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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...

New Qualcomm mobile chip to use TSMC 28HPM process

Feb 26, 10:05

Qualcomm and TSMC have jointly announced that Qualcomm's wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, will be the first company to produce working silicon on TSMC's 28nm HPM (high...

Qualcomm, Samsung claim top-2 spots in mobile handset IC market in 2012, says IHS

Feb 22, 12:24

Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics capitalized on rapidly shifting market conditions to claim the top-two spots of the mobile handset core integrated circuit (IC) business in 2012,...

Toshiba first to adopt Tegra 4, say Taiwan makers

Feb 1, 11:31

Toshiba, among tablet and smartphone vendors, is so far the only one to adopt Nvidia's Tegra 4 platform for tablets to be launched in June 2013, implying that Tegra 4 is struggling...

HTC to unveil M7 in London in February, say sources

Jan 29, 14:04

HTC plans to unveil its new M7 smartphone, a flagship model for the first half of 2013, in London in early February, according to sources at the supply chain.

Microsoft to launch WP8 reference design in mid-2013, say sources

Jan 25, 11:26

Microsoft reportedly is cooperating with chipset suppliers including Qualcomm on development of Windows Phone 8 reference design aiming to attract more smartphone makers in China...

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China market: Brands to introduce quad-core smartphones before Lunar New Year

Jan 23, 22:06

Many brands in China such as Huawei and ZTE plan to introduce quad-core smartphones that adopt MediaTek's MT6589 or Qualcomm's MSM8x25Q solutions before the Lunar New Year holidays...

Intel targets low-end smartphone market with new Atom processor platform, says IHS

Jan 17, 10:31

Intel's introduction of a new Atom processor platform designed to target the fast-growing market for low-end smartphones in emerging economies represents a shrewd strategy that could...

UMC eyeing 28nm chip orders from Qualcomm

Jan 16, 12:21

United Semiconductor (UMC) has delivered samples of Qualcomm's new 28nm chips for verification, and is competing with Globalfoundries to be the second 28nm foundry partner for Qualcomm...

MediaTek, VIA to compete with Qualcomm, Nvidia for processors used in inexpensive tablets

Jan 14, 21:13

Taiwan-based vendors Acer and Asustek Computer, in order to minimize production cost, have adopted dual-core processors developed by Taiwan-based MediaTek and China-based WonderMedia...

CES 2013: More new multi-core chipset solutions unveiled, heating up competition

Jan 11, 14:47

Chipset vendors including Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics and ST-Ericsson have all unveiled their new multi-core solutions for mobile devices and other applications at CES 2013,...

MediaTek creates chief marketing position

Dec 20, 21:25

IC design house MediaTek has named a former Qualcomm executive to the newly-created role of chief marketing officer (CMO).

Commentary: Sharp-Qualcomm cooperation unlikely to affect Taiwan-based firms

Dec 11, 15:27

The cooperation between Sharp and Qualcomm is likely to threaten Taiwan-based firms that have also been developing IGZO technology, but IGZO technology and MEMS panels are mainly...

Nvidia Tegra 3 under strong pressure from S4 Pro, say Taiwan makers

Dec 7, 12:19

Snapdragon S4 Pro series processors developed by Qualcomm have brought increasing competitive pressure on Nvidia's Tegra 3 because of its superior overall performance-cost ratio,...

Qualcomm, Sharp, Foxconn will become a new triangle chain in the industry, says Foxconn chairman

Dec 5, 20:37

Commenting on Qualcomm's investment in Sharp, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, on December 5, pointed out that Sharp notified Foxconn about the...

Qualcomm rides wireless wave to take third place in 2012 semiconductor market, IHS says

Dec 5, 10:52

In a miserable 2012 semiconductor market that will see revenue declines at seven of the world's Top 10 semiconductor suppliers, Qualcomm is standing out, with a double-digit increase...

Sharp announces agreement with Qualcomm and Pixtronix

Dec 4, 22:00

Sharp has announced that it has reached an agreement with Pixtronix, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, concerning the development of Pixtronix's MEMS displays. In addition, Sharp signed a...

China market: Handset makers accelerating development of quad-core smartphones

Nov 21, 22:20

Demand for high-end smartphones in China has been higher than expected and could be even higher than that for entry-level and mid-range models, pushing local branded and white-box...

TSMC sees orders returning for its 28nm process

Nov 8, 21:27

In first-half 2012, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its 28nm process lacking enough capacity, forcing customers such as Qualcomm to shift orders to United Microelectronics...

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ASE, SPIL to perform rather strongly in 4Q12

Oct 23, 22:11

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will perform relatively strongly in the fourth quarter of 2012 thanks to 28nm orders from Qualcomm...

China-based handset chip designers may merge to compete with Qualcomm, MediaTek

Oct 2, 01:10

With Qualcomm and MediaTek becomig increasingly competitive in China's handset chip solution market, China-based IC design houses have been under strong pressure and may seek to merge...

Qualcomm announces new quad-core Snapdragon S4 processors with reference design counterpart for smartphones

Oct 1, 15:17

Qualcomm has announced the addition of two new Snapdragon S4 mobile processors: the MSM8225Q and MSM8625Q. Both are members of the Snapdragon S4 Play processor tier, optimized specifically...

Price of quad-core smartphones in China may fall to US$100/unit

Sep 28, 01:05

Qualcomm and MediaTek have been competing over solutions for quad-core entry-level smartphones. China-based handset makers believe that, by the second half of 2013, there will be...

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Qualcomm to offer TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE reference design to enter China Mobile supply chain

Sep 28, 01:00

Qualcomm will offer a TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE-based Qualcomm reference design (QRD) in a bid to enter China Mobile's supply chain in the first quarter of 2013.

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