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.
SK hynix to supply industry's first HBM3 DRAM to Nvidia
June 09, 2022South Korean SK hynix says that it ha started mass production of HBM3 DRAM. Nvidia recently completed its performance evaluation of SK hynix's HBM3 samples
Nvidia joins forces with Ayar Labs for development of AI infrastructure
June 02, 2022Together with Nvidia, Ayar Labs is developing an artificial intelligence (AI) infrastructure based on optical I/O technology to meet future demands of AI and high performance computing (HPC) workloads.
SiPearl team up with Nvidia
May 30, 2022SiPearl says it's teaming up with Nvidia in a collaboration to provide a joint offering combining SiPearl HPC microprocessors with Nvidia's accelerated computing and networking portfolio.
Sponsored content by FusionManufacturers Reassess their Supply Chains Prevailing obstacles since the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020 have manufacturers reassessing their supply chain strategies. The following major disruptions that occurred entering 2022 added to existing setbacks, or created new ones altogether:
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.
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.
SK hynix's CEO is eying a potential acquisition of Arm
March 30, 2022The South Korean chip giant is reportedly reviewing the potential to acquire Arm through a consortium, following the British semiconductor company’s recent failed merger with Nvidia.
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.
Arm plans job cuts following failed merger with Nvidia
March 15, 2022Cambridge-based chip design provider Arm is reportedly planning to cut up to 15% of its global workforce.
Nvidia acquires Israeli storage specialist
March 08, 2022Excelero, a Tel Aviv-based provider of high-performance software-defined storage, is now a part of Nvidia.
Intel's acquisition of Tower – two birds with one stone
February 16, 2022Intel officially confirmed on February 15 that it will acquire Israeli foundry Tower Semiconductor for nearly USD 6 billion, and the deal will likely contribute to the growth of Intel’s foundry business if it closes successfully, TrendForce reports.
Xilinx is now in the hands of AMD
February 14, 2022The multi-billion dollar deal which was first announced back in October 2020 has been completed.
NVIDIA’s acquisition of Arm failed – Arm to go public
February 08, 2022NVIDIA and SoftBank have terminated NVIDIA's $40 billion acquisition of Arm. The deal was set to become the largest semiconductor deal in history, had it gone through.
Gartner: global semiconductor revenue grew 25.1% in 2021
January 20, 2022Worldwide semiconductor revenue increased 25.1% in 2021 to total USD 583.5 billion, crossing the USD 500 billion threshold for the first time, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc.
17 Semiconductor companies forecast >$10B in sales in 2021
December 30, 202117 companies forecast to have worldwide semiconductor (IC and O S D—optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete) sales of >$10.0 billion in 2021. Three semiconductor companies – AMD, NXP, and Analog Devices — are expected to join the noteworthy “megasuppliers” list in 2021.
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.
DRAM ASP expected to decline by 8-13% QoQ in 1Q22
December 13, 2021Regarding the shipment of various end products in 4Q21, the quarterly shipment of notebook computers is expected to remain about the same as 3Q21 figures, as prior component gaps were partially resolved during the quarter, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
The FTC wants to block Nvidia’s $40B acquisition of ArmLoad more news
December 03, 2021The US Federal Trade Commission has launched a lawsuit aiming to block U.S. chip supplier Nvidia Corp.’s USD 40 billion acquisition of UK chip design provider Arm Ltd. Semiconductor.