DoJ: Google, Fitbit deal under review
December 11, 2019The U.S. Justice Department is looking into anti-trust issues concerning Google's bid to buy Fitbit Inc.
Global smartphone production volume grows 9.2% in 3Q19
November 29, 2019According to TrendForce, in an effort to meet the market’s stock-up demand in the peak season, total production volume for smartphone brands in 3Q19 is estimated at 375 million units, a 9.2 growth QoQ.
Intel’s looking to sell its connectivity chips businesses
November 28, 2019The US chipmaker is reportedly looking for potential buyers for its connected home division, a business unit providing gateway solutions to connect devices and appliances.
Salcomp to revive Nokia’s old Chennai plant
November 26, 2019The Finnish manufacturer of adapters and chargers is reportedly planning to invest INR 20 billion (USD 279 million) is India as it will start manufacturing its products in Chennai from March 2020.
3Q19 NAND Flash revenue grows amidst resurging pre-peak season demand
November 25, 20193Q19 NAND flash industrial revenue showed a nearly 15% growth of total bit shipment, owing to the seasonality-driven demand for products shipments and the additional product shipment made available in preparation for U.S. tariffs, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce.
Apple: Shovels up in Austin
November 20, 2019As part of its expansion plan in Texas, Apple has announced the beginning of construction at its new campus in North Austin.
Nuvia closes series A, eyes data center servers
November 15, 2019Santa Clara semiconductor design startup Nuvia Inc., formed earlier this year by three former top Apple Inc. design executives, has closed its series A round with USD 53 million secured.
Apple requests U.S. waive tariffs
November 04, 2019According to company filings with the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office, Apple Inc. has requested a waiver on tariffs for Chinese-made Apple products and components used in the manufacture of certain products.
Alphabet Inc. circling the wearable devices market
October 30, 2019Google owner Alphabet Inc. has reportedly made an offer to acquire wearable technology and smartwatch company, Fitbit Inc.
NVIDIA leads way but competition is intensifying
October 15, 2019Diversity is the name of the game when it comes to the edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) chipset industry. In 2019, the AI industry is witnessing the continual migration of AI workloads, particularly AI inference, to edge devices, including on-premise servers, gateways, and end-devices and sensors.
TSMC’s fab investments set the stage for sale surge in 2H19
September 26, 2019Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company’s heavy investments in advanced wafer-fab technology are set to pay off significantly for the world’s largest silicon foundry as it continues the production ramp of 7nm ICs in the second half of this year, according to IC Insights.
Made in Texas: New Apple Mac Pro
September 24, 2019Apple confirmed this morning that its latest generation Mac Pro will be manufactured in Austin, at the same facility that has produced Mac Pro since 2013.
Semiconductor acquisitions regain momentum in 2019
September 19, 2019This year’s merger and acquisition announcements are driven by deals in networking and wireless connectivity ICs and by suppliers adding products for automotive systems and other strong-growth markets into the next decade, says IC Insights.
Made in India: Union Minister makes appeal
September 17, 2019Following a major tech conference in New Delhi on Monday, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad called out electronic manufacturing industry stalwarts by name, pressing them to consider India as a major technology production hub.
iPhone XR out-ships the Galaxy A10 by two-to-one
September 06, 2019Apple’s iPhone XR lead all smartphone models in the first half of 2019, with worldwide shipments amounting to 26.9 million units, according to IHS Markit | Technology, now a part of Informa Tech.
Strange Parts sets out to build his own Galaxy S9+
August 23, 2019You’ve seen him build his own iPhone using components from the electronics market in Shenzhen, China. This time Scott Allen from Strange Parts sets out to build a Samsung Galaxy S9+.
Top 10 DRAM module suppliers by revenue, which grew by over 40% YoY in 2018
August 21, 2019According to the latest global DRAM module supplier rankings by DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, although DRAM prices took a downturn in 2H18, ASP for the whole year came above 10% in 2017.
Global smartphone shipments fall - again - in 2Q/2019
August 07, 2019The bad news for the global smartphone market is that global shipments fell in the second quarter, marking seven consecutive quarters of year-over-year declines.
Doosan reinforces European Battery productionLoad more news
July 30, 2019Doosan is to open its European copper thin foil manufacturing unit in Hungary. In the framework of the investment, worth EUR 100 million, the South-Korean company is to construct its new factory in the Tatabánya Industrial Park.