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Wednesday 3 April 2024
EgisTec to acquire Japanese IP company Curious
Taiwan-based IC design house Egis Technology (EgisTec) has announced plans to acquire Curious, a Japan-based IP and fabless chipmaker, in a share swap transaction valued at NT$525...
Wednesday 24 January 2024
Oppo phones clear for Germany return with Nokia legal settlement
Oppo has struck a cross-licensing deal with Nokia Oyj, ending a years-long dispute and allowing the Chinese smartphone major to freely sell devices in key European markets including...
Monday 27 November 2023
Huawei, Sharp sign long-term patent cross-licensing
Huawei and Sharp have struck a new long-term global patent cross-licensing agreement covering cellular standard essential patents, including 4G and 5G, according to the companies...
Friday 17 November 2023
Atomera achieves revenue milestone under 1st commercial license agreement
Atomera, a semiconductor materials and technology licensing company, has reached a significant revenue milestone under its first license for commercialization of Mears Silicon Technology...
Monday 23 October 2023
India to monitor notebook and tablet imports without resorting to licensing or quotas
After multiple policy adjustments, India has implemented an import management system for computers and notebooks without resorting to licensing or quota restrictions, while imported...
Monday 2 October 2023
How long could Huawei still rely on Arm IP licensing amid US chip bans and RISC-V rise?
For the SoftBank-backed Arm that just completed a blockbuster IPO in the US in mid-September, China is a critical market contributing a quarter of its annual revenues for fiscal 2023,...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Ford pauses construction of battery plant licensing CATL technology
Ford said on September 25 that it had halted construction of its battery plant in Michigan amid the ongoing strikes initiated by the United Auto Workers (UAW). The carmaker had planned...
Monday 18 September 2023
Could Arm rely on licensing customized SoC solutions beyond standard IPs as new profit booster after IPO?
With SoftBank-backed IP giant Arm launching a blockbuster IPO (initial public offering) on the US Nasdaq market on September 14 at a unit share price of US$51, its CEO Rene Haas bears...
Monday 24 April 2023
Atomera founder talks about how its patented MST technology benefits chipmakers
Atomera was founded in 2001 by Robert Mears with a vision to develop a platform of materials technologies for use across multiple industries. In response to the slowdown in the advancement...
Friday 21 April 2023
TSMC cuts revenue outlook for 2023
TSMC has revised its revenue outlook for this year to a low- to mid-single-digit percentage decrease from the previously projected small gain.
Thursday 20 April 2023
GF sues IBM alleging misuse of trade secrets
GlobalFoundries has filed a lawsuit against IBM for misuse of trade secrets.
Monday 27 March 2023
Arm to change license fee charging formula, heaping pressure on chipmakers
British silicon IP provider Arm reportedly has notified its major customers about a sharp adjustment in its future licensing fee collection mechanism starting 2024, when the fee will...
Friday 10 February 2023
GF acquires Renesas' non-volatile resistive RAM technology
GlobalFoundries (GF) has announced the acquisition of Renesas Electronics' proprietary and production-proven conductive bridging random access memory (CBRAM) technology, a low-power...
Friday 25 November 2022
Silicon IP provider M31 gains from China IC self-sufficiency drive
Taiwan-based silicon IP provider M31 Technology has benefited significantly from semiconductor self-supply campaign in China, with the ratio of revenues contributed by Chinese clients...
Thursday 13 October 2022
SK Hynix to maintain normal production operations in China
SK Hynix has been authorized by the US Department of Commerce to receive fab tools needed for its production operations in China for one year without additional licensing requirements,...
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