Telecom Chips

TSMC for iPhones

Why Intel selected TSMC for production of non-CPU chips

Intel has outsourced the production of about 15-20 percent of its non-CPU chips, with most of the wafer starts for these products assigned to...
Intel technology for 5G

Pat Gelsinger to become CEO of Intel as replacement of Bob Swan

Intel announced the appointment of Pat Gelsinger as its chief executive officer, effective Feb. 15, 2021. Pat Gelsinger will succeed Bob Swan. It also comes...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G mobile platform

Qualcomm buys NUVIA for $1.4 bn to boost connected computing biz

Qualcomm Technologies has revealed the acquisition of NUVIA for $1.4 billion that will assist the chipset giant to position Snapdragon as the preferred platform...
Apple vs Qualcomm

Qualcomm launches in-display fingerprint sensor called 3D Sonic Gen 2

Qualcomm has launched its second-generation in-display fingerprint sensor called 3D Sonic Gen 2 that offers a larger surface area for the sensor as well...
Samsung Exynos

Samsung unveils Exynos 2100 processor targeting premium smartphones

Samsung Electronics has unveiled Exynos 2100 -- its new mobile application processor (AP) – targeting premium smartphones. The Exynos 2100 is Samsung’s first high-end mobile...
Cristiano Amon, president of Qualcomm

Qualcomm appoints Cristiano Amon as next CEO

Chipset supplier Qualcomm today announced the appointment of Cristiano Amon as CEO, effective June 30, 2021. Steve Mollenkopf, the current CEO of Qualcomm, will retire...
SK Hynix chip investment in NAND

Chip exports from South Korea to top $100 bn this year

South Korea’s exports of chips, one of its key export items, are expected to top $100 billion this year, the trade ministry said on...
Qualcomm 5G Snapdragon

Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G to power affordable 5G smartphones

Qualcomm Technologies announced the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G Mobile Platform targeting 5G smartphone OEMs for offering high- and mid-tier features at an affordable price. The...
MediaTek Helio G95 chip

MediaTek beats Qualcomm to lead in smartphone chipset biz

MediaTek has replaced Qualcomm to become the biggest smartphone chipset vendor with 31 percent market share in Q3 2020 -- for the first time...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G mobile platform

Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 launched

Qualcomm Technologies announced the launch of Snapdragon 678 Mobile Platform that will ensure improvement in performance. “Snapdragon 678 brings advanced mobile capabilities for daily entertainment...
Broadcom chipset

Broadcom appoints Charlie Kawwas as COO

Broadcom announced the appointment of Charlie Kawwas, currently senior vice president and chief sales officer, as chief operating officer (COO). Broadcom said Charlie Kawwas will be...
Marvell 5G Open RAN

Marvell brings semiconductors boosting open RAN for 5G vendors

Marvell Technology Group has rolled out a set of semiconductors aimed at 5G networking gear designed to let telecom carriers mix and match equipment...
ON Semiconductor CEO Hassane El-Khoury

ON Semiconductor appoints Hassane El-Khoury as CEO

ON Semiconductor announced the appointment of Hassane El-Khoury as the company’s president, chief executive officer and member of its board of directors, effective Dec....
Semiconductor

Europe aims investment in semiconductor business

Germany, France, Spain and ten other EU countries have joined forces to invest in processors and semiconductor technologies in a push to catch up...
China semiconductor industry

China’s chip industry makes significant progress

The U.S. – China trade war is anticipated to strengthen the contribution of China’s semiconductor industry globally. China, the largest market for semiconductors with over 60...
Semiconductor revenue

Sale of semiconductors to grow 8.4% in 2021: SIA

Worldwide sale of semiconductors is to forecast to achieve 5.1 percent increase to $433.1 billion in 2020 and 8.4 percent increase in 2021, according to...

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