GaN solutions to hold major share of fast charge market in 2025
October 26, 2021Apple recently unveiled its 140W MagSafe charger for the new MacBook Pro, marking the first time that Apple is adopting GaN technology. As such, 100+ watt fast charge products have thus entered a period of growth, in turn accelerating the adoption of third-generation semiconductor devices in consumer applications, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Global top 10 SSD module makers by market share
October 25, 2021The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic led to severe delays in manufacturing and logistics. In particular, governments worldwide began implementing border restrictions in 2Q20 to combat the ongoing health crisis, leading to a sudden decline in order volumes for channel-market SSDs, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Global smartphone production declines by 11% QoQ to 307M units for 2Q21
September 09, 2021The recent surges of COVID-19 cases in India, Vietnam, and other Southeast Asian countries have adversely affected the global smartphone market in terms of production and demand, according to TrendForce.
Leading China OEM suppliers, 2020 - the top 10 list
August 12, 2021The emergence of the new coronavirus in late 2019 and the still-ongoing pandemic it caused led to an unprecedented global economic downturn. Virtually every nation on the globe felt its effect, but some appear to be recovering faster than others, reports New Venture Research.
GaN IC company Navitas to go public
May 10, 2021GaN Power ICs specialis, Navitas Semiconductor, has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with Live Oak Acquisition Corp. II, a publicly-traded special-purpose acquisition company. The transaction, which values the combined entity at $1.4 billion, will result in Navitas becoming a publicly-traded company.
From ninth place in the global ranking to exiting the market
April 08, 2021TrendForce’s investigations finds that LG manufactured merely 30.6 million smartphones last year, which represented a 2.4% market share. The Korean company took ninth place in the global ranking of smartphone brands by production volume in 2020.
Apple and Samsung remain the top chip buyers in 2020
February 12, 2021Gartner says that the top 10 original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) increased their semiconductor spending by 10% in 2020, and accounted for 42% of the total market, up from 40.9% in 2019.
Global notebook shipment expected to reach 217M units in 2021
January 07, 2021Owing to the stay-at-home economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, not only did yearly notebook computer shipment surpass 200 million units for the first time ever, but the 22.5% YoY growth was also the highest on record, says TrendForce.
Kingston, ADATA, Tigo take the top among global SSD module makers
October 29, 2020The total worldwide shipments of branded SSDs bound for the channel (retail) market in 2019 reached 131 million units, showing an increase of almost 60% from 2018, according to TrendForce's latest investigations.
Lenovo to set up new in-house manufacturing plant in Hungary
September 30, 2020The Hong Kong-based technology company is planning to open a new in-house manufacturing facility in Hungary in during the Spring of next year.
Notebook shipment expected to soar past 180 million units in 2020
September 10, 2020Demand for notebook computers (NBs) across the globe experienced an explosive growth in 2Q20 due to an increase in working from home and distance education demand generated by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
The dominoes keep falling – Flex halts shipments to Huawei
May 28, 2019EMS provider Flex, formerly Flextronics, has reportedly halted production at its China plant in Zhuhai, Guangdong province.
Samsung & Apple buys 19.5% of all semiconductors
January 29, 2018Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top two semiconductor chip buyers in 2017, representing 19.5 percent of the total worldwide market, according to Gartner.
Qualcomm signs MoU with four major Asian companies
January 29, 2018Lenovo, OPPO, vivo and Xiaomi each sign a memorandum of understanding with Qualcomm Technologies for the multi-year purchase of RF front-end solutions.
Fujitsu, Lenovo and DBJ form PC JV
November 02, 2017Fujitsu Limited, Lenovo Group and Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ) are forming a joint venture which will focus on the research, development, design, manufacturing and sales of Client Computing Devices (CCD) for the global PC market.
DRAM module industry recorded 12% drop in sales revenue for 2016
September 06, 2017DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, reports that the global sales revenue of DRAM modules for 2016 totalled USD 6.9 billion, amounting to a decline of about 12 percent compared with the result of the previous year.
YoY gain of 3.6 percent for 2Q/17 notebook shipments
August 16, 2017Market research firm TrendForce reports that the global notebook shipments for this second quarter registered a sequential quarterly increase of 5.7 percent and a year-on-year increase of 3.6 percent, totalling 39.96 million units.
Contract prices of server DRAM modules increase 3-8% sequentially
June 20, 2017The average contract price of server DRAM modules rose sequentially by nearly 40 percent and 10 percent respectively for the first and second quarter of 2017 due to tight supply.
Voice-Based assistant robots popular world-wide
June 15, 2017Rapid progress in the development artificial intelligence (AI) has allowed humans to communicate with robots using natural languages.
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March 14, 2017Qualcomm and fellow chip manufacturer ASE invest in a chip facility in São Paulo.