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MediaTek, Qualcomm share in smartphone applications processor (AP) market

Smartphone applications processor market leaders in Q2

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market grew 18 percent year-on-year to $7 billion in Q2 2021 despite capacity constraints, says Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, MediaTek, Apple, Samsung LSI and Unisoc captured...
SMIC at a trade event

China’s SMIC plans $8.87 bn investment for new chip plant in Shanghai

China’ Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) said it will make an investment of $8.87 billion to build a chip plant in Shanghai. The largest chipmaker in China...
Broadcom chipset

Broadcom forecast 14% rise in revenue as 5G business booms

Broadcom reported results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2021, ended August 1, 2021, and provided guidance for the fourth quarter of its fiscal...
Samsung Exynos 980 5G processor

Google taps Samsung to supply 5G modem for Pixel smartphone

Technology major Google will tap Samsung Electronics to supply the 5G modem for its Pixel smartphone, Reuters reported. The deal will be signaling the first...
Huawei Harmony OS

Huawei gets US license to buy chips for auto component business

U.S. officials have approved license applications for China’s telecom company Huawei to buy chips for its auto component business, Reuters reported. Earlier, the Donald Trump...
Wu Hanming

14nm to realize full-scale mass production next year driven by three trends

“In the post-Moore era, the development of industrial technology has slowed down; however, in China, the room and opportunities for innovation have been increasing,”...
Intel factory Fab 42 in Arizona

Intel wins deal to provide foundry services to DoD

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Intel an agreement to provide foundry services in the first phase of its multi-phase Rapid Assured Microelectronics...
Nvidia chip business

Nvidia’s $40 bn deal for ARM faces major hurdle as UK probes

Nvidia’s plans for buying British chip designer ARM for $40 billion has hit a major hurdle after regulator Competition and Markets Authority found it...
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GlobalFoundries files for IPO in New York

GlobalFoundries has filed with U.S regulators for an initial public offering (IPO) in New York that could value the chipmaker at around $25 billion,...
T-Mobile Austria

T-Mobile confirms hackers received data of 40 mn people

T-Mobile US confirmed hackers have accessed personal data, including social security numbers and driver’s license information, of more than 40 million former and prospective...
MediaTek Dimensity 920 chipset

MediaTek brings Dimensity 920 and 810 chipsets targeting 5G phone makers

MediaTek announced the launch of Dimensity 920 and Dimensity 810 chipsets targeting 5G phone makers. Dimensity 920, built using the 6nm manufacturing node, supports intelligent displays...
Samsung wearable processor Exynos W920

Samsung launches wearable processor Exynos W920

Samsung on Tuesday announced its new wearable processor -- the Exynos W920 – targeting wearable OEMs. The processor integrates an LTE modem and is the...
Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride

Qualcomm makes $4.6 bn offer for Veoneer beating Magna’s bid

Chipmaker Qualcomm said it offered to buy auto parts maker Veoneer for $4.6 billion, an 18.4 percent premium to a bid by Canada’s Magna...
Nvidia chip business

UK may block Nvidia’s $40 bn deal to buy ARM on security risks

The UK government is considering blocking chip designer Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of British rival Arm on potential national security risks, Bloomberg News reported. Nvidia...
Marvell at MWC 2019

Marvell to buy chip startup Innovium for $1.1 bn

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Marvell Technology has agreed to acquire chip startup Innovium in a $1.1 billion all-stock deal aimed at bolstering Marvell’s share of networking chips sold...
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Google to launch own processor for upcoming Pixel smartphones

Alphabet Inc’s Google will use processors designed in-house for its Pixel phones launching later this fall, in a shift away from Qualcomm’s technology that has...

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