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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...


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...


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.

Asustek to launch second-generation Padfone in October

Sep 25, 01:20

Asustek Computer is set to announce its second-generation Padfone on October 16 as Qualcomm's processor supply has returned to normal due to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's...

Petrov Group provides breakdown of Texas Instruments business model (part 1)

Sep 24, 14:24

The Petrov Group has announced a new 333-page/211-figure report titled "Texas Instrument's Power Business - Edition 2012". Texas Instruments (TI), the largest analog IC...

Kinsus looks to increasing shipments of FC CSP substrates in 4Q12

Sep 20, 13:59

Kinsus Interconnect Technology has entered the supply chain of Apple's iPhone 5 and is expected to see robust shipments of its FC CSP (chip scale package) substrates for Qualcomm's...

ZTE considering venture into handset solution segment

Sep 19, 01:20

ZTE is considering following the steps of rival company Huawei Technologies to develop handset solutions for its own smartphones so as to reduce its reliance on chipset suppliers...

Rumors circulate again about Apple mulling CPU supplier change

Sep 14, 15:11

Rumors have begun to circulate the chip industry again that Apple has been in talks with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) about the design flow of its next-generation...

Nokia, Motorola introduce new smartphones

Sep 7, 01:35

Nokia and Motorola Mobility both introduced new smartphones on September 5, 2012. Nokia introduced two Windows Phone 8 models, the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820. Motorola launched three...

Microsoft fails to pacify PC vendors about Surface tablets

Aug 31, 01:15

To ease the impact created by its WoA Surface tablet PC, Microsoft has been negotiating with brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell since July hoping to pacify them;...

TSMC has no good reason to accept investment from particular clients, says Digitimes Research

Aug 30, 15:23

A recent Bloomberg report cited unnamed sources as saying that Apple and Qualcomm had been rebuffed in separate attempts to invest cash in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Backend firms expect orders for 28nm chips to pick up

Aug 29, 16:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is producing 28nm process ICs for Qualcomm and the first batch of shipments will be delivered to packaging and testing houses in...

ASE looks to growth in 2H12

Aug 29, 11:52

IC packaging/testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its sales to grow quarter-on-quarter onward in the second half of 2012, and total shipments...

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...

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    Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone

    Sony has unveiled its next-generation Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium, and the vendor claims the last model as the world's first 4K smartphone. The Xperia Z5...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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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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