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Best Year Since 2010, says IHS

The worldwide semiconductor market revenue is on track to achieve a 9.4 percent expansion this year, with broad-based growth across multiple chip segments driving the best industry performance since 2010, says IHS. Global revenue in 2014 is expected to total $353.2 billion, up from $322.8 billion…

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10 deals which changed the chip industry in 2014

A number of big company acquisitions in 2014 look like they will restructure the wireless chipset market. One of the oldest names in semiconductor history lost its independence. While a number of the UK’s most celebrated start-ups of the last two decades were snapped up. Qualcomm agreed a…

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Positives and negatives for 2015 IC industry

A positive for the semiconductor industry this year is that it is the industry with the least correlation with the oil industry, says Bank of America Merrill Lynch Bank in its 2015 Semiconductor Playbook…

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Mobile broadband facing spectrum crunch

Governments must make more mobile spectrum bands available if the full potential of mobile broadband services are to be realised, according to mobile specialists speaking in Cambridge this week. The warning comes less than 12 months ahead of the World Radiocommunications Conference (WRC-15) in Geneva that will review the…

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Samsung predicts kids will learn maths, English and coding

Every child born in the next 12 months will learn coding as a core subject alongside numeracy and literacy – so predicts Samsung. “Increasingly governments are recognising that computer literacy is a fundamental, basic skill and now incorporate coding into their curriculums. The UK has launched a new ‘computing’ curriculum during…

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Silego adds Qualcomm to charging range

Silego, the configurable mixed signal IC specialist,  has introduced  a  Universal Fast Charge Identification Solution using  the QualcommQuick Charge 2.0 technology…

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