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.
Lars Hansen to handle Nordic sales at Memphis Electronic
April 04, 2022Memory specialist distributor MEMPHIS Electronic has appointed Lars Hansen as sales manager for its Nordic region consisting of Denmark, Norway, Sweden and the Baltic States.
Galaxy Semiconductor to acquire Ippon Innovation
February 14, 2022Galaxy Semiconductor, a provider of data analytics solutions, says it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ippon Innovation of Toulouse, France.
NXP reports 28% revenue increase in 2021
February 07, 2022“NXP delivered full-year record revenue of USD 11.06 billion, an increase of 28% year-on-year, with demand accelerating across all of our focus end-markets throughout the year,” says Kurt Sievers, NXP president and CEO in the company fiscal report.
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.
Global power management IC prices jump 10% in 2021
December 06, 2021Due to material shortages caused by insufficient semiconductor supply, to date, power management IC (PMIC) prices remain on an upward trend, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Evertiq’s industry pulse report – KATEK
December 01, 2021German EMS provider KATEK has delivered solid performances throughout 2021. However, that doesn’t mean that the company wasn’t affected by the pandemic and the semiconductor shortage. As for other companies, there has been challenges; but a clear focus on staying "agile and robust" helped KATEK to stay on top.
Top25 semiconductor suppliers' sales growth to skyrocket
November 18, 2021The semiconductor market is forecast to increase 23% this year, fueled by changing habits caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic rebound from it in 2021, says IC Insights. The market research company also provides a projected ranking of the top 25 semiconductor suppliers based on sales growth rate.
NXP Semiconductors names new CFO
October 13, 2021NXP Semiconductors announces that the company names Bill Betz has been named NXP’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.
Dr Klaus Fiedler named as LPKF’s new CEO
October 11, 2021Dr Klaus Fiedler will become the new Chief Executive Officer of LPKF Laser & Electronics AG. The Supervisory Board of the technology company has appointed the manager to join CFO Christian Witt in the Management Board, effective 1 April 2022 or earlier, with a three-year contract term.
Intel ordered to pay; plans to appeal
August 17, 2021A U.S. judge has rejected Intel's request to set aside a jury verdict ordering the chipmaker to pay VLSI Technology USD 2.18 billion for patent infringement. (Evertiq reported)
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NXP sees its 2Q revenues jump 43% YoY
August 03, 2021"NXP delivered second-quarter revenue of $2.6 billion, an increase of 43 percent versus the year-ago period, and better than the mid-point of our guidance.” says Kurt Sievers, NXP President and CEO
What is semiconductor sovereignty worth?
July 14, 2021The EU, US and Asia all have one thing in common when it comes to semiconductors—all are willing to invest billions in research and production to claim a stronger stake in global market share.
ITEC emerges as independent semiconductor equipment manufacturer
July 07, 2021Semiconductor equipment manufacturer ITEC, which was founded in 1991 by Philips (now Nexperia), has announced its launch as a separate independent entity. ITEC will however remain part of the Nexperia group.
MediaTek joins semiconductor titans in research consortium
June 30, 2021Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), a global semiconductor research consortium, has added MediaTek Inc. as its newest member. MediaTek joins eight of the top 10 semiconductor companies as members of the consortium.
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The global chip shortage - a timeline of unfortunate events
June 04, 2021COVID-19 has sent traumatic ripples through supply chains around the globe, but the semiconductor supply chain was fragile long before governments shut down and catastrophe struck. In a culmination of negative variables, the chip shortage has amassed over the years from a series of unfortunate events.
TI tops Analog IC supplier list with room to spareLoad more news
June 03, 2021Skyworks Solutions posts the strongest sales increase in 2020 as the top-10 suppliers collectively accounted for 62% of total analog sales, reports market researcher IC Insights.