Everyone wants its chips
MediaTek is to announce its third quarter results soon and the word on the street is that the outfit will do rather well.
Ranging from $75 to $180
There is a mobile phone sale currently going on with some of last year's top of the range mainstream phones are going for $130 to 180 USD.
While CEO questions Meizu MX6 purpose
Meizu Pro 7 might be the flagship Meizu phone with a curved screen that goes directly after the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge and similar edged devices. The picture of the rear surface appeared and at the same time someone leaked an internal mail from Meizu's CEO expressing concerns that MX6 is too similar to Meizu 6 Pro.
Apples are not the only fruit
The Tame Apple Press has been running down Qualcomm since its favourite company announced it was buying chips from Intel, but there are good reasons why the American chipmaker should not care that much.
MT6625 shortage to end after earthquake
MediaTek and its manufacturing partner TSMC are back to being flat out in Taiwan bringing to an end the MT6625 communications chip shortage.
Talking to European car vendors
MediaTek's R&D teams are working with European-based car vendors to develop the company's automotive electronics and virtual reality (VR) offerings.
Qualcomm still keeping quiet
MediaTek has told some media outlets that it plans to support Google's new VR platform called Daydream.
Will boost VR business
MediaTek is so confident about its VR plans it is going to spin off its VR division to form an independent company in June.
Helping out its contract chip makers
TSMC is thinking about dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins.
In 2016, streaming Ultra HD is the key
On Thursday, MediaTek executives took part in a 2016 Futuresource New Content Horizons conference together with Samsung, Sony and DTS in the heart of the entertainment industry, in West Hollywood, California.