US Huawei ban set to take effect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The world’s largest smartphone and telecom equipment maker, Huawei Technologies, could find doing business a bit more difficult starting on Tuesday (Sept. 15). Af...

Taiwan’s MediaTek announces Dimensity 5G chip to power T-Mobile smartphone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — MediaTek announced Thursday (Sept. 3) that its 5G smartphone chip, the Dimensity 1000C, will power T-Mobile’s LG Velvet in the United States. The 7 nm Dimensity 1...

MediaTek Advances its 5G Platform with New T750 5G Chipset for Fixed Wireless Access Routers and Mobile Hotspot CPE Devices

Highly integrated, low-power T750 5G chipset delivers 5G broadband experience for 5G NR sub-6GHz frequencies HSINCHU, Taiwan, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Med...

Taiwan’s MediaTek applies for US license to supply Huawei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek Inc. announced on Friday (Aug. 28) that it had applied to the U.S. government for permission to continue selling chips to ...

Taiwan's MediaTek satellite communication technology pioneers 6G

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company announced late Wednesday (Aug. 19) it has successfully carried out the world's first field test using a communication sate...

MediaTek Conduct World's First Public Test of 5G Satellite IoT Data Connection with Inmarsat

MediaTek's satellite-enabled Narrowband (NB)-IoT standard chipset tested with base station at Fucino Space Center in Italy using Inmarsat's 'Alphasat' Geostationary Orbit (GEO) satellite ...

Taiwan's MediaTek claims insignificant impact as US squeezes Huawei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — MediaTek issued a statement during Tuesday's (Aug. 18) trading session that the new restrictions on Huawei will not significantly impact its business in the short term...

MediaTek Introduces Newest 5G SoC, Dimensity 800U for Ultra Connectivity and Advanced 5G Dual SIM Technology

New chipset enhances 5G smartphone experiences through advanced connectivity features and multi-core high performance technologies HSINCHU, Taiwan, Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek today announ...

Huawei to stop making Kirin processors amid US pressure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Huawei Technologies Company will stop making its advanced Kirin chipsets next month as U.S. pressure on the Chinese tech firm continues to build. During a speech at the...

MediaTek and Intel Advance Partnership to Bring 5G to Next Generation of PCs

MediaTek T700 modem successfully performs 5G standalone calls HSINCHU, Taiwan, Aug. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MediaTek today announced advances in its collaboratio...

Infinix NOTE 7: Powerful Features, Infinite Possibilities

NAIROBI, KENYA - Media OutReach - 23 July 2020 - Infinix, a premium online-driven smartphone brand designed for the young generations, and Infinix NOTE 7 which is a newest smartphone model targeting t...

Google, TSMC dream companies for engineering students in Taiwan: Survey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent survey coinciding with the graduation period shows Taiwanese students majoring in engineering/IT view Google as the most attractive employer, followed by national...

Taiwan TSMC's R&D spending hits high of almost US$3 billion in 2019

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker, saw its spending in research and development hitting a new high of almost US$3 billion in 2019, allowing the ...

TSMC to build cutting-edge R&D center in Taiwan's Hsinchu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has received the green light to build a new research and development center touted as the Taiwanese version of Bell Labs,...

U.S. brokerage cuts target price on TSMC shares amid COVID-19 concerns

A U.S.-based brokerage has lowered its target price for shares in contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), citing the escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide, which coul...