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UNISOC Launches Chipsets That Could Bring Down Octacore Processor Based Smartphones Price To $100

UNISOC Launches Chipsets That Could Bring Down Octacore Processor Based Smartphones Price To $100

June 20, 2018 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

Wait till August, and you could see smartphones based on octa core processors to cost as low as $100 or around Rs 6,600. Mobile chipset maker UNISOC Wednesday announced two new chipsets in the Indian market that aim at offering smartphones with premium features yet at affordable prices. At presentRead More

Nokia Launches New ReefShark Chipsets For 5G

Nokia Launches New ReefShark Chipsets For 5G

January 29, 2018 at 3:07 pm 0 comments

Nokia on Monday unveiled a new set of 5G chipsets, called ReefShark chipsets, that reduce the size, cost and power consumption of operators’ networks and meet the massive compute and radio requirements of 5G. At present the Finnish firm is working with 30 operators and will make the ReefShark chipsetsRead More

Sasken Finds A Place In Zinnov Leadership Zone

Sasken Finds A Place In Zinnov Leadership Zone

December 19, 2016 at 12:13 pm 0 comments

Bengaluru based technology firm Sasken said that research firm Zinnov has put the company in the leadership zone among semiconductor and telecommunication category. In the study – Zinnov Zones 2016-PES, the research firm analysed companies in various fields like consumer electronics, mechanical engineering, embedded systems, aerospace, construction, telecommunication, semiconductor, industrialRead More

“IoT Seminconductor Business To Touch $15 Bn By 2020” –  Uday Dodla, Qualcomm India

“IoT Seminconductor Business To Touch $15 Bn By 2020” – Uday Dodla, Qualcomm India

August 28, 2016 at 9:04 pm 0 comments

Internet of things seems to be on a mission mode. And if there is any company that is pioneering this momentum, globally as well as in India, it undoubtedly has to be Qualcomm. We spoke to Uday Dodla, the man who leads the San Diego headquartered technology firm’s IoT operationsRead More

Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending To Decline 2% In 2016

Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending To Decline 2% In 2016

May 10, 2016 at 6:59 am 0 comments

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 2 percent in 2016, to $62.8 billion, according to Gartner. This is up from the estimated 4.7 percent decline in Gartner’s previous quarterly forecast. “While the first quarter 2016 forecast has improved from a projected decline of 4.7 percent in the previousRead More

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue To Decline Again: Gartner

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue To Decline Again: Gartner

April 14, 2016 at 10:06 am 0 comments

Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $333 billion in 2016, a decrease of 0.6 percent from 2015, according to Gartner. This is following a decline of 2.3 percent in 2015 due to weakened demand for key electronic equipment, elevated inventory levels and the continuing impact of the strong dollarRead More

Worldwide Semiconductor Foundry Market Grows 4.4 Percent In 2015

Worldwide Semiconductor Foundry Market Grows 4.4 Percent In 2015

April 13, 2016 at 9:07 am 0 comments

Breaking a three-year double-digit-growth streak, the worldwide semiconductor foundry market grew 4.4 percent in 2015 to achieve $48.8 billion in revenue, according to final results by Gartner. “In 2015, semiconductor device market revenue declined due to excess IC inventory, poor demand for mobile products and PCs, and slowing tablet sales,”Read More

TSMC To Set Up 12-inch Fab Facility At Nanjing

TSMC To Set Up 12-inch Fab Facility At Nanjing

March 28, 2016 at 6:28 pm 0 comments

TSMC and the municipal government of Nanjing, China today signed a Fab investment agreement to set up fab facility at Nanjing. This agreement affirms that TSMC will make an investment in Nanjing valued at $3 billion to establish TSMC (Nanjing), a wholly-owned subsidiary managing a 12-inch wafer fab and aRead More

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Declines 1.9 Percent In 2015

Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Declines 1.9 Percent In 2015

January 8, 2016 at 11:09 am 0 comments

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $333.7 billion in 2015, a 1.9 percent decrease from 2014 revenue of $340.3 billion, according to preliminary results by Gartner. The top 25 semiconductor vendors’ combined revenue increased 0.2 percent, which was more than the overall industry’s growth. The top 25 vendors accounted for 73.2 percentRead More

Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending To Decrease In 2015

Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending To Decrease In 2015

October 16, 2015 at 9:15 am 0 comments

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline one percent in 2015, to $63.9 billion, according to Gartner. This is a down from the 2.5 percent growth predicted in Gartner’s previous quarter’s forecast. The forecast for 2016 is unchanged at a 3.3 percent decline over 2015. “We are continuing toRead More