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  • Last update: Monday 24 April 2017 [482 news items]

Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 24, 20:32

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions...

Specialty DRAM prices to rise, says AP Memory

Apr 24, 11:33

AP Memory Technology has disclosed plans to raise its specialty DRAM (SRAM) prices. The memory design house also expressed optimism about demand for IoT applications that will offset...

Quarterly chip demand for iPhone to surpass 50 million units in 2H17

Apr 19, 15:48

Apple's chip suppliers will begin to stock solutions for the upcoming iPhone models in the second quarter, and will step up their pace of inventory building between the end of the...

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...

2016 marks year of recovery for global semiconductor market, IHS says

Apr 5, 11:14

The worldwide semiconductor market showed signs of recovery in 2016 following a down year in 2015, according to IHS Markit. In 2016, the market posted a year-end growth rate of 2%...

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...

Competition in AI platform market intensifying

Mar 29, 15:56

Major chip players, including Intel, Nvidia, Qualcomm and AMD, have all stepped up their efforts to develop related artificial intelligence (AI) platforms, making the AI market a...

Qualcomm, ASE, Brazil government sign MOU to build IC testing/packaging plant in Brazil, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 23, 16:08

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Qualcomm and the Brazil government reportedly have signed a MOU to jointly invest US$200 million initially to establish an IC testing/packaging...

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...

Win Semi reportedly obtains orders for Qualcomm GaAs devices

Newswatch - Mar 14, 12:11

Qualcomm has contracted Taiwan-based Win Semiconductors to manufacture its recently-announced GaAs power amplifier and RF solutions, according to a recent Chinese-language Commercial...

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...

TSMC lands orders for HPC chips from Nvidia, Qualcomm, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 13, 14:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has landed orders for high performance computing (HPC) chips for AI applications from Nvidia and Qualcomm, respectively, according...

Qualcomm makes splash with VR announcements

Feb 24, 17:01

Qualcomm has made several announcements in the virtual reality (VR) space including introducing a new virtual reality development kit (VRDK) for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile...

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...

Qualcomm, ZTE and China Mobile to collaborate on 5G NR trials at 3.5 GHz

Feb 22, 16:35

Qualcomm, ZTE, and China Mobile have announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the 5G New Radio (NR) specifications being developed...

Qualcomm begins comeback fight against Korean FTC

Feb 22, 16:22

Qualcomm has petitioned the Seoul Central District Court to not implement fines totaling SKW1.03 trillion (US$865 million) levied by the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC).

Qualcomm extends deadline for NXP purchase offer

Feb 7, 12:31

Qualcomm has announced that it has extended the offering period of its previously announced cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding common shares of NXP Semiconductors...

Solution vendors to start rolling out 5G chips in 2H17, say sources

Jan 24, 14:16

While business opportunities related to 5G equipment and services are expected to start emerging in 2018, 5G chipset suppliers will begin to release 5G chips to vie for the market...

The synergy of NXP acquisition: An interview with Qualcomm president Derek Aberle

Jan 23, 12:19

Qualcomm agreed in late 2016 to buy NXP Semiconductor for about US$47 billion in the biggest-ever deal in the semiconductor industry - a move which clearly indicates Qualcomm's roadmap...

Qualcomm president

Qualcomm, MediaTek to vie for handset solution orders from Foxconn

Jan 19, 10:30

Qualcomm and MediaTek are expected to compete fiercely for chipset solution orders from EMS supplier Foxconn Electronics which has turned itself into a handset vendor recently, according...

Macronix memory incorporated in new Qualcomm LTE IoT chipset reference design

Jan 12, 21:06

Macronix International's NAND MCP memory solution has been adopted and incorporated by Qualcomm as a part of the reference design for a LTE Cat. M1/NB-1 chipset, the MDM9206 modem,...

CES 2017: New Asustek smartphones still feature 14nm Qualcomm chips

Jan 6, 10:48

Asustek at the ongoing CES trade show in Las Vegas has introduced two new smartphones, the ZenFone AR and ZenFone 3 Zoom, both featuring Qualcomm's 14nm Snapdragon chips instead of...

New ZenFone AR features Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips to ship in commercial devices in 1H17

Jan 5, 10:43

Qualcomm has announced its 10nm Snapdragon 835-series processors will ship in commercial devices in the first half of 2017. The chips reportedly will draw adoption from Samsung Electronics,...

Qualcomm, Meizu sign 3G/4G global patent license agreement

Dec 30, 16:10

Qualcomm and Meizu Technology have announced they have reached a patent license agreement whereby Qualcomm grants Meizu a worldwide royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture...

Qualcomm, Gionee sign 3G/4G patent license agreement

Dec 28, 21:27

Qualcomm and Gionee Communication Equipment have entered into a new 3G and 4G patent license agreement for China, according to the companies.

Foundries 10nm yield rates lower-than-expected

Dec 23, 11:20

Both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) and Samsung's 10nm processes have reached lower-than-expected yield rates, according to industry sources.

PC vendors trying out Qualcomm/Windows products

Dec 15, 11:30

With Microsoft's recent announcement of adding support to Qualcomm's processor solutions in Windows 10, sources from the upstream supply chain have pointed out that many brand vendors...

RDA striving to provide 4G RF PA modules across all key platforms

Dec 12, 10:24

RDA Microelectronics, a provider of radio-frequency and mixed-signal chips in China, has been working closely with key chipset providers in the mobile handset market to certify its...

WinHEC 2016: Microsoft empowers new development opportunities in mixed reality, gaming and cellular PCs

Dec 9, 14:38

At the Windows Hardware Engineering Community event (WinHEC) in Shenzhen, China, Microsoft has announced new opportunities for global partners to innovate with Windows 10. Terry Myerson,...

Qualcomm begins commercial sampling of 10nm server chips

Dec 8, 10:47

Qualcomm, through subsidiary Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, has announced commercial sampling of 10nm server processors. The Qualcomm Centriq 2400 series has up to 48-cores, and...

Market for 10nm mobile chips to heat up in 2017

Nov 22, 10:54

Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, MediaTek, Apple and Spreadtrum Communications are gearing up to roll out their 10nm mobile chips which will be shipped in smartphones during 2017.

Qualcomm, Samsung collaborate on 10nm for Snapdragon 835 mobile chips

Nov 18, 15:41

Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics have extended their tie to manufacture Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 mobile chips with Samsung's 10nm FinFET process technology, according to the compa...

SMIC 28nm chip shipments to double in 4Q16

Nov 17, 10:18

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is expected to hike shipments of its 28nm process technology to 20 million chips in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 10 million units...

Qualcomm strikes deal for cooperation with Taiwan MOEA

Nov 8, 15:30

Qualcomm and Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) have signed a MoU on cooperation in the wireless communications sector including joint development of IoT, 4G and 5G networks,...

Qualcomm to acquire NXP for US$47 billion

Oct 27, 22:18

Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductors have announced a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of both companies, under which Qualcomm will acquire NXP. Pursuant to the...

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    Asustek ZenFone AR smartphone

    Asustek Computer has announced ZenFone AR, a smartphone that represents an advance in mobile virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies. The vendor said it is the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Acer Liquid Jade Primo smartphone

    Acer's Liquid Jade Primo is a 5.5-inch premium smartphone running Windows 10 Mobile. The Liquid Jade Primo provides productivity for professionals through Continuum, allowing Windows...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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    Sony Xperia Z5 smartphone

    Sony has unveiled its next-generation Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact, and Xperia Z5 Premium, and the vendor claims the last model as the world's first 4K smartphone. The Xperia Z5...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Microsoft Nokia X2 smartphone

    Microsoft Devices Group has unveiled the Nokia X2, the newest addition to the expanding Nokia X family smartphones. The new Nokia X2 provides access to Android apps and Microsoft...

    Photo: Company, Jun 26.

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    Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors

    Qualcomm Technologies has introduced its next-generation mobile processors for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 tier: the Snapdragon 810 and 808 processors. The Snapdragon 810 and 808...

    Photo: Company, Apr 9.

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