TSMC to kick off mass production of Intel CPUs in 2H21
January 14, 2021Intel has outsourced the production of about 15-20% of its non-CPU chips, with most of the wafer starts for these products assigned to TSMC and UMC, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Total revenue of top 10 foundries expected to increase by 18% YoY in 4Q20
December 07, 2020Demand in the foundry market has remained strong in 4Q20, as production capacities across the industry remain fully loaded, with the tight supply of wafer capacities leading to a price hike in foundry services and subsequently driving up total quarterly industry revenue, according to TrendForce.
Intel to keep its number One in 2020
November 24, 2020Seven top-15 semiconductor suppliers forecast to show ≥22% growth this year with Nvidia expected to post a huge 50% increase, writes market researcher IC Insights in their latest report.
Foundry revenue expected to increase by 23.8% YoY in 2020
November 19, 2020Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s negative impact on the global economy, several emergent trends, such as WFH, distance education, rising 5G smartphone penetration, and strong component demand from telecom infrastructure build-out, have resulted in a bullish semiconductor market against economic headwinds, according to TrendForce.
China forecast to represent 22% of the foundry market in 2020
October 14, 2020However, market uncertainty looms as TSMC's shipments to HiSilicon ceased in mid-September, says IC Insights.
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.
China-based HiSilicon's time in the top-10 ranking may be short lived
August 14, 2020Top-10 semiconductor suppliers logged strong 17% jump in 1H20/1H19 sales, says IC Insights.
Top semiconductor suppliers defy weak market conditions in Q1
June 24, 2020Defying a decline in market revenue, the world’s top-10 semiconductor suppliers managed to generate revenue growth of 2.1% in the first quarter, as the companies benefitted from a COVID-19-driven increase in PC and server sales.
Expanded US rules sanctioning Huawei to have little impact on memory industry
May 20, 2020TrendForce believes that the latest updates to the sanctions will have a relatively low impact, in the short term, on Huawei’s shipment of smartphones, notebook computers, and servers – products for which Huawei is relatively well stocked on components.
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.
Huawei warns it may not return to U.S. suppliers
March 02, 2020Huawei has circumvented Trump’s ban on the sale of U.S. components to the Chinese telecom giant by ramping up efforts at self-relianceꟷbecoming its own supplier of the semiconductor chips it needs to produce the highly sought-after base stations, a critical component in 5G network rollouts around the world.
China only region to register pure-play foundry market growth
January 16, 2020Rise of China-based fabless IC suppliers offers increased opportunities for foundries, IC Insights states in a recent report.
Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 11.9% in 2019
January 14, 2020Intel reclaimed top spot in global semiconductor market; Samsung moved to no. 2.
Intel to reclaim No.1 semiconductor supplier ranking in 2019
November 19, 2019IC Insights says that only three among the top-15 semiconductor suppliers are forecasted to show growth this year.
Top-15 semiconductor suppliers’ sales fall by 18% in 1H19
August 23, 2019Sony was the only top-15 semiconductor supplier to register year-over-year growth in 1H19. IC Insights details the development.
Intel snags quarterly semi supplier top ranking from Samsung
May 22, 2019Intel replaced Samsung as the number one quarterly semiconductor supplier in 4Q18 after losing the lead spot to Samsung in 2Q17, says IC Insights.
Trendforce ranks the global top 10 IC foundries for 2019
March 18, 2019Development momentum of advanced production processes has been dropping due to weakening demand in most end markets, including smartphones, says Trendforce.
US companies maintain largest share of fabless company IC sales
March 26, 2018IC Insights says that fabless IC suppliers accounted for 27% of the world’s IC sales in 2017—an increase from 18% ten years earlier in 2007. As the name implies, fabless IC companies do not operate an IC fabrication facility of their own.
The list is here – last year's biggest fabless IC companies
January 08, 2018IC Insights' research shows that two Chinese companies – HiSilicon and Unigroup – are among the top 10 fabless IC sales leaders.
Broadcom dethroned Qualcomm as Top IC design houseLoad more news
May 16, 2017Nearly all companies listed on TrendForce’s revenue ranking of the global top 10 fabless IC design houses for the first quarter posted year-on-year growth.