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  • Last update: Wednesday 10 December 2014 [123 news items]

China market: Handset chip demand slowing down

Dec 10, 22:16

Demand for handset chips is slowing down in China affecting sales at MediaTek and Ilitek, according to industry sources.

Handset solution vendors to launch low-priced 4G chips in 1H15

Oct 16, 09:53

Handset solution vendors are preparing to launch next-generation 4G chipsets in the first half of 2015 with prices likely to be 30% cheaper than current models, heralding keen competition...

Smartphone chip vendors step up development of 64-bit quad-core solutions

Nov 29, 11:04

Handset chip vendors including Qualcomm, Nvidia and Broadcom are reportedly set to roll out 64-bit quad-core solutions for smartphones during the first half of 2014, according to...

TCL to develop smartphone chips, says chairman

Apr 11, 21:38

China-based TV brand TCL plans to invest in the development of smartphone and connected TV chips, according to Dongsheng Li, company chairman and CEO.

MediaTek names new general manager for Europe corporate marketing

Mar 13, 10:51

MediaTek has announced the appointment of Siegmund Redl as general manager for corporate marketing in Europe.

China-based handset chip designers may merge to compete with Qualcomm, MediaTek

Oct 2, 01:10

With Qualcomm and MediaTek becomig increasingly competitive in China's handset chip solution market, China-based IC design houses have been under strong pressure and may seek to merge...

MStar posts pre-tax EPS over NT$6 in 1H12

Newswatch - Aug 22, 14:36

MStar Semiconductor has announced pre-tax profits of NT$1.58 billion (US$52.71 million) for the second quarter of 2012, decreasing 6.1% from the previous quarter. Second-quarter EPS...

MediaTek 3Q12 sales to grow on rising shipments

Jul 10, 01:45

IC design house MediaTek, which specializes in low-cost handset solutions, is likely to set revenue growth guidance at 8-18% for the third quarter of 2012, according to market sources...

Rising handset-IC shipments to buoy sales at backend service providers

Jul 5, 15:02

Shipments of handset solutions will drive revenue growth at MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor in the second half of 2012, and simultaneously buoy sales at their backend partners including...

MediaTek launches Wi-Fi SoC MT5931

Nov 1, 11:56

MediaTek has launched MT5931, a SoC with integration of 802.11n Wi-Fi MAC, baseband, radio, embedded PU and power management unit. The chip also integrates several external components...

MediaTek-powered handsets

TSMC seeing orders for networking, handset chips pick up, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 24, 13:50

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen its customers specializing in handset- and networking-related ICs step up their pace of orders, the Chinese-language Commercial...

Handset vendors reportedly cutting back chipset orders for 4Q11

Aug 19, 01:15

Some handset solution suppliers have indicated that a number of handset vendors, including Apple and HTC, have scaled down their chipset orders for the fourth quarter as compared...

Taiwan IC design houses expect on-month growth in June revenues

May 27, 14:41

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses have reported an improvement of order visibility for the third quarter of 2011 and predicted their revenues will swing back to a growth track due...

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...

MStar sales may grow 6% in 2Q11

May 11, 11:07

Fabless IC firm MStar Semiconductor expects its consolidated revenues to grow by up to 6% sequentially in the second quarter of 2011, while gross margin will stay flat at 40-42%....

MStar to see 1Q11 EPS higher than MediaTek

Apr 14, 01:00

MStar Semiconductor is likely to post an EPS higher than that of fellow company MediaTek for the first quarter of 2011, according to industry sources.

MediaTek 1Q11 revenues down 12% sequentially

Apr 11, 11:42

Fabless IC firm MediaTek has announced NT$7.81 billion (US$270 million) in March 2011 revenues. The figure comes below market watcher estimates of over NT$8 billion. MediaTek's revenues...

MediaTek expected to cut MT6252 solution price in April

Apr 1, 01:25

MediaTek is expected to cut the price of its single chip MT6252 handset solution in April when China-based Spreadtrum is scheduled to launch its new 6610 chip, according to industry...

MediaTek sales down in January, MStar up

Feb 11, 02:15

IC design firms MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor have reported mixed results for January 2011.

White-box handset makers gearing up smartphone and 3G handset production, MediaTek to benefit

Dec 3, 14:12

White-box handset makers in China are gearing up their production of in-house designed smartphones and 3G handsets, a trend which will benefit Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek...

MediaTek 4Q10 handset-chip shipments to revert to peak level, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 23, 14:07

MediaTek's total handset IC shipments will likely return to a peak level of 20 million units per month in the fourth quarter of 2010, buoyed by strategic price cuts for 2G solutions,...

Spreadtrum and MediaTek set in pricing competition

Oct 25, 10:03

China-based handset solution vendor Spreadtrum Communications has followed the step of rival MediaTek to cut its solution prices, intensifying the pricing competition between the...

MediaTek fails to ramp up 3G solution shipments; profits may decline in 1Q11

Sep 27, 10:50

Although MediaTek expects to see its revenues grow 10% sequentially to NT$11 billion (US$350.26 million) in September and its order visibility for fourth- quarter 2010 is also sound,...

Chip revenues forecast to grow 31.5% in 2010, says Gartner

Sep 2, 14:46

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are set to reach US$300 billion in 2010, up 31.5% from US$228 billion in 2009, according to Gartner. It previuosly estimated that chip revenues...

Intel to buy Infineon wireless unit for US$1.4 billion

Aug 30, 15:35

Infineon Technologies and Intel on August 30 jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to transfer Infineon's Wireless Solutions (WLS) business to Intel...

MStar applies to list on TSE

Aug 23, 11:03

MStar Semiconductor, an IC design house registered in the Cayman Islands but with its headquarters located in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, has filed an application with the Taiwan Stock...

MediaTek handset solution shipments increasing

Aug 20, 12:02

MediaTek has seen shipments of its new generation handset solutions, including MT6253, 6216 and 6268, increasing significantly after the company slashed prices in early July, according...

Infineon CFO departs, after company confirms talks over wireless chip unit

Aug 5, 14:17

Marco Schroter has left his post as CFO and labor director of Infineon Technologies, effective immediately, according to Infineon. His departure "was caused by differences in...

Baseband chip sales growth driven by 2.5G solutions in 1Q10, says iSuppli

Jul 8, 12:39

Momentarily defying the conventional wisdom that 3G technology is driving growth in the cell phone business, it turns out that suppliers focusing on 2.5G were the best performers...

MediaTek to see May revenues decline over 10% on month

Jun 3, 12:19

MediaTek could see May revenues decline more than 10% on month to NT$10-10.5 billion (US$309.31-324.78 million), as handset clients in China advanced part of shipments to April, according...

KYEC, Sigurd enjoy robust April sales

May 11, 14:41

IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics have both report sequential revenue growth for April 2010, boosted by strong demand from chip cus...

MediaTek posts revenue gains in April

Newswatch - May 10, 12:14

MediaTek has posted consolidated revenues of NT$12.056 billion (US$380.2 million) for April 2010, up 7.5% sequentially and 23.1% on year, according to a company filing with the Taiwan...

UMC to unveil new facilities at Fab 12A ahead of schedule

May 6, 11:26

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has revealed it will hold a ceremony to officially kick off operations of the phase-three and phase-four production facilities at its 12-inch...

MediaTek projects flat performance for 2Q10

May 3, 14:04

MediaTek expects its revenues to reach NT$31.1-33.3 billion (US$992.15-1,062.34 million) in the second quarter of 2010, representing a 5% slide to a 2% increase as compared to the...

Market watchers upbeat on TSMC, UMC 2Q10

Apr 26, 14:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are expected to guide for mid to high single-digit revenue growth sequentially in the...

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