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Broadcom Buys Renesas’ LTE Assets – IP, SoC & Engineers

TOKYO — Broadcom Corp. surprised many in the mobile industry Wednesday (Sept. 4) by announcing a definitive agreement to acquire LTE-related assets from Renesas Mobile. With the new acquisition deal, Broadcom, which has shipped no LTE products to date, will … Continue reading

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Orange to Sell Co-Branded Intel Smartphone Reference Design Directly to Customers, Codename: Santa Clara

At CES Intel announced both Lenovo and Motorola would be bringing Atom based smartphones to market in 2012. Lenovo showed off its K800 for the China market at the show, while Motorola offered a more vague commitment to bring multiple … Continue reading

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Broadcom closes DTV, Blu-ray chip units

NEW YORK – Broadcom has quietly shut down its digital TV operations, including offices from Toronto to Pennsylvania to China. The closures began earlier this week (Sept. 19), EE Times has confirmed. More than 100 of Broadcom’s DTV engineering and … Continue reading

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Spreadtrum tapes out 40-nm LP chip using Cadence Silicon Realization

PARIS – Subject to time-to-market factors, Spreadtrum Communications Ltd. (Shanghai, China) has adopted Cadence’s Silicon Realization products for the design of a 40-nm low power TD-HSPA/TD-SCDMA multi-mode communication baseband processor. The chip was taped out with one-pass silicon success and … Continue reading

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聯發科推出首款 GSM/GPRS 手機單晶片

聯發科(2454)昨(12)日宣布推出首款 GSM/GPRS 手機單晶片,有助於降低手機製造生產成本,並將於西班牙舉辦的全球行動通訊大會(MWC)中發表第一個智慧型手機解決方案,預定下半年量產。 聯發科表示,公司推出的首款 GSM/GPRS 手機單晶片產品,已成功應用在網路電話通訊,此款單晶片產品整合數位基頻、類比基頻、電源管理及射頻收發器等主要手機基礎元件,支援包括照相功能、高速 USB、D 類音頻功率放大器等多媒體功能,為目前整合度最高、且最具成本效益的 GSM/GPRS 手機單晶片解決方案。 聯發科執行副總徐至強表示,新產品除高度整合基頻、射頻及多媒體技術,還提供完整手機系統開發工具、生產線支援工具軟體及及時技術支援,可大幅降低手機元件數和系統成本,滿足新興市場手機製造商成本考量與高性價比、品質上需求。 另外,本月 16 日到 19 日西班牙巴塞隆納全球行動通訊大會上,聯發科將展出首款智慧型手機解決方案,公司日前於法說中預估,智慧型手機晶片下半年將可量產。 聯發科指出,第一款智慧型手機解決方案,以豐富的行動生活為主題,內建多媒體功能,液晶顯示器解析度達 WVGA 級,數位相機解析度達 500 萬畫素,採用此晶片手機不用額外增加多媒體處理器即可支援多種行動數位電視應用標準包含 DVB-T、CMMB 與 DVB-H 等。另外,聯發科也將展出陸規 TD-SCDMA 手機解決方案。     工商時報 呂俊儀/台北報導

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