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).
Imec and semiconductor partners target greener chip manufacturing
May 17, 2022Nanoelectronics research and innovation center, imec, says that it has managed to pool together stakeholders from the semiconductor value chain – from companies such as Apple and Microsoft, to suppliers, including ASM, Kurita, SCREEN and Tokyo Electron – to participate in its Sustainable Semiconductor Technologies and Systems (SSTS) research program.
AMD acquires Pensando for $1.9 billion
April 05, 2022AMD has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pensando for approximately USD 1.9 billion before working capital and other adjustments.
AR/VR device shipments to reach 14.19 million units in 2022
February 18, 2022AR/VR device shipments revised up to 14.19 million units in 2022, with an annual growth rate of 43.9%, according to TrendForce research.
Flex appoints new Chief Strategy Officer
November 10, 2021Manufacturing partner Flex has appointed Cameron Carr as its new chief strategy officer (CSO). Mr. Carr will report directly to Flex CEO, Revathi Advaithi.
IAR Systems dismisses CEO
October 18, 2021The board of I.A.R. Systems Group has decided to dismiss CEO Stefan Skarin and has appointed Richard Lind as acting CEO. Richard has been a board member of IAR since 2019 and is a former CTO of the Internet of Things at Microsoft.
Taiwanese server ODMs to make up 90% of the production in 2021
October 13, 2021Escalating trade tensions between the US and China, rising geopolitical issues, increased tariffs, and uncertainties stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic’s emergence last year have compelled server ODMs to actively shift their operations closer to clients as well as engage in risk mitigation strategies, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Solution from Fingerprint Cards integrated in new Honor MagicBook
October 11, 2021Swedish biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards, announces that the the company’s new biometric solution for the PC market is integrated in the new HONOR MagicBook V14.
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.
Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 10.8% in 2020 to $464B
May 07, 2021Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy, the semiconductor market performed strongly in 2020. Demand by industry was uneven throughout the year due to global lockdowns, remote work and education, and shifts in consumer buying behaviour, according to the IDC who believes that growth will accelerate this year, desipte market shortages.
GCP, AWS to become main drivers of global server demand
April 19, 2021Thanks to their flexible pricing schemes and diverse service offerings, CSPs have been a direct, major driver of enterprise demand for cloud services, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Sponsored content by congatec AGAMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 series on COM Express Compact 8 cores for heterogeneous edge computing
Tasks at the embedded edge are getting more and more complex. Supporting up to 8 cores and 16 threads, the recently launched AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors are paving the way for x86-based embedded designs with unprecedented compute density and performance per watt. congatec is offering the new Zen 2 based processor generation, which complements V1000 processor technology with 6- and 8-core versions, on COM Express Compact modules.
Salcomp expands with another factory in India
January 04, 2021The Finnish company continues its expansion in India. The manufacturer of the charger has managed to acquire a defunct factory owned by the American EMS provider Jabil.
Sponsored content by congatec AGA highly reliable performance boost for the edge The new Intel Atom® x6000E Series, Intel Celeron® and Pentium® N & J processors (code name Elkhart Lake) impress with twice the graphics speed of their predecessors and 50% more multi-thread performance on up to 4 cores. congatec is now making these processors available on the 2.5-inch Pico-ITX form factor, leveraging their industrial quality for the most reliable performance boost possible.
DDR5 era to officially begin in 2021
November 03, 2020The DRAM market is currently transitioning between generations. However, significant increases in the penetration rate of DDR5 PC DRAM is not expected to take place until 2022 at the earliest, says TrendForce.
DRAM price erosion expected through the end of 2020
October 30, 2020Price jump that typically coincides with the introduction of new smartphone models in 3Q and 4Q is not expected due to disrupted buying patterns and cautious discretionary spending.
Fingerprint finds its way into another PC
October 27, 2020Swedish biometrics company, Fingerprint Cards, says that the company has been awarded a design win by an unnamed, but described as a top tier, PC manufacturer, with a product launch planned for Q1 2021.
Top 10 tech industry trends for 2021
October 06, 2020As the DRAM industry officially enters the EUV era, NAND Flash stacking technology advances past 150L, says TrendForce as it provides its forecast of 10 key trends in the tech industry for 2021.
Microsoft invests in AI Chip companyLoad more news
August 11, 2020Syntiant, a deep learning tech company providing AI voice and sensor solutions, has completed a USD 35 million Series C funding round.