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HP and Dell to launch Windows RT tablet PCs at the end of October

Aug 2, 01:00

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to launch Windows RT-based tablet PCs after the release of the new operating system. HP will adopt chip solutions from Texas Instruments...

Huawei to enhance cooperation with subsidiary HiSilicon for smartphone solutions

Jul 31, 12:38

Huawei Technologies will revamp its policy on the adoption of chipset solutions for smartphones and will enhance cooperation with its chipset subsidiary HiSilicon Technologies for...

Globalfoundries to fab 28nm chips for Qualcomm, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 13, 11:05

Qualcomm has contracted Globalfoundries' Dresden fab to manufacture 28nm chips, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited unnamed equipment makers as saying in a recent...

UMC reportedly seeking investment from Qualcomm

Jul 13, 01:25

UMC has approached Qualcomm to participate its upcoming private placement with an aim to establish a strategic partnership with the chip vendor, according to industry sources.

UMC reportedly to start building 28nm chips for Qualcomm in 4Q12, says report

Newswatch - Jul 2, 10:56

United Microelectronics (UMC) reportedly has secured orders for 28nm Snapdragon S4 chips from Qualcomm with volume production slated for the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a...

Chip vendors gearing up for next-generation iPhone

Jun 15, 12:10

Chip vendors including Qualcomm, Broadcom, STMicroelectronics, NXP, Texas Instruments (TI) and OmniVision reportedly have started stocking their solutions used for Apple's next-generation...

China market: Qualcomm pushing sales of 3G solutions to small- to medium-sized handset makers

Jun 12, 11:24

Qualcomm has geared up efforts to push sales of its smartphone solutions to small- to medium-sized handset makers in China, attracting a number of vendors shifting away from the comparable...

China market: Entry-level smartphones to feature dual-core CPUs in 2H12

Jun 5, 11:10

Smartphones featuring dual-core CPUs are expected to begin penetrating into the CNY1,000 (US$157) smartphone segment in China in the second half of 2012 thanks to dual-core reference...

The technology enabler: Q&A with Qualcomm CDMA Technologies president Steve Mollenkopf

Jun 5, 01:40

One of the main themes at Computex this year will be mobile computing and how connected consumer electronics devices will be the future of computing. Digitimes spoke with Qualcomm's...

Steve Mollenkopf, president and chief operating officer, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies

Qualcomm scores points in promoting QRD in China

Jun 4, 15:28

Qualcomm began to offer Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD), a platform for developing smartphone components including memory, sensors, touch screens, cameras and RD devices as well as...

Samsung, LG and Huawei mulling plans to ramp up in-house production of LTE solutions

May 25, 15:15

Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Huawei Device are mulling plans to increase the ratios of LTE solutions developed in-house, while reducing their reliance on Qualcomm given...

Smartphone vendors considering other chip sources due to short supply of Qualcomm Snapdragon S4

May 15, 01:25

Qualcomm has seen supply of its Snapdragon S4 processors fall short of increasing demand and the situation has pushed international smartphone vendors, including Samsung Electronics,...

28nm represents fundamental shift in foundry industry

May 3, 13:57

While the recent focus of attention concerning the roll out of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm process has been on tight supply and yield issues, with fabless...

Qualcomm, Nvidia said to approach other foundries for 28nm production

Apr 17, 01:05

The reported tight supply of chips built using TSMC's 28nm process technology is likely to drive Nvidia and Qualcomm toward other foundries as a second source, industry sources have...

MediaTek to face tough competition in China smartphone market

Mar 29, 01:20

China's domestic smartphone market is expected to flourish in 2012. Taiwan-based mobile chip maker MediaTek is expected to meet strong competition from firms such as Qualcomm, Broadcom...

MediaTek

Intel semiconductor market share surges to more than 10 year high in 2011, IHS says

Mar 27, 11:21

Buoyed by chip sales growth and a major acquisition, leading semiconductor supplier Intel in 2011 attained its highest annual market share in more than 10 years, according to IHS...

More Android 4.0 smartphones to launch in 2Q12

Mar 22, 01:25

The supply of smartphones running on Android 4.0 will increase substantially starting the second quarter of 2012, with mid-range to high-end models coming from brand vendors including...

Samsung in-house-developed smartphone processor may impact Qualcomm, TI, Nvidia

Mar 21, 16:06

Samsung Electronics' in-house development of an ARM-architecture processor, Exynos, for use in its Galaxy S III smartphone signals Samsung's stepping into development of ARM processors...

Samsung aggressives in developing in-house made processor

March shipments of 4G mobile phones to reach over 1 million

Mar 1, 01:30

Mobile phone makers Samsung and HTC both target 4G phone shipments in March to exceed one million units. Shipments in second-quarter 2012 are likely to reach 5-10 million units. Suppliers...

HTC to begin shipping HTC One X in March, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 29, 11:30

Following its recent announcement that its new One series smartphone will be avaialble in a number of markets in April, HTC is expected to start shipping the flagship model of the...

Chip firms gearing up for 4G smartphones

Feb 16, 14:19

With Samsung Electronics, HTC and other smartphone vendors set to promote their 4G handsets in 2012, suppliers of the major components such as baseband processors and power amplifiers...

Nvidia expected to benefit from new HTC strategy

Feb 9, 01:35

As High Tech Computer (HTC) has adjusted its product strategy and is expected to increase it purchasing of Nvidia Tegra series processors, Nvidia is expected to see its quad-core...

Products with Tegra 3 processor

Qualcomm Mirasol technology secures more orders

Feb 1, 01:05

Qualcomm MEMS Technologies' (QMT) Mirasol display technology has been securing orders from South Korea-, China- and Taiwan-based e-book reader customers. Qualcomm indicated its second...

e-book reader

China market: Chip vendor competition heating up for 1GHz processors used in inexpensive smartphones

Jan 17, 01:00

As China Mobile, China Telecom and China United Network Communications will procure large volumes of inexpensive smartphones equipped with 1GHz processors, there is increasing competition...

Asustek going Android, Acer eyeing Windows 8 for tablet PC market

Jan 5, 01:15

Acer, after refuting rumors about plans to phase out of the tablet PC and smartphone markets, has adjusted strategies for its tablet PC business and will focus on a Windows-based...

HTC to unveil quad-core, LTE-enabled smartphones in MWC, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 4, 16:14

JPMorgan Chase has recently upgraded the stock of HTC to "overweight," expecting the vendor to unveil new high-end smartphones powered by Nvidia's quad-core Tegra 3 CPUs...

China market: Qualcomm deepens penetration in entry-level smartphone segment

Dec 29, 14:36

Owing to concerns of hardware specifications, support of operating systems, product diversification and global marketing, more and more handset makers have strengthened their cooperation...

Qualcomm competing with MediaTek in China market with price competition

Dec 6, 01:00

In view of increasing adoption of the MT6575, a 1GHz chip solution developed by Taiwan-based MediaTek for use in 3G handsets and smartphones, by several China-based vendors and white-box...

Taiwan vendors to play minor role in Windows On Arm development

Dec 5, 16:02

Microsoft has recently decided the downstream partners for its development of the Windows on Arm (WOA) platform with Taiwan-based vendors only invited to play minor roles in the project,...

Windows-on-ARM platform to join notebook competition in June 2013

Nov 29, 13:48

Windows on ARM (WoA), a combination of Windows 8 and ARM-based processors, is expected to make an official appearance at the end of 2012 and will try to compete in the notebook market...

HTC to ship 10.8 million smartphones in 1Q12, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 22, 12:14

HTC is expected to see its smartphone shipments grow only 11% on year to 10.8 million units in the first quarter of 2012 as the smartphone vendor will not be able to launch new LTE-enabled...

Taiwan notebook vendors conservative about adoption of Nvidia Tegra 3

Nov 18, 15:24

Taiwan-based notebook vendors are conservative about adopting Nvidia's Tegra 3 processors and may consider platforms developed by Qualcomm or Texas Instruments (TI) in 2012, according...

TSMC October sales up 13%

Nov 10, 15:19

Foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported a sequential 12.6% growth in consolidated revenues for October 2011.

Some semiconductor firms to have extreme results in 2011, says IC insights

Nov 8, 10:59

Although low single-digit growth is forecast for the total semiconductor market this year, there are several companies expected to register results that are quite different, IC Insights...

Nokia to roll out mid-range Windows Phones using chipset solutions from ST-Ericsson

Nov 3, 14:00

Nokia will step up efforts to gain more share in the mid-range smartphone market by rolling out Windows Phone models powered by NovaThor chipset solutions from ST-Ericsson in 2012,...

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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.

  • HTC+One+Max

    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.

  • Asustek+PadFone+Infinity+smartphone%2Ftablet

    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.

  • Qualcomm+Toq+smartwatch+featuring+Mirasol+display

    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.

  • HTC+Droid+DNA+

    HTC Droid DNA

    HTC and Verizon Wireless have jointly announced the HTC Droid DNA, a smartphone with a Full HD 1080p display. It runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor featuring a quad-core...

    Photo: Company, Nov 16.

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