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Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm sets up $100 million fund targeting AI ventures

The U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm has set up a $100 million fund that will invest in start-ups working on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. The fund, Qualcomm...
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ARM to invest $1.4 billion in China

Chip design company ARM Holdings’ Chinese subsidiary has signed an agreement with southwestern Sichuan province for a more than 10 billion yuan or $1.4...
Intel XMM 8160 5G Multimode Modem for 5G

Intel to ship XMM 8160 5G modem in H2 2019

Intel today announced that it will ship the Intel XMM 8160 5G modem in the second half of 2019. Intel has accelerated the timing of...
Qualcomm for 5G

US judge rules Qualcomm must license technology to rival chip cos

A U.S. federal judge has ruled that chipset major Qualcomm must license some of its technology to competitors such as Intel, Reuters reported. The preliminary...
Semiconductor revenue

Phone maker Wingtech to buy semiconductor co Nexperia for $3.6 bn

China’s Wingtech Technology, the world’s largest smartphone contract manufacturer, plans to acquire Dutch semiconductor firm Nexperia Holding for 25.2 billion yuan or $3.63 billion. Wingtech,...
SK Hynix chip investment in NAND

SK Hynix revenue, profit, EBITDA for Q3 2018

South Korea’s SK Hynix has posted third-quarter operating profit despite softer chip prices, thanks to a seasonal sales boost for mobile devices and strong...
Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm announcements at 4G-5G Summit in Hong Kong

Wireless chipset company Qualcomm has made several announcements at the 4G-5G Summit in Hong Kong. The US-based Qualcomm announced ecosystem deals to expand the reach...
TSMC for iPhones

iPhone supplier TSMC forecasts $9.4 bn revenue in Q4

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) offered a modest fourth-quarter revenue growth outlook, predicting weaker sales of high-performance computers for cryptocurrency mining will partially offset solid...
Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm brings 60GHz Wi-Fi chipsets

Qualcomm Technologies announced 60GHz Wi-Fi chipsets, the QCA64x8 and QCA64x1, delivering 10+ gigabit-per-second (Gbps) network speeds. US-based Qualcomm Technologies said its 60GHz Wi-Fi chipsets have...
Apple for telecom operators

Apple to buy iPhone component supplier Dialog for $600 mn

Apple is set to buy German-listed Dialog Semiconductor in a $600 million deal as part of the strategy to ensure the availability of the...
SK Hynix chip investment in NAND

SK Hynix to invest $17.8 bn in memory chip plant

SK Hynix said it would invest 20 trillion won or $17.8 billion in a new memory chip manufacturing plant opening on Thursday in South...
Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm says Apple steals chip secrets and supplies to Intel

Chipset major Qualcomm says its smartphone customer Apple has stolen its chip-making secrets and gave them to rival Intel. Apple switched to Intel’s improved semiconductors,...
Intel 5G in China

Intel reveals new developments to boost 5G network and devices

Technology major Intel has revealed new developments in its efforts to boost the roll out of 5G network and devices. Baidu, China Mobile, China Telecom,...
NXP chip for automotive market

NXP targets 7% growth in automotive chips business

NXP Semiconductors CEO Rick Clemmer aims to retain its leading position in supplying automotive chips and grow sales by 5 percent to 7 percent...
Broadcom chipset

Broadcom aims Apple iPhone launch to boost wireless chip revenue

Broadcom forecasts current-quarter revenue largely above estimates on higher demand for components that power data centers, while the launch of Apple iPhones will boost...
Renesas chipset

Renesas to buy IDT for $6.7 bn to enhance self-driving car tech business

Japan-based chipmaker Renesas Electronics is set to buy Integrated Device Technology (IDT) for about $6.7 billion as part of the strategy to enhance business...

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