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.
Marvell expands operations in Canada
June 14, 2022Marvell Technology is looking to expand its Canadian presence in Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver with plans for ongoing growth.
Top 10 IC design companies revenue reached $39.43B in 1Q22
June 09, 2022According to the latest TrendForce statistics, the top ten IC designers worldwide posted a combined revenue of USD 39.43 billion in 1Q22, or 44% growth YoY.
Bell Semiconductor is suing companies left and right
May 12, 2022In late April, Bell Semiconductor, a Pennsylvania-based technology and intellectual property licensing company, filed lawsuits against Micron, Infineon, Nvidia and seven other companies alleging infringement of one of its patents.
Top 10 IC design companies revenue top $100B in 2021
March 25, 2022Due to vigorous stocking of various terminal applications causing a shortage of wafers in 2021, the global IC industry was severely undersupplied. This, coupled with spiking chip prices, boosted 2021 revenue of the global top ten IC design companies to USD 127.4 billion, or 48% YoY.
SiPearl receives €17.5 million in funding
December 20, 2021SiPearl has just been awarded a EUR 17.5 million funding from the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator program. The funding will support the development and scale-up of SiPearl future-generation microprocessor. The funding aims to contribute to ensure European sovereignty in supercomputing for solving scientific, industrial and societal challenges.
Who's the biggest fabless IC design company in Q321?
December 16, 2021The semiconductor market in 3Q21 is red hot with total revenue of the global top 10 IC design (fabless) companies reaching USD 33.7 billion or 45% growth YoY, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Marvell completes its acquisition of Innovium
October 06, 2021The provider of infrastructure semiconductor solutions has completed its acquisition of Innovium, Inc.,and thus broaden its portfolio of silicon solutions targeting cloud data centers.
Chip M&A deals reach USD 22bn; no mega-deals in sight
September 29, 2021After a record-high start in 1Q21, semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements cool off a bit without the “megadeals” seen in 2020.
Top10 fabless IC design companies sees new revenue highs
September 21, 2021In view of the ongoing production capacity shortage in the semiconductor industry and the resultant price hike of chips, revenue of the top 10 IC design companies for 2Q21 reached USD 29.8 billion, a 60.8% YoY increase, according to TrendForce's latest investigations.
Penetration rate of Ice Lake CPUs in server market to surpass 30% by 2022
August 23, 2021While the server industry transitions to the latest generation of processors based on the x86 platform, the Intel Ice Lake and AMD Milan CPUs entered mass production earlier this year and were shipped to certain customers, such as North American CSPs and telecommunication companies, at a low volume in 1Q21, according to market researcher Tren[b][/b]dForce.
Marvell to acquire Innovium - expands ethernet switching portfolio
August 04, 2021Marvell Technology has entered into a definitive agreement under which it will acquire Innovium in an all-stock transaction. Innovium shareholders will receive USD 1.1 billion in consideration consisting of about 19.05 million shares of Marvell Common Stock.
Crypto mining - key to Nvidia overtaking Broadcom in 1Q21
June 14, 2021While foundry capacities remained tight, prompting IC design companies to compete over limited foundry capacities in order to fulfill rising demand for various end devices, the top 10 IC design (fabless) companies posted remarkable revenues in 1Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Former Marvell COO named NXP’s new EVP, global operations
May 18, 2021Andy Micallef has been named NXP’s Executive Vice President, Global Operations, effective May 17. In this role, Micallef will be responsible for executing NXP’s end-to-end manufacturing, quality, and supply chain strategies.
Marvell completes its acquisition of Inphi
April 21, 2021Marvell Technology has completed its acquisition of Inphi Corporation; the combination creates a US semiconductor powerhouse.
Top 10 fabless IC design companies see 26.4% YoY increase
March 26, 2021Qualcomm was able to overtake Broadcom for the leading position in the top 10 list primarily due to two reasons: First, the sudden demand surge for network devices; and second, Apple’s decision to once again adopt Qualcomm’s baseband processors, says Trendforce.
Marvell receives Chinese 'Ok' for Inphi acquisition
March 25, 2021Semiconductor company Marvell Technology announces that the State Administration for Market Regulation in China has approved the company's previously announced proposed acquisition of Inphi Corporation.
Marvell and Fujitsu partner to deliver 5G baseband technology
March 01, 2021Fujitsu has selected Marvell's baseband processor silicon to power its new 5G New Radio (NR) base station offerings.
Five mega-deals pushed M&A value to $118B last year
January 13, 2021The value of the mergers and acquisitions seen last year within the semiconductor industry set a new record. Five big acquisition announcements and more than a dozen smaller deals in 2020 pushed the total value of M&A agreements in the year to an all-time high of USD 118.0 billion, surpassing the previous record of USD 107.7 billion reached in 2015
TrendForce: new iPhone models key to Qualcomm’s top spot in 3Q20Load more news
December 18, 2020Apple’s release of the iPhone 12, which has been popular in the consumer markets, led to soaring demand for Qualcomm’s 5G modems and RF chips, in turn propelling Qualcomm’s revenues past that of its rival Broadcom once again to clinch the number one spot in the revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design (fabless) companies for 3Q20, says TrendForce.