tag: semiconductors

Marvell to refocus on IoT as mobile profits drop

Chip maker Marvell Technology has announced a ‘significant restructuring’ programme as mobile revenues disappoint and the Internet of Things offers better growth prospects.

Tunable chip promises extended LTE battery life

A chipset from semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics is promising longer battery life for smartphones when running on LTE networks. The company said that its ParaScan Tunable Integrated Capacitors (STPTIC) can electrically adjust the amount of energy transferred from the handset’s amplifier to the antenna to help maximise call performance when using multiple frequency bands, as is required by LTE handsets that have to switch between LTE and 3G radio networks.


What will be the most important 5G technology?

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