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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...

Qualcomm remains largest proprietary GPU supplier in mobile device graphics market, says JPR

Sep 27, 13:58

Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has announced estimated personal mobile device graphics chip shipments for the first half of 2013. Personal mobile devices include smartphones, tablets and...

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...

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