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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...

TSMC to see better-than-expected 4Q09

Newswatch - Sep 30, 11:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see revenues for the fourth quarter remain flat or increase by low single-digits sequentially, according to market...

Broadcom to begin shipping baseband ICs to Nokia, says Broadcom Taiwan

Sep 22, 15:27

Broadcom will stat shipping handset baseband ICs to Nokia by the end of 2009, according to the company's Taiwan country manager Dana McCarty. Samsung Electronics has also begun adopting...

Broadcom Taiwan country manager Dana McCarty

HTC evaluating Broadcom as additional 3.5G chipset supplier, sources say

Sep 22, 11:34

HTC (High Tech Computer) is evaluating the possibility of adding Broadcom to its supplier list of 3.5G chipset solutions to fulfill its goal of introducing more entry-level and mid-range...

Synaptics supplies touchscreen solutions for Nokia X-series

Sep 4, 12:20

Synaptics has secured touchscreen solution orders for Nokia's recently announced X-series handsets, according to market sources. Synaptics is expected to see record shipments of touchscreen...

Nokia X-series

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

TSMC, UMC 4Q09 utilization to remain above 80%

Aug 14, 15:02

Order visibility at both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has extended to November 2009, with utilization rates expected...

TSMC

Handset chipset solution providers seeing short lead-time orders again

Newswatch - Jul 23, 12:05

Most handset chipset solution providers around the globe are experiencing a new wave of short lead-time orders as branded handset players anticipate a 30% sequential growth in the...

iPhone 3GS carries US$179 BOM, says iSuppli

Jun 25, 11:02

With the new iPhone 3GS's Bill of Materials (BOM) and feature set nearly the same as the previous model in the iPhone line, you might think the product's component selection would...

Broadcom Crystal HD solution selected by HP, Acer

Jun 8, 11:29

Broadcom has recently introduced a family of netbook products, including Crystal HD solution, which has been selected by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Acer, and three InConcert modules.

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Killer app for the networked TV: Broadcom talks up OTT video

Jun 4, 14:36

While the traditional WLAN market has been sluggish due to a slump in the economy, chip specialist Broadcom recently noted that the company has seen a rebound in its traditional WLAN...

Michael Hurlson, VP of Home and Wireless Networking Business Unit at Broadcom

TSMC and UMC see clearer order visibility through 3Q09

Jun 4, 12:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are expected to report better-than-expected performance for the third quarter as both...

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