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China auto semiconductor market drives up 11% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 27, 10:31

The fast-growing semiconductor market for China's automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenues in 2014, propelled by an increasing desire among Chinese car buyers...

Taiwan-based MCU suppliers facing more pressure from international IDMs, say sources

Oct 15, 14:51

The growing presence of IDMs in the ARM Cortex-M-based MCU segment has mounted more pressure on Taiwan-based 32-bit MCU providers, including Nuvoton Technology, Holtek Semiconductor...

Nuvoton to launch industrial use MCUs in 2H13

Jul 23, 15:17

Nuvoton Technology plans to introduce a new series of ARM Cortex M4-based MCUs in the second half of 2013, entering the industrial market segment led by STMicroelectronics and Freescale,...

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...

China white-box tablets expected to see fewer shipments than forecast

Jul 3, 01:00

China's 7-inch and 10-inch white-box tablet shipments are expected to reach only 16-17 million units in 2012, not matching market watchers' original forecast of at least 20 million...

China white-box tablet PCs expected to see less shipment than forecast

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...

Macronix serial flash adopted for Freescale automotive MCU

Dec 16, 14:04

Macronix International has announced a collaboration with Freescale Semiconductor, and its Qorivva MPC5645S MCU, which provides a cost-effective and powerful platform for high-resolution...

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...

Freescale wins adoption of i.MX 6 MPU from FIC

Aug 31, 16:33

First International Computer (FIC) has adopted Freescale Semiconductor's i.MX 6 series microprocessors for use in tablet PCs, Freescale revealed at a recent company event held in...

FIC chairman Ming J Chien

Freescale unveils 28nm QorIQ multicore processors

Jun 23, 14:59

Freescale Semiconductor has unveiled its next-generation QorIQ multicore platform built on 28nm technology – the AMP (advanced multiprocessing) series – which incorporates...

Industry leaders form Embedded Vision Alliance, enabling "machines that see"

Jun 3, 16:16

More than fifteen leading technology companies have joined forces to speed the adoption of computer vision capabilities in electronic products. The ability of machines to see and...

Japan earthquake impacts auto industry, says IHS

Mar 24, 14:51

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami have impacted the entire automotive industry supply chain in Japan, including the infotainment segment, according to IHS iSuppli. This will have...

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...

Li-Ion/Poly batteries drive high growth of battery management ICs from headsets to electric vehicles, says Petrov Group

Oct 21, 16:10

The requirement for power-efficient and high performance solutions in Li-Ion/Poly battery-powered devices and equipment continues to open profitable growth opportunities for existing...

Thirty billion power conversion ICs enable power management applications, says Petrov Group

Aug 24, 13:53

The analog power conversion IC segment dominates the power management market; it accounts for about 30 billion units and US$11 billion revenues with a forecast average growth rate...

HP to start selling printer-bundled tablet in September, says Digitimes Research

Aug 12, 15:58

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is expected to start selling a printer-bundled tablet PC in September, according to Digitimes Research senior analyst Luke Lin citing upstream component makers...

Power management ICs in portable devices represent nearly 40% of total analog IC revenues, says Petrov Group

Aug 10, 15:20

The annual unit growth rate for portable devices is estimated at more than 12%, from about two billion in 2008 to over 3.4 billion devices in 2013. These devices have an increasing...

Freescale announces new 32-bit MCUs, fabricated by Globalfoundries

Jun 24, 14:10

Freescale Semiconductor has announced new microcontroller (MCU) products - the Kinetis family of 32-bit devices - based on the ARM Cortex-M4 processor. The new MCUs are manufactured...

Freescale CEO Rich Beyer

Infineon leads 2009 automotive chip ranking, says Semicast

May 6, 11:50

Infineon Technologies was the largest supplier of semiconductors to the automotive sector in 2009, according to Semicast Research. Freescale Semiconductor, for many years the leading...

Freescale ICs featured in Acer new DisplayPlus monitor

Jan 12, 16:43

Acer has designed a new product – DisplayPlus D241H – that leverages processing, power management and analog technologies from Freescale Semiconductor. The product was...

MEMS IDMs pressured by low-priced China electronic sensors

Newswatch - Sep 2, 15:26

China's white-box handset makers have turned to use electronic sensors made by local companies instead of first-tier IDMs' MEMS sensors for their new products due to cost concern...

Bosch Sensortec MEMS sensors

Freescale increases outsourcing to TSMC, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 28, 14:53

Freescale Semiconductor recently announced a new 45nm DSP series and has expanded outsourcing to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for the second half of 2009, according...

G-sensor pricing to drop by 10-20%

Aug 19, 16:32

Quotes of 3-axis accelerometers (g-sensors) are expected to drop by US$0.1-0.2 later in the third quarter of 2009, down from about US$1 at present, since the capacity expansion of...

Wafer Works reportedly taps MEMS substrate market

Aug 6, 15:07

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Wafer Works has recently begun supplying MEMS substrates in small volumes to IDM customers, such as STMicroelectronics, Freescale and Analog Devices...

Computex 2009: Freescale eyes future netbook concepts and form factors

Jun 5, 15:16

As the smartbook category takes shape, Freescale indicated it is teaming with industrial design program to demonstrate possible next-generation form factor. The company pointed out...

Freescale smartbook concept design

Computex promises to deliver on the mobile front

Jun 3, 12:30

While Intel appears to be stepping away from the netbook market for the moment, ARM-based competitors are stepping in.

International MEMS companies to launch low-cost g-sensors in 2H09

Newswatch - May 22, 16:24

International MEMS companies including Bosch Sensortec, Freescale Semiconductor and STMicroelectronics will introduce cost effective g-sensors (accelerometers) with prices reduced...

Amazon Kindle 2 costs US$185.49 to build, iSuppli says

Apr 23, 14:17

Amazon's new Kindle 2 eBook carries US$185.49 in materials and manufacturing costs, according to iSuppli. The direct material cost of the Kindle 2, consisting of all parts used to...

ARM-based platforms to enter netbook market in June

Mar 12, 14:14

ARM-based platform makers including Qualcomm and Freescale are preparing to launch ARM-based netbooks at Computex Taipei this year, according to sources at netbook makers.

IDMs to cut g-sensor prices by 30%

Feb 20, 11:03

International IDMs STMicroelectronics, Freescale Semiconductor, Bosch Sensortec and Kionix are planning to launch accelerometer (g-sensor) products priced at US$0.6-0.7, down 30%...

Freescale expands its netbook ecosystem

Feb 17, 17:03

Freescale Semiconductor has collaborated with a lineup of companies to enable 3G connectivity and additional operating system options for netbooks based on its new i.MX515 processo...

CES 2009: Android platform enters netbook market, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 7, 17:10

With several PC OEMs showcasing Android-based netbooks at their CES 2009 pre-show events, PC industry sources expect the adoption of the Android platform for netbooks to help drive...

MediaTek not to supply handset chips to Nokia or Motorola next year

Nov 26, 11:38

While Texas Instruments (TI), Infineon Technologies and Freescale Semiconductor are expected to be on the supplier lists of Nokia and Motorola for 2.5G handset chips next year, MediaTek...

Opportunity is always present in the midst of crisis: Q&A with Freescale CEO Rich Beyer

Nov 13, 16:58

Rich Beyer, CEO of Freescale Semiconductor, was attending a technology seminar held in Beijing early this month, providing his insights into the current economic conditions and particularly...

Freescale CEO Rich Beyer

MEMS supply growing faster than demand, driving down prices

Nov 11, 01:10

MEMS prices in 2009 are expected to continue to fall because supply exceeds demand, according to market sources.

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