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Samsung’s Exynos Processors Selected to Revolutionize Audi’s Next-Generation In-Vehicle Infotainment

18 Jan samsung-624x468

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., advanced in semiconductor technology, today announced its participation in the Audi Progressive SemiConductor Program (PSCP) as a partner supplier of Exynos processors, its own System-on-Chip (SoC) solution, for Audi’s In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system. (more…)

First MediaTek-Powered Smartphone Introduced by Sprint

19 Sep mediatek-chip-2

The first MediaTek-enabled smartphone for Sprint launched today, breaking new ground for MediaTek in the U.S. market. This marks MediaTek’s first premium chipset offered in a device on a major U.S. carrier network. (more…)

Toshiba Introduces the OCZ VX500 SATA SSD Series

14 Sep toshiba logo

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), a committed technology leader, today announced the launch of the OCZ VX500 SATA solid state drive (SSD) series. (more…)

Tsinghua Unigroup’s Ambitions in Taiwan Could be Thwarted

14 Dec RTX1KB3T-624x432

Tsinghua Unigroup’s prospects for winning approval to take stakes in Taiwan’s biggest IC packaging firms are uncertain as the Taiwanese government is hesitant to allow mainland Chinese investment in the island’s semiconductor sector, experts say. (more…)

South Korea Says Qualcomm Violated Local Competition Law

20 Nov qualcomm-Screen-Shot-2015-07-17-at-11.01.59-am-copy-1024x491

The South Korean Fair Trade Commission has accused Qualcomm of violating local competition law in the way it licenses technology to customers. (more…)

Samsung SDI invests 200 billion won for polarizer plant in China’s Wuxi

28 May 55632552e0ee4

Samsung SDI, a subsidiary of Samsung Group, announced recently to establish a new polarizer film facility in Wuxi, China, with a budget of 200 billion Korean won (US$180.2 million) and an estimated production of 20 to 30 million units of 48-inch LCD TVs per year. (more…)

Intel takes center stage at CES ASIA 2015

27 May 20150525135914

The first CES Asia opened May 25 in Shanghai and attracted over 200 providers around the world to discuss the issues of future consumer electronics market, robots, the Internet of Things (IoT), wearable devices, smart living and medicine. It was the first time for the Consumer Electronics Association to organize a CES in Asia. Compared to the CES in Las Vegas, CES Asia focuses more on industry trend rather than new product releases. (more…)

Qualcomm Expands Intelligent Connectivity Solutions for the Internet of Everything

14 May qualcomm-snapdragon-s4-mobile-chips

Qualcomm Incorporated  today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., has introduced two new intelligent connectivity solutions for the Internet of Everything (IoE). The new solutions, the QCA401x and QCA4531, bring feature-rich Wi-Fi® and broad ranging capabilities to connect products and are each accompanied by development platforms to give customers an expedited and cost-effective path to deployment. (more…)

Toshiba Launches Small-sized Driver IC for DC Brushed Motor for Automotive Electronic Throttle Control

14 May TB9051FTG_1000

Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of “TB9051FTG”, a small-sized motor driver IC for DC brushed motors[1] intended for automotive electronic throttle control. “TB9051FTG” offers highly efficient operation and a small P-QFN28 package (6mm x 6mm), realized by its ultra-low on-resistance, the result of applying DMOS[2] transistors as driver circuits. Sample shipments will start in September 2015, with mass production scheduled to start in October 2016. (more…)