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  • Last update: Friday 28 April 2017 [1133 news items]

MediaTek gross margin continues to fall

Apr 28, 15:27

Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek, which specializes in mobile SoC solutions, saw its gross margin reach a record low of 33.5% in the first quarter of 2017.

MediaTek 2Q17 revenues to rise 10-15%

Apr 24, 22:24

MediaTek is expected to post revenue growth of slower-than-expected 10-15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, according to market observers, which estimated previously a...

MediaTek slashes 28nm chip orders to TSMC, says report

Newswatch - Apr 19, 15:03

Speculation has circulated in the semiconductor market that MediaTek recently cut its 28nm chip orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for June, July and August...

UMC Xiamen fab obtains orders from MediaTek, Spreadtrum

Apr 17, 11:40

United Microelectronics' (UMC) recently-opened 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China has obtained 40nm chip orders from MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications, according to industry...

MediaTek 1Q17 revenues fall 18%

Apr 10, 23:41

MediaTek's first-quarter revenues fell 18% sequentially but came in line with the company's guidance.

MediaTek smartphone-chip shipments to fall below 100 million units in 1Q17

Apr 6, 19:57

MediaTek will see its smartphone-chip shipments fall below 100 million units in the first quarter of 2017 and rebound only slightly to 110-120 million in the second quarter, according...

Asustek may reboot connection with MediaTek after failing to receive priority from Qualcomm

Mar 31, 10:52

Asustek has failed to be among the first wave of Qualcomm's customers adopting the firm's 10nm Snapdragon 835 processor and is also unwilling to use the older-generation Snapdragon...

MediaTek to merge with affiliate Airoha

Mar 29, 11:18

MediaTek's merger with affiliate Airoha Technology has entered the second stage where MediaTek will purchase the remaining shares in the company. MediaTek through an investment arm...

MediaTek to recognize gains from sale of AutoChips in 1Q17

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 09:48

MediaTek will start to recognize gains from the sale of its China-based subsidiary AutoChips in 2017, according to the Taiwan-based IC design house.

MediaTek appoints Rick Tsai as co-CEO

Mar 22, 15:28

MediaTek has appointed Rick Tsai as the company's co-CEO, effective July 1, 2017. Tsai will report directly to MediaTek chairman and CEO Ming-Kai Tsai and will also assume responsibility...

MediaTek to roll out 12nm product in 2H17

Mar 16, 14:04

MediaTek plans to roll out a new mobile SoC solution built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) using the foundry's 12nm process technology in the second half of 2017,...

CPU IP provider Andes sees shares soar on TSE debut

Newswatch - Mar 15, 19:58

Taiwan-based CPU IP provider Andes Technology, of which MediaTek holds a 15% stake, saw its share price soar by 191.09% to close at NT$189.50 (US$6.14) from the initial price of NT$65.10...

Qualcomm expanding Snapdragon 835 market share at the expense of MediaTek Helio X30

Mar 14, 15:00

Qualcomm has continued to expand the market share of its 10nm Snapdragon 835 SoCs at the expense of MediaTek as the Taiwan-based AP solution vendor will be unable to achieve volume...

Meizu to switch part of smartphone AP orders from MediaTek to Qualcomm in 3Q17, say sources

Mar 14, 11:48

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu, which currently supplies over 90% of its smartphones with MediaTek application processor (AP) solutions, is expected to begin largely adopting...

MediaTek sticking with TSMC for 7nm chips

Mar 9, 10:23

Despite experiencing unsatisfactory yield rates for TSMC's 10nm process, MediaTek will continue to partner with the foundry to make its next-generation flagship mobile chips, according...

MediaTek February revenues fall to 12-month low

Mar 7, 21:01

MediaTek's consolidated revenues fell to a 12-month low of NT$16.95 billion (US$547.2 million) in February 2017.

China market: Xiaomi mobile SoC to heat up competition in AP market

Mar 3, 13:50

While the performance and market acceptance of Xiaomi's recently released Surge S1 application processor still remains to be seen, the roll-out of the Surge S1 will certainly heat...

China-based Meizu may switch mobile AP orders to MediaTek from Samsung, says report

Mar 2, 15:42

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu reportedly plans to purchase mobile application processors from MediaTek for its upcoming high-end M Pro 7 smartphone instead of buying Exynos...

Foundry 10nm yield rates still unsatisfactory

Mar 2, 14:26

Unsatisfactory yield rates for foundries' 10nm FinFET technologies have pushed back smartphone SoC suppliers' schedules to ship their next-generation products, according to industry...

MediaTek rolls out 10nm mobile chips

Mar 1, 11:00

MediaTek has announced the commercial availability of its Helio X30 system-on-chip (SoC) designed for high-end smartphones. Mass production for the SoC has kicked off, said the company,...

Qualcomm share of China AP market to hit 30% for first time since 2012

Feb 24, 16:37

Although the first quarter is the slow season in the China application processor (AP) market, Qualcomm is expected to continue outperforming its competitors and further increase its...

MediaTek gross margin unlikely to recover

Feb 23, 14:56

MediaTek is unlikely to see its gross margin return to 40% in 2017 due to a combination of negative factors, such as a slowdown in smartphone market growth and limited potential profitability...

MediaTek-Richtek deal probed for possible insider trading

Feb 23, 10:25

Taiwan authorities are investigating possible insider trading linked to MediaTek's 2015 acquisition of Richtek Technology.

MediaTek to lag in 10nm-chip race, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 17, 12:37

MediaTek may suffer a setback in the ongoing 10nm mobile chip race as the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) has reported that Xiaomi Technology has decided...

Andes growing customer base in China

Feb 14, 16:07

Andes Technology, one of the very few Taiwan-based CPU IP providers, has been expanding its customer portfolio in China at a gradual pace.

CPU core IP provider Andes to debut on Taiwan OTC market in mid-March

Newswatch - Feb 14, 15:03

Taiwan-based CPU core IP provider Andes Technology, a subsidiary of MediaTek, will debut on Taiwan's OTC securities market in mid-March with the underwriting price for the IPO tentatively...

MediaTek to increase stake in Airoha

Feb 13, 10:53

MediaTek has disclosed plans to increase its stake in affiliate Airoha Technology, which specializes in wireless communication chips such as smartphone power amplifiers (PA), and...

MediaTek, Egistec gearing up for upcoming rollouts of new Samsung smartphones

Feb 10, 14:29

Taiwan-based MediaTek and Egis Technology (Egistec) have both cut into the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy smartphones, and are expected to see the orders bring in new...

MediaTek January revenues fall to 11-month low

Feb 8, 21:49

MediaTek saw its consolidated revenues fall to a 11-month low of NT$18.31 billion (US$588.3 million) in January 2017. Revenues for the month represented decreases of 14.2% on month...

MediaTek announces chipset for dual-camera smartphones

Feb 8, 10:58

MediaTek has announced the launch of its MediaTek Helio P25, the newest addition to the MediaTek Helio P series mobile processor family. The new chipset combines a 16nm Octa-core...

MediaTek comments on lawsuit brought by AMD

Stockwatch - Feb 7, 15:20

MediaTek has issued a company filing through the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) responding to media reports indicating AMD is accusing MediaTek and three other companies of infringing...

China foundry reportedly headhunting from UMC

Feb 6, 14:54

A team of as many as 50 United Microelectronics (UMC) R&D engineers has been headhunted by Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), according to industry sources. The purpose is to help...

MediaTek, Pixart team up for 3D gesture controller

Newswatch - Feb 3, 16:00

MediaTek has teamed up with CMOS image sensor supplier Pixart Imaging to roll out 3D tracking and gesture controller solutions utilizing MediaTek's MT8665-series SoC chip and Pixart's...

MediaTek expects 1Q17 revenues to fall up to 22%

Feb 2, 13:28

A seasonal slowdown in end-market demand, as well as the continued strengthening of the US dollar impacting emerging market growth, will drag down MediaTek's revenues in the first...

MediaTek posts profit drop with record low gross margin for 2016

Jan 26, 14:47

Taiwan-based MediaTek, a fabless chipmaker specializing in smartphone SoCs, saw its net profits fall 6.7% in 2016 with gross margin reaching a record low of 35.6%.

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