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Semiconductor capital spending to decline in 2016

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 0.7 per cent in 2016 to $64.3 billion, market research firm Gartner said on Monday. The figure, however, is up from the estimated

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Qualcomm revenue up 4%, profit up 22%

Chipset major Qualcomm today reported 4 percent increase in revenue to $6 billion and 22 percent increase in net profit to $1.4 billion in Q3 fiscal 2016. Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm, said:


Qualcomm files infringement complaints against Meizu

Qualcomm has filed patent infringement complaints against Meizu for infringing its patents covering a broad range of features and technologies used in smartphones, including those relating to 3G


Qualcomm up in arms against Meizu in China

Chipset major Qualcomm has filed a complaint against phone company Meizu in the Beijing Intellectual Property Court. Meizu, with 1,000 employees and 600 retail store outlets, has presence in

Cavium at MWC 2015

Cavium in $1.36 bn deal to acquire QLogic

US-based chip major Cavium is set to acquire QLogic, a supplier of networking infrastructure solutions, in a deal valued at approximately $1.36 billion. The deal value includes $355 million cash


Intel grabs major mobile chip order from Apple

Intel has beaten rival Qualcomm to supply mobile chip to Apple Inc’s next iPhone in some versions of the new smartphone, Bloomberg reported. The US-based Qualcomm will retain some of its existing


How semiconductor market will perform this year

IDC has shared the latest statistics and drivers for the global semiconductor industry for the year 2016. Semiconductor revenue will dip 2.3 percent to $324 billion in 2016, according to IDC.


Intel to cut 12,000 jobs to turnaround

Intel said its first quarter revenue rose 7 percent to $13.7 billion and net income grew 3 percent to $2 billion in Q1 2016 as compared with Q1 2015. Intel’s revenue fell 8 percent and net income