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TSMC regaining more orders from chipset players

Jul 25, 16:33

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has managed to regain more orders recently, aiming at sustaining a positive on-quarter growth in revenues for the third quarter,...

Samsung drops Qualcomm in favor of VIA for Droid Charge handset, says ABI Research

Jul 15, 01:00

In what ABI Research sees as a significant shift in component sourcing strategy, Samsung has chosen VIA Telecom to supply the CDMA chipset for its new Droid Charge handset that it...

VIA sells S3 Graphics to HTC

Jul 7, 01:00

Taiwan-based chipset maker VIA Technologies has announced it will sell its shareholdings in S3 Graphics to its affiliate company High Tech Computer (HTC) for US$300 million. The action...

Taiwan notebook ODMs see slight sequential shipment growth in 2Q11

Jul 5, 01:30

Taiwan-based notebook makers, facing an impact from Japan's earthquake, competition from tablet vendors and the fact brand vendor significantly cleared inventory, saw their notebook...

LTE chip firm Altair opens regional HQ in India

Jun 30, 13:38

Altair Semiconductor, a developer of low-power chips for LTE network deployments, has opened a new office in India. The new facility will handle all operations in India and provide...

AMD to announce Llano APU

Jun 29, 16:43

CPU maker AMD is set to announce its latest 32nm A series APU codenamed Llano on June 30 with motherboard makers including Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International...

MediaTek 3Q11 revenues expected to grow 15%

Jun 24, 01:30

Fabless IC firm MediaTek's third-quarter revenues are expected to reach between NT$24 billion (US$830 million) and NT$27 billion, up at least 15% on quarter, according to market sources...

Intel to launch Ivy Bridge in March 2012

Jun 21, 01:25

Intel has recently decided to launch its next-generation Ivy Bridge CPU in March of 2012, back from its original schedule at the end of 2011 to allow a better transition between the...

Spreadtrum acquires stake in UMTS/HSPA modem chipset developer

Jun 14, 14:28

Spreadtrum Communications, a major fabless semiconductor provider in China with technology in both 2G and 3G wireless communications standards, has announced that it acquired an approximately...

Computex 2011: AMD announces solution for tablet PC

Jun 2, 01:20

AMD, at its press conference at Computex 2011, announced a new 40nm Z series APU codenamed Desna to target the tablet PC market, according to Rick Bergman, Senior Vice President and...

MediaTek will not rush to cut chipset prices in 2Q11

May 26, 15:07

MediaTek is expected to temporarily back off from a price war against China-based rival Spreadtrum Communications which has recently launched three handset solutions in China, according...

Intel Thunderbolt may impact USB 3.0

Apr 19, 01:30

As Intel is set to release the development kits for its Thunderbolt technology, which allows a transmission speed up to 10Gbps with a stand electrical or optical cable, in the third...

Asustek expected to see monthly shipments of 2.5-3 million motherboards in 2Q11

Apr 7, 02:00

Asustek Computer is expected to see its monthly motherboard shipments reach 2.5-3 million units in the second quarter of 2011 as demand from the first quarter was delayed to the second...

Motherboard prices to see second wave of increases in May

Mar 31, 01:15

Motherboard prices, affected by upstream component shortages caused by the Japan earthquake, are set to rise for the second time this year after mid-April, according to sources from...

Motherboard players see revenue drop in February

Mar 10, 01:10

Taiwan-based motherboard players including Asustek Computer, Pegatron Technology, Gigabyte Technology, Micro-Star International (MSI) have all reported drop in February revenues due...

MediaTek to make come back with new handset chipset solutions

Mar 9, 01:50

IC design house MediaTek has stopped lowering prices after the Lunar New Year holidays and recently introduced the MT6252 ultra low cost chipset solution. The company plans to leverage...

Acer takes less than 2 weeks to restock Intel Sandy Bridge notebooks

Mar 3, 01:00

Acer took less than two weeks to re-produce notebooks with fixed Intel Sandy Bridge chipsets and ship them to retail channels worldwide; leading all other global brands, mainly due...

AMD contracts TSMC to make Hudson chipset, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 2, 13:48

AMD has contracted Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to manufacture its Hudson-series chipsets, which support the new Brazos platform, according to a Chinese-language...

Notebook makers expect strong shipment growth in March as Intel fixes chipsets

Feb 24, 01:15

Taiwan-based notebook makers are already assembling notebooks with fixed 6 series chipsets as Intel's progress in fixing its defective chipsets is ahead of schedule and most of the...

CeBIT 2011: ECS to showcase tablet PCs

Feb 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) is set to showcase its latest 10.1-inch Windows 7- and Android-based tablet PCs at CeBIT 2011, which will be hosted...

WLAN chipset shipments set to double in 2011, says IHS

Feb 18, 10:04

With Wi-Fi functionality becoming a standard feature in a host of electronic devices spanning TVs, cameras and car entertainment systems, shipments of WLAN chipsets will double in...

Apple expected to achieve strong shipments in 1Q11

Feb 16, 16:50

Apple is expected to see its notebook shipments remain strong in the first quarter of 2011 since Intel's defective chip incident did not impact the company, according to sources from...

Intel chipset problem to bring pressure on pricing Core i3, i5, i7 notebooks

Feb 16, 16:22

The original launch schedules for new notebook models have been disordered due to Intel's defective 6 series chipsets, and consequently the high-end Core i7-based models originally...

Motherboard players to see sequential revenue drop in 1Q11, but growth in 2Q11

Feb 15, 01:45

Motherboard and notebook players expect their revenues to drop 10% sequentially because of Intel's defective chip incident; however, as supply of Intel's fixed 6 series chipset will...

Taiwan market: Channels worried about decreased DIY purchases due to Intel chipset problem

Feb 9, 02:00

Problems in Intel series 6 chipsets (Cougar Point) will not cause substantial financial losses because Intel will replace defective chipsets, but Taiwan's DIY market see problems...

Intel provides update on support chip design issue

Feb 8, 10:51

Intel earlier disclosed a design issue with a support chip, the Intel 6 series that has the potential to impact certain PC system configurations. The company has said it subsequently...

Intel identifies chipset design error, implementing solution

Feb 1, 15:39

As part of ongoing quality assurance, Intel has discovered a design issue in a recently released support chip, the Intel 6 series, codenamed Cougar Point, and has implemented a silicon...

Notebook vendors show no interest in Oak Trail

Jan 13, 01:30

Because Acer and Asustek Computer have both shown their unwillingness to launch Oak Trail-based tablet PCs, Intel has recently been aggressively trying to persuade these vendors with...

CES 2011: TI announces DLP Pico HD chipset

Jan 6, 13:08

At the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Texas Instruments (TI) has unveiled a new era for portable high definition (HD) entertainment with the new DLP Pico HD chipset...

USB 3.0 chipmakers to push into new AMD platform

Jan 3, 16:11

USB 3.0 chipmakers have recently started to push their chips in AMD's new Ontario and Zacate platform, which do not support USB 3.0 natively, and since AMD will not launch a platform...

AMD readies next-generation netbook/tablet PC platform

Dec 30, 01:15

AMD is set to announce its Brazos platform, a combination of the company's Ontario APU and Hudson chipset, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The company has already prepared...

MStar aims to be top-ranking handset and STB chipset vendor

Dec 22, 13:57

MStar Semiconductor will aim to become the top ranking chip supplier for handsets and set-top boxes (STBs) in the coming years, company chairman Wayne Liang said at an investors conference...

MediaTek looks to smartphone sector to halt sales decline in 2011, says company chairman

Dec 8, 01:20

IC design house MediaTek will focus on smartphones, and has introduced Android and Windows Phone chipset solutions to grab a share of the global brand vendor market, according to...

Intel reveals Chief River platform for notebooks

Nov 1, 16:37

Intel recently notified its partner about its latest platform Chief River that adopts 22nm Ivy Bridge processors with native support of USB 3.0, according to sources from motherboard...

MediaTek launches new analog TV chipset, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 9, 14:33

MediaTek has launched the MT8223 analog TV chipset according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report. MediaTek claims that the MT8223 is the world's first ultra highly...

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