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Cavli Wireless IoT module

Cavli Wireless in pact with GCT to manufacture IoT modules in India

Cavli Wireless has partnered with GCT Semiconductor to license the chipsets and manufacture LPWAN, LTE, and 5G IoT modules in India. The association with GCT Semiconductor positions...
Semiconductor revenue

Semiconductor sales grow 6.5% in 2020 after year-end rush

Global semiconductor sales rose 6.5 percent overall in 2020, as a recovery during the last three months of the year helped offset a sharp...
Texas Instruments HQ

Texas Instruments expects revenue growth in first quarter

Chipset company Texas Instruments (TI) said it expects first-quarter revenue in a range of $3.79 billion to $4.11 billion. Texas Instruments is expecting sales growth...
Intel technology for 5G

Intel invests $475 mn more in Vietnam for chip assembly facility

Intel has invested $475 million in Intel Products Vietnam (IPV). This new investment is in addition to Intel’s $1 billion investment to build a...
Semiconductor revenue

Semiconductor cos want review of Trump’s chip export policy

A semiconductor industry group SEMI on Monday called for a review of the Trump administration’s export control policy. SEMI urged the incoming U.S. Commerce Secretary...
Intel technology for 5G

Intel aims to manufacture majority of products internally

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger, who is taking over from Bob Swan, said that the majority of the company’s 2023 products should be manufactured internally. Intel...
Apple vs Qualcomm

Qualcomm share of China’s smartphone chip market plunges

Qualcomm’s share of China’s smartphone chip market decreased in 2020 due to U.S. sanctions on phone maker Huawei. As a result, the country’s domestic mobile...
China semiconductor industry

Semiconductor revenue grew 7.3% to $450 bn, MediaTek improves ranking

Worldwide semiconductor revenue increased 7.3 percent in 2020 to $449.8 billion, according to Gartner. Semiconductor revenue declined 12 percent in 2019. Intel (15.6 percent), Samsung (12.5 percent),...
MediaTek 5G Dimensity 1200

MediaTek intros new 5G smartphone chipsets

MediaTek has unveiled its Dimensity 1200 and Dimensity 1100 5G smartphone chipsets to enhance 5G experience of smartphone customers. Both chipsets are manufactured on TSMC’s advanced...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G mobile platform

Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G mobile platform launched

Qualcomm Technologies has unveiled the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 5G Mobile Platform, which features an enhanced Qualcomm Kryo 585 CPU prime core clock speed of...
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...

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