2022, a record year for semiconductors – but it doesn’t feel like it
March 10, 20232022, the year that the semiconductor market reached an all-time high with total revenues hitting USD 595.7 billion, narrowly beating the previous high of USD 592.8 billion set in 2021. But why does it feel like 2022 was a struggle?
Global semiconductor revenue grew 1.1% in 2022
January 18, 2023According to preliminary data from Gartner, global semiconductor revenue climbed 1.1% in 2022 to reach USD 601.7 billion, up from USD 595 billion in 2021. The top 25 semiconductor vendors collectively generated 2.8% more revenue in 2022, making up 77.5% of the market.
Production capacity for PMIC's will grow by 4.7% YoY for 1H23
January 06, 2023The effect of the low season, the planned scale-back of capital expenditure on the part of enterprises, and the ongoing slump in the wider consumer electronics market are going to constrain the demand for power management ICs during 1H23.
Total revenue of Top 10 IC design houses dropped 5% in Q3
December 15, 2022According to Trendforce, the total revenue of the global top 10 IC design houses for 3Q22 showed a QoQ drop of 5.3%. Broadcom returned to the number two spot in revenue ranking by overtaking Nvidia and AMD.
Semiconductor market decline reshuffles top 10 ranking
November 29, 2022Following a record run, the semiconductor market has cooled down and consumer confidence has waned resulting in a historic drop. But how does this affect the ranking of the top 10 semiconductor companies?
Swedish semiconductor manufacturer plans to increase production following investment round
October 04, 2022SweGaN, a Swedish manufacturer of custom-made Gallium Nitride on Silicon Carbide (GaN-on-SiC) epitaxial wafers, has completed a Series A financing round totaling SEK 125 million (EUR 12 million).
The semiconductor market's slowdown picks up speed
September 22, 2022The second quarter of 2022 was the third consecutive quarter of weakening revenue growth for the semiconductor market, with the market now in decline according to Omdia's Competitive Landscape Tracker.
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.
TrendForce: Intel orders delayed, TSMC slows 3nm expansion
August 04, 2022According to TrendForce research, Intel plans to outsource the tGPU chipset in Meteor Lake to TSMC for manufacture. Mass production of this product was initially planned for 2H22 but was later postponed to 1H23 due to product design and process verification issues.
Are Micron and the Taiwanese semi suppliers the canaries in the coal mine?
August 02, 2022Early warning signs of a turning point in the semiconductor industry cycle becoming more evident.
Intel to make chips for MediaTek
July 27, 2022MediaTek will use Intel Foundry Services to manufacture new chips for a range of smart edge devices.
SkyWater to bolster chip fabrication at Purdue
July 21, 2022SkyWater plans to open a $1.8 billion semiconductor manufacturing facility in Discovery Park District at Purdue University to create 750 new direct jobs within five years.
Mediatek to open design center at U.S. university
June 30, 2022Fabless chipmaker Mediatek announces commitment to support its first Midwest semiconductor chip design center in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Top Five MPU Suppliers Expand Share of Sales to 86% in 2021
June 30, 2022Total microprocessor sales are expected to maintain double-digit percentage growth in 2022, rising nearly 12% to a record-high $114.8 billion, thanks to higher average selling prices (ASPs).
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.
Top 10 companies hold 57% of global semi marketshare
April 27, 2022In 2021, five of the top 10 semiconductor companies were fabless suppliers. In 2008, there was one fabless company in the ranking; in 2000, there were none.
Gartner says global semiconductor revenue grew 26% in 2021
April 15, 2022Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled USD 595 billion in 2021, an increase of 26.3% from 2020, according to final results by Gartner, Inc.
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.
UMC's Hejian subsidiary resumes production
February 24, 2022On February 14, UMC suspended production at its 8-inch wafer fab subsidiary, HeJian Technology, located in Suzhou, China due to a suspected case of a COVID-19 infection, as previously reported by Evertiq.
Xilinx is now in the hands of AMDLoad more news
February 14, 2022The multi-billion dollar deal which was first announced back in October 2020 has been completed.