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Monday 15 April 2024
Japanese auto, semiconductor players developing chiplet-based SoCs for cars
The Advanced SoC Research for Automotive (ASRA), a research organization joined by 14 Japanese car and semiconductor companies, recently received funding from Japan's New Energy and...
Monday 8 April 2024
NPU applications grow in AI era
Neural Processing Units (NPU) are being introduced into all types of SoCs to improve the performance of AI applications in the new AI era, with leading SoC manufacturers and IDMs...
Wednesday 3 April 2024
Overall mobile SoC shipment forecast unknown despite promising flagship device demand
The demand for SoCs in flagship smartphones appears robust, but the total shipment forecast for SoCs is uncertain, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 2 April 2024
Samsung Galaxy S25 to sustain dual-track AP system with Exynos 2500 and Snapdragon 8 Gen 4
Samsung Electronics is expected to maintain the dual-track application processor (AP) system for its next-generation Galaxy S25 series of smartphones in 2025, entailing the use of...
Tuesday 2 April 2024
Samsung strives to regain mobile SoC market share
Samsung Electronics has regained confidence with its midrange Exynos SoC family, but Qualcomm and MediaTek remain significant competitors in flagship SoCs, according to industry so...
Monday 1 April 2024
Suzuki joins Japan's auto SoC alliance as government reportedly to offer subsidy
Suzuki Motor has become the latest member of Japan's Advanced SoC Research for Automotive (ASRA).
Monday 25 March 2024
Intel partners with Arm to power startups
Intel and Arm have signed a memorandum of understanding that finalizes the Emerging Business Initiative, their collaboration to support the startup community.
Tuesday 19 March 2024
HiSilicon demos chip and terminal solutions for smart homes, displays, and IoT
HiSilicon (Shanghai) Technologies showcased new chip and terminal device solutions for smart homes, displays, and the Internet of Things (IoT) at the recent Appliance & Electronics...
Tuesday 19 March 2024
Qualcomm introduces new SoC for AI smartphones
Qualcomm has revealed the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 mobile SoC for AI smartphones, which will be used by key OEMs such as Honor, iQOO, Realme, Redmi, and Xiaomi. The first handset is likely...
Monday 18 March 2024
Snapdragon 8 Gen 4 leaked benchmark scores reportedly outperform Apple's next chip
Just as Qualcomm is poised to unveil an updated Snapdragon 8 Gen 3, leaked benchmark scores for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 4, a 3nm flagship SoC slated for the second half of 2024, have...
Wednesday 13 March 2024
Qualcomm's upcoming upgraded flagship SoC to focus on GenAI capabilities
Qualcomm has sent out invitations to its latest launch event in China, which is widely expected to focus on the Generative AI (GenAI) capabilities of the upgraded version of its latest...
Monday 11 March 2024
MediaTek poised to tap flagship SoC market with strong showing
In the fourth quarter of 2023, MediaTek solidified its lead in the global mobile SoC market by shipping over 100 million smartphone SoCs, according to research firm Canalys. This...
Tuesday 5 March 2024
Mobile SoC suppliers enhancing chip platforms for AI smartphones
Generative AI is the next key development trend in the mobile phone market, driving mobile phone SoC makers MediaTek and Qualcomm to enhance related offerings and services in anticipation...
Friday 1 March 2024
Android camp and SoC suppliers fuel rapid upgrades in generative AI on smartphones
At MWC 2024, major smartphone brands made high-profile showcases of their latest generative AI applications that focused on generating images and videos from text or image inputs...
Tuesday 27 February 2024
GenAI smartphones poised to steal MWC 2024 spotlights
Smartphones with generative AI (GenAI) capabilities are expected to be the hot topic for the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024, with major chipmakers Qualcomm and MediaTek gearing...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research