10-28 Week: A year will be gone soon, but first have a look at this week headlines–Qualcomm acquires NXP; Samsung MTK-powered phone; Apple, Samsung, LG, HTC financial report; “Made In Indonesia”; etc.

Soon we are counting down the end of 2016, but first this week: Headlines: Qualcomm is buying NXP Semiconductors with total value USD47B Samsung’s first MediaTek-powered Galaxy Grand Prime Plus (Eastern Europe) or J2 Prime (South America) Samsung has announced Read more ›

10-29: Apologize for yesterday absence – Samsung, LG mobile 3Q16 finance – one earned less, one lost a lot; OPPO offline retails in China and Asia amount to 320,000; etc.

Chipset In China, consolidation will also take place within the three broad sections of the semiconductor sector, namely foundry, IC testing/packaging and fabless design. According to TrendForce, various Chinese semiconductor enterprises will be integrated under the “virtual IDM” model during Read more ›

10-19: Class action lawsuit is filed against Samsung over Galaxy Note 7 in Korea and US; Samsung may release only one premium model annually to ensure product quality; Huawei Kirin 960 is unveiled; etc.

Chipset Huawei Kirin 960 is announced, boasts ARM Cortex-A73 cores and Mali-G71 MP8 GPU with CPU 15% more efficient than last generation, and GPU is 180% faster than previous generation Mali-T880. It also supports four component carriers (4CC) for LTE, Read more ›