China enters the top-10 among semi suppliers
May 11, 2020HiSilicon is the first China-based semiconductor supplier to be ranked in the top-10.
Historical decline – smartphone production to drop by 16.5% YoY in 2Q20
May 01, 2020According to the latest investigations by TrendForce, the global spread of COVID-19 in 2020 has brought about the greatest magnitude of declines in the smartphone market in recent years.
Macs with Apple chips on the horizon
April 24, 2020Apple Inc. is planning to start selling Mac computers equipped with its own main processors as soon as next year.
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.
Foxconn to return to normal production levels by end of March
March 04, 2020EMS giant Foxconn, is reportedly planning to resume normal production in China by the end of March, following a term of limited production due to novel Coronavirus.
Apple issues revised ‘revenue guidance’ for March
February 27, 2020Apple has stated they do not expect to meet the previously announced revenue guidance for March quarter due to two factors associated with the COVID-19 global outbreak.
Data Center Clients pushes NAND flash revenue near 10% growth
February 25, 20204Q19 NAND flash bit shipment increased by nearly 10% QoQ thanks to demand growth from data center clients, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce.
Seven major chip acquisitions valued at USD 1bn or more
February 12, 2020Semiconductor merger and acquisition activity strengthened in 2019 after pulling back in the two previous years from historic high levels of M&A agreements in 2015 and 2016.
Chris Lattner joins SiFive engineering team
January 30, 2020SiFive Inc. has welcomed former Apple exec Chris Lattner to its Platform Engineering team as senior vice president.
Apple grows Daisy project to create “closed loop”
January 29, 2020In an effort to rely more heavily on recycled minerals stripped from used iPhones, Apple has announced plans to continue moving toward a “closed loop” manufacturing model that is less dependent on the mining industry for the procurement of needed minerals.
Broadcom to supply wireless components to Apple
January 24, 2020Certain subsidiaries of Broadcom have entered into two separate multi-year statement of work agreements with Apple Inc.
Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 11.9% in 2019
January 14, 2020Intel reclaimed top spot in global semiconductor market; Samsung moved to no. 2.
1Q20 NAND Flash price is projected to continue rising
January 03, 2020According to the latest analysis by the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce, the contract price of client SSD has fallen for seven consecutive quarters until 2Q19 from peak price, to barely above the price of HDD.
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 demandLoad more news
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.