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TSMC mobile chip sales to grow more than 35% in 2014, says Morris Chang

Jan 17, 12:22

TSMC's revenues generated from the mobile device sector are expected to increase more than 35% in 2014, buoyed by the rising popularity of smartphones and tablets, and rising silicon...

Morris Chang

Taiwan market: FET tops 3G mobile telecom carriers in mobile Internet-access speed, says NCC

Jan 16, 14:16

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), among the five 3G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, led in mobile Internet-access speed with an average download speed of 4.96Mbps and upload...

ARM and UMC extend 28nm IP partnership to target cost-effective mobile and consumer applications

Jan 14, 14:47

ARM and UMC have announced an agreement to offer the ARM Artisan physical IP platform along with POP IP for UMC's 28nm high-performance low-power (HLP) process technology.

China Mobile 3-mode TD-LTE smartphone procurement plan to benefit China-based suppliers

Jan 13, 21:27

China Mobile originally planned to procure 5-mode (supporting TD-LTE, FDD LTE, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA, GSM) and 10-frequency band smartphones but has decided to reduce the format specification...

Intel reportedly places 28nm chip orders with TSMC, Globalfoundries and UMC

Jan 9, 20:10

Intel has contracted Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to manufacture its forthcoming Atom mobile processor series codenamed SoFIA, and also placed orders for entry-level...

Larger fabs being used to make mobile displays, says DisplaySearch

Jan 9, 14:13

Manufacturers of TFT LCD panels are increasingly using 8G fabs to manufacture tablet and smartphone panels. This is significantly increasing the available production and driving down...

Sony Mobile to launch WP8 phones, say sources

Jan 6, 14:09

Sony Mobile Communications has decided to launch ODM models of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, while concentrating its R&D efforts on Android and Firefox models, according...

Samsung, SK Hynix develop 8Gb LPDDR4 mobile memory

Jan 2, 15:01

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both announced the development of 8Gb low-power DDR4 (LPDDR4) chips built using 20nm-class process technology.

SK Hynix 8Gb LPDDR4

Intel to display latest IT products from partners at CES 2014; updates tablet roadmaps

Dec 30, 23:14

Intel is preparing to display Intel-based notebooks, 2-in-1 devices and tablets, from its partners at CES 2014, which will be hosted from January 7-10 in Las Vegas, and the CPU giant...

Intel new business strategy helps bring in mobile CPU orders

Dec 30, 23:12

Intel's aggressive coordination with its brand vendor partners recently over product pricing and R&D supports has earned the CPU giant mobile processor orders from these vendors,...

China November mobile phone user base growing to 1.223 billion, says MIIT

Dec 30, 11:10

China had 1.223 billion subscribers of mobile communication services as of the end of November 2013, growing 0.62% sequentially and 10.78% on year, and 386.88 million (31.63%) of...

Digitimes Research: GPUs becoming critical for mobile devices supporting HD

Dec 25, 15:14

High-definition displays have seen growing adoption by mobile devices and created enormous pressure on the design of application processors since the transmission and processing of...

China Mobile to procure about 100 million TD-LTE smartphones in 2014, says chairman

Dec 19, 13:39

China Mobile will procure about 100 million TD-LTE-enabled smartphones in 2014, company chairman Xi Guo-hua said at the China Mobile Global Partner Conference 2013 taking place in...

Mobile DRAM to become mainstream in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 16, 14:48

The expanding market for mobile devices including smartphones and tablets have encouraged the world's major DRAM chipmakers to shift their attention to mobile DRAM resulting in an...

FPCB specialist Zhen Ding posts record November revenues

Dec 10, 13:48

Consolidated revenues at Zhen Ding Technology climbed 4.1% sequentially and 21.4% on year to an all-time high of NT$7.78 billion (US$263 million) in November 2013, buoyed, according...

China market: Mobile IM accounts rise to 1.57 billion in 3Q13, says Analysys

Dec 9, 14:43

There were 1.57 billion mobile instant messaging (IM) accounts in the China market as of the end of third-quarter 2013, rising 6.1% sequentiallyt and 74.4% on year, according to Analysys...

China releases TD-LTE licenses

Dec 5, 11:18

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on December 4 announced the release of TD-LTE (Time Division-Long Term Evolution) licenses to China Mobile, Chine Telecom...

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Mobile handsets to pass PCs as largest systems market and IC consumer, says IC Insights

Dec 4, 11:03

Mobile handsets are set to overtake standard PCs, including desktops and notebooks, as both the largest electronic systems market and the largest end-use application for ICs in 2013...

China October mobile phone user base grows to 1.216 billion, says MIIT

Nov 27, 14:17

There were 1.216 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of October 2013, growing 0.77% on month and 10.99% on year, and 379.41 million (31.21%)...

Sand 9 develops MEMS oscillators for mobile devices

Nov 26, 16:01

MEMS startup Sand 9 has rolled out a series of MEMS timing solutions designed for high-volume mobile devices, such as smartphones, tapping the huge potential market for MEMS-based...

MEMS startups target fast-growing mobile device market in China

Nov 26, 14:19

MEMS startups have turned their focus to China's mobile device market, seeking to take a piece of the fast-growing pie.

China to assign TDD LTE band units to three mobile telecom carriers

Nov 25, 14:59

The State Radio Regulation Bureau under China's Ministry of Industry and Information has assigned frequency band units for TDD (time division duplexing) LTE mobile communication services,...

Nokia, LG Electronics, Sony Mobile Communications to stay in tablet market

Nov 21, 16:10

Smartphone vendors Nokia, LG Electronics and Sony Mobile Communications are likely to continue to stay in the tablet market, while rivals including HTC, Motorola Mobility and BlackBerry...

Global 3Q13 mobile DRAM sales rise 14%, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 21, 15:51

Mobile DRAM revenues amounted to nearly US$3.3 billion in the third quarter of 2013, rising about 14% from US$2.89 billion in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange.

Mainstream prices for 4G terminal devices should be below CNY1,000 in 2014, says China Mobile president

Nov 20, 14:28

As China Mobile is poised to start TD-LTE commercial operations, company president Li Yue has said that prices for 4G terminal devices are too high currently and mainstream prices...

The 4G opportunity: Q&A with executives from major Taiwan telecom carriers

Nov 20, 11:41

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, have been awarded frequency band units of...

CHT president Shih Mu-piao

Smartphones account for 55% of global 3Q13 mobile phone sales, says Gartner

Nov 15, 15:02

Sales of smartphones accounted for 55% of overall mobile phone sales in the third quarter of 2013, and reached their highest share to date, according to Gartner.

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile takes third position in smartphone vendor ranking

Nov 12, 16:05

Sony Mobile Communications has captured the third position in Taiwan's smartphone vendor ranking with a 20% market share thanks to brisk sales of its Xperia Z family high-end models,...

OmniVision rolls out 13-megapixel image sensor for mobile devices

Nov 12, 12:01

OmniVision Technologies has announced the OV13850, a 13-megapixel image sensor for mobile devices. The OV13850's power efficiency makes it a camera solution for high-end smartphones...

Toshiba to invest in Kingston-Phison mobile memory JV

Nov 4, 11:10

Kingston Solutions (KSI), a joint venture between memory module firm Kingston Technology and flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics, has drawn investment from Toshiba.

FIH Mobile pushing mobile accessory products

Nov 1, 12:09

FIH Mobile, a smart mobile device making subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has started a new business to develop accessories for mobile devices and will...

Intel to cooperate with China white-box players for mobile devices

Oct 30, 22:15

Intel has started turning to seek business opportunities from China's white-box market and has cooperated with several China-based vendors such as Ramos and Teclast to release Intel-based...

FET sees growth in 3Q13 mobile Internet-access revenues, user base

Oct 30, 14:40

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has reported revenues of NT$5.906 billion (US$198 million) from mobile Internet-access services for the third quarter of 2013 up 6.07% on quarter...

SK Hynix develops 6Gb LPDDR3 for mobile devices

Oct 30, 11:20

SK Hynix has developed 6-gigabit (6Gb) low-power DDR3 (LPDDR3) using 20nm-class process technology. The new mobile memory solution is designed for premium mobile devices, according...

SK Hynix 6Gb LPDDR3

Rexchip ramping up mobile DRAM output in 4Q13, says report

Newswatch - Oct 28, 16:12

Taiwan-based Rexchip Electronics, which is now owned by Micron Technology as a result of the US chipmaker's acquisition of Elpida Memory, has scaled up its mobile DRAM capacity to...

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2014 global notebook demand forecast
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