DMASS: continued double-digit growth through 2Q22
August 05, 2022DMASS reports Q2 increases of 33.4% in semiconductors and 19.6% in interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. Allocation continues, but selected relief is visible and fture risk assessment is becoming more difficult.
June swoon – IC sales turn negative
August 04, 2022A never-before-seen decline in June IC market driven by steep drop in memory pricing, says IC Insights.
Historically low 2023 DRAM demand bit growth at only 8.3%
August 03, 2022According to TrendForce, DRAM market demand bit growth will only amount to 8.3% in 2023, sub-10% for the first time in history, and far lower than supply-side bit growth of approximately 14.1%.
Teledyne Flir Defense receives $62 million military order
August 03, 2022U.S. Army and Navy commands request nearly 500 more Centaur unmanned ground systems, including additional spares, antennas, and payload mounting kits.
Intel to make chips for MediaTek
July 27, 2022MediaTek will use Intel Foundry Services to manufacture new chips for a range of smart edge devices.
Soitec: "We recorded our highest first quarter ever"
July 27, 2022Semiconductor materials specialist Soitec reported consolidated revenue of EUR 203 million for the first quarter of FY’23, up 12% compared with EUR 180 million during the first quarter of FY’22.
NAND Flash 3Q22 price drop to broaden to 8~13%
July 26, 2022TrendForce estimates, due to the rapid deterioration of the balance between supply and demand, the drop in NAND Flash pricing will expand to 8~13% in 3Q22, and this decline may continue into 4Q22.
Foxconn and NXP to co-develop next-gen vechicle platforms
July 22, 2022Foxconn has announced a Memorandum of Understanding with NXP Semiconductors to jointly develop platforms for a new generation of smart connected vehicles.
Toyo Ink Group to focus on electronics materials in Shenzhen
July 21, 2022Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd., the parent company of the Tokyo-based materials manufacturer Toyo Ink Group, recently opened the Shenzhen Toyo Ink Technical Center in Shenzhen, China.
Agile Analog reloates to increase engineering staff
July 19, 2022The company has moved into a larger central office designed with hybrid and collaborative working in mind to recruit engineers to significantly increase its IP portfolio and customer engagements.
IQE files lawsuit against Tower Semiconductor
July 18, 2022IQE says it has significant evidence that Tower misappropriated IQE’s trade secrets to unlawfully obtain patents on IQE’s technology.
ASM to enter SiC epitaxy equipment business
July 18, 2022ASM International has reached an agreement under which ASM will acquire all outstanding shares of LPE S.p.A., a manufacturer of epitaxial reactors for silicon carbide and silicon, based in Italy.
Soitec invests in inspection technology from KLA
July 18, 2022Soitec has selected KLA Corporation to enable "high yield manufacturing" of Silicon Carbide (SiC) devices for the automotive industry.
Fujifilm invests 350MUSD in its electronic material business
July 15, 2022The investment is said to enable the continued expansion of manufacturing, quality, and R&D equipment at the company’s existing sites in Arizona, Rhode Island, Texas, and California.
Navitas acquires VDD Tech to expand next-gen semi capability
July 13, 2022Navitas Semiconductor, specialising in gallium nitride power integrated circuits, has announced the acquisition of VDD Tech, creator of digital-isolators for next-generation power conversion.
Delta Electronics to build R&D and manufacturing site in TX
July 12, 2022Delta Electronics has acquired a nearly 30-acre complex in Plano, Texas, for R&D, manufacturing and sales of energy-saving products and solutions for ICT, energy infrastructure and e-mobility.
Nordic Semiconductor to acquire Mobile Semiconductor
July 08, 2022Nordic Semiconductor today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Mobile Semiconductor, a privately-held U.S. company specializing in embedded memory technology for microcontrollers and Systems-on-Chip.
New South Wales wants to increase semiconductor capability
July 08, 2022The New South Wales government announces a new initiative to drive sovereign semiconductor capability to support critical local industries including health, defence and telecommunications.
Silicon designer XtremeEDA acquired by AccentureLoad more news
July 07, 2022Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire XtremeEDA, an Ottawa-based silicon design services company, semiconductor engineering services for clients seeking custom silicon solutions.