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Chipmaker SMIC set for a huge IPO as China looks to make semiconductor sector self-reliant

SMIC is China’s biggest contract manufacturer of chipsets, and the country's hope to make its tech firms non-dependent on US chipmakers.

06 Jul 2020 9:07 PM

Alleged Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC benchmarks leak; blasts competition away

Is Qualcomm KONA the internal branding for the Snapdragon 865?

10 Aug 2019 11:22 AM

MediaTek announces world's first 5G integrated mobile chipset

The integrated 5G chipset boasts 7nm process and is integrated with the previously announced Helio M70 5G modem.

31 May 2019 9:25 AM

Intel says its 5G modem chips will not appear in phones until 2020

Intel has said its 5G modem chip will be available later this year, but it never indicated when it believed products will arrive.

24 Feb 2019 10:39 AM

CES 2019: Huawei taps new growth with new server chipset launch

Huawei launched a new chipset for use in servers

07 Jan 2019 9:38 AM


Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 855 to power 5G smartphones

The modem would also enable “computer vision” to help phones recognise objects and faces.

05 Dec 2018 10:57 AM

Huawei unveils new AI chips amid Chinese technology ambitions

Huawei is looking to speed up the development of its semiconductor market here amid a fierce trade stand-off with the US.

11 Oct 2018 8:05 AM

Huawei unveils 7nm chipset with AI capabilities Kirin 980 in India

It will bring the most-advanced mobile AI experience and outstanding connectivity anytime, anywhere to consumers.

21 Sep 2018 5:18 PM

Huawei introduces Kirin 980 7nm SoC with AI capabilities

The TSMC 7nm process technology enables Kirin 980 to pack 6.9 billion transistors, 1.6 times of the previous generation.

11 Sep 2018 9:01 PM

A 24-core GPU is coming on the next–gen Kirin 980 SoC

Huawei’s upcoming flagship chip will also sport a second-gen NPU and Cortex-A77 cores.

15 Aug 2018 3:12 PM


MediaTek announces new AI features for its budget platforms

MediaTek AI Forum showcases newest AI features and growing AI collaboration with global brands and 3rd party app developers.

05 Jul 2018 3:24 PM

UNISOC unveils mobile chipsets for AR, VR devices

The new SoCs deliver high-end user experience, power efficiency, 3D face ID and support for next-generation dual-camera features.

21 Jun 2018 6:48 PM

China plans to speed up chip plans as US trade tensions boil

The talks underscore China’s concern about its reliance on imported chips from global names such as Qualcomm and Intel.

20 Apr 2018 9:15 AM

Dialog expects to supply chips to Apple through 2020, says CEO

The company's CEO admts that he is expecting Apple to use its chips for a notable proportion of its devices in 2019-20.

04 Mar 2018 8:13 PM

EU fines chipmaker Qualcomm $1.2 billion over exclusivity deal with Apple

The EU decision is the latest in a series by global regulators that have amounted to billions of dollars in fines.

25 Jan 2018 8:33 AM


Qualcomm fine from EU antitrust regulators expected

The fine could, in theory, go as high as 10 per cent of Qualcomm’s annual revenue.

24 Jan 2018 8:53 AM

MediaTek introduces quad-core MT6739 SoC at IMC 2017

The new SoC boasts an advanced WorldMode LTE Cat. 4 modem, support for 18:9 display and dual-camera photography.

28 Sep 2017 1:03 PM

Apple, Dell join bid to buy Toshiba's chip business

US tech titans Apple and Dell have joined a bid to buy Toshiba's memory chip business.

17 Sep 2017 12:49 PM

Qualcomm's profit forecast disappoints as Apple battle takes toll

The chipmaker also reported a steep fall in third-quarter profit as Apple's contract manufacturers withheld royalties.

20 Jul 2017 7:52 AM

Qualcomm accuses Apple of infringing six patents in iPhone, iPad

Qualcomm has not alleged that Intel chips violate its patents but claims that the way Apple implements them in the iPhone does.

07 Jul 2017 8:02 AM