Articles tagged with: Qualcomm and Freescale

Qualcomm Shipped the Most Mobile Devices GPUs Last Year

Shipments during the fourth quarter of 2011 of graphics chips (GPUs) in mobile devices had a CAGR for the year of 18% according to Jon Peddie Research (JPR). more

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Qualcomm, Freescale Among Chipmakers With Eye On E-Books

The plot is thickening among chipmakers jockeying for authorship of the e-book reader market. more

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Chinese Handset Production Growth Down to Single Figures

The research firm predicts that the scale of Chinese mobile phone chips market is expected to reach RMB 110 billion (US$16 billion), up by 6%, down to single-digit growth for the first time. more

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Tessera Extends Patent Talks Deadline with Motorola

Tessera Technologies has announced that it has extended its option agreement with Motorola that enables the firm to enter into a pre-negotiated license agreement with Tessera and settle all outstanding litigation between the companies.  more

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Motorola, Qualcomm Win First Stage in Patent Dispute

The USA's International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued an initial finding in a patent lawsuit brought by Tessera Technologies against a raft of companies, including Motorola and Qualcomm - stating that Tessera's asserted patents are valid but are not infringed by the respondents. more

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Infineon Damps Merger and Acquisition Speculation

German semiconductor maker Infineon Technologies, Tuesday damped speculation that it could be part of merger and acquisition activity in the sector any time soon. more

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Wireless-Chip Market Outpaced Wireline-Chip Market in 2007

Growing adoption of 3G technologies and feature-rich cell-phone chips led to a 13% increase in sales of cellular baseband processors in 2007, according to The Linley Group. Sales of networking chips, in contrast, declined by about 1% during the same period according to their new report. more

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Competitiveness Separates Winners from Losers in 2007 Semiconductor Market

iSuppli's preliminary 2007 global semiconductor market-share estimate reveals performances by individual companies in specific market segments are varying widely, indicating that amid slowing growth for semiconductor sales, companies that have superior execution or that have been better able to capitalize on industry trends or events outperformed the market - and the competition. more

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Qualcomm Enters Semiconductor Top-10 in Q2

Qualcomm, a company that doesn't own a single semiconductor production factory, has ascended into the Top-10 ranks of the global chip industry in the second quarter, according to iSuppli, marking the first time a fabless company has achieved such a distinction. more

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ITC Imposes Partial Import Ban On Qualcomm Chips

The International Trade Commission on Thursday imposed a partial ban on the imports of 3G cellular phones using Qualcomm's microchips in a ruling over a patent dispute between the company and rival Broadcom. more

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