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Qualcomm announces highest-end Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

Apr 9, 10:47

Qualcomm Technologies has introduced its next-generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 tier, the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors. The Snapdragon 810 and 808...

Apple reportedly to develop baseband chips for iPhones in house, say sources

Apr 7, 22:28

Apple reportedly plans to form a R&D team to develop baseband processors for use in iPhones to be released in 2015 and will place the baseband chip orders with Samsung Electronics...

Digitimes Research: 3-mode smartphones to dominate China entry-level market

Apr 2, 12:03

When announcing its LTE product lineup in 2013, China Mobile originally set 5-mode support for five major networking standards in China as a basic requirement for its 4G products,...

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...

Commentary: Is it likely for Qualcomm to produce 28nm chips at SMIC?

Mar 13, 15:56

Recent reports from China have cited Qualcomm president Derek Aberle as disclosing that it plans to produce 28nm chips at China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation...

SPIL to perform better than expected in 1Q14

Mar 10, 14:50

IC testing and packaging company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is expected to perform better than its guidance set for the first quarter of 2014 as clients are building...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm to meet strong challenge from MediaTek in 2H14

Mar 3, 14:23

MediaTek and Qualcomm both unveiled their product roadmaps for the second half of 2014 at the recently concluded Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. In addition to the previously released...

MWC 2014: Qualcomm optimistic about 4G smartphone market

Feb 27, 11:41

The release of 4G TD-LTE licenses by the China government at the end of 2013 triggered the competition in the 4G smartphone segment, and 4G models with a price tag of CNY1,000 (US$163)...

Qualcomm senior vp Katouzian

China market: TD-LTE chip market to expand robustly starting 2Q14

Feb 26, 21:54

The TD-LTE chip market in China is expected to grow robustly starting the second quarter of 2014 as chipset vendors including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Marvell Technology, Broadcom, Intel,...

Qualcomm continues cellular baseband processor market lead, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 26, 16:07

The global cellular baseband processor market grew 8.3% on year to US$18.9 billion in 2013, according to Strategy Analytics.

Intel remains top semiconductor R&D spender, says IC Insights

Feb 26, 11:21

IC Insights has released its 2013 ranking of semiconductor companies by R&D spending. Intel continued to top all other chip companies, accounting for 37% of the top-10 spending...

More chipset vendors to step into 8-core CPU segment

Feb 25, 21:33

Chipset suppliers including Nvidia, Broadcom and Marvell Technology are likely to step into development of 8-core smartphone solutions following Qualcomm's announced plans to begin...

Google to use Qualcomm 8-core CPUs for next-generation Nexus 6 smartphone, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 24, 15:24

Google will use Qualcomm's forthcoming 64-bit 8-core chipset solution, the Snapdragon 810, for its next-generation Nexus 6 smartphone, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

China market: Prices of octa-core smartphones drifting below CNY1,000

Jan 27, 12:24

The battle for the entry-level smartphone segment in China is intensifying, and Coolpad with releasing an octa-core model priced below CNY1,000 (US$165), according to industry sour...

China market: MediaTek to lose 4G chip orders to other suppliers in 1Q14

Jan 15, 15:17

While MediaTek is expected to continue dominating China's 3G chipset market in the first quarter of 2014, the Taiwan-based IC design house may lose 4G chip orders to rivals including...

Globalfoundries names ex-Motorola CEO as new chief

Jan 8, 14:26

Globalfoundries has appointed Sanjay Jha as the company's new chief executive officer, according to the contract chipmaker.

Apple, Qualcomm suffering weak yields for wearable devices

Jan 2, 16:13

Several wearable devices such as Apple's iWatch and Qualcomm's Toq are reportedly seeing less than 50% yield rates due to difficulties applying surface treatments on their metal injection...

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...

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...

LTE dominance raises Qualcomm baseband market share to two thirds in 3Q13, says Strategy Analytics

Dec 23, 14:57

The global cellular baseband processor market grew 10.3% on year to reach US$4.9 billion in the third quarter of 2013, according to Strategy Analytics.

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%...

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.

64-bit smartphones to be ushered in 2014, say sources

Dec 11, 14:14

The penetration rate of smartphones with CPUs supporting 64-bit capability is expected to increase in a fast pace in the next two years as chipset vendors including Qualcomm and Intel...

Qualcomm announces 64-bit capable Snapdragon 410 chipset

Dec 10, 22:16

Qualcomm has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, has introduced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset with integrated 4G LTE World Mode.

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...

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...

Qualcomm reportedly hopes Samsung and Globalfoundries can team up, sources say

Nov 18, 16:12

Qualcomm reportedly hopes Samsung Electronics and Globalfoundries can form an alliance, as the fabless IC vendor seeks to reduce its reliance on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

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,...

Qualcomm to shake up STB IC market, says IHS

Nov 4, 11:53

Mobile semiconductor giant Qualcomm is muscling its way into the set-top box (STB) chip business, a move likely to shake up the market's competitive landscape, IHS believes.

Qualcomm acquires certain Arteris technology assets

Nov 1, 15:41

Arteris, which provides network-on-chip interconnect IP and tools to accelerate system-on-chip semiconductor (SoC) assembly for a wide range of applications, announced on October...

Digitimes Research: China 4Q13 smartphone AP shipments to contract

Oct 22, 10:50

Shipments of smartphone applications processors in China are expected to drop by 1.5% sequentially to 94.95 million units in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes Rese...

Power Integrations unveils Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 charger reference design

Oct 22, 09:49

Power Integrations has introduced a reference design for a Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-enabled charger power supply. Launched earlier this year, the Quick Charge 2.0 protocol from Qualcomm...

Lenovo to adopt Qualcomm solutions for next-generation smartphones

Oct 4, 11:16

Lenovo reportedly will adopt Qualcomm's solutions for its next-generation K910 smartphone, switching from Intel's platform used in the vendor's existing K900 device, according to...

LTE and TD-SCDMA drive cellular baseband growth in 2Q13, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 4, 10:28

The global cellular baseband processor market grew 5.4% on year to reach US$4.4 billion in the second quarter of 2013, according to Strategy Analytics.

China market: Broadcom smartphone solutions allow clients to expand overseas, says company executive

Sep 27, 15:47

For China-based clients, Broadcom focuses on the entry-level and mid-range smartphone segments while Qualcomm has so far put emphasis on high-end models mainly. Meanwhile, Broadcom...

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