Friday 14 July 2023
Huawei announces royalty rates for the first time, fee income totaled US$560 million in 2022
At its annual flagship event on innovation and intellectual property protection in Shenzhen, Huawei disclosed its royalty fee revenues for the first time on July 13, and announced...
Tuesday 4 July 2023
Huawei targets royalty claims at Japanese SMEs, provoking angst
Having been targeted in trade sanctions, Huawei has started to find alternative revenue sources by collecting patent royalties from manufacturers in the Asia-Pacific region. Japanese...
Friday 24 March 2023
Ahead of IPO, Arm reportedly to raise royalty prices in 2024
As SoftBank prepares to list its subsidiary Arm in New York, it is reported that SoftBank plans to raise chip design prices for fabless designers and smartphone manufacturers.
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...
Tuesday 22 November 2022
India's scrutiny against Xiaomi around royalty fees may have negative impact on regionalized manufacturing landscape
Amid India's tighter scrutiny against China-based smartphone companies, the royalty issue involving Xiaomi may have larger implications for India and the global manufacturing and...
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...
2024 eXtended Reality Korea
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global semiconductor revenue to top US$600 billion in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
China's homegrown NearLink wireless tech to challenge Wi-Fi dominance, says DIGITIMES Research
China's smartphone shipments threaten 20% slide in 1Q24 says DIGITIMES Research