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MediaTek denies buying AST Wireless

Stockwatch - Aug 16, 16:47

MediaTek has denied a recent Chinese-language Apple Daily report that the company has acquired AST Wireless, a China-based developer of TD-SCDMA modem chips, for US$20 million,...

iPad-type devices open new opportunities for wireless chip suppliers, says iSuppli

Aug 13, 11:31

Booming sales of emerging wirelessly enabled consumer devices will generate new growth opportunities for semiconductor suppliers, spurring soaring shipments of embedded wireless wide...

Infineon CFO departs, after company confirms talks over wireless chip unit

Aug 5, 14:17

Marco Schroter has left his post as CFO and labor director of Infineon Technologies, effective immediately, according to Infineon. His departure "was caused by differences in...

Ralink ships 21 million wireless networking chips in 2Q10, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 22, 14:19

WLAN chipmaker Ralink Technology shipped 21 million networking chips in the second quarter of 2010 with 802.11n chips accounting for over 80% of the total shipments, the Chinese-language...

VPEC reportedly lands orders from Skyworks; to see July revenues hit record

Jul 1, 16:07

Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) will likely see July 2010 revenues score the company's monthly high, and revenues for the third quarter of 2010 grow over 15% sequentially,...

Wireless charging market set to expand by factor of 65 by 2014, iSuppli says

Jul 1, 12:06

With a flood of electronic products with wireless charging capability arriving on the market in the coming years, global shipments of such solutions will soar to 234.9 million units...

Atheros aims to make strong presence in Ethernet and business-grade WLAN networking markets

Jun 11, 11:01

Jason Zheng, vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific at Atheros Communications, has outlined the company's roadmap pertaining to WLAN networking, Ethernet, GPS, and PLC...

Jason Cheng, vice president of Atheros

MediaTek Wireless settles patent dispute with UK Telecom

Newswatch - Jun 7, 15:32

MediaTek Wireless, a subsidiary of MediaTek, has signed an agreement with UK Telecom ending a patent lawsuit that the UK carrier filed against MediaTek Wireless in November 2009,...

Broadcom to launch Maestro wireless connect middleware

Jun 4, 15:48

Broadcom plans to launch its in-house developed wireless connect middleware, the Maestro, for design-in by terminal-end and peripheral device makers as well as by other chipset vendors...

Michael Hurlston

Broadcom talks about growing opportunities in wireless

Jun 4, 01:05

Michael Hurlston, senior vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business Unit at chip specialist Broadcom recently sat down with Digitimes to share...

Michael Hurlston, vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business

Computex 2010: Broadcom, Atheros, Ralink and Realtek showcasing latest 802.11n wireless solutions for Internet TVs and STBs

Jun 3, 14:16

Broadcom and Atheros Communications as well as Taiwan-based WLAN chipmakers Ralink Technology and Realtek Semiconductor all are showcasing their latest 802.11n wireless solutions...

Spansion emerges from bankruptcy

May 11, 10:15

Flash memory solutions provider Spansion on May 10 announced it has emerged from Chapter 11 reorganization. During the reorganization, Spansion focused its business on serving embedded...

Amigo looking to create a win-win situation with clients

Apr 23, 16:50

In a wireless market filled with numerous products and players, Taiwan-based network device maker Amigo Technology has been able to successfully establish its products and solutions,...

Thomas Chou, Amigo president (left), and Jimmy Lin, Amigo sales manager (right)

Lite-On cuts into home entertainment and security business

Apr 22, 14:22

Lite-On Technology is pushing its Smart Life plans for the home entertainment and security businesses. The plans include two major segments: home surveillance and multimedia control,...

Ceramic wireless component maker ACX sees revenues hit historic high in March

Apr 7, 15:12

LTCC (low-temperature co-fired ceramic) maker Advanced Ceramic X (ACX), saw its revenues hit a record high of NT$130 million (US$4.104 million) in March 2010. For the first quarter,...

GaAs foundry AWSC sees revenues jump 150% on year in March

Apr 6, 16:06

Taiwan-based GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) has reported revenues of NT$140 million (US$4.4 million) for March 2010, up 15.7% sequentially and 150% on...

Nintendo surpasses Samsung as top consumer and wireless MEMS buyer, says iSuppli

Mar 9, 17:04

Culminating a neck-and-neck race, Nintendo in 2009 surpassed Samsung to become the world's top purchaser of MEMS used in consumer electronics products and handsets, according to iS...

Global chip sales to grow 48.5% on year in 1Q10, says iSuppli

Mar 1, 15:01

Global semiconductor revenues will slide 4.4% on quarter to US$66.5 billion in the first quarter of 2010, according to iSuppli. However, the first-quarter results will show impressive...

Wireless ICs expected to exceed 2 billion units in 2010, says ABI Research

Feb 24, 16:09

Global shipments of short range wireless ICs (Bluetooth, NFC, UWB, 802.15.4, Wi-Fi) are expected to surpass two billion units this year, increasing approximately 20% compared to 2009...

Asustek adopts wireless PC-to-display solution from Taifatech

Feb 5, 17:00

Taiwan-based IC designer Taifatech's wireless PC-to-display connecting solution, the TF-600, has recently being adopted by Asustek Computer for a set-top box (STB). Acer is also currently...

Taiwan market: CHT to triple Wi-Fi access points in 2010 to meet increasing wireless traffic

Feb 5, 15:17

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) plans to expand the number of its Wi-Fi access points to 5,000 by the end of 2010 compared to 1,300 units currently, according to company president Shiao-tung...

MediaTek announces strategic cooperation agreement with AST Wireless

Jan 18, 17:10

MediaTek has announced a strategic cooperation with AST Wireless (AST), a China-based developer of TD-SCDMA modem chips.

CES 2010: Intel unveils new Core processor family

Jan 8, 16:58

Intel has introduced its new Intel Core family of processors for notebooks, desktops and embedded devices.

Intel Core i5 CPU

GaAs foundry AWSC reports high December 2009 revenues on strong PA demand

Jan 6, 17:02

Taiwan-based GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) has reported record revenues of NT$135 million (US$4.25 million) for December 2009, an sequential increase...

Strong smartphone demand drives AWSC revenues

China wireless data service market to nearly double by 2013, says iSuppli

Jan 5, 12:39

The release of 3G licenses in China is spurring a wireless data boom, with national revenues from such services rising by 18.95% in 2009 and nearly doubling from 2008 to 2013, according...

AzureWave unveils 11n/Bluetooth combo solution for mobile devices

Dec 30, 14:59

Taiwan-based wireless module maker AzureWave Technologies has announced the 11n, Bluetooth 3.0 and high speed (HS) wireless module IC. This wireless module is to enhance the wireless...

On-Ramp and Gemtek establish strategic partnership for wireless system products

Dec 29, 11:09

US-based On-Ramp Wireless and Taiwan-based Gemtek Technology have announced a strategic partnership for the contract and ODM production of wireless communication system products based...

China wireless infrastructure equipment spending peaks in 2009, says iSuppli

Nov 23, 14:18

Massive spending on 3G networks by China's three mobile carriers will cause spending on wireless infrastructure equipment in the nation to surge by 27.7% to reach US$6.3 billion in...

ASE to buy up shares in USI, targeting SiP applications

Nov 18, 11:12

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is seeking to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Universal Scientific Industrial (USI) for NT$21 (US$0.65) per share, with the total...

SiP module from ASE

Apacer eyeing non-memory products for higher margin

Nov 12, 16:49

Apacer Technology has placed stronger emphasis on more profitable digital peripherals that contribute higher gross margins, according to the company. The high-margin product line,...

Apacer president I-shih Chen

TSMC and UMC utilization rates surging on demand from networking and wireless sectors

Oct 20, 17:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have seen a surge in demand for networking and wireless solutions, according to sources...

Wi-Fi still rules as CE network connections grow, says ABI Research

Oct 15, 16:32

Wi-Fi connections in consumer electronics devices will rise from 113 million in 2008 to more than 285 million by 2012 with the growth of connected consumer electronics devices, according...

Apple expected to extend exclusive wireless deal with AT&T, says iSuppli

Sep 14, 11:22

Apple will extend its exclusive iPhone service deal with AT&T, while this may not be the boon for AT&T that it appears to be, according to iSuppli.

Lanner introduces automotive DVR with 3G wireless and 4-channel H.264

Sep 3, 15:10

Lanner Electronics has announced the release of the VW-1104, a compact mobile DVR platform built on the Intel Atom CPU and offering Wi-Fi, 3G mobile and GPS communications along with...

WiMAX licensee Global Mobile to start selecting CPE suppliers in September

Sep 1, 14:17

Taiwan-based WiMAX licensee Global Mobile completed interoperability testing (IOT) with CPE (customer premise equipment) suppliers in August and will start selecting suppliers in...

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