Friday 6 August 2021
MCU prices in China may return to normal track, says Nuvoton CEO
China's regulators investigating the alleged price gouging by Chinese distributors of automotive MCUs is good news for Taiwan-based MCU maker Nuvoton Technology and other local peers,...
Thursday 31 May 2018
Global 2017 smartphone AP market drops while growth resumes in tablet AP sector, says Strategy Analytics
The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market declined 5% on year to US$20.2 billion in 2017, while the tablet AP market grew 3% to US$2 billion, according to Strategy...
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Andes silicon IP chip shipments to hit 800 million mark in 2018
Taiwan-based CPU IP provider Andes expects to see shipments of its silicon IP chips hit the 800 million mark in 2018, according to company president Frankwell JM Lin.
Wednesday 28 March 2018
Apple introduces new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support
Apple has updated its 9.7-inch iPad with support for Apple Pencil plus increased performance, starting at US$329. The new 9.7-inch iPad and Apple Pencil give users the ability to...
Friday 2 February 2018
Mobile SoC designs, embedded processing lift microprocessor market
The fastest growing types of microprocessors in 2012-2017 were mobile system-on-chip (SoC) designs for smartphones and tablets, and microprocessors used in embedded-processing applications,...
Friday 10 November 2017
Andes Technology joins Globalfoundries FD-SOI ecosystem
Processor IP provider Andes Technology has teamed up with Globalfoundries to provide low-power solutions for the foundry's 22nm FD-SOI process technology to jointly deepen their deployment...
Thursday 26 October 2017
NXP, Metanoia collaborate on broadband access solutions
NXP Semiconductors and Metanoia Communications have announced that Metanoia's proven ADSL2/2+, VDSL2 and (referred to collectively as xDSL) technology will be demonstrated...
Tuesday 24 October 2017
Qualcomm gains further share of smartphone AP market in 1H17, says Strategy Analytics
The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market declined 5% on year to reach US$9.4 billion in the first half of 2017, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm maintained...
Friday 18 August 2017
Dialog looking to extend partnership with Spreadtrum
Dialog Semiconductor is looking to extend its partnership with Spreadtrum Communication, and does not rule out forming a joint venture with the China-based mobile SoC provider, said...
Tuesday 13 June 2017
MediaTek launches Ultra HD TV SoC
MediaTek has announced the availability of its new MediaTek MT5597 SoC, an Ultra HD TV SoC supporting Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG).
Thursday 18 May 2017
MediaTek launches chipset supporting Google Assistant and Android Things
MediaTek has introduced its newest full-featured chipset - MT8516 - designed to enable Voice Assistant Devices (VADs) and smart speakers, including the Google Assistant. MediaTek...
Tuesday 15 September 2015
Digitimes Research: Spreadtrum to push new AP for 2H15, threatening MediaTek and Qualcomm
With cooperation with Intel, China-based smartphone application processor (AP) supplier Spreadtrum is expected to start pushing 64-bit 8-core 5-mode 4G products for the mid-range...
Wednesday 4 March 2015
MWC 2015: MediaTek intros 64-bit SoCs for smartphones and tablets
At the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015, MediaTek has introduced two new 64-bit quad-core processors for smartphones and tablets.
Friday 13 February 2015
AMD plots IoT innovation and new paths to the future through ambidexterity
At the recent Digitimes Embedded Technology Forum (DTF), Kamal Khouri, AMD marketing director of embedded solutions, delivered a keynote where he provided AMD's view on the challenges...
Tuesday 30 December 2014
Chip vendors to roll out 8-core and 64-bit processors for high-end tablets in 2015
Chipset vendors are expected to focus on rolling out 8-core and 64-bit-enabled solutions for high-end tablets in 2015 as brand tablet vendors are upgrading the hardware specifications...
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