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  • Last update: Friday 19 September 2014 [73 news items]

Spansion inks cross licensing agreement with Winbond

Sep 19, 10:34

Spansion has announced the signing of a cross-license agreement with Winbond Electronics, allowing both companies access to each other's flash memory patent portfolio.

Microsoft expands coverage of free Windows licensing

Jul 14, 15:29

Microsoft reportedly is expanding its subsidies to vendors for Windows-based tablets, and in addition to sub-9-inch models, tablets priced below US$250 will also receive free Windows...

AMD said to acquire SATA Express IP from ASMedia for next-generation platform

May 19, 21:38

AMD reportedly will cooperate with Taiwan-based ASMedia Technology, a subsidiary of Asustek Computer, to integrate transmission interfaces such as SATA Express onto its next-generation...

Acer to open cloud computing center in Taiwan; will see over 50% gross margins from related licensing

Apr 9, 21:12

Acer's cloud computer experiencing center will open in Taoyuan, Taiwan at the end of May. The company hopes to use the facility to provide more details on its Build Your Own Cloud...

Microsoft and MediaTek rumored to be looking to push Windows tablets in the China white-box tablet market

Apr 7, 21:33

Microsoft reportedly has been aggressively trying to persuade MediaTek to push Windows-based tablets in China's white-box market and with the software giant's announcement of offering...

Microsoft and Dell sign patent licensing agreement

Mar 27, 11:41

Microsoft and Dell have announced a patent licensing agreement allowing the companies to share technology and build on each other's innovations. It is the continuation of a nearly...

China market: Second-tier China handset vendors plan to request anti-trust probe into Android licensing

Mar 18, 14:38

Some second-tier and small China-based handset vendors feel that Google has unreasonably high charges for some applications under the Android platform, and therefore plan to request...

Microsoft to lower Windows 8.1 licensing fees for entry-level PCs, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 15:31

Microsoft plans to further decrease Windows 8.1 licensing rates for entry-level PCs priced below US$250 and tablets, from nearly US$50 currently to about US$15, according to Taiwan-based...

Hydis and Innolux sign cross-licensing agreement

Nov 14, 11:32

E Ink has announced that its Korean subsidiary Hydis Technologies has signed a cross-licensing agreement for TFT LCD products with Innolux of Taiwan.

Spansion and XMC announce licensing agreement

Aug 2, 10:55

Spansion and China-based 300mm semiconductor foundry XMC have announced an agreement for XMC to license Spansion's floating gate NOR flash technology. The agreement expands the companies'...

Microsoft SST program not attracting brand vendors

Jul 3, 22:02

Microsoft's Small Screen Touch (SST) program, which offers Windows licensing discounts on touchscreen devices with a display size of 11.6-inch or below, is struggling to attract notebook...

Taiwan NCC sets floor pricing for 4G licenses

May 16, 14:15

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on May 15 announced floor prices for acquiring frequency band units to operate next-generation (4G) mobile broadband communications...

PC component shipments to enjoy 20-50% growth in 2H13

Apr 1, 23:00

PC supply chain shipments in the second half are expected to enjoy growth of at least 20% compared to the first half and may even reach 50% due to Intel's new Haswell-based processors...

Taiwan market: Vee TIME plans to compete for 700MHz 4G license

Feb 26, 10:35

Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in southern Taiwan, is likely to compete for a 700MHz 4G license through open bidding to be held by the National Communications Commission (NCC) by the...

Taiwan NCC details 4G licensing plans

Jan 24, 19:41

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on January 23 details its tentative planning for the release of a total bandwidth of 270MHz for operating next-generation mobile...

Kingston partners with ESET and ClevX for encrypted flash drives

Dec 14, 12:16

Kingston Technology has partnered with security software developer ESET and ClevX, an IP development and licensing company, to enhance its encrypted USB flash drives for keeping sensitive...

Taiwan market: NCC sets forth principles for 4G licensing

Nov 27, 14:57

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on November 26 announced the principles for releasing total bandwidth of 270MHz for next-generation mobile broadband communication...

Taiwan NCC sets tentative schedule for 4G licensing

Nov 13, 14:20

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has set a tentative schedule for releasing 4th-generation mobile communication licenses, with licensees to be selected at the end...

Taiwan market: Game Flier lands operating licensing for NBA 2K Online

Aug 29, 15:10

Game Flier International, an operator of online games in Taiwan, on August 28 announced the acquisition of licensing from US-based 2K Sports to operate NBA 2K Online, a game developed...

Microsoft unveils Windows 8 OEM licensing charges

Jul 11, 15:52

Microsoft has released licensing rates for OEM Windows 8, including US$60-80 for Windows 8, US$80-100 for Windows 8 Pro (with Office) and US$50-65 for Windows RT (with Office), according...

Microsoft releases Windows 8 licensing prices

Intel to host supply chain symposium focusing on ultrabooks

Jun 21, 01:05

Intel plans to host what it call the Intel Ultrabook Ecosystem Symposium in two locations, one in Taiwan on July 31 and one in China on August 2, according to sources from notebook...

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Microsoft reportedly considers raising Windows 8 licensing fees

May 25, 14:48

Microsoft is reportedly considering upward adjusting licensing fees for OEM versions of Windows 8, and with Intel reluctant to lower quotes for processors for use in ultrabooks, the...

Nanya, Intellectual Ventures strike deal

Dec 1, 16:08

Nanya Technology and Intellectual Ventures (IV) have entered into an intellectual property license agreement, according to the companies.

Integrated licensing of LTE patents not available until 2013, say Taiwan makers

Nov 14, 10:49

While there are LTE-enabled terminal devices available for sale, integrated licensing of LTE patents will not be available at least until the end of 2012, according to Taiwan-based...

Asustek delays Transformer Prime to December

Nov 8, 01:35

Asustek Computer, which had originally been set to launch its latest Transformer Prime tablet PC with Android 3.2 on November 9, has postponed the launch schedule to early December...

eMemory breaks into iPhone 4S supply chain

Nov 3, 15:56

Taiwan's eMemory Technology reportedly has entered the supply chain of Apple's iPhone 4S, through providing Dialog Semiconductor with access to its one-time programmable (OTP) non-volatile...

CPT to collaborate with Intellectual Ventures for IP strategy

Jul 26, 11:00

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and Intellectual Ventures (IV) have entered into a set of multi-faceted intellectual property agreements, according to the companies. Specific financial...

Compal Communications lowers 2011 handset shipments target; signs WP7 licensing agreement with Microsoft

Jun 24, 15:51

Compal Communications has lowered its handset shipments target for 2011 to 4.5 million units from six million projected earlier due to adjustments in product strategies by its clients,...

Micron becomes Intellectual Ventures licensing customer

Jun 2, 14:08

Micron Technology and Intellectual Ventures (IV) have entered into an intellectual property (IP) license agreement, according to the companies. Specific financial terms were not di...

Mosaid, Hynix enter into patent license and acquisition agreements

May 17, 16:33

Mosaid Technologies has concluded a patent portfolio license agreement with Hynix Semiconductor of Korea, according to the Canada-based patent licensing and IP development company.

Taiflex obtains DuPont technology licensing for PV back sheets

May 17, 01:00

Taiflex Scientific, a Taiwan-based maker of flexible CCLs (copper-clad laminates) having stepped into production of back sheets used in photovoltaic (PV) modules, on May 16 signed...

DDD licensing TriDef to CMI

Apr 19, 10:55

Australia-based Dynamic Digital Depth (DDD) Group, which licenses 3D technology for use in PCs and consumer electronics, has signed with LCD panel maker Chimei Innolux (CMI) for bundling...

AUO obtains California licensing for three PV modules

Apr 19, 01:10

Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) on April 18 announced that it has obtained from the California Energy Commission (CEC) the certification for licensed marketing of three photovoltaic...

AUO and Sharp sign patent cross-license agreement

Apr 15, 14:24

AU Optronics (AUO) and Japan's Sharp signed a patent cross-license agreement today. Both parties have agreed to license to the other specified patents owned by each party, according...

Intel pushes Android plans

Apr 14, 01:10

Intel, in the third quarter of 2011, is set to announce a new plan for tablet PCs – PRC Plus, pushing an Intel/Android 3.0 platform, after nearly half of year of negotiations...

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  • MLS, Unity Opto expand LED lighting capacities

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  • Innolux capex to reach NT$20 billion in 2014

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