Telecom Chips

Texas Instruments 300-millimeter semiconductor wafer fabs in Sherman

Texas Instruments expects $30 bn investment in new semiconductor plants

Texas Instruments (TI) announced plans to start construction next year on its new 300-millimeter semiconductor wafer fabrication plants in Sherman, Texas. The North Texas site has the potential...
MediaTek 5G chipset

MediaTek releases new 5G chip targeting premium smartphone makers

MediaTek has released a new 5G smartphone chip -- Dimensity 9000 -- targeting to sell to makers of premium-priced Android smartphones. Qualcomm currently dominates the...
Qualcomm 5G Modem Optimized for IIoT

Qualcomm revises revenue targets despite drop in Apple business

Qualcomm said it expects chip sales to iPhone maker Apple to drop in the coming years but predicted brisk growth in chips for autonomous...
Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm to supply chips for BMW self-driving cars

Qualcomm said it will supply chips to German automaker BMW for powering its driver-assistance and self-driving systems. San Diego-based Qualcomm is the world’s biggest supplier...
TSMC for iPhones

TSMC to build new chip factory in Taiwan amid shortage

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) said it will set up a chip factory in the island’s southern city of Kaohsiung as the world’s largest contract...
Sony Altair ALT1255 NB2 chipset

Sony to invest $500 mn in TSMC’s chip plant venture in Japan

Sony Group announced it will invest about $500 million for nearly 20 percent stake in a joint venture with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) that...
Telstra broadband

MediaTek, Qualcomm raising prices for smartphone chips

MediaTek and Qualcomm are in the process of raising the prices for some of its smartphone chips, GizmoChina reported. MediaTek has increased the price of...
Qualcomm 5G Snapdragon

Qualcomm revenue surges 43% to $9.32 bn in July-Sept quarter

Qualcomm, the leading chipmaker, said revenue rose 43 percent to $9.32 billion for the quarter ended Sept. 26. Qualcomm’s chip segment had fourth quarter revenues...
Renesas semiconductor

Renesas buys Wi-Fi solutions provider Celeno for $315 mn

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of semiconductor solutions, is set to acquire Celeno Communications, a provider of Wi-Fi solutions, for $315 million. Renesas recently expanded its...
SK Hynix chip investment in NAND

SK Hynix to buy chip contract manufacturer for $492 mn

SK Hynix, the world's second-largest memory chip maker, will acquire South Korea-based Key Foundry, a chip contract manufacturer, for 576 billion won ($492.41 million). The...
Bosch semiconductor

Bosch to invest $467 mn to enhance chip production

Germany-based technology group Robert Bosch has earmarked more than 400 million euros ($467 million) for investments in microchip production in Germany and Malaysia next...
Nvidia chip business

Nvidia faces EU probe for the $54 bn bid for ARM

Nvidia has suffered a major setback as EU antitrust regulators opened an investigation into its $54 billion bid for British chip designer ARM on...
Telstra broadband

Qualcomm expands 5G chipset platforms for smartphone OEMs

Qualcomm has introduced four new mobile platforms – Snapdragon 778G Plus 5G, 695 5G, 480 Plus 5G, and 680 4G – to increase performance...
Micron

Micron may build a new memory factory in US with funding support

Micron Technology is considering building a new memory factory in the United States if it receives the support of state and federal subsidies, Reuters...
TSMC for iPhones

TSMC announces chip plant in Japan

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Taiwan chip giant TSMC announced plans to build a new factory in Japan to meet long-term demand for chips. TSMC, the world’s largest contract chipmaker and...
Qualcomm for mobile chips

Qualcomm to add lead in Wi-Fi in smartphone despite Broadcom’s Apple deal

A report from Strategy Analytics indicated that Qualcomm will increase its lead in Wi-Fi in smartphones in 2021. Qualcomm will be gaining share despite rival...

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