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MediaTek May revenues up 1.3% on-month

Stockwatch - Jun 5, 12:02

MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$15.31 billion (US$495.2 million) for May 2015, up 1.3% on month but down 20.7% on year.

ASMedia expects great 2H15 from USB 3.1 business

Jun 4, 22:00

Commenting on the USB 3.1 business, president of Taiwan-based connector chip design house ASMedia Chewei Lin pointed out that although Intel has delayed the launch of its next-generation...

Fingerprint sensor module prices to nearly halve in 2H15

Jun 4, 21:03

Fingerprint sensor modules will be priced at as low as US$4 per unit in the second half of 2015, compared with US$7-8 early in the year, according to industry sources.

TV chip suppliers look to peripherals for profit growth

Jun 4, 19:03

TV-use IC suppliers have turned their focus to over-the-top (OTT) devices and peripherals for smart TVs that yield higher profits, according to industry sources.

Taiwan companies with SoC expertise can focus on low-power technologies for IoT, says ARM executive

Jun 4, 14:06

Taiwan-based IC companies should utilize their expertise in SoC technology to focus on the development of low-power technologies, which would enable them to seize opportunities in...

Ian Drew, CMO and EVP of Marketing for ARM

China market: MediaTek 4G chip market share likely to top 50% in 2H15

Jun 4, 11:08

MediaTek is set to grow substantially its 4G chip market share in China during the second half of 2015 so that the company is able to meet its target market share for all of the year,...

Global semiconductor sales increase in April, says SIA

Jun 3, 15:35

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$27.6 billion for the month of April 2015, 4.8% higher than the April 2014 total of US$26.3 billion but 0.4% lower than last month's total...

China market: Qualcomm, Allwinner team up for 4G LTE tablets

Jun 3, 15:19

Qualcomm has followed in the footsteps of Intel, teaming up with China-based IC design houses to promote its entry-level and cost-effective platforms in the China market.

Globalfoundries announces design infrastructure for 14nm FinFET process

Jun 3, 12:15

In collaboration with design ecosystem partners, Globalfoundries has announced the availability of digital design flows for customers designing on its latest manufacturing technology...

Japan startup Socionext aiming big in IT industry

Jun 3, 12:12

Socionext, a Japan-based corporation focused on the design, development, and sales of system-on-chip (SoC) solutions/services, is a new company to the technology industry after having...

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NAND flash vendors to hold SSD prices in 3Q15

Jun 2, 20:56

NAND flash vendors will move to stabilize prices for solid-state drives (SSD) in the third quarter of 2015, according to industry sources. Prices for SSDs have dropped to be substantially...

Geared up for IoT: Q&A with Allen Wu, president of ARM Greater China

Jun 2, 18:58

The Cortex-A72 processor is ARM's highest-performance and most advanced processor. Based on the ARMv8-A architecture and launched in early 2015, the Cortex-A72 CPU is meant not only...

Allen Wu

From IoT to MU-MIMO: Q&A with Broadcom sales VP Michael Hurlston

Jun 2, 14:52

Networking is a hot topic these days, whether it is connecting all devices in the Internet of Things market, increasing Wi-Fi transmission rates in the home and enterprise markets...

Broadcom sales VP Michael Hurlston

PC evolution, cloud and emergence of IoT: Q&A with Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

Jun 2, 14:42

One thing that everyone can agree on is that the IT industry is all about change. But the more things change, the more things stay the same. For example, it always seems to be Intel...

Intel Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

UMC developing 18nm process technology

Jun 2, 12:04

Taiwan-based contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) internally has made a decision to move to 18nm process technology from 28nm, as the foundry finds it tougher and would...

Intel to acquire Altera for US$16.7 billion

Jun 2, 11:47

Intel and Altera have jointly announced a definitive agreement under which Intel would acquire Altera for US$54 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$16.7...

ARM de-risks design cycle for IoT chips

Jun 2, 11:45

ARM has unveiled a new hardware subsystem to enable the fast and efficient development of chips for smart connected devices. The ARM IoT subsystem for ARM Cortex-M processors is optimized...

Skyworth uses Realtek chips in HDR Ultra HD TVs

Jun 1, 20:26

Realtek's TV chips have been adopted by Skyworth in its high dynamic range (HDR) Ultra HD TV series, according to the companies.

IC demand for PCs remains slow

Jun 1, 14:02

IC orders for PCs have remained slow thus far in 2015, whereas orders for handsets and consumer electronics devices are picking up prior to the third quarter peak season, according...

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Xiaomi to use MediaTek Helio X10 chips for 2 smartphones, says paper

Newswatch - May 29, 15:31

Xiaomi Technology reportedly will adopt MediaTek's Helio X10 (MT6795) 8-core processors in two new smartphones slated for release in the third quarter of 2015, according to a Chinese-language...

Avago acquisition of Broadcom creates new semiconductor powerhouse, IHS says

May 29, 14:04

Merger activity in the semiconductor industry moved to a new level with the announcement of the agreement for Avago Technologies to acquire Broadcom, according to IHS Technology.

Avago to buy Broadcom for US$37 billion

May 29, 09:41

Avago Technologies and Broadcom have entered into a definitive agreement under which Avago will acquire Broadcom in a cash and stock transaction that values the combined company at...

Xilinx working with TSMC on 7nm chips

May 29, 09:37

Xilinx has disclosed the company is working with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on the 7nm process and 3D IC technology for its next generation of all programmable...

NXP to sell RF power amplifier unit to JAC Capital for US$1.8 billion

May 28, 21:02

NXP Semiconductors has announced an agreement that will facilitate the sale of its RF Power business to China's state-owned Jianguang Asset Management (JAC Capital). Under the terms...

M31 teams up with Imagination

May 28, 11:37

Silicon IP provider M31 Technology has announced a collaboration with Imagination Technologies. The companies will focus on low-power technologies for the IoT, wearables and other...

MediaTek to expand workforce in 2015

May 27, 20:22

MediaTek will hire a total of 2,000 extra workers in 2015, according to the IC design house.

UMC holds technology forum in Japan

May 27, 20:03

United Microelectronics (UMC) on May 27 held its 2015 Japan Technology Forum to showcase the company's IoT and automotive IC manufacturing solutions to Japan-based semiconductor co...

MediaTek expected to meet mid-point to high-end of 2Q15 guidance

May 27, 14:24

A recent ramp-up of orders for 4G smartphone chips will help MediaTek meet the mid-point to high-end of the company's sales guidance for the second quarter of 2015, according to market...

Apple plans to add a new supplier for LCD driver ICs, say sources

May 26, 15:28

Apple reportedly plans to add an additional maker to its supplier list for LCD driver ICs as it aims to further ramp up the market share of its iPhone, iPad and MacBook product lines...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.04 in April, says SEMI

May 22, 15:23

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.57 billion in orders in April 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, according to...

Samsung steps up purchases of IC parts from Taiwan

May 22, 15:21

Samsung Electronics has stepped up purchases of IC parts from its Taiwan-based suppliers, including Himax Technologies, Richtek Technology and Silergy, according to industry source...

Intel, Rockchip jointly promoting SoFIA 3G-R SoCs in China

May 22, 15:16

Intel and China-based Rockchip Electronics have recently stepped up their joint efforts to promote the quad-core SoFIA 3G-R (C3230RK) SoC solutions to the white-box tablet sector...

IC Insights releases top-20 semiconductor suppliers in 1Q15

May 21, 21:32

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers including three pure-play foundries and four fabless companies in the first quarter of 2015.

Cirrus Logic shifts orders to TSMC

May 21, 21:05

Cirrus Logic has reportedly shifted its orders back to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) from Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), as the audio chip provider...

2014 banner year for global industrial semiconductors, says IHS

May 21, 11:04

Worldwide industrial semiconductor revenues totaled US$40.4 billion in 2014, up from US$34.3 billion in 2013, according to IHS. The 18% increase follows solid growth of 13% in 2013,...

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