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MediaTek, Qualcomm amend patent agreements

Sep 27, 10:25

Neither MediaTek nor Qualcomm has lodged any complaint against the other, formally, informally, or otherwise, to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the US International Trade...

Metal injection molding widely used to make wearable smart devices, say Taiwan makers

Sep 25, 15:09

Metal injection molding (MIM), a manufacturing process combining powder metallurgy and plastic molding injection, has been widely used to produce wearable smart devices due to its...

WPC, A4WP may merge due to Qualcomm joining WPC, say Taiwan handset makers

Sep 23, 22:33

With Qualcomm, the leader of the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), joining the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) as a regular member, A4WP and WPC are likely to merge to adopt WPC-developed...

HTC to adopt old Qualcomm processor for HTC One Max, say sources

Sep 18, 11:36

HTC reportedly will adopt an old Qualcomm processor, the quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ 8064, for production of its first large-size HTC One Max to be launched in October...

Multi-core smartphone application processor market grows more than 2-fold in 1H13, says Strategy Analytics

Sep 12, 14:05

The global multi-core smartphone applications processor (MCSPAP) market registered more than two-fold on-year growth in first-half 2013, according to the Strategy Analytics.

Fabless-foundry model remains major trend, says Qualcomm executive

Sep 5, 12:02

The fabless-foundry business model is still a major trend in the semiconductor industry, whereas the IDM model that achieves efficiency through vertical integration has proven it...

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IHS lists fast facts on Samsung, Qualcomm smartwatch announcements

Sep 5, 11:56

Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm both unveiled their smartwatches on September 4, expanding into the wearable device market.

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HTC continues losing ground in LTE smartphone segment

Aug 26, 16:03

HTC, a pioneer of LTE smartphones previously, appears to have lost its competitive advantage in the segment and has seen its market share lag behind Samsung Electronics, Apple, Sony...

Qualcomm to switch 28nm HKMG wafer orders from TSMC to Globalfoundries, say sources

Aug 6, 22:23

Qualcomm reportedly will switch 10,000 units, or 20% of its orders for 28nm HKMG wafers, from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to Globalfoundries starting September...

Qualcomm to shift some mobile AP orders away from TSMC, sources say

Aug 5, 10:43

Qualcomm is looking to shift some of its mobile application processor orders from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to other foundry services providers, according...

Kinsus, Unimicron look to revenue gains in 3Q13 as Qualcomm ramps shipments

Jul 30, 21:21

IC substrate suppliers Kinsus Interconnect Technology and Unimicron Technology are expected to post strong sequential growth in revenues in the third quarter of 2013 after major client...

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...

TSMC seeing orders slow down from some clients

Jul 15, 13:44

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen some of its major clients including Qualcomm, Broadcom and OmniVision slow down the pace of placing orders and cut back...

TSMC reports record sales for June and 2Q13

ASE, SPIL 3Q13 sales to be affected by slower sales of Galaxy S4

Jul 3, 21:59

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are expected to see their sales for the third quarter of 2013 affected by reduced orders from...

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...

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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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...

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.

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...

Imec, Globalfoundries team up for STT-MRAM

May 22, 11:22

Globalfoundries has joined Imec's industrial research collaboration to develop spin-transfer torque magnetoresistive random access memory (STT-MRAM), according to the IC foundry.

AMD falls to 4th rank MPU supplier in 2012, says IC Insights

May 21, 15:54

A slowdown in notebook and desktop PC purchases coupled with strong growth in smartphones and tablets knocked AMD down to fourth place in microprocessor (MPU) sales in 2012 from second,...

China market: Rising popularity of tablets with 3G functionality to benefit MediaTek, Qualcomm

May 9, 10:46

Demand for 7-8-inch white-box tablets with built-in 3G functionality in China has been increasing, a trend which is likely to benefit MediaTek and Qualcomm, according to industry...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek increasing chipset portfolios for tablets

Apr 26, 14:52

Riding high on a fivefold increase in shipments of application processors in 2012 triggered by a robust growth of the mobile device market in China, MediaTek has been strengthening...

China market: Qualcomm, Spreadtrum cutting quad-core processor prices

Apr 25, 21:55

Qualcomm and Spreadtrum Communications have both cut prices for their quad-core products to better compete against MediaTek, which controls half of the smartphone-chip market in China,...

Asustek to push Padfone Infinity in China

Apr 23, 09:57

Asustek Computer has recently partnered with China Unicom to sell its new Padfone Infinity in China and the company will also host a launch conference later this month (April) to...

China market: Alibaba launches new smartphones running on AMOS

Apr 17, 15:38

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has teamed with five local handset makers to launch six smartphones running on its home-grown AMOS (Alibaba Mobile OS). It remains to be...

4Q reprieve brings little relief to semiconductor makers in 2012, says IHS

Apr 11, 09:54

Despite stronger-than-expected growth during the fourth quarter, 2012 was still a miserable year for the semiconductor market and suppliers, with only eight out of the top-25 chipmakers...

Complete mobile platform solutions: Q&A with Broadcom executive VP Robert Rango

Apr 8, 10:41

In a relentless competition against rivals including Qualcomm, Nvidia and Media in the smartphone chipset market, Broadcom's mobile solutions have found their way into the supply...

Broadcom executive vice president Robert Rango

Compal Communications adopts Broadcom smartphone reference design

Apr 3, 12:14

Compal Communications has for the first time adopted a reference design platform offered by Broadcom to develop entry-level Android smartphones with the first wave of such models...

HTC teams up with Qualcomm to promote new HTC One

Mar 26, 13:45

Qualcomm will help smartphone vendor HTC promote sales of the new HTC One, a smartphone equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor, through recommending the smartphone...

Second-generation Nexus 7 to use Qualcomm processor

Mar 18, 22:30

Google's and Asustek Computer's co-branded second-generation Nexus 7 tablet reportedly has adopted a solution from Qualcomm instead of Nvidia, which was the processor supplier of...

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ARM to help second-tier IC designers catch up with Qualcomm, Nvidia in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Mar 15, 14:14

ARM is reportedly considering plans to provide complete platform solutions to help second-tier ARM-architecture IC design houses, mainly Taiwan-based MediaTek and China-based Allwinner...

ARM reportedly will assist its second-tier partners to catch up

Intel leads unexpectedly large decline in 4Q12 semiconductor market inventory, says IHS

Mar 14, 10:37

After reaching a worrisome high in the third quarter of 2012, global semiconductor inventories held by chip suppliers fell at a surprisingly fast rate in the fourth quarter, led by...

MWC 2013: Qualcomm, MediaTek not ready to develop 8-core smartphone CPUs

Feb 27, 11:19

Qualcomm and MediaTek appear to have temporarily suspended their respective plans to develop 8-core CPUs for smartphones based on product roadmaps revealed by the companies.

MWC 2013: China Mobile unveils 4 TD-LTE smartphones

Feb 26, 21:31

China Mobile has unveiled four TD-LTE smartphones at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013. The four models are manufactured by HTC, LG Electronics, ZTE and Huawei, respecti...

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    Microsoft Nokia X2 smartphone

    Microsoft Devices Group has unveiled the Nokia X2, the newest addition to the expanding Nokia X family smartphones. The new Nokia X2 provides access to Android apps and Microsoft...

    Photo: Company, Jun 26.

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    Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

    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...

    Photo: Company, Apr 9.

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    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Asustek PadFone Infinity smartphone/tablet

    Asustek has announced the new PadFone Infinity with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor and a new PixelMaster camera that improves low-light photos. The new PadFone Infinity...

    Photo: Company, Oct 1.

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    Qualcomm Toq smartwatch featuring Mirasol display

    Qualcomm has unveiled the Qualcomm Toq smartwatch, designed to serve as a second display to the wearer's smartphone. The device will be released in the fourth quarter of 2013. The...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

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