Qualcomm is betting on chips for lower tier smartphones, small cells, data centres and the Internet of Things to turn it around as it announced 15 percent job cuts and plans to save more than $1 billion (€910 million).
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MediaTek is now second only to Qualcomm in the LTE baseband market, which grew 27 percent in Q1 to $5.8 billion (€5.2 billion).
Chipmaker Intel is planning to push further into the Internet of Things market after agreeing to take over rival Altera in a $16.7 billion (€15 billion) cash only deal.
Qualcomm is working with Google to produce the first smartphone for the latter's Project Tango 3D mapping platform.
Avago Technologies has bought Broadcom in a deal worth $37 billion (€33.7 billion), as it aims to create a communications semiconductor giant.
Qualcomm has added two new Wi-Fi chips to its Internet of Things (IoT) portfolio.
MediaTek has launched the world’s first 10-core mobile CPU, featuring three processor clusters and an integrated “WorldMode” LTE modem.
Market leaders Qualcomm and Apple face a challenging year in the mobile CPU space as rivals continue to ramp up shipments.
Intel launched its MWC portfolio this morning, comprising new chips, network architecture and security products.
Qualcomm has revealed new 3D fingerprint scanning technology amid several launches at MWC spanning LTE and the connected home.
Qualcomm has introduced four new CPUs to its mid-tier 600 and 400 series that support high-end features, including LTE-Advanced and 4K video capture.
Samsung has entered mass production of its upcoming Exynos 7 Octa SoC, using its new 14nm FinFET process.
Samsung has entered mass production of embedded package on package (ePop) memory for high-end smartphones, which combines essential memory components onto a single board.
ARM has unveiled a new suite of high performing and energy efficient processors, which it said will power smartphones from next year onwards.
Qualcomm has shrugged off a reported snub from Samsung by announcing it has more than 60 devices in the pipeline featuring its Snapdragon 810 processor.
Industry veterans have discussed the short-term challenges that the Internet of Things must overcome before it can worry about hitting ambitious predictions about what the technology can achieve by 2020.
Qualcomm is pulling in more than half of all revenue from the LTE baseband modem and smartphone SOC markets, despite growing competition from rivals, a report from Strategy Analytics has found.
Seventeen percent of global demand for semiconductors came from Apple and Samsung last year, after the companies spent a combined $57.9 billion (€50 billion) on the components.
Connected home products were to the fore on the second day of CES.
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