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  • Last update: Monday 20 October 2014 [835 news items]

MediaTek looking for supply of fingerprint sensors or modules

Jan 14, 22:12

MediaTek reportedly is looking for production partners in Taiwan and China for the supply of fingerprint sensors or modules priced below US$10 per unit, according to industry sourc...

MediaTek seeking partner to develop solutions for wearable devices

Jan 9, 19:43

MediaTek reportedly is looking for a partner specializing in the design of analog ICs to jointly develop solutions for wearable devices. Texas Instruments and Analog Devices are being...

MediaTek 4Q13 performance beats guidance

Jan 8, 14:02

MediaTek has reported revenues of NT$39.08 billion (US$1.3 billion) for the fourth quarter of 2013, higher than its guidance of NT$37-39 billion. The company had originally forecast...

MediaTek expands cooperation with VIA Telecom

Jan 6, 21:11

MediaTek announced on January 6 that the company has expanded its strategic tie-up with VIA Telecom. Combining VIA's CDMA 2000 technology, MediaTek will be able to provide a complete...

MediaTek to control over 50% of smartphone touchscreen controller IC market in China

Jan 2, 14:19

MediaTek could control over a 50% share of the smartphone-use touchscreen controller IC market in China after the Taiwan-based design house officially merges with fellow company MStar...

Shares of MediaTek, MStar trending upward prior to official merger

Dec 31, 15:27

Share prices of MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor have been trending upward on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) recently as the two IC design houses are to officially merge on February...

8-core CPU shipments to boost MediaTek December and 4Q13 revenues

Dec 30, 16:24

MediaTek's revenues for December as well as the fourth quarter of 2013 will be higher than expected due to shipments of its 8-core MT6592 smartphone solutions, according to industry...

PTI to grow sales of logic IC backend service biz in 2014

Dec 26, 10:29

Memory-IC packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to enjoy significant growth in sales of its logic IC backend service business in 2014, thanks to...

PTI chairman DK Tsai expresses optimism about company logic IC backend service business

Sigurd, KYEC to benefit from MediaTek booming business in 2014

Dec 24, 21:35

IC testing service providers Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) will benefit from Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek in 2014 as MediaTek is expected to see...

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Chipset vendors to showcase 64-bit smartphone solutions at CES 2014

Dec 23, 15:40

Chipset players including Qualcomm, Nvidia, Marvell Technology and Broadcom all are expected to showcase 64-bit processors for smartphone applications at the upcoming CES 2014 trade...

Smartphone and tablet AP markets rise 30% in 3Q13, says Strategy Analytics

Dec 20, 10:15

The global smartphone application processor (AP) market registered on-year growth of 31% to reach US$4.9 billion in the third quarter of 2013, while the tablet AP market grew 30%...

Taiwan IC suppliers developing chips for MediaTek smartphone solutions

Dec 18, 21:30

MediaTek's growing shipments of smartphone solutions, which are expected to top 200 million units in 2013 and 300 million units in 2014, have encouraged Taiwan-based suppliers of...

MediaTek delivering 4G LTE chips for verification, say paper

Newswatch - Dec 18, 13:59

MediaTek reportedly has delivered its first 4G LTE chip, the MT6590, to potential clients for verification. The chips are expected to begin generating revenues for the IC design house...

IC supply chain looks to improved December performance

Dec 16, 12:14

Most Taiwan-based wafer foundry houses, IC backend service companies and IC design houses are expected to report improved sales for December as compared to the previous month due...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek to become AP market leader in 2014

Dec 13, 11:04

MediaTek is expected to grow its share in the global application processor (AP) market to 26.2% in 2014, slightly outpacing Qualcomm's 25.6%, according to Digitimes Research.

MediaTek to post shipment drop in 1Q14

Dec 12, 20:20

MediaTek's shipments of handset ICs are likely to register a 15-20% sequential drop in the first quarter of 2014, as clients have already completed their inventory build-ups, according...

MediaTek reportedly places 28nm chip orders with Globalfoundries

Dec 9, 21:20

Speculation has circulated in the IC industry that MediaTek has contracted Globalfoundries to manufacture its dual-core MT6572 solution designed for entry-level smartphones, with...

China market: Lowering 4G chipset specifications to benefit local smartphone vendors

Dec 6, 16:11

China-based smartphone vendors are likely to continue enjoying the advantage they have gained from the sale of 3G smartphones for pushing sales of 4G LTE models as China-based telecom...

MediaTek November revenues down slightly

Newswatch - Dec 6, 15:00

MediaTek has reported revenues of NT$12.82 billion (US$431.8 million) for November, down 7.7% from the previous month but up 48.2% from a year earlier.

MediaTek dual-core chip adopted for Omate smartwatch

Nov 28, 22:05

Hong Kong-based Omate, which designs wearable computing devices, has launched an Android-powered smartwatch series which employs dual-core chip solutions from MediaTek.

IC design houses see rally on strong demand in China

Nov 27, 15:42

Taiwan-based IC design houses which have deepened their sales in China will see their share prices soar significantly in 2013 thanks to strong demand from China's smartphone and tablet...

MediaTek to launch 6-8 tablet CPUs in 2014

Nov 25, 12:17

MediaTek reportedly plans to launch 6-8 application processors for tablets in 2014 compared to four CPUs released in 2013, according to industry sources.

China market: Local brands to enhance high-end smartphone specifications

Nov 22, 11:11

China-based handset vendors will bring the hardware specifications of their high-end smartphones on par with those of international players in the first half of 2014, making international...

MediaTek to invest CNY500 million to develop in-car chipset solutions

Nov 21, 21:37

MediaTek has signed a contract with the city government of Hefei, China under which the Taiwan IC design house will invest up to CNY500 million (US$82.1 million) to set up a R&D-production...

MediaTek officially launches 8-core smartphone CPU

Nov 20, 14:45

MediaTek has officially unveiled its first 8-core CPU, the MT6592, for smartphones in China in preparation for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday season.

Tsinghua Unigroup acquires Spreadtrum, RDA to compete with Qualcomm, MediaTek

Nov 18, 22:24

China-based business group Tsinghua Unigroup has acquired China-based handset IC design houses Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics for US$1.78 billion and US$910 million...

MediaTek to introduce 8-core tablet chip in early 2014

Nov 18, 22:19

MediaTek is set to introduce an 8-core mobile processor designed for tablets between the end of the first quarter and the beginning of second-quarter 2014, according to industry so...

IC design houses likely to post better-than-expected 4Q13 results on short lead-time orders

Nov 15, 10:40

Taiwan-based IC suppliers which are offering IC components including application processors, LCD driver ICs, touchscreen controller ICs, analog ICs and ambient light sensors, are...

Digitimes Research: ASPs of TD-LTE chips to remain stable initially as suppliers are limited

Nov 14, 16:11

While a number of IC vendors have begun shipping chips supporting TD-LTE, including base band chips, radio frequency chips, application processors, SoC solutions and soft modems,...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile takes third position in smartphone vendor ranking

Nov 12, 16:05

Sony Mobile Communications has captured the third position in Taiwan's smartphone vendor ranking with a 20% market share thanks to brisk sales of its Xperia Z family high-end models,...

Taiwan IC vendors to count on smartphone, tablet and LED lighting segments in 2014

Nov 11, 11:42

Taiwan-based IC design houses will target the smartphone, tablet and LED lighting sectors in order to ramp up their sales and earnings in 2014, according to industry observers.

MediaTek reports record high revenues for October

Nov 7, 15:38

Fabless IC firm MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.89 billion (US$472 million) for October 2013, a record high in monthly revenues, representing growth of 6.5% sequentially...

MediaTek to invest over US$1 billion for chipset development in 2014

Nov 6, 21:54

MediaTek is likely to spend over US$1 billion in 2014 for the development of more than 20 new chipset solutions for applications including smartphones, tablets, TVs, wireless devices...

China market: Smartphone sales to top 500-600 million units in 2014, says MediaTek president

Nov 5, 12:00

Sales of smartphones in China are expected to top 500-600 million units in 2014, an increase of 25-50% from 400 million units projected for 2013, according to estimates from Hsieh...

MediaTek reports 3Q13 consolidated results

Newswatch - Nov 1, 15:49

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$39.01 billion (US$1.33 billion) for the third quarter of 2013, up 17.2% from the previous quarter and 32.4% from a year earlier.

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