CalcuQuote grows global team with two new European team members
December 21, 2020Quoting and supply chain software provider for the EMS industry, CalcuQuote, has strengthened its global presence with the addition of two new European team members.
Diodes completes its acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor
December 01, 2020Diodes Incorporated has completed its close to USD 450 million acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor (LSC).
NAND Flash revenue for 3Q20 up by only 0.3% QoQ due to weak server sales
November 26, 2020Total NAND Flash revenue reached USD 14.5 billion in 3Q20, a 0.3% increase QoQ, while total NAND Flash bit shipment rose by 9% QoQ, but the ASP fell by 9% QoQ, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Kontron Industrial AI Platform for easy integration of Artificial Intelligence
November 24, 2020The Kontron Industrial AI Platform accelerates the use of AI algorithms for inference in industrial environments, such as quality control or predictive maintenance.
Mycronic receives order for a SLX and a Prexision Lite 8 Evo mask writer
November 19, 2020The Swedish high-tech company says it has received an order from a customer in Asia for an SLX and a Prexision Lite 8 Evo mask writer, which will replace one of the customer’s older systems.
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.
Life returns to the former Nokia plant in Chennai
October 26, 2020Its been six years since there were any production going on at Nokia’s former plant in Srioerumbudur. But now the facility is once again in operation, this time under its new owner; Salcomp, a manufacturer of chargers.
Diodes gets green light for Lite-On acquisition from China
September 24, 2020Diodes Incorporated says it has received approval from the China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) to proceed with its planned acquisition of Lite-On Semiconductor which was announced last year.
Total VCSEL revenue expected to reach USD 1.8 Billion in 2021
September 04, 2020In early 2020, TrendForce forecasted the release of more than 10 high-end smartphone models equipped with 3D sensing solutions this year, which would drive up 3D sensing VCSEL revenue* to USD 1.404 billion.
Kioxia completes acquisition of LITE-ON Technology’s SSD business
July 01, 2020Kioxia Holdings Corporation says it expects to complete its acquisition of LITE-ON Technology Corporation’s Solid State Drive (SSD) business, Solid State Storage Technology Corporation and its affiliated companies on July 1, 2020.
Fingerprint Cards starts collaboration with Digi-Key
April 22, 2020Swedish biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards has entered into a collaboration with the global on-line distributor, Digi-Key Electronics.
100 IC wafer fabs closed or repurposed since 2009
March 30, 2020The hardest hit are ≤200mm wafer fabs, 70% of the closures are found in Japan and North America.
Strong developments for Mycronic - despite an uncertain 2019
February 06, 2020“I am pleased today to present another successful year for Mycronic, particularly in light of the global unrest and the slowdown in the electronics industry that characterized 2019,” says Mycronic's CEO, Anders Lindqvist, in the company's year-end report.
Diodes updates on Lite-On acquisition
January 09, 2020Since the initial announcement of the acquisition back in August, 2019, all customary closing conditions have been met, including approval by the Lite-On shareholders. In conjunction, Diodes has been working through the final process of securing the required regulatory approvals in both Taiwan and China.
Lite-On shareholders approve the Diodes deal
October 29, 2019Lite-On Semiconductor held a special meeting for its shareholders on October 25, 2019 during which the proposed acquisition by Diodes and the associated Share Swap Agreement were approved.
Photronics' first to order Mycronic's Prexision Lite 8 Evo
October 10, 2019Swedish Mycronic says it has has received an order for Prexision-series mask writers for display applications from Photronics Inc, for deployment in Asia.
Toshiba Memory could make huge gains from Lite-On’s SSD business
September 03, 2019Taiwan’s Lite-On Technology Corp. (Lite-On) announced on August 30 that it will offload the entire stake of its SSD business to Toshiba Memory Holdings Corp. (TMCHD).
Toshiba Memory to acquire LITE-ON's SSD business
September 02, 2019Toshiba Memory, soon to be rebranded as Kioxia Holdings Corporation, says it has signed a definitive agreement with LITE-ON Technology Corporation to acquire its Solid State Drive (SSD) business.
Global automotive LED revenue still on the riseLoad more news
August 15, 2019the global automotive market has been showing declines since 2018 amid global trade frictions and economic recessions, but the penetration rates of LEDs in various major automotive lighting products continued to rise, says LEDinside, a division of TrendForce,