Telecom Chips

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...
Intel 5G vision

Intel, Ericsson deliver 5G data call over 39 GHz spectrum

Chipset major Intel and telecom networking company Ericsson have delivered New Radio (NR) 5G data call operating over the 39 GHz spectrum band in...
Samsung Exynos Modem 5100 for 5G

Samsung brings the industry’s first 5G modem for networks

Samsung Electronics recently announced it developed Exynos Modem 5100, the industry’s first 5G modem. The 5G modem from Samsung is compatible with 3rd Generation Partnership...
Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm starts sampling 5G mobile platform to OEMs

Qualcomm Technologies announced that it started sampling of the 5G mobile platform to its OEM customers. The 7nm SoC can be paired with the Qualcomm...
Qualcomm for 5G

Qualcomm announces settlement with Taiwan Fair Trade Commission

US-based chipset maker Qualcomm announced its settlement with the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission (TFTC). The settlement resolves TFTC’s investigation of Qualcomm’s business practices with phone...
TSMC for iPhones

Apple iPhone chip supplier TSMC halts factory after cyber-attack

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), the main supplier of chips for Apple iPhones, has halted its factories on Friday night due to a major cyber-attack,...
Dollar2

Semiconductor revenue surges 20% to $118 bn in second quarter

Semiconductor industry has achieved growth of 6 percent over the previous quarter and 20 percent from the second quarter of 2017 to $117.9 billion sales...
Qualcomm chips for mobile Internet

Qualcomm aims $1 bn plus revenue from IoT business

Qualcomm said it expects to generate more than $1 billion in sales during the current fiscal year by supplying chips to IoT business --...

Qualcomm CEO under pressure to perform or exit

Qualcomm CEO Steven Mollenkopf is under the pressure of several shareholders to improve performance or exit from the chipset maker. Earlier, Qualcomm CEO sought the...
Main semiconductor companies 2017

SK Hynix to invest $3 bn for new semiconductor plant in South Korea

SK Hynix will invest 3.5 trillion won or $3.1 billion to build an additional semiconductor plant in South Korea to meet demand for memory...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 mobile platform

What’s next for Qualcomm after dropping NXP deal?

Qualcomm, a manufacturer of telecom chips and mobile processors, announced its decision to terminate the $47 billion agreement to acquire NXP due to lack...
cellular baseband processor market Q2 2018

Samsung LSI beats MediaTek in cellular processor market

The cellular baseband processor market grew 0.3 percent to $4.9 billion in the first quarter Q1 2018, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, Samsung LSI, MediaTek, HiSilicon and UNISOC (Spreadtrum & RDA) captured...
Qualcomm chips for mobile Internet

Qualcomm drops $44 bn bid for NXP due to China

Qualcomm, the world’s biggest maker of chips for mobile phones, said on Wednesday it would drop its $44 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors, Reuters...
Intel 5G vision

Intel taps SiTime’s MEMS timing for 5G radio modems

Intel has selected SiTime, a provider of MEMS timing, to integrate timing solutions for Intel’s 5G radio modems. The Intel 5G Modem enables both sub-6Ghz and...
Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm intros first 5G NR mmWave and sub-6 GHz RF modules

Qualcomm Technologies has introduced the world’s first 5G NR millimeter wave (mmWave) and sub-6 GHz RF modules for smartphones and other mobile devices. Qualcomm believes...

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