Chip Production


MediaTek Reports Slow July

by Yvette Raikes

July turnover was disappointing for Mediatek, falling 13.4% MoM and 23.6% YoY to NT$18.97 billion ($627.3 million). The company cited weaker shipments of smartphone chips. However, it expects August to be better, with a …

Tags:Chip Production| Large Display Monitor| Mediatek| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 29

Peraso Releases W120 WiGig Compliant Phased Array Chipset

by Isaac Oburu

Peraso Technologies Inc., a leader in Wireless Gigabit (WiGig®) chipsets, today announced the availability of its W120 WiGig phased array chipset for consumer electronics. The W120 builds on the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED WiGigTM W110 Chipset, …

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Intel Moves Away From Moore’s Law

by Tom Allen

A regulatory filing by Intel has shown that the company intends to slow the rate at which it launches new chip-making technology. Moore’s Law states that the number of transistors in an IC will …

Tags:Chip Production| Chips| Intel| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 23 - Issue 12

ihs display drivers

High Resolution Helps Boost Driver Revenues

by Bob Raikes

IHS said that revenues for display driver ICs will peak at $6.8 billion in 2017, due mainly to the demand for higher resolution displays in smartphones and other applications. Smartphones boasting full high-definition (FHD) …

Tags:Chip Production| Display Drivers| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 42

Chinese Group Prepares $23 Billion bid for Micron

by Helen Vince

Tsinghua Unigroup of China is reported to be preparing a $23 billion bid for Micron Technology which, if successful, would be the largest Chinese takeover of a US company. Tsinghua is China’s largest state-owned …

Tags:Chip Production| Large Display Monitor| Mergers & Acquisitions| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 29

Apple Watch Processor Orders Taken by Samsung

by Tom Allen

Sources in the Asian supply chain say that Samsung has secured orders for processors for the Apple Watch, using its 28nm technology. The orders require 3,000 – 4,000 12″ wafers monthly. The processor will …

Tags:Apple| Apple Watch (iWatch)| Chip Production| Mobile Display Monitor| Samsung| Vol 22 - Issue 04

Intel Seeks Sub-10nm

by Super User

At Intel’s developer forum (IDF), the company said that it is working to drive processes down to 7nm, without advances in lithography. EUV (extreme ultraviolet) lithography, rather than today’s deep UV lithography, is commonly …

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