2021 LED market revenue projected to reach $16.53B
May 18, 2021Owing to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, not only did LED revenue experience a downward trajectory, but this decline also reached a magnitude rarely seen in recent years, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
DRAM revenue for 1Q/21 with an 8.7% increase QoQ
May 11, 2021Demand for DRAM exceeded expectations in 1Q/21 as the proliferation of WFH and distance education resulted in high demand for notebook computers against market headwinds, according to market researcher TrendForce.
GPV kicks off 2021 with a solid performance
May 06, 2021Danish EMS provider GPV just finished up its first quarter of 2021 and delivered record results. With a solid start to 2021 the company has set the tone for the remainder of the year.
BMW invests in solid-state startup
May 04, 2021Solid Power, a producer of all solid-state batteries for electric vehicles, has raised USD 130 million Series B investment round led by the BMW Group, Ford Motor Company and Volta Energy Technologies.
Sponsored content by CMLPCB Manufacturer with Global Sales Network Starteam, CML and CIA Join Forces CML Group and CIA Group Holdings, both global leaders in Printed Circuit Board (PCB) manufacturing, sourcing and supply solutions, announce the completion of a merger agreement effective April 30th, 2021.
Fabless suppliers held a record 33% of the 2020 IC market
April 29, 2021Fabless IC suppliers registered a strong 24% surge in sales last year as compared to only an 8% increase by the IDMs. And as IC Insight's points out in its April update to the 2021 McClean report, sales growth rates of fabless IC companies versus IDM (integrated device manufacturers) IC suppliers have historically been very different.
All Circuits expands in France – aiming for industry 4.0
April 28, 2021By 2022, the Group will have added 5’000 square metres of production space to its MSL Circuits operations in Meung-sur-Loire, France.
SK hynix is optimistic about the market condition
April 28, 2021The South Korean semiconductor says that it made better results both QoQ and YoY in the first quarter as the semiconductor market conditions improved earlier this year.
Semiconductor fab inaugurated on the African continent
April 27, 2021On the 26th of April, Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta officially inaugurated a nanotechnology and semiconductor manufacturing facility – the first one in Kenya.
Heliospectra chooses Orbit One as manufacturing partner
April 23, 2021Swedish greentech company Heliospectra, specialising in intelligent LED lighting technology and light control systems, has chosen Orbit One as its manufacturing partner.
Better display specs translate to higher sales for Apple
April 22, 2021Shipment of Apple's Mini LED iPad Pro expected to reach five million units in 2021, all thanks to improved display technology, says market researcher.
AI is making its way into the printed circuit board industry
April 22, 2021The Know-Center developed an AI algorithm for AT&S. This not only correctly recognises the images of the circuit boards, but also provides an explanation of why a circuit board might be defective or intact. As a result, AT&S now has a transparent AI system at its disposal, which, after an intensive test phase, should deliver comprehensible and explainable results in the near future.
Pocket-Size white noise generator for quickly testing circuit signal response
April 16, 2021[ib]Question[/ib]: Can you produce a frequency spectrum for all frequencies at the same time?
Polestar raises $550 million from new investors
April 15, 2021Swedish electric car company Polestar, controlled by Volvo and its parent company Geely, has recently has raised USD 550 million from a group of long-term financial investors. And, the company is considering further fund raising.
Top 10 semiconductor vendors by 2020 revenue
April 13, 2021Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled USD 466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4% from 2019, according to final results by Gartner, Inc.
Intel steps up as a supplier to the automotive industry
April 13, 2021According to Intel’s new CEO, Pat Gelsinger, the company is ready to step up and start making chips for car makers to take the edge off the current shortage that has hit the automotive industry hard.
Chinese suppliers take top spots in TV panel shipment ranking
April 09, 2021As Samsung Display (SDC) decided to extend the manufacturing operations of its Korea-based Gen 8.5 LCD fab, and tier-two panel suppliers are still slow to reassign their production capacities from TV panels to IT panels, TrendForce expects total TV panel shipment for 2021 to reach 269 million units, which is relatively unchanged compared to 2020 levels.
13% increase to lift total semi shipments to a new record high
April 07, 2021Total semiconductor unit shipments, which include integrated circuits as well as optoelectronics, sensor/actuator, and discrete (O-S-D) devices, are forecast to rise 13% in 2021, to 1,135.3 billion (1.1353 trillion) units to set a new all-time annual record.
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April 02, 2021Total O-S-D sales set a record high in 2020 despite the Covid-19 virus crisis wrecking the global economy. In a 2021 rebound, optoelectronics is expected to join sensors/actuators and discretes in strong growth.