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  • Last update: Wednesday 17 August 2016 [1055 news items]

Digitimes Research: MediaTek facing challenges from mobile AP market in 2016

Jan 19, 21:32

MediaTek is currently a major mobile application processor (AP) supplier in China and is enjoy high shares in the country's smartphone and tablet AP markets; however, lacking clients...

Qualcomm regains competitive edge in China solution market

Jan 11, 11:53

Qualcomm has regained its competitive edge in China's smartphone solution market as it has managed to renew licensing agreements with a number of China-based handset vendors, according...

MediaTek December sales fall 12%

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 10:33

IC design house MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$18.52 billion (US$553.7 million) for December 2015, down 11.6% sequentially but up 8.5% on year.

MediaTek to spin off Ethernet chip unit

Jan 5, 21:28

MediaTek will likely spin off its Ethernet chip business into a wholly-owned company in 2016, according to industry sources. The move aims to seek new strategic partnerships in the...

MediaTek unveils new chips for wearables, smart homes and UHD Blu-ray

Jan 5, 10:56

MediaTek has announced its new chip series for wearable and smart home applications, and Ultra HD Blu-ray players.

MediaTek expands R&D team within IoT BU

Jan 4, 23:00

MediaTek has expanded the R&D team within its IoT (Internet of Things) business unit to more than 200 engineers, and the number of its IoT R&D staff will continue to grow...

MediaTek looks to emerging markets for 2016 growth

Dec 29, 11:03

China has seen robust 4G smartphone demand during 2015, and demand for 4G devices in India, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East is set to rise in 2016 driving MediaTek's...

MediaTek president Ching-Jiang Hsieh (center)

MediaTek targeting 20% shipment growth for 2016, says report

Stockwatch - Dec 28, 23:09

MediaTek has internally set a shipment goal of 480 million chips for smartphones in 2016 representing about a 20% rise compared to 2015, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Sigurd to acquire TSI for NT$17.50 per share

Dec 25, 11:00

Testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has announced plans to acquire its fellow Taiwan-based firm Test-Serv (TSI) for NT$17.50 (US$0.54) per share, or a total of approximately NT$1.4...

MediaTek profitability under pressure

Dec 24, 15:43

MediaTek's profitability has come under pressure due to falling ASPs of smartphone chips, and will face further pressure in 2016, according to industry observers.

MediaTek December sales to fall

Dec 21, 15:15

MediaTek will likely report a substantial decrease sequentially in December revenues, due to a cutback in orders from handset vendors, according to industry sources.

MediaTek reports robust November revenues

Stockwatch - Dec 7, 16:02

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.96 billion (US$640 million) for November 2015, up 24.9% on year. The figure was also the third-highest record in the company's...

MediaTek announces open-source development platform for IoT devices

Dec 4, 10:54

MediaTek Labs has announced the launch of the MediaTek LinkIt Smart 7688, a development platform enabling rapid development of advanced Wi-Fi based devices such as IP cameras, surveillance...

Handset chip vendors to promote peripheral chips in 2016

Dec 1, 22:31

Handset chipset solution vendors, including Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications are likely to focus on promoting peripheral chips such as fast/wireless charging chips,...

MediaTek to place foundry orders with SMIC, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 30, 15:58

MediaTek is considering to including China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) as one of its wafer foundry partners, according to a Chinese-language...

Commentary: Taiwan IC backend firms facing challenge from fast expanding China competitors

Nov 26, 16:23

A recent media report indicating that China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JCET) has landed SiP (system-in-package) module orders from Apple could serve as a warning...

Competition among SoC suppliers to heat up

Nov 17, 10:57

Competition among smartphone-use SoC providers is expected to heat up in 2016 as companies are gearing up for their new 8- or 10-core solution rollouts.

MediaTek, HLMC announce tape-out of 28nm mobile chips

Nov 16, 11:04

MediaTek and Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) have completed the tape-out of a 28nm mobile chip design, according to the China-based 12-inch foundry.

MediaTek Helio X30 chips to be built by TSMC

Nov 13, 11:08

MediaTek will unveil its Helio X30-series SoC chips in early 2016 with volume production slated for the end of the second quarter or early in the third. The X30-series will be built...

BOE to buy stake in ChipMOS Shanghai plant, says report

Stockwatch - Nov 12, 10:27

China's BOE Technology, which has received government support to step into the upstream driver IC business, plans to make an equity investment for a stake in packaging and testing...

TSMC 'grand alliance' more powerful than China's 'red supply chain,' says Chang

Nov 10, 00:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) "grand alliance" with its ecosystem partners and customers has already been enhanced for years, while China's so-called...

Morris Chang

Realtek dismisses rumors about sale of TV and network IC units

Stockwatch - Nov 9, 22:27

IC design house Realtek Semiconductor has dismissed recent rumors indicating the company will spin off its two business units and sell them to MediaTek and Novatek Microelectronics...

MediaTek, TSMC urge Taiwan government to ease restrictions on China investment in chipmakers

Nov 9, 11:02

The chairmen of MediaTek and TSMC both agree that Taiwan's government should be more liberal towards the issue of allowing China-based firms to invest in the local IC industry sectors,...

MediaTek posts record October revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 6, 14:40

Acquiring analog IC specialist Richtek Technology boosted MediaTek's revenues for October 2015 to a record high.

MediaTek chairman invests in fingerprint sensor maker Egistec, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 4, 11:31

MediaTek chairman MK Tsai has personally committed equity investment in fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec), according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Taiwan to review ban on Chinese investment in local IC design sector

Nov 3, 11:14

Taiwan will asses the feasibility of lifting a ban on investments by China-based firms in the local IC design industry, according to officials from Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Commentary: Tsinghua Unigroup investment in PTI may trigger Taiwan policy change for semiconductor industry

Nov 3, 10:59

The investment of NT$19.4 billion (US$598 million) by China-based Tsinghua Unigroup to take a 25% stake in Taiwan's IC backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) could lead...

Tsinghua Unigroup expresses interest in MediaTek

Nov 2, 21:30

China's state-backed technology conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup, which owns both Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics, has expressed interest in merging its two chip...

Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Wei-Guo

Falling handset-IC prices put pressure on gross margin, says MediaTek

Nov 2, 11:07

Intense competition among handset-IC suppliers has led to falling chip prices affecting negatively MediaTek's gross margin performance, according to company president Ching-Jiang...

MediaTek 3Q15 profits soar 25%

Oct 30, 15:45

MediaTek's net profits soared to almost NT$8 billion (US$246 million) in the third quarter of 2015 hitting the highest quarterly level for the year.

Huawei using more HiSilicon chips in high-end smartphones

Oct 30, 12:13

The ratio Kirin-series application processors, developed by HiSilicon Technologies, used in Huawei's mid-range and high-end smartphones has continued to increase, which is unfavorable...

Richtek to focus on analog chips for mobile devices, wearables

Oct 26, 22:37

After becoming a unit of MediaTek, Richtek Technology will continue to expand its analog IC portfolio and move more aggressively to gain market share, according to sources familiar...

IC demand from China smartphone vendors to remain brisk in 2016, say sources

Oct 23, 11:29

Taiwan-based IC design houses expect demand for IC parts from China-based smartphone vendors to remain brisk in early 2016 as vendors have continued to upgrade the hardware specifications...

MediaTek to attract investment from China Mobile, says report

Stockwatch - Oct 23, 10:47

China Mobile will make an equity investment in MediaTek to form a strategic alliance with the Taiwan-based IC design house, according to a recent Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Global 2Q15 smartphone AP market grows slightly, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 16, 10:40

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market grew by a modest 1.5% from a year earlier in the second quarter of 2015, while the tablet AP sector saw an on-year decline...

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