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  • Last update: Thursday 18 December 2014 [334 news items]

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,...

IC orders for smartphones, tablets growing

Nov 2, 11:57

Qualcomm, MediaTek, Nvidia and Spreadtrum Communications have all increased their wafer starts at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to meet anticipated demand for...

Chip orders for tablets flowing in

TSMC ramps volume production of 28nm process

Oct 24, 16:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced that its 28nm process is in volume production, and production wafers have been shipped to customers including Altera, AMD...

Standalone transceiver chips to dominate the smartphone market, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Oct 21, 16:36

Transceivers are essential to the performance of mobile devices. They are designed to detect weak signals at a specific frequency when receiving and to send signals at a specific...

iPhone 4S carries BOM of US$188, says IHS

Oct 21, 01:35

On the outside, the iPhone 4S may have disappointed some with its perceived lack of new features. But on the inside, the latest member of the iPhone line includes a wealth of innovation,...

iPhone 4S shows key design and component changes, says IHS

Oct 17, 10:19

While much of the coverage of Apple's iPhone 4S announcement focused on the new device's similarity to the iPhone 4, an IHS analysis of the product illustrates key changes in the...

Qualcomm reportedly starts shipping baseband chips for Mango phones

Sep 29, 01:25

Qualcomm has secured orders for baseband chips from Nokia and Samsung Electronics for their upcoming Windows Phone (Mango)-based smartphones with shipments kicking off in September,...

Taiwan-based IC design houses upbeat for 4Q11 and 2012 outlook

Sep 26, 12:46

Taiwan-based IC design houses are positive about the outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011 as well as for 2012 due to increasing popularity of low-priced consumer electronics products,...

Handset solution vendors competing neck and neck in 3G smartphone market in China

Sep 13, 15:12

Demand for smartphone solutions in emerging markets, particularly in China, is gaining momentum, pushing chipset vendors to compete neck and neck to grab a large piece for the growing...

Foxlink to maintain strong revenue performance in 3Q11

Aug 2, 01:40

Taiwan-based PC component maker Foxlink is expected to maintain strong revenue growth in the third quarter with the rate being at least 20%. With cash from Foxlink selling its subsidiary...

Samsung drops Qualcomm in favor of VIA for Droid Charge handset, says ABI Research

Jul 15, 01:00

In what ABI Research sees as a significant shift in component sourcing strategy, Samsung has chosen VIA Telecom to supply the CDMA chipset for its new Droid Charge handset that it...

Qualcomm likely to slash 30% off entry-level 3G solutions in next 9-12 months, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 16, 15:31

Qualcomm is likely to slash its prices for 3G smartphone solutions by 30% in the next 9-12 months in order to prevent other chipset makers from grabbing its share in the entry-level...

Microsoft postpones IDP for 2 weeks to re-consult with chip players

Jun 2, 01:10

Microsoft has postponed its Integrated Development Program (IDP) for Windows 8 as the plan created significant dissatisfaction within the upstream supply chain. Microsoft is set to...

Computex buzz: ARM vs Intel keeps people talking

Jun 1, 10:10

Considering the rapid growth of Android-based mobile computing devices, the mobile segment really is on a tear. Nvidia recently pointed out that the cumulative shipments of iOS and...

The new frontier in mobile computing: Q&A with Qualcomm EVP Steve Mollenkopf

May 31, 11:21

Current trends in mobile devices have substantially changed how we think about computing in general, and looking at the market shows that these tectonic shifts will affect the entire...

Steve Mollenkopf, EVP and group president at leading semiconductor solution provider Qualcomm

Shortage of smartphone and tablet PC components emerging

May 12, 01:20

Despite both upstream and downstream PC and smartphone players claiming to have not seen any component shortages and that they will see normal supplies until the end of May 2011,...

Asustek to launch 2 tablet PCs in May-July

May 4, 01:15

Having launched two tablet PCs, Asustek Computer plans to launch two more, the 10-inch Eee Pad Slider EP102 and 7-inch Eee Pad MeMo EP71 in the next three months. The EP102 will be...

Baseband processors still essential, says Petrov Group

May 3, 17:02

With the proliferation of tablets and smartphones application processors are in the limelight, but another group of mobile processors, basebands, deserve attention too, according...

TSMC utilization rate drops to 85-90% in 2Q11

Apr 25, 14:03

With orders from the communications sector slowing down, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to generate a 5% drop sequentially in total wafer starts in...

MediaTek 3Q11 sales to show substantial rebound, says president

Apr 7, 11:55

MediaTek stands a better chance of generating a substantial rebound in revenues and profits in the third quarter of 2011, company president Hsieh Chin-chiang said at a recent analysts...

Integrated mobile processors to challenge standalone application processors, says Petrov Group (part 2)

Mar 16, 12:19

Recently several handset IC companies have announced integrated mobile processors – products that integrate baseband processor and application processor together with graphics...

Standalone application processors are wining in mobility markets, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Mar 8, 15:40

Several years ago there was a widely accepted expectation that application mobile processors would be fully integrated with baseband processors on a single chip. However, today we...

TSMC sales target for 2011 unchanged, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 8, 15:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reiterated that its target of 20% growth in 2011 sales, and earnings-before-tax growth of 20% on a long-term basis remain unchanged,...

More handset makers to launch dual-core models

Jan 27, 01:20

Most major handset makers all plan to launch dual-core smartphones in 2011 as Nvidia, Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, Texas Instruments (TI) and Broadcom have come out with dual-core...

Smartphone under US$100 will help open up China market, says Qualcomm exec

Jan 24, 14:15

With the Chinese government aiming to exceed 100 million in 3G users, the market should soon see smartphones under US$100, and generous subsidies from telecom carriers is important...

Qualcomm, China Mobile and top-five Taiwan carriers to exchange views on 4G development in seminar

Jan 20, 15:06

High-profile representatives from Qualcomm, China Mobile and the top-five Taiwan-based telecom service providers Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM), Far EasTone Telecommunications...

IC vendors set to cut prices as notebook, DRAM and PCB makers mull hikes

Jan 19, 13:48

While the entire electronics industry supply chain is currently set in a price spiral with notebook makers already successfully raising their OEM quotes for the first quarter of 2011,...

Commentary: Broadcom-Ralink merger rumors reflect history of relentless consolidation of Taiwan wireless industry

Jan 14, 16:12

News of Ralink being targeted for acquisition has never stopped ever since the company's preparation to go public to its being actually listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)....

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    Before Going to Press | 12h 32min ago

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