Telecom Chips

MediaTek

MediaTek announces MT6595 platform for new LTE smartphone features

MediaTek announced the MT6595, a mobile solution with the 4G LTE octa-core smartphone SOC powered by the latest Cortex-A17 CPUs from ARM. The MT6595 employs...
Broadcom

Broadcom adds turnkey reference platform targeting sub $300 LTE smartphone market

Chip vendor Broadcom has introduced a turnkey reference platform targeting the sub $300 LTE smartphone market. It reduces LTE modem power consumption by up...
Qualcomm

Qualcomm Q1 revenue up 10%, net income dips 2%

Phone chip vendor Qualcomm said its first quarter revenue rose 10 percent to $6.62 billion, while net income decreased 2 percent to $1.88 billion. Sequentially,...
Qualcomm China

Qualcomm faces more than $1 billion penalty in China

Mobile phone chip vendor Qualcomm is likely to face more than $1 billion penalty in China. Reuters reported that as part of the Chinese antitrust...
Leo Li, chairman and CEO of Spreadtrum Communications

Spreadtrum targets India, China with new single-core smartphone platform

Spreadtrum on Tuesday it is targeting emerging telecom markets with new single-core smartphone platform. Spreadtrum Communications has unveiled its next generation single-core smartphone platform for...
Samsung Tablet

Qualcomm, Samsung, Intel to fight for tablet processor market share

Tablet processor shipments will grow 23 percent to 299.7 million units in 2014 from 243.1 million last year, said IHS. Qualcomm, Samsung, Intel to...
Qualcomm

Qualcomm buys Palm, IPAQ and Bitfone patent from HP

Wireless chip vendor Qualcomm has acquired a patent portfolio -- Palm, IPAQ and Bitfone patent --from enterprise IT solutions provider HP. These patents include fundamental...
Tablet

Spreadtrum enters tablet market with quad-core chipset on Android 4.4

Chip vendor Spreadtrum Communications has entered the tablet market. The Chinese company introduced its quad-core chipset for tablets, supporting WCDMA/HSPA+, Android 4.4 (KITKAT) and a...

Telecom chip maker Adapteva closes $3.6M funding from Carmel Ventures and Ericsson

Adapteva, a Lexington, Massachusetts-based manufacturer of multicore processor chips, designed for parallel computing, has closed a $3.6M Series-B funding round from Carmel Ventures and Ericsson. The...

CES 2014: Qualcomm’s CEO-elect Steve Mollenkopf

At the CES 2014, Qualcomm’s CEO-elect Steve Mollenkopf announced a slew of new initiatives that help in improving customer experience. The wireless chip vendor announced...

Altair in pact with Ecrio for VoLTE

LTE chip vendor Altair Semiconductor and Ecrio, a provider of 4G LTE real time communications client software, announced partnership to provide integrated solution bringing together Altair’s LTE...
broadcom booth

CES 2014: Broadcom adds 5G Wi-Fi SoCs for connected home devices

At CES 2014, chip vendor Broadcom introduced new 5G Wi-Fi system-on-a-chips (SoCs) for connected home devices. In a statement, Broadcom said the BCM43569 and BCM43602...

CES 2014: Broadcom chip enables HD audio streaming over Wi-Fi networks

At CES 2014, chip vendor Broadcom introduced a new software development kit (SDK) to its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) portfolio to...
Samsung Electronics

Samsung develops 8GB mobile DRAM

Samsung Electronics has developed the industry’s first 8GB, low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4), mobile DRAM. “This next-generation LPDDR4 DRAM will contribute significantly to...
Intel to buy Mindspeed’s wireless infrastructure business

Intel to buy Mindspeed’s wireless infrastructure business

Chip vendor Intel has signed a deal to buy Mindspeed Technologies' wireless infrastructure business. The move follows the agreement to merge Mindspeed Technologies with M/A-COM...
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

Qualcomm promotes Steve Mollenkopf as new CEO, dashing hopes of Microsoft

Dashing the hopes of Microsoft, wireless chip vendor Qualcomm has promoted Steve Mollenkopf as its new CEO. Software major Microsoft was looking for hiring Steve...

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