Top10 fabless IC design companies sees new revenue highs
September 21, 2021In view of the ongoing production capacity shortage in the semiconductor industry and the resultant price hike of chips, revenue of the top 10 IC design companies for 2Q21 reached USD 29.8 billion, a 60.8% YoY increase, according to TrendForce's latest investigations.
Dialog now officially part of Renesas
September 01, 2021Renesas Electronics Corporation and Dialog Semiconductor Plc announced the successful completion of Renesas’ acquisition of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Dialog.
Renesas and Dialog expected closing of acquisition in August 2021
August 17, 2021Renesas Electronics Corporation and Dialog Semiconductor Plc announce that the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission has waived its jurisdiction to review the recommended all-cash acquisition of Dialog Semiconductor by Renesas.
Crypto mining - key to Nvidia overtaking Broadcom in 1Q21
June 14, 2021While foundry capacities remained tight, prompting IC design companies to compete over limited foundry capacities in order to fulfill rising demand for various end devices, the top 10 IC design (fabless) companies posted remarkable revenues in 1Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Panasonic opens new customer experience centre in Munich
March 31, 2021Panasonic is expanding its activities in Europe and at its Munich Ottobrunn site. Within the Panasonic Campus in Munich the new Customer Experience Center (CXC) is now about to open the doors.
Top 10 fabless IC design companies see 26.4% YoY increase
March 26, 2021Qualcomm was able to overtake Broadcom for the leading position in the top 10 list primarily due to two reasons: First, the sudden demand surge for network devices; and second, Apple’s decision to once again adopt Qualcomm’s baseband processors, says Trendforce.
Renesas officially makes an offer for Dialog
February 08, 2021Renesas Electronics and Dialog Semiconductor announces that they have reached an agreement under which Renesas will offer EUR 67.50 per Dialog share, representing a total equity value of EUR 4.9 billion.
Dialog confirms – in ‘advanced discussions’ with Renesas
February 08, 2021The UK-based semiconductor manufacturer has confirmed recent media speculation saying that it is in advanced discussions to sell the company to Japanese Renesas Electronics.
TrendForce: new iPhone models key to Qualcomm’s top spot in 3Q20
December 18, 2020Apple’s release of the iPhone 12, which has been popular in the consumer markets, led to soaring demand for Qualcomm’s 5G modems and RF chips, in turn propelling Qualcomm’s revenues past that of its rival Broadcom once again to clinch the number one spot in the revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design (fabless) companies for 3Q20, says TrendForce.
Is This The Perfect Storm?
December 08, 2020As we reach the end of a difficult year managing the many challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, another series of challenges is rapidly coming into focus for EMEA and North American PCB manufacturers and their supply base.
Alps Alpine develops, starts shipping samples of HAPTIC Reactor Heavy Type
November 25, 2020Alps Alpine Co., Ltd. has developed the HAPTIC™ Reactor Heavy Type for powerful vibrations in touch feedback. Sample shipments, destined primarily for the automotive market, begin in October 2020, with a start to mass production expected in January 2021.
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Broadcom overtakes Qualcomm for first place among the top ten IC design companies
August 31, 2020According to the revenue ranking of top ten IC design companies for 2Q20 compiled by TrendForce, Broadcom was able to capture number one position by surpassing Qualcomm in quarterly revenue.
Dialog Semi completes its acquisition of Adesto
June 30, 2020Dialog Semiconductor says it has completed the acquisition of Adesto Technologies Corporation (Adesto)), a provider of custom ICs and embedded systems for the IIoT market.
Dialog ups its outlook for Q2
June 24, 2020Dialog Semiconductor says it is increasing its Q2 2020 revenue outlook due to a stronger than expected demand for tablets and notebooks.
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.
Dialog Semiconductor to acquire Adesto Technologies
February 20, 2020Dialog Semiconductor has signed a definitive agreement to acquire all outstanding shares of Adesto Technologies Corporation.
Revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design companies
December 06, 2019The newest analysis from TrendForce shows that several U.S.-based IC design companies experienced continually expanding losses in 3Q19 revenue because of the ongoing China-U.S. trade war and because Huawei had yet to be removed from the Entity List.
ams failed to complete its takeover of OsramLoad more news
October 09, 2019The Austrian company’s offer for Osram did not achieve minimum acceptance threshold. However, ams says it remains committed to pursue the acquisition.