|STMicro returns to profit|
STMicro is reducing its reliance on the wireless business after shutting down its unprofitable phone-chip unit with Ericsson AB, focusing instead on the more lucrative power-management products, microcontrollers and sensors sold to the likes of Samsung Electronics Co. and Volkswagen AG.
|Smart light bulb simplified|
But a new company called Emberlight wants to make it easier and more affordable for you to enjoy the benefits of a connected bulb by offering a product that works with your existing lightbulbs. It also doesnt require the wireless hub that ship with competing smart bulb products.
|ARM expect mobile shipment to recover|
Overall ARM projects an 11 per cent compound annual growth for smartphones, leading to sales of 1.9 billion handsets in 2018 up from 1.1 billion last year. It anticipates the entry level segment will become the largest with as many as a billion devices by 2018.
|Broadcom exits cellular, parts 2,500|
Broadcom will take a $417 million charge, about $150 million of it this quarter, for the restructuring which will include closing or consolidating 18 offices.
|Notebook sales brought glamour to Campal|
Compal, which has overtaken Quanta Computer Inc (AB) as the worldfs largest contract notebook computer maker, benefits when market demand for corporate laptops is stabilized, even though it is still premature to say the overall PC market is in full recovery.
|Nvidia to release frist gaming tablet|
We think its perfect for those millions of gamers out there that want a tablet, he said in a phone interview. Were targeting an end user that we know very well.
|Lattice provides low cost FPGA for mass applications|
Aimed at high-volume small-cell, microserver, broadband access and video applications, ECP5 FPGAs have twice the functional density of competing devices in a 10 x 10mm package, and come in at 40 per cent less cost and 30 per cent less power.
|KIMTIGO to participate at China Sourcing Fair in Jakarta|
Having secured its dominant position on Memory market, the company extended its product lines to flash card, flash drive, SSD, and power bank years ago. For higher global market share, TIGO was altered to KIMTIGO for successful registration in all main countries.
|Apple readying 80 million displays for next gen iPhone|
Foxconn and Pegatron Corp plan to start mass producing the 4.7-inch iPhone model next month, and Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd, whose parent is Foxconn, will begin making the 5.5-inch version exclusively in September.
|Toshiba want $1.1B from SK Hynix in court|
Toshiba and U.S. partner SanDisk Corp filed separate civil lawsuits against SK Hynix seeking damages over the suspected theft of data related to their flagship flash memory chip technology used in smartphones and tablet computers.
|Laser sensor to sniff explosives|
Researchers has found a way to dramatically increase the sensitivity of a light-based plasmon sensor to detect incredibly minute concentrations of explosives. They noted that the sensor could potentially be used to sniff out a hard-to-detect explosive popular among terrorists.
|ChipMOS to package Toshiba 15nm Nand|
For the new orders from Toshiba, ChipMOS is expected to ramp up its capex budget for 2014 to NT$3 billion (US$100 million) compared to NT$2.5 billion set previously.
|Global DRAM module sales grew 32% last year|
The top-10 vendors accounted for 88% of total memory module sales in 2013, with Kingston Technology leading all vendors, Taiwan-based Adata Technology and China-based Ramaxel Technology took the second and third positions.
|Asia to headstart on 5G|
China's 5G Project consists of 55 members, including domestic companies such as China Mobile, Huawei, and ZTE, as well as local universities and overseas companies, including Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Solutions.