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    NXP to be bought by Qualcomm in US$47bn deal

    October 27th, 2016

    PARTNER NEWS: The US$47bn acquisition of NFC pioneer NXP by mobile chip giant Qualcomm will create the “leader of secure connected devices into the next decade” and address the emerging trends of internet of things… More

    NXP ‘focused on mobile wallet’

    May 22nd, 2015

    PARTNER NEWS: “What we’re focused on is the mobile wallet,” NXP CEO Rick Clemmer has told CNBC in an interview in which he discusses the company’s smartphone products, growth in China and its partnership with Qualcomm. “The mobile wallet is really where we bring a unique proposition; we want to be able to supply that across the world with all of the leading smartphone companies to really make life easier and secure.”

    NXP CEO: China will be next major NFC payments market

    February 6th, 2015

    Chip maker NXP will focus on the “significant” Chinese market for mobile wallets, the firm’s CEO has said, as the company revealed a 40% increase in sales for its emerging ID business in a fourth… More

    NXP CEO: NFC secure elements will continue to see strong demand

    July 29th, 2014

    “We feel very comfortable with the strength of the secure element,” NXP Semiconductors CEO Rick Clemmer has told analysts during the chip maker’s second quarter earnings call. “We think that the real killer app will have… More

    NXP reports slowdown in NFC revenue growth

    February 10th, 2014

    NXP Semiconductors has reported a slowdown in revenue growth for its NFC business in 2013 but says it is optimistic that business will pick up again during the second half of this year. During what… More

    NXP predicts flat NFC sales despite loss of key customer

    August 7th, 2013

    NXP Semiconductors has reported a decline in sales for its ID business in Q2 2013, citing a fall in mobile transaction revenue following the loss of a key customer. Overall, sales for the chip maker’s mobile transaction business “will be roughly flat year-on-year”, said CEO Rick Clemmer in an earnings call. More

    NXP reports 200 NFC phone and tablet design wins

    July 25th, 2012

    40% of these are either in production already or will be going into production over the next few quarters, says CEO Rick Clemmer, as the company reports revenues of US$50m from its emerging ID business. More

    NXP: One in ten smartphones sold in 2011 included NFC

    February 10th, 2012

    “We believe the year ended with the overall industry achieving about a 10% attach rate of NFC solutions to the 445m smartphones shipped in 2011, albeit below our original expectations of about a 16% attach rate,” the chip maker’s CEO has told analysts during an earnings call for its end of year financial results. More

    NXP: Our NFC now designed into 90 devices

    November 1st, 2011

    NXP technology has been designed into more than ninety unique devices, the chip maker’s CEO told analysts during a conference call for its Q3 earnings — up from sixty devices in July. More

    NXP cuts NFC mobile phone production forecast

    July 31st, 2011

    NXP technology has been designed into more than sixty NFC handsets under development by a number of phone manufacturers, the chip maker’s CEO has told analysts, but no more than 40m NFC phones are now expected to be produced this year — down from a previously forecast 70m to 100m units. More

    Sony Ericsson to launch range of Android NFC phones

    June 16th, 2011

    The handset maker has picked NXP to supply it with embedded secure elements and NFC controllers to go into its Android-based Xperia smartphones. More

    NXP: Microsoft is working with us on NFC phones

    May 20th, 2011

    NXP CEO Rick Clemmer has revealed that Microsoft is among the list of companies it is working with to bring NFC to market. “We’re working with Google, Microsoft, all the handset providers, the carriers, all the… More

    NXP: Up to 100m NFC phones could be produced this year

    May 6th, 2011

    “Every time we talk to our friends at Google, they tell us to double the numbers for the Android expectations,” says NXP CEO Rick Clemmer. More

    NXP denies takeover talks — but reveals price it could accept

    April 12th, 2011

    Chip maker NXP is not in takeover talks, its chief executive has said, although he would consider an offer like the one Texas Instruments made for National Semiconductor, Reuters reports. NXP, which along with Sony has been at the… More

    NFC news in brief • 8 Nov 2010

    November 8th, 2010

    News in brief from the NFC world and beyond: NXP CEO picks NFC • Nacha cuts out cards • P2P payments set for growth • Bharti Airtel picks up payments license • Facebook Deals a blow • Only 4% have checked out checking in. More

    NXP transfers its mobile services business to Gemalto

    NXP transfers its mobile services business to Gemalto

    March 11th, 2009

    NXP and Gemalto have signed a deal that will see Gemalto taking over NXP’s mobile services business unit in Sophia Antipolis. More