TSMC says its to early make a final decision on German expansion
July 26, 2021Semiconductor foundry giant TSMC says that it’s too early to say whether the company will expand with new factories in Germany and that discussions are still in early stages.
GF CEO on Intel rumour: “There’s nothing to that story”
July 20, 2021In an interview with Jon Fortt from CNBC, GlobalFoundries’ CEO Tom Caulfield sets the record straight regarding the Wall Street Journal’s report of a potential USD 30 billion acquisition by Intel.
Taiwanese IPC revenue for 1H21 reaches NTD 115.1 billion
July 19, 2021As the Taiwanese IPC (industrial PC) market suffered from deferred orders due to supply chain and logistical disruptions that took place in 1H20, total domestic IPC revenue for 1H20 reached NTD 105.4 billion, a 4.7% YoY decrease, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Intel looking to buy GlobalFoundries for $30 billion?
July 16, 2021US chipmaker Intel is reportedly in talks to acquire semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries for some USD 30 billion, reports the Wall Street Journal citing sources familiar with the matter.
NAND Flash contract prices to increase by 5-10% QoQ in 3Q21
July 16, 2021The recent wave of COVID-19 outbreaks in India has weakened sales of retail storage products such as memory cards and USB drives, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
What is semiconductor sovereignty worth?
July 14, 2021The EU, US and Asia all have one thing in common when it comes to semiconductors—all are willing to invest billions in research and production to claim a stronger stake in global market share.
MediaTek joins semiconductor titans in research consortium
June 30, 2021Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), a global semiconductor research consortium, has added MediaTek Inc. as its newest member. MediaTek joins eight of the top 10 semiconductor companies as members of the consortium.
Sponsored content by congatec AGLow-power flagship for artificial intelligence congatec is expanding its SMARC platform with a new module with an NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor especially for embedded AI applications. Thanks to the extensive ecosystem with application-ready 3.5-inch carrier board, Basler cameras, and AI software stack, fast proof of concept is possible.
Enterprise SSD prices to increase 10-15% QoQ in 3Q21
June 07, 2021Enterprise SSD procurement has been rising on the back of growing server shipments since 2Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Bosch gives the official go-ahead in Dresden
June 04, 2021Next week - on June 7th, 2021 - the Bosch semiconductor factory in Dresden will officially open. The Saxon high-tech industry association 'Silicon Saxony' is hoping that it will send a positive signal to other companies.
The global chip shortage - a timeline of unfortunate events
June 04, 2021COVID-19 has sent traumatic ripples through supply chains around the globe, but the semiconductor supply chain was fragile long before governments shut down and catastrophe struck. In a culmination of negative variables, the chip shortage has amassed over the years from a series of unfortunate events.
Lockdown in Malaysia to have no effect on chip companies
June 02, 2021National governments in Southeast Asian countries, including Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia, have been instituting increasingly stringent pandemic control measures in response to the intensifying COVID-19 pandemic in these countries.
TSMC starts construction of Arizona chip fab
June 02, 2021TSMC has started construction at a site in Arizona where it plans to spend USD 12 billion to build a computer chip factory.
$30 billion in investments headed to the USA
May 27, 2021On May 21, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo hosted a roundtable with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-In, Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy Sung Wook Moon and U.S. and South Korean CEOs. As a result, USD 30 billion in US investments were announced.
Global NAND flash revenue for 1Q21 Rises by 5.1% QoQ
May 27, 2021Better-than-expected demand for notebooks and smartphones led to a QoQ increase of 5.1% in global NAND flash revenue during 1Q21, Says TrendForce
Top-15 semi companies log YoY growth of 21% in 1Q21
May 26, 2021Excluding Intel, the group would have shown a 29% jump in 1Q21/1Q20 sales.
ZF and Mobileye safety technology heads into Toyota vehicles
May 24, 2021ZF and Mobileye, an Intel company have been chosen by Toyota Motor Corp to develop advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) for use in multiple vehicle platforms starting in the next few years.
EU clears SK hynix's & Intel's $9 billion memory business deal
May 24, 2021SK hynix says that it has received unconditional clearance from the European Commission for its proposed acquisition of Intel’s NAND and SSD business.
Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 10.8% in 2020 to $464B
May 07, 2021Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy, the semiconductor market performed strongly in 2020. Demand by industry was uneven throughout the year due to global lockdowns, remote work and education, and shifts in consumer buying behaviour, according to the IDC who believes that growth will accelerate this year, desipte market shortages.
Samsung expected to overtake Intel once again in 2Q21Load more news
May 07, 2021Intel’s lackluster performance and surging DRAM market forecast to put Samsung in the lead among semiconductor supplier