Intel Makes Things Harder for Qualcomm with FTC Appeal
Intel and Qualcomm struggled for smartphone chip market share for a decade. The rivalry ended with Intel’s exit from the market, but it didn’t go quietly.
VI: Amazon, Microsoft, Intel, and Others Sign On
Amazon recently announced a significant partnership on the VI (Voice Interoperability) feature. The project will work with AI-driven virtual assistants.
Amazon Partners with over 30 Companies: VI Initiative
On September 24, Amazon (AMZN) announced the Voice Interoperability Initiative. The announcement was one day before the Amazon hardware event.
Micron’s Manufacturing Base in the US and Overseas
Micron controls costs by developing a manufacturing base in countries where manufacturing costs are low, but it manufactures most of its chips in the US.
Factors Driving the Semiconductor Industry in Taiwan
Taiwan’s semiconductor revenue rose 16.7% year-over-year to $72.5 billion in 2014, driven by an increasing demand for chips used in smartphones and Internet of Things products.
Why Qualcomm’s chipset products are helping it gain market share
Qualcomm’s management mentioned that its Wi-Fi and RF360 products are showing fast growth. RF360 is the radio frequency chipset that is a single chipset aimed to work with 40 different cellular radio bands across the world.