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MediaTek ramping up smartphone solutions to meet surging demand

Aug 19, 11:53

MediaTek is ramping up production of its smartphone solutions to ensure that the follow-up orders placed by its clients recently will be fulfilled in September at the latest, according...

MediaTek lands tablet chipset orders from Amazon, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 8, 12:00

MediaTek reportedly has landed orders for its MT8135 quad-core solutions from Amazon for its new entry-level Kindle Fire tablets, and shipments of the chipsets will begin in 2014,...

MediaTek July revenues soar

Aug 7, 11:48

Consolidated revenues at MediaTek rose 35.5% sequentially and 43% from a year ago to NT$13.22 billion (US441 million) in July 2013, the highest monthly level since January 2010.

MediaTek expects revenues to rise 5-13% in 3Q13

Aug 5, 12:09

IC design house MediaTek expects its consolidated revenues to log a 5-13% sequential increase in the third quarter of 2013, after posting a 38.8% sales jump in the second quarter.

Sigurd pre-tax profits soar in 2Q13

Aug 2, 10:04

Taiwan-based testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has announced second-quarter 2013 revenues increased 13.2% sequentially to NT$1.37 billion (US$45.3 million) with pre-tax profits...

MediaTek 1H13 revenues, profits up

Aug 1, 21:15

IC design house MediaTek has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2013. Consolidated revenues for the quarter saw a 38.8% sequential increase, beating the firm's...

Smartphone vendors conservative about adopting 8-core platforms, say Taiwan makers

Jul 30, 14:13

While Samsung Electronics, MediaTek and HiSilicon Technologies have been developing 8-core platforms for smartphones, vendors are conservative about the adoption on concerns that...

TSMC lands pull-in orders for 28nm chips from Greater China IC design firms

Jul 29, 15:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has been contracted by a number of Greater China IC design houses to manufacture their 28nm chip solutions, according to industry...

MediaTek to push sales of next-generation tablet CPUs to Google, Amazon

Jul 29, 11:33

MediaTek aims to push sales of its next-generation ARM big.LITTLE-based tablet processor, the MT8135, to Google, Amazon and Sony in addition to branded notebook and tablet vendors,...

Commentary: Qualcomm likely to be dethroned by MediaTek as the largest handset solution vendor

Jul 24, 15:37

With the planned release of LTE-enabled and 8-core SoCs in the fourth quarter of 2013, MediaTek will advance one-step further to beat venerable rival Qualcomm to become the world's...

MediaTek to launch 8-core smartphone CPUs

Jul 24, 11:29

MediaTek is expected to launch its first 8-core smartphone solution, the MT6592, in the fourth quarter of 2013. The chip will be made with a 28nm process at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

MediaTek to post higher than expected revenues in 3Q13

Jul 23, 22:10

MediaTek is expected to post revenues of NT$35-36.5 billion (US$1.17-1.22 billion) in the third quarter of 2013, up 6-10% sequentially, higher than the company's forecast of 5% growth,...

MediaTek to begin volume production of three new chips in 3Q13

Jul 23, 16:08

MediaTek plans to begin volume production of three new chips in the third quarter of 2013 - the MT6572 and MT6582 for smartphones and the MT8135 for tablets, according to industry...

Global 1Q13 smartphone and tablet AP markets jump, says Strategy Analytics

Jul 16, 10:40

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market registered almost 50% on-year growth to reach US$3.6 billion in the first quarter of 2013, according to Strategy Analytics...

Taiwan IC design firms see limited order visibility for September

Jul 12, 11:34

Taiwan-based IC design companies have seen their order visibility for September remain unclear, predicting third-quarter sales will grow within a range of 10% sequentially, according...

MediaTek 2Q13 performance beats guidance

Newswatch - Jul 5, 14:02

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.77 billion (US$323.52 million) for June, down 10.6% sequentially but up 24.6% on year.

Kinsus 3Q13 sales likely to rise 10%

Jul 4, 21:10

Consolidated sales at Kinsus Interconnect Technology are expected to register a 10% sequential increase in the third quarter, buoyed by orders for low-end to mid-range smartphones,...

Major Taiwan IC design houses to post earnings growth in 1H13

Jun 28, 14:56

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, Phison Electronics, Capella Microsystems and Richtek Technology are all expected to report profit growth for the first half of 2013...

MediaTek, Spreadtrum advance in China market as Qualcomm chip sales decline, says TrendForce

Jun 28, 14:25

MediaTek has been making an impressive run lately; not only is the Taiwan-based chip manufacturer commanding its way in the mid-to-high end smartphone space, it has also successfully...

Tsinghua offers to buy Spreadtrum for US$28.50 per share

Jun 25, 12:38

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its board of directors received a preliminary non-binding proposal from Tsinghua Unigroup, a state-owned company funded by Tsinghua University...

Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments rise in 2Q13

Jun 24, 21:01

The China mobile application processor (AP) market is forecast to reach a total of 114.5 million units in the second quarter of 2013, up 9.6% sequentially and 88.6% from the 60.7...

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MediaTek allocating more resources for development of tablet solutions

Jun 19, 15:26

MediaTek is relocating its tablet solution unit from its wireless communications group to the home entertainment group, meaning that the Taiwan-based top IC design house is looking...

Prices of smartphone and tablet solutions to drop 10-20% in 2H13

Jun 18, 21:55

Prices of chipset solutions for smartphones and tablets are expected to decline 10-20% sequentially in the second half of 2013 due to competition between MediaTek and Qualcomm, according...

MediaTek-MStar merger yet to receive China approval

Newswatch - Jun 18, 14:34

MediaTek has again postponed its proposed merger with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor as China's Ministry of Commerce has yet to approve the deal, according to the com...

MediaTek poised for strong 3Q13, say observers

Jun 14, 10:29

Monthly shipments of MediaTek's smartphone solutions are expected to top 20 million units in the third quarter of 2013, while shipments of its tablet-use ICs will also rise significantly,...

China-made tablets compete for spotlight at Computex 2013

Jun 6, 12:53

At the ongoing Computex 2013, a number of China-based companies including Malata, HKC Electronic, Hasee Computer and RightFriend Electronics Technology are showing their tablet products,...

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MediaTek says 2Q13 outlook unchanged

Jun 4, 21:11

Affected by seasonal factors, MediaTek expects to post a sequential decrease in June revenues, hitting the lowest monthly level for the second quarter, according to company president...

IC designers to halt price cuts and improve gross margins

Jun 4, 13:52

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek are tending towards maintaining their quotes to achieve better gross margins in the second half of 2013, according to industry sour...

Digitimes Research: Spreadtrum may see TD-SCDMA market share fall below 40% in 2013

Jun 3, 20:17

China-based handset solution vendor Spreadtrum Communications obtained close to a 50% share in the TD-SCDMA market in 2012.

MediaTek launches new quad-core solution for tablets

Jun 3, 16:53

MediaTek has officially launched its new quad-core application processor, the MT8125, for the fast growing global tablet market, claiming the new chips are now being adopted by its...

SPIL to hike capex budget for 2013

May 29, 22:15

IC backend service company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has decided to hike its capex budget for 2013 to NT$14.9 billion (US$496.14 million), up nearly 32% from NT$11.3...

MediaTek to increase number of component suppliers for its reference designs

May 29, 21:53

MediaTek plans to increase the number of its suppliers of parts and components for its smartphone solution reference designs in order to smooth out its production, according to industry...

MediaTek May revenues to drop to below NT$10 billion

May 29, 12:06

MediaTek is expected to see its revenues drop to below NT$10 billion (US$334.97 million) in May compared to a three-year high of NT$12.57 billion recorded in April, as most IC clients...

China market: White-box tablet makers approaching MediaTek for quad-core solutions

May 27, 15:17

China-based white-box tablet makers are reportedly approaching MediaTek for the purchase of the chipmaker's integrated MT8125 and 8135 quad-core application processors for tablets,...

Intel, MediaTek and Elan taking up 60% of global touchscreen controller market

May 23, 12:03

Intel, MediaTek and Elan Microelectronics combined have taken up over 60% of global touchscreen controller ICs market, according to industry sources.

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