Archive | MediaTek RSS feed for this section

What is MediaTek’s Hurry?

11 Dec

The Taiwanese chipmaker believes being acquired by Tsinghua Unigroup or another Chinese company will help to boost its competitiveness, and is pushing for the Taiwanese government to lift the ban on Chinese investment in the IC design sector soon, market insiders say. (more…)

MediaTek November Revenue Third Highest in Company History

8 Dec

Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek on Monday reported a 24.93 percent year-on-year increase in its November revenue, marking the third highest monthly sales in company history. (more…)

‘Because We Have Money!’ China’s Unigroup Threatens Cut-Throat War with MediaTek

16 Nov

Zhao Weiguo, chairman of China’s government-backed Tsinghua Unigroup, reiterated the group’s interest in buying Taiwan’s chip designer MeidaTek and said the Taiwanese company will risk its existence for resisting cooperation with Unigroup, “because we have money.” (more…)

MediaTek to Acquire Chipmaker Richtek

8 Sep

MediaTek said Monday it would acquire power management chipmaker Richtek Technology for NT$28.96 billion (US$879.3 million) in cash, Taiwanese media reported. (more…)

MediaTek’s 2Q Profit Lowest in More than 2 Years

2 Aug

MediaTek Inc.’s net profit sank in the second quarter to its lowest point in more than two years because of the slow season effect, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported. (more…)

【COMPUTEX 2015】MediaTek to Release Chip for Chromebooks by Early 2016

3 Jun

MediaTek Inc. will soon release a chip for Google’s low-cost Chromebook in a bid to enter the notebook computer business, according to the company’s senior vice president Jeffrey Ju. (more…)

【COMPUTEX 2015】MediaTek unveils Helio P10 system at Computex

2 Jun

The Taiwan mobile chipmaker MediaTek Inc. unveiled the Helio P10 system-on-a-chip (SoC) Monday at Computex Taipei in a bid to tap the burgeoning market for slim smartphones. (more…)

MediaTek unveils Helio X20 10-core chip for mobile devices

12 May

MediaTek Inc. unveiled the Helio X20 10-core chip for mobile devices Tuesday as the New Taipei City-based firm steps up efforts to compete with Qualcomm in the premium chip market. (more…)

MediaTek becomes world’s No. 2 baseband chip manufacturer

5 May

Taiwan chip-making giant MediaTek Inc. became the world’s No. 2 manufacturer of LTE-enabled cellular baseband processors – used in mobile devices to process wireless communication – in 2014, according to Taiwan’s Central News Agency. (more…)

MediaTek’s 2015 smartphone chip target remains unchanged

4 May

MediaTek Inc., one of the world’s largest chipmakers, cut its smartphone shipment forecast for the second half of the year but did not revises its full-year target of 450 million units, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported. (more…)