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Feeling the heat, MediaTek seeks a comeback

Taiwanese fabless chip vendor MediaTek defied gravity during last year’s recession, growing by more than 20 percent in a year when the wider semiconductor industry declined by roughly 10 percent. But 2010 has been a different story: The wireless chip … Continue reading

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The unthinkable has happened: Qualcomm and MediaTek enter into a patent agreement

MediaTek makes chips for various devices including DVD players and televisions, but they’re most known for their mobile phone chips that go into the millions of Chinese made handsets that never leave the country. The Nokla clones we make fun … Continue reading

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Mediatek and Qualcomm play nice

Patent sharing agreement MOBILE CHIP DESIGNERS Qualcomm and Mediatek have inked a broad patent sharing deal. The agreement will give both firms access to a range of each others wireless communication technologies, including CDMA and WCDMA patents and products. Although … Continue reading

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Qualcomm, MediaTek ink patent cross-licensing deal

SAN FRANCISCO — Fabless chip vendors Qualcomm Inc. and MediaTek Inc. have agreed to let each other utilize technology covered by their respective patent portfolios, the companies said Thursday (Nov. 19). Under the terms of the arrangement, Qualcomm (San Diego) … Continue reading

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MediaTek and Qualcomm Enter Into Patent Arrangement

SAN DIEGO AND HSINCHU — November 19, 2009 — Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), a leading developer and innovator of advanced wireless technologies, products and services, and MediaTek, Inc., (TPE: 2454), a leading fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital … Continue reading

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