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.
EUV photoresist company Inpria raises $31 million in funding
February 21, 2020Inpria, a pioneer in high-resolution metal oxide photoresists for extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV), has secured USD 31 million in Series C funding from a broad syndicate including two of the biggest names within the semiconductor manufacturing space.
5 semiconductor companies hold 53% of global wafer capacity
February 18, 2020The world’s top-five wafer capacity leaders each had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month, says IC Insights.
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.
China memory production unaffected by Coronavirus
February 03, 2020China-based memory fabs continue normal operations currently as Wuhan Coronavirus has yet to impair global memory supply, says TrendForce
AMD bolsters exec leadership team
January 17, 2020AMD has announced several promotions and one new hire to its senior leadership team, in an effort to enable the company’s continued growth in the high-performance computing, graphics and visualization technologies market.
Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 11.9% in 2019
January 14, 2020Intel reclaimed top spot in global semiconductor market; Samsung moved to no. 2.
Mitsubishi and NTT new investors for HERE Technologies
December 31, 2019Mitsubishi Corp. and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT) of Japan are to jointly acquire a 30% ownership stake in HERE Technologies.
Global fab equipment spending rebounds in second half of 2019
December 18, 2019Projected 2019 global fab equipment spending has been revised upward to USD 56.6 billion on the strength of surging memory investments in the latter part of the year after a weak first half, SEMI reports in its World Fab Forecast.
Long and winding road for China’s EV maker NIO
December 17, 2019In its third round of layoffs this year, NIO US has filed another WARN notice with the State of California’s EDD office indicating 141 layoffs, bringing the total to 273 for the year.
Intel buys AI chipmaker Habana Labs
December 16, 2019Intel Corporation has acquired Habana Labs, an Israel-based developer of programmable deep-learning accelerators for the data center.
Intel nabs former GlobalFoundries, IBM executive
December 12, 2019Intel Corp has hired former IBM chip exec and GlobalFoundries CTO Gary Patton to its team.
Semiconductor market suffers another plunge in Q3
December 09, 2019With revenue plunging by a gut-wrenching 14.7% in the third quarter, the global semiconductor market appears destined for a year of double-digit decline, despite some signs of growth in the critical memory segment, says IHS Markit.
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.
Precogs’ CEO: ‘If we can’t help you, it won’t cost you’
December 05, 2019The business model of Precogs, the company that has created a global marketplace that connects a buyers ERP with component distributors, is quite intriguing; you will only pay out of what the company can save you.
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.
MediaTek, Intel partnering on 5G technology
November 25, 2019MediaTek has announced an ongoing collaboration with Intel to bring MediaTek's new 5G modem to PCs, for deployment in key consumer and commercial laptop segments.
NUVIA expands in Austin, bolsters exec teamLoad more news
November 25, 2019Silicon-design start-up NUVIA Inc. will open new offices in Austin, Texas, the company announced today.