the US, the UK and other main...

CSR and SiRF complete merger

Jun 30, 11:02

CSR and SiRF Technology have completed the merger between SiRF and a wholly-owned subsidiary of CSR, creating a leading pure-play provider of connectivity and...

MediaTek gearing up new WCDMA and DSC chips

Jun 17, 14:36

MediaTek is expected to introduce a lineup of new chip solutions for WCDMA handsets and digital still cameras (DSCs) soon, with volume production slated for the latter half of 2009,...

More IC design houses and WLAN makers to stepping into Bluetooth

May 21, 13:42

More Taiwan-based IC design houses and WLAN device makers are to venture into the Bluetooth application segment now that the Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group) has formally ratified...

Headset maker Merry looking to improved revenues and profits starting 2Q09

May 14, 16:02

Merry Electronics expects its revenues and gross margin to improve significantly starting the second quarter thanks to shipments of new products and non-handset related devices, according...

Bluetooth device makers in China significantly fewer

May 14, 11:39

The number of Bluetooth device makers in China has reduced from nearly 1,000 in 2006 to about 30 recently, as the global slowdown has forced the majority of makers out of the market...

Nearly 30 million Bluetooth Low Energy chipsets to ship in 2010

Mar 26, 15:55

Later this year, the first specification for Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) will be published and products will follow shortly afterward, and the technology is set for stellar adoption,...

Networking IC designer IC Plus to acquire Conwise Technology

Feb 20, 13:52

In order to quickly enter the wireless networking chip market, Taiwan networking IC design company IC Plus has announced its acquisition of Conwise Technology, a Bluetooth chip design...

CSR and SiRF combine forces for Bluetooth and GPS

Feb 11, 11:53

CSR and SiRF have entered into a conditional agreement under which SiRF will merge with CSR, increasing the scale of CSR in the GPS technology market and strengthening CSR's position...

Broadcom combo chip solution integrates Bluetooth, GPS and FM radios

Feb 11, 11:20

Broadcom has extends its combo chip portfolio with an integrated GPS, Bluetooth and FM radio solution that delivers location based services (LBS) and multimedia in a single-chip de...

Staying focused on wireless connectivity: Q&A with CSR CEO Joep van Beurden

Nov 26, 10:15

Despite unsatisfactory 2008 financial results, UK-based CSR, which has over 50% market share of built-in Bluetooth chips for handsets, is still diversifying its products and increasing...

CSR CEO Joep van Beurden

Alltek reports 30% sales growth thanks to strong demand for Bluetooth products

Oct 30, 15:38

Thanks to healthy shipments of Bluetooth products, IC distributor Alltek Technology has reported third-quarter sales at NT$1.7 billion (US$51.72 million), up 9% sequentially. Gross...

iPod connections expected in more than half of US car models in 2009, says iSuppli

Oct 9, 14:35

More than half of all automobile models sold in the United States in 2009 will offer optional support for Apple's iPod, reflecting automakers' drive to accelerate sales by offering...

More chip integration expected in handset market

Sep 22, 12:18

As smartphone functionality is becoming more diverse and comprehensive, chip designers are looking to integrate more functionality into a single chip to minimize power consumption,...

Eee Box launches today in Hong Kong

Jul 14, 10:57

Asustek Computer's Eee Box will be launched today (July 14) in the Hong Kong market, according to sources at Asustek Hong Kong.

WLAN making more inroads in the handset market

Jun 26, 11:07

According to new a research report from the analyst firm Berg Insight, WLAN will become the next prevalent connectivity technology in mass-market mobile handsets. The number of handsets...

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