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Friday 11 March 2022
Silicon IP provider M31 expects up to 20% revenue increase in 2022
Taiwan-based silicon IP provider M31 Technology expects its revenue in US dollar terms to grow 15-20% in 2022, thanks to robust demand from its foundry and fabless customers.
Friday 17 December 2021
Epistar succeeds in claiming royalty damages from Lowe's Home Centers
Epistar has won the patent infringement lawsuit against Lowe's Home Centers, a US-based distributor of lighting products, with the US Court for the Central District of California...
Friday 24 May 2019
Antitrust ruling against Qualcomm seen beneficial to rival chipmakers
A recent US court verdict ordering Qualcomm to renegotiate patent licensing deals with customers in accordance with the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Act may cripple its dominance...
Tuesday 23 October 2018
Arm expands DesignStart program for Linux embedded designs
Arm has expanded its DesignStart program to include the Cortex-A5 CPU, Arm's low-power and Linux-capable application processor, according to the processor IP vendor. Developers can...
Tuesday 26 December 2017
MediaTek may land modem chip orders from Apple in 2018
Taiwan IC designer MediaTek has a chance of winning orders for baseband modem chipsets from Apple, which is seeking additional modem chip capacity support after transferring half...
Monday 13 November 2017
Android camp reportedly seeking to renegotiate royalties with Qualcomm
The Android camp could follow the steps of Apple to temporarily suspend royalty payments to Qualcomm aiming to force the US-based chip vendors back to the negotiating table to work...
Friday 26 May 2017
Qualcomm pursuing Apple manufacturers over royalty row
Qualcomm has filed a complaint in the US District Court for the Southern District of California against FIH Mobile and Hon Hai Precision Industry (together known as Foxconn), Pegatron,...
Thursday 22 November 2012
Patent disputes hike royalty fees for Android handset makers
Hardware vendors who use the Android platform for mobile devices are now finding their costs mounting up because of royalty payments, mainly to Microsoft and recently to Apple, according...
Monday 30 May 2011
HTC denies Microsoft plans to hike royalty fees for Android smartphones
The Chinese-language Economic Daily News has reported that Microsoft plans to raise royalty charges imposed on Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC for using its software applications...
Tuesday 26 October 2010
Microsoft to charge royalty fees to prevent Acer, Asustek from using Android in netbooks, say Taiwan makers
Microsoft plans to impose royalty fees on Taiwan-based vendors of Android handsets for using its patents in e-mail, multimedia and other functions, with Acer and Asustek Computer...
Tuesday 5 October 2010
Kodak withdraws charge against Taiwan-based Ability Enterprise
Taiwan-based digital camera ODM maker Ability Enterprise on October 4 announced US-based Eastman Kodak has withdrawn from the US Court for the Western District of New York a charge...
Thursday 5 August 2010
Royalty fees account for 18-19% of Blu-ray Disc player production cost, say Taiwan makers
While production costs for a Blu-ray Disc (BD) player have been reduced to US$75-80 currently due to decreased costs of pick-up heads and chipsets, royalty fees for BD patents may...
Friday 16 April 2010
Taiwan Blu-ray Disc consortium plans to negotiate lower royalty fees
Taiwan Blu-ray Disc (BD) Consortium, a special interest group formed by Taiwan-based makers of BD optical discs, disc drives and components, plans to consolidate all members concerned...
Tuesday 16 March 2010
Blu-ray Disc player maker Forworld says royalty charge too high
As the BD4C Licensing Group began to charge royalty fees for their patents on the Blu-ray Disc (BD) format on March 1, 2010, Taiwan-based BD player maker Forworld Electronics has...
Thursday 7 January 2010
New licensing contracts between Philips and CMC, Ritek effective for only 3 years
The new licensing contracts that Philips signed with Taiwan's two largest optical disc makers - CMC Magnetics and Ritek - will only remain in effect for three years instead of 10...