AMD set to become fourth largest IC design company After Xilinx acquisition
October 28, 2020Should the USD 35 billion acquisition proceed as planned, AMD will greatly increase its influence across industries such as 5G, data center, ADAS (advanced driver-assistance systems), and industrial automation, in turn overtaking MediaTek in revenue and becoming the fourth largest IC design company behind third-place Nvidia, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
SK Hynix holds second highest NAND market share via acquisition of Intel’s NAND capacity
October 21, 2020SK Hynix has announced today (Oct. 20) that it will acquire Intel’s NAND Flash business and Dalian-based Fab 68, which is dedicated to 3D NAND Flash production, for USD 9 billion.
SK hynix to acquire Intel NAND memory business
October 20, 2020The two parties have signed an agreement under which SK Hynix will acquire Intel's NAND memory and storage business for USD 9 billion.
Top 10 tech industry trends for 2021
October 06, 2020As the DRAM industry officially enters the EUV era, NAND Flash stacking technology advances past 150L, says TrendForce as it provides its forecast of 10 key trends in the tech industry for 2021.
Intel’s massive expansion in Arizona is finally operational
October 05, 2020It was back in early 2017 that the chipmaker announced that it would invest more than USD 7 billion to complete Fab 42, in Chandler, Arizona. Now, the close to 900’000 square feet manufacturing campus stands operational.
Intel enters into strategic collaboration with Lightbits Labs
September 30, 2020The chipmaker is also investing, via its Intel Capital arm, in Light bit to fuel the company's continued growth.
Top-10 semiconductor suppliers continue to grow in Q2
September 30, 2020Building on Q1’s bullish growth in weak market conditions, the world’s top-10 semiconductor suppliers managed to continue their revenue growth at a rate of 2.4% in Q2 2020, PC and server sales continue to grow driven by COVID lockdown restrictions as working and learning from home are becoming the new norm.
Pure-play foundry market on pace for strongest growth since 2014
September 23, 2020Application processors and other device sales for 5G smartphones act as a robust driver, says IC Insights.
Intel names new SvP and Chief Strategy Officer
September 23, 2020Intel Corporation has appointed Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as senior vice president and chief strategy officer. He will take on his new position on the first of November, 2020.
Nvidia's $40 billion ARM purchase will test current M&A "ceiling"
September 21, 2020Potentially the largest acquisition in semiconductor history faces plenty of obstacles.
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Total microprocessor sales to edge slightly higher in 2020
September 11, 2020Sales expected to strengthen in 2021 with embedded processors and computer CPUs leading the growth
TT Electronics & iAbra launch AI driven COVID-19 test
September 11, 2020TT Electronics has been working with British start-up iAbra, and its partners including Intel to design, develop and test the prototype Virolens system and also set up the manufacturing processes for its commercial launch.
2H20 growth expectations vary among leading IC suppliers
September 10, 2020As expected, most IC suppliers experienced weaker demand and generally poor sales results in the first half of this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic and strained U.S./China trade relations. However, as reported by IC Insights, some key IC suppliers believe that the second half of this year will yield better results.
NAND Flash revenue Rises 6.5% QoQ in 2Q20
August 27, 2020The NAND Flash industry benefitted from strong demand for PCs and servers in 2Q20 as the COVID-19 pandemic caused a demand surge for cloud services and technologies that are related to working from home, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Analog Devices team up with Intel to address 5G network design challenges
August 05, 2020The companies are collaborating to create a flexible radio platform that addresses 5G network design challenges and will enable customers to scale their 5G networks more quickly and economically.
Intel’s chief engineering officer to leave the company
July 28, 2020Changes to Intel’s technology organisation are coming. New leaders have been appointed and Murthy Renduchintala will leave the company.
Mobileye and Ford enters high-volume agreement for ADAS
July 22, 2020Mobileye, an Intel company, and Ford Motor Company are collaborating on bringing driver-assistance systems across Ford’s global product lineup.
Apple to start mass producing Mac SoC, projected to cost under US$100
July 08, 2020According to the latest investigations by TrendForce, Apple officially unveiled its self-designed Mac SoC processors based on the ARM architecture in June, with the market release of the first Mac device with Apple Silicon (which broadly refers to chips designed by Apple) scheduled to take place by the end of this year.
BMW and Mercedes-Benz halt cooperation in automated drivingLoad more news
June 25, 2020The BMW Group and Mercedes-Benz AG are putting their cooperation on development of next-generation technology for automated driving temporarily on hold.