Top 10 fabless IC design companies see 26.4% YoY increase
March 26, 2021Qualcomm was able to overtake Broadcom for the leading position in the top 10 list primarily due to two reasons: First, the sudden demand surge for network devices; and second, Apple’s decision to once again adopt Qualcomm’s baseband processors, says Trendforce.
TrendForce: new iPhone models key to Qualcomm’s top spot in 3Q20
December 18, 2020Apple’s release of the iPhone 12, which has been popular in the consumer markets, led to soaring demand for Qualcomm’s 5G modems and RF chips, in turn propelling Qualcomm’s revenues past that of its rival Broadcom once again to clinch the number one spot in the revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design (fabless) companies for 3Q20, says TrendForce.
Broadcom overtakes Qualcomm for first place among the top ten IC design companies
August 31, 2020According to the revenue ranking of top ten IC design companies for 2Q20 compiled by TrendForce, Broadcom was able to capture number one position by surpassing Qualcomm in quarterly revenue.
Qualcomm retakes market leadership in 1Q20
June 16, 2020According to the 1Q20 revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design companies compiled from TrendForce’s latest data, Qualcomm was able to stop the trend of continuous YoY revenue declines, which lasted for the six previous consecutive quarters.
Global top 10 IC designers’ 2019 revenues drop by 4.1% YoY
March 18, 2020Under the combined influence of the U.S. Entity List and the COVID-19 pandemic, the IC design industry is unlikely to return to growth in 2020.
Revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design companies
December 06, 2019The newest analysis from TrendForce shows that several U.S.-based IC design companies experienced continually expanding losses in 3Q19 revenue because of the ongoing China-U.S. trade war and because Huawei had yet to be removed from the Entity List.
US-China trade impacts global top ten IC design companies
September 05, 2019The global top ten IC design companies for 2Q19 ranked by revenue have just been released by TrendForce, in which we see revenues of the top five all falling YoY.
Smartphone giants breaking into the TWS bluetooth earbud market
June 03, 2019According to TrendForce 's latest report, the release of Bluetooth 5.0, which solved the problems of transmission and power consumption inherent in TWSs, along with the release of Apple's AirPods, gave rise to a speedily growing market.
Global top ten IC design companies ranked by revenue
February 27, 2019According to TrendForce's latest statistics, the global top ten IC design companies, ranked by revenue, have just come out, with Broadcom, Qualcomm and NVIDIA, taking first, second and third, respectively.
Top 10 fabless IC design houses
November 22, 2018TrendForce announced the ranking of top 10 fabless IC design houses worldwide based on their revenues for 3Q18, among which Qualcomm was the only one to post a slight decline.
Kingston is the clear leader among branded SSD module makers
October 16, 2018DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, announces the global ranking of SSD module makers (NAND Flash manufacturers excluded) for 2017 based on the shipments of their own-branded SSD products in the channel market.
Price decline will drive the adoption rate of SSD and PCIe SSD
June 06, 2018DRAMeXchange reports that the oversupply in the NAND Flash market has resulted in price decline of Client SSD, which in turn drives the demand.
US companies maintain largest share of fabless company IC sales
March 26, 2018IC Insights says that fabless IC suppliers accounted for 27% of the world’s IC sales in 2017—an increase from 18% ten years earlier in 2007. As the name implies, fabless IC companies do not operate an IC fabrication facility of their own.
Broadcom dethroned Qualcomm as Top IC design house
May 16, 2017Nearly all companies listed on TrendForce’s revenue ranking of the global top 10 fabless IC design houses for the first quarter posted year-on-year growth.
Top 10 fabless IC design companies – Qualcomm in the lead
December 09, 2016Qualcomm CDMA Technologies tops the projected ranking of the top 10 fabless IC design houses worldwide based on annual revenues for 2016, according to TrendForce’s analysis.
Dell's new MacBook Air is pretty cool actually
February 12, 2015When it comes to slim, manufacturers are having a tough time beating Apple’s MacBook Air.
Project Tango Tablet teardown
August 25, 2014Google’s ATAP group brings us yet another window into the virtual world, this time in the form of a super-powerful tablet.
Surface Pro 3 Teardown
July 09, 2014If thin is in, then thinner must be...inner. Microsoft made serious strides, taking their Surface Pro series closer to the laptop frontier than ever before, while still keeping up with the tablet game.
Xbox One Teardown
November 22, 2013Oh shoot! We got teardown all over our brand-new Xbox One! That’s definitely going to void our warranty—but then again, doesn’t everything?
Microsoft Surface Pro 2 teardownLoad more news
October 23, 2013Only eight months has passed, and we already have a new tablet from Microsoft. Well, sort of. The Microsoft Surface Pro 2 is all but identical to its February brother, with an indistinguishable and equally difficult to repair body.