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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...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chip enables budget 4G smartphones

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chip enables budget 4G smartphones

The introduction of Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipsets will assist top smartphone vendors such as Samsung, Nokia, HTC, Sony, LG, Micromax, Karbonn, etc. to launch...
Broadcom

Broadcom adds new platform optimized to simplify small cell deployment in emerging markets

Broadcom announced an integrated gateway platform optimized to simplify small cell deployment in emerging markets. Broadcom's platform combines the BCM61630 single-chip solution with Alcatel-Lucent's small...

Qualcomm to sell telematics biz to Vista for $800 million

Wireless chip vendor Qualcomm has finalized its plans to sell its telematics business -- Omnitracs – to Vista Equity Partners for approximately $800 million...
Paul E Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm

Qualcomm faces probe in China

Wireless chip vendor Qualcomm is facing an investigation by the China's price regulator under the Chinese Anti-Monopoly Law. Recently, Paul E Jacobs, chairman and CEO...
Qualcomm-Snapdragon Logo

Qualcomm expects phones with Snapdragon 805 processors in first half of next year

Chip vendor Qualcomm on Wednesday said it expects the commercial availability of devices in the first half of 2014 with its new Snapdragon 805...
Paul E Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm

Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs looks at 4G in China for better growth

Paul E Jacobs, chairman and CEO of Qualcomm said that the chip major is expected to clock double-digit compound annual growth rates for both...

u‑blox to hire 100 resources at LTE software design center in Lahore

u‑blox is set to hire 100 resources at its LTE software design center in Lahore, Pakistan. Swiss-based provider of wireless and GPS/GNSS semiconductor components on...

Intel steps up 4G LTE chip business presence

Chip major Intel has increased 4G LTE chip business presence by announcing the Intel XMM 7160 platform, its multimode, multiband 4G LTE solution, which...
Broadcom

Broadcom third quarter revenues up 2.7 percent to $2.15 billion

Broadcom on Tuesday said its third quarter revenues rose 2.7 percent to $2.15 billion. Net income of Broadcom increased to $316 million from $220 million. "With...
qualcomm

Cellular baseband processor market up 5.4% to $4.4 billion in Q2 2013: Strategy Analytics

The global cellular baseband processor market rose 5.4 percent year-over-year to reach $4.4 billion in the second quarter of 2013, according to Strategy Analytics....

Sequans brings VZ20M and VZ21M single-mode LTE modules

4G chipmaker Sequans Communications announced the VZ20M and VZ21M modules, single-mode LTE modules. The VZ20M, recently certified by Verizon Wireless, is a complete M.2 connectivity...

Toshiba develops new SP10T RF antenna switch for smartphones

Toshiba has developed an SP10T RF antenna switch with a MIPI RFFE interface that achieves the lowest insertion loss and smallest size in the...

MediaTek acquires license to ARM Cortex-A50 Series processor cores, Mali GPU solutions

Mobile chip company MediaTek has acquired a broad license to Cortex-A50 Series processor cores and ARM Mali graphics processing unit (GPU) solutions. This combination positions...

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