Is the semiconductor shortage over?
September 27, 2022Although there are still sporadic shortages of specific components, the curtain has officially fallen on a two-year wave of shortages in general, and brands have gradually suspended stocking in response to changes in market conditions.
FPT Software launches chipmaking subsidiary
September 26, 2022Vietnamese ICT company, FPT Software, announces that it has launched a new chip subsidiary, FPT Semiconductor, meaning that the company is entering the booming semiconductor industry.
Rutronik expands its presence in China
September 14, 2022Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente is expanding its presence in China with a new warehouse facility in Shanghai. At the same time, the company is also making a push adding more field application engineering and technical support in the country.
Swissbit strenghtens its Embedded IoT Solutions division
September 09, 2022Claus Gründel has been appointed General Manager of the "Embedded IoT Solutions" division of Swissbit.
Top ten IC design house revenue spikes 32% in 2Q22
September 07, 2022According to the latest TrendForce statistics, revenue of the top ten global IC design houses reached US$39.56 billion in 2Q22, growing 32% YoY.
Katek completes its acquisition of SigmaPoint
August 18, 2022German EMS provider Katek has completed its previously announced acquisition of SigmaPoint Technologies in Cornwall, Canada.
HansaMatrix reports increased 2Q22 revenues
August 10, 2022Based on the preliminary data, HansaMatrix's second quarter 2022 revenues amounted to EUR 6.47 million, a 7.1% increase compared to Q2 2021 and 7.3% increase compared to Q1 2022.
Telit acquires Thales’ cellular IoT products
August 09, 2022IoT specialist Telit, and Thales have entered into an agreement under which Telit intends to acquire Thales’ cellular IoT products.
Qualcomm deepens its ties with GlobalFoundries
August 09, 2022GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm say they are more than doubling their existing long-term semiconductor manufacturing agreement.
Three companies to own 74.5% of base station market in 2022
August 08, 2022TrendForce estimates that Huawei, Ericsson, and Nokia will account for 74.5% of the global base station market in 2022.
Semtech to acquire Sierra Wireless
August 03, 2022Semtech and Sierra Wireless have entered into a definitive agreement under which Semtech will acquire all outstanding shares of Sierra Wireless for USD 31 per share in an all-cash deal valued at USD 1.2 billion.
Kioxia & WDC to receive government subsidy for JV fab
July 29, 2022Kioxia Corporation and Western Digital Corporation say that their joint venture, the Fab7 manufacturing facility at Yokkaichi Plant, has been approved to receive up to JPY 92.9 billion (USD 699.3 million) in subsidy from the Japanese government.
Toyo Ink Group to focus on electronics materials in Shenzhen
July 21, 2022Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co., Ltd., the parent company of the Tokyo-based materials manufacturer Toyo Ink Group, recently opened the Shenzhen Toyo Ink Technical Center in Shenzhen, China.
TSMC increase second quarter revenue by 43,5%
July 15, 2022“Our second quarter business was supported by HPC, IoT and Automotive-related demand,” said Wendell Huang, VP and Chief Financial Officer of TSMC, in a company report.
STMicroelectronics and GF announce 300mm facility in France
July 11, 2022STMicroelectronics and GlobalFoundries have signed a MoU to create a new, jointly-operated 300mm semiconductor manufacturing facility adjacent to ST’s existing 300mm facility in Crolles, France to advance FD-SOI ecosystem.
Nordic Semiconductor to acquire Mobile Semiconductor
July 08, 2022Nordic Semiconductor today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Mobile Semiconductor, a privately-held U.S. company specializing in embedded memory technology for microcontrollers and Systems-on-Chip.
Sensata sells semi test and thermal business to Boyd
July 04, 2022Sensata Technologies announces that it has sold its Qinex semiconductor thermal test and control business to Boyd Corporation for total consideration of $219 million, including a small secondary closing.
Infineon acquires NoBug in Romania and Serbia
July 04, 2022Infineon has acquired NoBug, a privately owned engineering company providing verification and design services for all the digital functionalities of semiconductor products.
Top suppliers enjoy big gains in small NOR flash marketLoad more news
June 27, 2022IC Insights says that strong unit demand and robust ASP gains lifted total NOR flash market 63% in 2021.