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.
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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 company
August 11, 2020Syntiant, a deep learning tech company providing AI voice and sensor solutions, has completed a USD 35 million Series C funding round.
New game consoles expected to trigger demand surge for graphics DRAM and SSD's
January 15, 2020TrendForce expects the year-end release of new generation game consoles to trigger a demand surge of graphics DRAM and SSD's during the second half of 2020.
1Q/20 Graphics DRAM price sees sharp upturn
December 31, 2019Server DRAM prices are expected to lead the uptrend in 1Q20 DRAM prices because the supply has been constrained by unstable yield rates of 1Xnm processes.
Salcomp to revive Nokia’s old Chennai plant
November 26, 2019The Finnish manufacturer of adapters and chargers is reportedly planning to invest INR 20 billion (USD 279 million) is India as it will start manufacturing its products in Chennai from March 2020.
MagnaChip and ELAN Micro join forces on next-gen OLED capabilities
April 11, 2019MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation and ELAN Microelectronics Corp., developer of smart human machine interface (HMI) applications, have formed a partnership to expand the capabilities of OLED displays for a wide variety of next-generation consumer, communication, automotive and other products.
Microsoft sues Foxconn over unpaid royalties
March 12, 2019Microsoft is suing a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry - more commonly known as Foxconn - over unpaid patent royalties. The software giant claims the contract device maker is ignoring an existing patent license.
Toshiba Memory deliver Value SAS SSDs targeting SATA applications
June 22, 2018New RM5 value SAS series brings improved performance, reliability and capacity at a price point that enables SATA replacement in servers.[b][/b]
Infineon demonstrates secured authentication using FIDO2 on Microsoft Windows 10
April 18, 2018Infineon Technologies AG is demonstrating its FIDO2 reference design. The design is based on the security certified SLE 78 chip, as an authentication token for logging on to the Azure Active Directory joined device.
MediaTek teams up with Microsoft
April 17, 2018MediaTek are collaborating with Microsoft to deliver the first ever Azure Sphere chip, the MT3620, that will drive IoT innovation with built-in security and connectivity.
Axon opens R&D site in Finland
March 14, 2018Axon, a provider of connected law enforcement technologies, is expanding with the addition of new imaging engineering team led by industry expert Juha Alakarhu.
Benchmark Electronics moves HQ to ArizonaLoad more news
October 23, 2017After a six-month, extensive site selection process, Benchmark Electronics has decided to locate its new corporate headquarters in the heart of Tempe, Arizona.