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Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi chipmakers taking different paths for growth

Jun 30, 15:43

In the first half of 2014, Wi-Fi chipmakers can be divided into two groups: one focusing on developing Wi-Fi chip solutions with better specifications and higher speed, and the other...

Order visibility for LED driver ICs extends through 3Q14

Jun 27, 15:40

Order visibility for most Taiwan-based LED driver IC vendors has extended to the end of the third quarter of 2014 thanks to the booming LED lighting market in China, according to...

Lighting accounts for one-quarter of all LED driver IC revenues in 2013, says IHS

Jun 27, 14:13

One out of every four dollars spent worldwide on LED drivers in 2013 was used for lighting applications, illustrating the growing importance of illumination in the LED business, according...

Google teams up with MediaTek to develop Android One, say sources

Jun 27, 11:57

Google has chosen Taiwan-based MediaTek as the strategic solution partner for the development of the Android One platform that will enable handset makers to build low-cost smartphones...

Wireless charging solution market to grow by CAGR of 30% in next 3-5 years

Jun 25, 21:19

The global wireless charging solution market is expected to grow by a CAGR of over 30% in the next 3-5 years as more and more smartphone vendors have begun to incorporate such solutions...

Digitimes Research: South Korea eyes AP development; pushing for mid-range market initially

Jun 25, 15:34

South Korea paid about KRW350 billion (US$342.81 million) in royalties to ARM for AP licensing in 2012, up significantly from KRW180 billion in 2008 and the fee is expected to rise...

Demand for fingerprint sensors to grow robustly in 2H14

Jun 25, 10:42

Global demand for fingerprint identification sensors is set to grow significantly in the second half of 2014 as the Android platform is now able to support fingerprint sensor applications,...

China government likely to acquire Broadcom handset solution business

Jun 24, 21:32

The China government, which has set up a number of development funds to promote the IC industry, reportedly plans to take over Broadcom's handset solution business, according to industry...

Smartphone vendors trending to develop more ICs in-house

Jun 24, 15:28

Some brand handset vendors reportedly have accelerated their in-house development of smartphone-use ICs, while reducing the ratio of ICs purchased from outside, according to component...

More chipset suppliers to tie up with Taiwan-based IC design houses

Jun 20, 12:05

More chipset suppliers are likely to tie up with Taiwan-based IC design houses in order to tap retail channels as well as to expand their ecosystem in China, according to industry...

Knowles and Infineon are top suppliers of packaged MEMS microphones and bare microphone dies, says IHS

Jun 19, 15:37

The global market for MEMS microphone chips is split into dual segments that are dominated by two suppliers: Knowles and Infineon Technologies AG, according to IHS.

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm far ahead of Marvell and MediaTek in China LTE market

Jun 19, 12:38

Qualcomm, a leading player in terms of LTE technologies, started supplying LTE solutions to markets worldwide including China in 2013. But because of regulations and issues over licensing...

Dialog reportedly discontinues cooperation with Richtek

Jun 18, 21:45

Dialog Semiconductor reportedly has temporarily suspended its cooperation with Richtek Technology for the development of power management solutions, while shifting its focus to cooperate...

Digitimes Research: Global SSD sales to grow 60% in 2014

Jun 18, 15:41

Global SSD sales are expected to grow 60% on year in 2014 after nearly doubling a year earlier, buoyed by continually declining NAND flash prices, slimming-down of notebooks, and...

China market: MediaTek to ship over 200 million 3G handset solutions in 2014

Jun 17, 22:08

MediaTek is expected to ship over 200 million 3G handset solutions in China in 2014, accounting for a 50% share of the segment and making MediaTek the top 3G solution vendor in the...

Micron, SK Hynix interested in investing in Taiwan SSD controller IC designers, say Taiwan makers

Jun 17, 14:13

In view of continued growth in global demand for SSDs, Micron Technology and SK Hynix are interested in investing in Taiwan-based SSD controller IC design houses including Silicon...

MediaTek 3G solution shipments unaffected by cancellation of subsidies

Jun 16, 12:22

MediaTek's shipments of 3G smartphone solutions to China have not been affected by the moves of China-based telecom operators to shift their promotional subsidies from 3G to 4G smartphones,...

Differentiation is the core advantage: Q&A MediaTek president Hsieh Ching-chiang

Jun 16, 11:36

MediaTek has taken up to 60% of the 3G handset solution market in China, pushing the market value of the company shares to over NT$800 billion (US$26.68 billion) recently. Digitimes...

MediaTek president Hsieh Ching-chiang

Digitimes Research: South Korea sees increasing semiconductor exports to Vietnam

Jun 12, 15:28

As labor costs in China are gradually rising, IT players have started turning to establish production lines in Vietnam, increasing the country's demand for upstream semiconductors...

MediaTek begins volume production of Aster solutions for wearable devices

Jun 11, 21:56

MediaTek will begin commercial production of Aster, its SoC solution for wearable devices, in June with initial shipments to reach two million units a month, according to industry...

Niching sees revenues up in May

Jun 11, 15:51

IC packaging material and tool distributor Niching Industrial has reported revenues of NT$101 million (US$3.37 million) for May, up 20% on month and 45% on year. May's sales were...

China market: MediaTek 4G LTE solutions verified by China Mobile

Jun 10, 21:52

MediaTek's 4G LTE smartphone solutions have been verified by China Mobile, paving the way for China-based handset vendors to begin shipping LTE models to China Mobile, the largest...

STMicroelectronics eyeing IoT market

Jun 10, 15:02

The market for IoT (Internet of Things) devices is expected to stage a major uptick in the next 2-3 years. STMicroelectronics is ready to offer an assortment of key components such...

STMicroelectronics executive vice president Francois Guibert

Turning a smartphone into a PC in a pocket: Q&A with Analogix

Jun 10, 14:08

According to a recent IDC research note, the transition toward mobile and cloud-based computing is unstoppable, with tablet volumes expected to pass total PC volume in the fourth...

Matt Ready, sales VP at Analogix

MediaTek revenues continue to hit new high in May

Jun 10, 11:44

MediaTek saw its consolidated revenues hit a new high for the fourth straight month in May, totaling NT$19.33 billion (US$641 million) and representing an increase of 1.2% sequentially...

Aviacomm adopts M31 MIPI M-PHY IP for 4G-LTE RF transceiver solutions

Jun 9, 11:20

M31 Technology and Aviacomm have jointly announced the availability of M31's MIPI M-PHY-based DigRF v4 interface for Aviacomm's 4G-LTE RF transceivers for mobile devices.

ASMedia to sample USB 3.1 to SATA controller chips in August

Jun 6, 15:20

USB controller maker ASMedia will begin to sample USB 3.1 to SATA device controller chips in August 2014, according to company president Chewei Lin.

ASMedia president Chewei Lin

MediaTek 4G, tablet solution shipments to be higher than expected in 2014

Jun 4, 22:04

MediaTek's shipments of 4G smartphone solutions and tablet solutions in 2014 are expected to surpass its targets of 40 million and 15 million units, respectively, due to improved...

MediaTek CEO gives glimpse into company vision and role in IoT market

Jun 4, 21:15

Advancements in cloud computing and the proliferation of smart devices, beyond even smartphones and tablets, have allowed an increasing number of devices to remain connected, with...

What works in telecom can work in high-speed manufacturing: Leveraging IoT with Vitesse

Jun 4, 14:35

Until recently, Vitesse Semiconductor saw its core market as being the carrier Ethernet market, particularly what it calls the IP edge, which is anything from base stations to picocells...

Vitesse CTO Martin Nuss

MediaTek likely to take up Broadcom baseband business, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 4, 14:27

MediaTek is likely to take up the baseband business unit of Broadcom after the US-based chipmaker announced recently that it plans to sell or wind down the business for cost savings,...

Scalability from datacenter to IoT: Q&A with Intel

Jun 3, 14:16

Intel was one of the main driving forces behind the consumer PC era of desktops and notebooks, but the trend in recent years towards low-power devices such as tablets, wearables and...

Jason Chen, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group and Country Manager, Intel Taiwan

ARM establishes CPU design center in Taiwan

Jun 3, 13:33

ARM has announced the establishment of a new CPU design center in the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Taiwan. This is ARM's first CPU design center in Asia, and it will focus on the design,...

Tapping the power of mobile devices through connectivity: Silicon Image on HDMI, MHL and Wireless HD

Jun 3, 12:34

Silicon Image is a semiconductor IP company whose expertise is connecting boxes to displays. The company develops semiconductor IP based on industry standards it has helped develop...

David Kuo, senior director of marketing, mobile devices at Silicon Image

Goodix to see revenues grow over 40% in 2014

May 30, 11:19

China-based touchscreen controller IC vendor Goodix is expected to see its revenues grow over 40% in 2014, buoyed by shipments of its newly developed fingerprint recognition sensors,...

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