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TSMC to fabricate more Qualcomm chips in 2011

Dec 7, 01:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will likely allocate capacity of 1.8 million wafers for production of Qualcomm chips in 2011, compared to the 1.1 million units reserved...

China market: Many smartphones at below US$100 to be available in 2011

Dec 1, 01:10

As Qualcomm, ST-Ericsson, MediaTek and China-based IC design houses have offered cheap Android-compatible IC solutions for China-based smartphone vendors, many entry-level Android...

Taiwan market: Linkmedia gives up MediaFLO mobile TV business

Nov 29, 12:51

Linkmedia, a Taiwan-based company preparing to provide MediaFLO mobile TV services in the Taiwan market through technological cooperation with Qualcomm, has decided to give up the...

TSMC to benefit from Qualcomm orders for baseband chips

Nov 15, 16:20

Qualcomm is set to significantly raise wafer starts at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the first quarter of 2011, for its baseband chips used in the next-generation...

MediaTek executive VP to resign

Oct 20, 01:15

Hsu Ji-Chang, executive vice-president of MediaTek, has reportedly handed in his resignation but the request has not been approved, according to industry sources. Hsu vacated his...

Taiwan hardware partners not much affected by Qualcomm decision to suspend FLO TV serivces, say makers

Oct 6, 11:34

Qualcomm has decided to suspend its direct-to-consumer FLO TV services but this may not have much impact on its Taiwan-based hardware partners, according to industry sources in Tai...

Apple to switch to Qualcomm chips, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 13, 14:53

Apple reportedly is dropping Infineon solutions from its iPhone devices in favor of those made by Qualcomm, according to a recent report in the Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Qualcomm to invest US$2 billion to set up Mirasol display plant in Taiwan, say sources

Aug 20, 12:02

Qualcomm MEMS Technologies plans to invest a total of US$2 billion to set up a 4.5G production plant for Mirasol displays at the Longtan site of Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP),...

Taiwan market: FET, Qualcomm to cooperate in MediaFLO mobile TV service

Jul 14, 11:43

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) on July 13 signed an MOU with Qualcomm for cooperation to set up a joint venture to operate mobile TV service based on Qualcomm-developed MediaFLO...

Prices for LTE cards expected to fall to US$50 at end of 2011, say Taiwan makers

Jul 13, 11:59

Due to efforts from chip developers such as Qualcomm and ST-Ericsson to move from 3G/3.5G to LTE (Long Term Evolution) and efforts to minimize production costs by system makers such...

Baseband chip sales growth driven by 2.5G solutions in 1Q10, says iSuppli

Jul 8, 12:39

Momentarily defying the conventional wisdom that 3G technology is driving growth in the cell phone business, it turns out that suppliers focusing on 2.5G were the best performers...

TSMC and UMC see orders increase for 3Q10

Jun 24, 11:51

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have seen some major clients, including Qualcomm, Integrated Memory Logic (iML), Microsoft...

Smartbook: What's in a name?

Jun 4, 12:52

During Computex Taipei 2010, Qualcomm is showcasing its Snapdragon-based smartbook platform. But does the company even have the right to use the smartbook name? Earlier published...

Flo TV outsources mobile TV receivers to HTC

Jun 4, 11:32

Flo TV, the mobile TV subsidiary of Qualcomm, has launched a portable mobile TV receiver without mobile phone functionality. The device, outsourced to HTC, is priced at US$200.

Mobile TV receiver by Flo TV and HTC

Qualcomm ships dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon chipsets

Jun 1, 17:02

Qualcomm has begun sampling its first dual-CPU Snapdragon chipsets that integrate two CPU cores running at up to 1.2GHz, according to the company. Targeted high-end smartphones, the...

Smartbooks celebrate first birthday: Q&A with Qualcomm VP Terry Yen

Jun 1, 12:44

Last year at Computex Taipei, US-based Qualcomm launched its smartphone platform, built around the company's Snapdragon processor. Qualcomm defined smartbooks as devices that have...

Terry Yen, VP of business development, Qualcomm CDMA Technologies

Acer introduces a 7-inch tablet PC

May 28, 10:54

Acer on May 27 introduced a 7-inch tablet PC along with other products such as e-book readers, all-in-one PCs and smartphones in Beijing. The tablet PC uses a processor from Qualcomm...

Acer's tablet PC

US$250 to become benchmark price for entry-level smartphones

May 25, 16:21

Open and low-cost chip platforms have enabled prices of smartphones offered by Taiwan-based vendors to drop to retail prices of US$250, about the same as that of touch-panel feature-phones...

Samsung to strengthen foundry business

May 24, 15:40

Industry sources believe that Samsung Electronics is seeking to boost its system LSI operations in addition to its ambition in the memory segment. The leader in DRAM and NAND flash...

Taiwan's push for cloud computing: Q&A with MOEA's investment chief CY Ling

May 20, 01:00

On May 31, 2010, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will host its annual Taiwan Business Alliance Conference, with this year's focus being the arrival of a new 3C industry,...

CY Ling, director-general, Department of Investment Services, MOEA

Commercial LTE to take off in 2014, says Qualcomm vice president

May 4, 13:55

While WCDMA and CDMA 2000, each with about 500 million users around the world, are developing toward LTE, large-scale commercial applications of the 4G standard will begin in 2014...

MediaFLO to compete in Taiwan market: Q&A with Qualcomm VP Neville Meijers

Apr 23, 10:29

As the Taiwan government plans to issue mobile TV operating licenses around the end of 2010, Qualcomm will partner with Taiwan-based enterprises, including Foxlink and Linkmedia Technology...

Qualcomm VP Neville Meijers

Qualcomm launches 5.7-inch Mirasol color display

Apr 9, 16:00

Qualcomm MEMS Technologies has launched a 5.7-inch XGA color Mirasol display, and expects the product to start volume production in 2010 at the 4.5G production plant in Longtan,...

Handset solution vendors poised for strong sales on high demand in mature and emerging markets

Apr 6, 14:17

Global handset solution vendors are poised for strong sales in the second quarter as well as the second half of 2010 due to a surge of the replacement purchases of mid-range to high-end...

HTC expects to extend its advantages in 3G to 4G; to unveil HTC Smart in Taipei soon

Newswatch - Mar 23, 10:46

HTC, while having made much investment in 4G technology, expects to capitalize on its existing advantages in the global 3G mobile telecom market to become a leader as well when the...

Global sales of built-in 3G modules to exceed plug-type data cards in three years, say sources

Newswatch - Mar 19, 10:31

Global sales of built-in 3G modules are expected to grow by an annual rate of over 30% in the next three years with their sales volume to surpass those of plug-type 3G data cards...

Kinsus share price tumbles as Qualcomm lowers revenue forecast for fiscal 2010

Jan 29, 16:14

Shares of Taiwan-based IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology fell the 7% daily limit to close at NT$80 (US$2.49) on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on January 28 after...

Qualcomm, TSMC extend collaboration to 28nm

Jan 11, 10:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on January 8 announced its partnership with Qualcomm has been extended from 65nm and 45nm technologies to 28nm, only a day after...

CES 2010: HTC unveils Qualcomm Brew MP-based HTC Smart handset

Jan 8, 14:51

HTC has unveiled its latest smartphone, the HTC Smart, at the ongoing CES 2010. The HTC Smart will be available this spring across Europe and Asia.

HTC Smart

GPS chip vendors eyeing integrated platforms or portable mobile device segments, say Taiwan makers

Dec 9, 14:20

Global and Taiwan-based providers of GPS chipset solutions vendors, which are facing increasing price competition in the GPS PND segment, are either shifting their focus to the development...

TSMC and UMC to see slow 1Q10 on seasonal downturn

Dec 8, 15:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are expected to see their wafer starts and revenues drop sequentially in the first...

Qualcomm pressured in high-end handset chip market

Nov 30, 16:53

Qualcomm has raised its concern about market share in the high-end handset segment due to fiercer competition. The chipmaker is in talks with Apple for interest in future cooperation,...

Samsung and MediaTek shine amid chip market decline in 2009, says iSuppli

Nov 24, 14:40

Although the global semiconductor industry has had little to cheer about in 2009 with revenues dropping by 12.4% and only two of the top-20 suppliers achieving growth for the year,...

MediaTek-Qualcomm patent arrangement to help China vendors enter global handset market

Nov 23, 14:09

MediaTek's patent arrangement with Qualcomm is expected to help China's first-tier handset vendors enter the global handset market while gradually eliminating the nation's gray handset...

MediaTek and Qualcomm enter into patent arrangement

Nov 20, 10:13

Qualcomm and MediaTek announced on November 20 that they have entered into a broad arrangement under each company's patent portfolios, including CDMA and WCDMA essential patents,...

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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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