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  • Last update: Wednesday 17 December 2014 [165 news items]

HTC acquires wireless communication patents from ADC Telecommunications

Apr 6, 10:52

HTC will acquire 82 patents and 14 patent appliactions concerning wireless communication technologies from ADC Telecommunications for US$75 million, according to the smartphone ven...

Digitimes Insight: Japan earthquake has little impact on wireless communication industry

Mar 17, 12:04

The earthquake offshore of Japan should have little impact on the wireless communications industry because, unlike in semiconductors and panels, Japan-based companies do not play...

Japan wireless regions

Nvidia launches new 3D Vision glasses and entry-level GPU

Mar 17, 01:25

Nvidia recently launched a new 3D Vision bundle priced US$149, lower than US$199 of the previous 3D Vision bundle, to boost demand for 3D applications, according to the company.

MediaTek, Ralink to merge via share swap

Mar 16, 16:05

MediaTek on March 16 announced that the company has finalized its merger agreement with Ralink Technology through a share swap of one share for 3.15 shares of Ralink, making MediaTek...

AWSC to see revenues recover in March

Mar 16, 01:30

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) expects revenues to recover in March 2011 thanks to power amplifier (PA) maker Skyworks resuming normal orders.

China's wireless carriers double capital spending on 4G in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 4, 11:13

China's investment in the next-generation 4G wireless technology known as Long Term Evolution (LTE) is set to double in 2011 as the country's major telecom carriers move to upgrade...

iPad 2 to benefit PA makers and Taiwan GaAs foundry houses

Mar 2, 01:10

Component suppliers are expected to benefit from the iPad 2 's imminent launch. Both TriQuint Semiconductor and Skyworks Solutions will be the new Apple device's GaAs power amplifier...

CeBIT 2011: ECS to showcase tablet PCs

Feb 22, 01:15

Taiwan-based motherboard maker Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) is set to showcase its latest 10.1-inch Windows 7- and Android-based tablet PCs at CeBIT 2011, which will be hosted...

GaAs foundries VPEC, AWSC and Win Semi report mixed January results

Feb 9, 01:50

GaAs foundry house Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) posted a new monthly sales record with NT$186 million (US$6.43 million) in January revenues, up 16.3% sequentially. Fellow...

Intel completes acquisition of wireless solution business from Infineon

Feb 1, 14:48

Intel has announced that it completed the acquisition of Infineon Technologies' Wireless Solutions (WLS) business. The pair announced the US$1.4 billion deal on August 30, 2010.

Commentary: Broadcom-Ralink merger rumors reflect history of relentless consolidation of Taiwan wireless industry

Jan 14, 16:12

News of Ralink being targeted for acquisition has never stopped ever since the company's preparation to go public to its being actually listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)....

Chunghwa Telecom to offer wireless value-added services in China through cooperation with China Telecom, China Unicom

Jan 13, 01:50

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has cooperated with China Telecom to undertake trial runs of iEN (intelligent energy networks) in several cities of China and is talking about cooperation with...

CES 2011: Ralink to demonstrate next-generation wireless solutions

Jan 5, 14:58

Ralink Technology will demonstrate its latest wireless technologies, connectivity devices and applications at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

GaAs foundries post mixed 4Q10 results

Jan 5, 01:00

GaAs foundry house Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) saw revenues for December 2010 slip 15.5% sequentially to NT$153 million (US$5.25 million), yet fourth-quarter revenues...

Motorola sale of Taiwan wireless infrastructure to Nokia Siemens passes fair trade examination

Dec 24, 01:45

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) on December 23 announced it will give the green light to the sale of Motorola's wireless networking/communication infrastructure assets in Taiwan...

GaAs foundry AWSC grabs new orders

Dec 24, 01:35

Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) has landed orders for GaAs switch products from Japan, and also received verification from international IDMs, according to market sources...

Avermedia offers wireless media sharing products

Dec 22, 16:52

Avermedia Technologies has launched a new product for wirelessly connecting notebook, desktop or tablet PCs to TVs, set-top boxes, and DVD players for sharing audio/video content...

Renesas completes acquisition of wireless modem business from Nokia

Dec 1, 13:51

Nokia and Renesas Electronics on November 30 announced the completion of Renesas' acquisition of Nokia's wireless modem business, which was initially announced on July 6, 2010. With...

Sigurd looks to over 10% revenue growth in 2011

Nov 18, 01:15

Taiwan-based testing company Sigurd Microelectronics expects its consolidated revenues to grow more than 10% in 2011, according to company chairman Sidney Huang. The growth momentum...

AWSC posts record sales in October, Win sees 12% decline

Nov 3, 01:25

GaAs wafer foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) reported a new monthly sales record for October at NT$192 million (US$6.3 million), while Win Semiconductor saw sales...

AWSC, Win Semi enjoy further record sales in September

Oct 15, 01:25

GaAs wafer foundries Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) and Win Semiconductor saw their sales reach new historical records in September 2010, as demand for end-products...

Microelectronics Technology acquires Denmark-based Radiocomp

Oct 4, 11:23

Microelectronics Technology (MTI), a Taiwan-based maker of networking/communication equipment, on October 3 announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in Radiocomp ApS, a Denmark-based...

AWSC, Win Semi revenues to grow 10% sequentially in 4Q10

Sep 28, 01:25

GaAs wafer foundries Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) and Win Semiconductor are likely to enjoy another month of record sales in September, thanks to continued-strong...

Global wireless subscriptions reach 5 billion, says iSuppli

Sep 20, 15:39

Marking a major milestone in the history of technology, the number of worldwide subscriptions for wireless services is expected to reach five billion in September 2010, equaling 73.4%...

Intel to buy Infineon wireless unit for US$1.4 billion

Aug 30, 15:35

Infineon Technologies and Intel on August 30 jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to transfer Infineon's Wireless Solutions (WLS) business to Intel...

MediaTek denies buying AST Wireless

Stockwatch - Aug 16, 16:47

MediaTek has denied a recent Chinese-language Apple Daily report that the company has acquired AST Wireless, a China-based developer of TD-SCDMA modem chips, for US$20 million,...

iPad-type devices open new opportunities for wireless chip suppliers, says iSuppli

Aug 13, 11:31

Booming sales of emerging wirelessly enabled consumer devices will generate new growth opportunities for semiconductor suppliers, spurring soaring shipments of embedded wireless wide...

Infineon CFO departs, after company confirms talks over wireless chip unit

Aug 5, 14:17

Marco Schroter has left his post as CFO and labor director of Infineon Technologies, effective immediately, according to Infineon. His departure "was caused by differences in...

Ralink ships 21 million wireless networking chips in 2Q10, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 22, 14:19

WLAN chipmaker Ralink Technology shipped 21 million networking chips in the second quarter of 2010 with 802.11n chips accounting for over 80% of the total shipments, the Chinese-language...

VPEC reportedly lands orders from Skyworks; to see July revenues hit record

Jul 1, 16:07

Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) will likely see July 2010 revenues score the company's monthly high, and revenues for the third quarter of 2010 grow over 15% sequentially,...

Wireless charging market set to expand by factor of 65 by 2014, iSuppli says

Jul 1, 12:06

With a flood of electronic products with wireless charging capability arriving on the market in the coming years, global shipments of such solutions will soar to 234.9 million units...

Atheros aims to make strong presence in Ethernet and business-grade WLAN networking markets

Jun 11, 11:01

Jason Zheng, vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific at Atheros Communications, has outlined the company's roadmap pertaining to WLAN networking, Ethernet, GPS, and PLC...

Jason Cheng, vice president of Atheros

MediaTek Wireless settles patent dispute with UK Telecom

Newswatch - Jun 7, 15:32

MediaTek Wireless, a subsidiary of MediaTek, has signed an agreement with UK Telecom ending a patent lawsuit that the UK carrier filed against MediaTek Wireless in November 2009,...

Broadcom to launch Maestro wireless connect middleware

Jun 4, 15:48

Broadcom plans to launch its in-house developed wireless connect middleware, the Maestro, for design-in by terminal-end and peripheral device makers as well as by other chipset vendors...

Michael Hurlston

Broadcom talks about growing opportunities in wireless

Jun 4, 01:05

Michael Hurlston, senior vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business Unit at chip specialist Broadcom recently sat down with Digitimes to share...

Michael Hurlston, vice president and general manager for the Home and Wireless Networking Business
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    Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-book reader

    Amazon has introduced the fifth-generation Kindle e-book reader - Kindle Paperwhite - constructed with 62% more pixels and 25% increased contrast, a patented built-in front light...

    Photo: Company, Sep 17.

  • Motorola+Droid+Razer+Maxx

    Motorola Droid Razer Maxx

    From the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility have announced an expansion of the Droid Razr family. In coming weeks, customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

  • Intel+Atom+processor

    Intel Atom processor

    Intel has announced the availability of the latest mobile Intel Atom processor-based platform, formerly codenamed Cedar Trail. The latest platform adds several new features to netbook...

    Photo: Company, Dec 30.

  • HTC+Rhyme

    HTC Rhyme

    HTC has unveiled HTC Rhyme, with a unibody design. HTC Rhyme comes in three colors: Clearwater, Hourglass and Plum, the color Verizon Wireless will be offering in the US. With a...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

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    MWC 2011: HTC Flyer

    HTC has unveiled its first tablet PC, the HTC Flyer. HTC also announced HTC Watch, a new connected video service that will debut on the HTC Flyer tablet, and will collaborate with...

    Photo: Company, Feb 16.

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