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Petrov Group provides breakdown of Texas Instruments business model (part 1)

Sep 24, 14:24

The Petrov Group has announced a new 333-page/211-figure report titled "Texas Instrument's Power Business - Edition 2012". Texas Instruments (TI), the largest analog IC...

Alltek posts record revenues for July

Aug 21, 01:20

IC distributor Alltek Technology has posted record monthly revenues in July 2012 at NT$1.08 billion (US$36 million), up 39% on year. Alltek credited the positive performance to strong...

Smartphone apps processor revenues soar 55% in 1Q12, says Strategy Analytics

Aug 8, 11:46

The global smartphone applications processor market showed a solid 55% on-year growth in the first quarter of 2012, reaching US$2.47 billion, according to Strategy Analytics. The...

Samsung-CSR deal poses threat to Broadcom, says IMS Research

Jul 26, 01:05

Samsung's acquisition of part of CSR has established it as a new player in the connectivity market, specifically in the key battleground of the smartphone. Whilst Broadcom has been...

Chip vendors gearing up for next-generation iPhone

Jun 15, 12:10

Chip vendors including Qualcomm, Broadcom, STMicroelectronics, NXP, Texas Instruments (TI) and OmniVision reportedly have started stocking their solutions used for Apple's next-generation...

The rollout of 802.11ac Wi-Fi: Q&A with Broadcom senior VP Michael Hurlston

Jun 5, 01:25

One of the hot trends in the IT industry is the rollout of 802.11ac Wi-Fi products. Branded Wi-Fi 5G by Broadcom, 802.11ac offers a promise of improved wireless reliability, range...

Broadcom VP Michael Hurlston

Broadcom launches first 100Gbps full duplex network processor

Apr 28, 07:02

Broadcom recently announced the industry's first 100Gbps full duplex network processor unit (NPU). Targeting the next wave of 100GbE switches and routers for service provider networks,...

MediaTek to face tough competition in China smartphone market

Mar 29, 01:20

China's domestic smartphone market is expected to flourish in 2012. Taiwan-based mobile chip maker MediaTek is expected to meet strong competition from firms such as Qualcomm, Broadcom...


March shipments of 4G mobile phones to reach over 1 million

Mar 1, 01:30

Mobile phone makers Samsung and HTC both target 4G phone shipments in March to exceed one million units. Shipments in second-quarter 2012 are likely to reach 5-10 million units. Suppliers...

Alltek looks to wireless and LED products for 2012 revenue growth

Feb 7, 12:18

IC distributor Alltek Technology expects products used for wireless and LED applications to drive its revenue growth in 2012. Overall, the company is more optimistic about its sales...

802.11ac to become mainstream WLAN standard in 2013-2014, says Broadcom vice president

Jan 18, 10:47

802.11ac will become the mainstream WLAN technology standard as early as the second quarter of 2013 or as late as the first quarter of 2014, according to senior vice president Michael...

Broadcom senior vice president Michael Hurlston

Intel to adopt TI, Broadcom wireless chips for Medfield, Clover Trail-W platforms

Dec 30, 12:24

Intel will adopt the Texas Instruments-developed (TI) WL1283 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/GPS chips for its Medfield platform to be launched in the second quarter of 2012 and Broadcom-developed...

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Standalone transceiver chips to dominate the smartphone market, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Oct 21, 16:36

Transceivers are essential to the performance of mobile devices. They are designed to detect weak signals at a specific frequency when receiving and to send signals at a specific...

MediaTek, MStar may benefit if Broadcom quits TV chip production

Sep 28, 11:54

Broadcom reportedly plans to call it quits from the chip market for TVs and Blu-ray players due to low gross margins and return on equity (ROE) generated from the product lines –...

Broadcom to buy NetLogic for US$3.7 billion

Sep 13, 14:00

Broadcom and NetLogic Microsystems have entered into a definitive merger agreement, under which NetLogic shareholders will receive US$50 per share in a transaction of approximately...

Peer-to-peer Wi-Fi: Talking Wi-Fi Direct with Broadcom VP Michael Hurlston

May 31, 13:54

Late last year the Wi-Fi Alliance introduced the Wi-Fi Direct peer-to-peer specification that allows Wi-Fi devices to talk to each other without the need for wireless access points...

Michael Hurlston, senior vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Bu

TSMC utilization rate drops to 85-90% in 2Q11

Apr 25, 14:03

With orders from the communications sector slowing down, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to generate a 5% drop sequentially in total wafer starts in...

Integrated mobile processors to challenge standalone application processors, says Petrov Group (part 2)

Mar 16, 12:19

Recently several handset IC companies have announced integrated mobile processors – products that integrate baseband processor and application processor together with graphics...

Standalone application processors are wining in mobility markets, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Mar 8, 15:40

Several years ago there was a widely accepted expectation that application mobile processors would be fully integrated with baseband processors on a single chip. However, today we...

Competition heats up in VDSL semiconductor market, says IHS

Feb 24, 11:16

Long dominated by Ikanos Communications, the VDSL semiconductor market recently has become much more competitive, according to IHS iSuppli. The market researcher also projects that...

Commentary: Broadcom-Ralink merger rumors reflect history of relentless consolidation of Taiwan wireless industry

Jan 14, 16:12

News of Ralink being targeted for acquisition has never stopped ever since the company's preparation to go public to its being actually listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)....

Broadcom approaches Ralink for acquisition talks, say sources

Jan 13, 01:20

Industry sources have revealed that Broadcom approached Ralink Technology for preliminary acquisition talks in November 2010 with a final decision expected to be made in March or...

Thirteen fabless IC suppliers 2010 sales top US$1 billion, says IC Insights

Dec 22, 14:05

There are 13 fabless IC companies expected to register more than US$1 billion in sales this year, compared to 10 companies in 2009 and eight in 2008, according to IC Insights.

China to drive growth in WLAN market in 2011

Oct 20, 11:40

While about 13-14% of fixed-line broadband Internet-access subscribers use WLAN devices in China currently, the market will be one of the major forces to drive growth in the global...

WLAN chip delivery lead times shortened amid weak demand, say sources

Jun 17, 13:48

International networking chipmakers, including Broadcom and Atheros Communications, have reportedly shortened the delivery lead times for WLAN chips due to recent downward shipment...

Broadcom to launch Maestro wireless connect middleware

Jun 4, 15:48

Broadcom plans to launch its in-house developed wireless connect middleware, the Maestro, for design-in by terminal-end and peripheral device makers as well as by other chipset vendors...

Michael Hurlston

Broadcom talks about growing opportunities in wireless

Jun 4, 01:05

Michael Hurlston, senior vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business Unit at chip specialist Broadcom recently sat down with Digitimes to share...

Michael Hurlston, vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business

Computex 2010: Broadcom, Atheros, Ralink and Realtek showcasing latest 802.11n wireless solutions for Internet TVs and STBs

Jun 3, 14:16

Broadcom and Atheros Communications as well as Taiwan-based WLAN chipmakers Ralink Technology and Realtek Semiconductor all are showcasing their latest 802.11n wireless solutions...

Broadcom tapping China EPON market, says executive VP

May 5, 10:53

Broadcom has been cooperating with the three largest mobile telecom carriers in China to set up interoperability standards for 10G EPON (Ethernet Passive Optical Network) technology...

Broadcom vice president Rajiv Ramaswami

Broadcom reportedly tells clients WLAN chip supply may ease in May or June

Mar 29, 16:07

Broadcom reportedly has informed its downstream clients in Taiwan that the supply of its WLAN chips will ease in May or June 2010, according to industry sources.

Delivery lead time for Ethernet switch chips to maintain at 16-20 weeks in 1Q10, say sources

Dec 28, 15:34

The currently long delivery lead times of 16-20 weeks for Ethernet switch chips from most chip vendors, including Broadcom, will continue in the first quarter of 2010, defying seasonal...

WLAN chip players strengthening cooperation with China networking device makers

Dec 9, 13:58

International WLAN chip vendors are stepping up their cooperation with China-based device makers – a move that will challenge the leading position of Taiwan-based suppliers...

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

UMC snatches 65nm chip orders from TSMC customers, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 27, 12:16

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) recently offered foundry quotes of around US$4,500 per wafer for 65nm process, 10% lower than those from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

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    Computex 2009: Broadcom unveils Bluetooth+Wi-Fi module for netbooks

    Broadcom has announced three new Bluetooth+Wi-Fi modules designed to bring wireless capabilities to notebooks and netbooks. The new Broadcom InConcert modules are solutions that combine...

    Photo: Meiling Chen, Jun 9.

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    Broadcom launches new Bluetooth chips

    Broadcom recently announced its new single chip that supports Bluetooth. The new device, which is optimized for wireless stereo headsets, is the first Bluetooth chip offered by Bro...

    Photo: Company, Feb 21.

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