China enters the top-10 among semi suppliers
May 11, 2020HiSilicon is the first China-based semiconductor supplier to be ranked in the top-10.
NVIDIA receives green light for Mellanox acquisition
April 17, 2020NVIDIA says that it has received approval from all necessary authorities to proceed with its planned acquisition of Mellanox, first announced in March 2019.
Tachyum opens new EU headquarters in Slovakia
April 08, 2020The semiconductor startup has opened a new European Union headquarters to address the regional needs of its growing number of customers, partners, vendors throughout the EU.
Global top 10 IC designers’ 2019 revenues drop by 4.1% YoY
March 18, 2020Under the combined influence of the U.S. Entity List and the COVID-19 pandemic, the IC design industry is unlikely to return to growth in 2020.
Seven major chip acquisitions valued at USD 1bn or more
February 12, 2020Semiconductor merger and acquisition activity strengthened in 2019 after pulling back in the two previous years from historic high levels of M&A agreements in 2015 and 2016.
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.
Semiconductor market suffers another plunge in Q3
December 09, 2019With revenue plunging by a gut-wrenching 14.7% in the third quarter, the global semiconductor market appears destined for a year of double-digit decline, despite some signs of growth in the critical memory segment, says IHS Markit.
Revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design companies
December 06, 2019The newest analysis from TrendForce shows that several U.S.-based IC design companies experienced continually expanding losses in 3Q19 revenue because of the ongoing China-U.S. trade war and because Huawei had yet to be removed from the Entity List.
Intel to reclaim No.1 semiconductor supplier ranking in 2019
November 19, 2019IC Insights says that only three among the top-15 semiconductor suppliers are forecasted to show growth this year.
Veoneer joins Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium
November 19, 2019Veoneer has joined the Autonomous Vehicle Computing Consortium (AVCC) to speed autonomous driving vehicle development.
Sponsored content by Congatec AGFunction toolkit for automated retail checkout systems Technology fusion offers more than the sum of parts
congatec, Basler and NXP Semiconductors have developed a function toolkit for deep learning applications in retail. The platform is a proof-of-concept, using artificial intelligence (AI) to fully automate the retail checkout process.
NVIDIA leads way but competition is intensifying
October 15, 2019Diversity is the name of the game when it comes to the edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) chipset industry. In 2019, the AI industry is witnessing the continual migration of AI workloads, particularly AI inference, to edge devices, including on-premise servers, gateways, and end-devices and sensors.
Tachyum upgrades to Santa Clara Park for new HQ
September 27, 2019Semiconductor start-up Tachyum joins Intel, AMD and nVidia by moving its corporate headquarters to larger, newer digs in Santa Clara Park’s Freedom Center.
US-China trade impacts global top ten IC design companies
September 05, 2019The global top ten IC design companies for 2Q19 ranked by revenue have just been released by TrendForce, in which we see revenues of the top five all falling YoY.
Commission fines Qualcomm for engaging in 'predatory pricing'
July 19, 2019The European Commission has fined Qualcomm €242 million for abusing its market dominance in 3G baseband chipsets. Qualcomm sold below cost, with the aim of forcing its competitor Icera out of the market, the decision reads. This is illegal under EU antitrust rules.
NeuroBlade raises over $27M to develop a new type of AI chip
June 27, 2019Israeli startup NeuroBlade has completed a USD 23 million round A, led by Marius Nacht, Co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies, with the participation of new investor Intel Capital and existing investors StageOne Ventures and Grove Ventures.
Volvo partners with NVIDIA to develop AI for autonomous trucks
June 18, 2019The Volvo Group has signed an agreement with NVIDIA to jointly develop the decision making system of autonomous commercial vehicles and machines.
Mythic Secures $30M in new financing
June 13, 2019Mythic, an AI inference processor company with analog compute-in-memory technology, has secured USD 30 million in Series B-1 funding led by Valor Equity Partners, with additional new investors Future Ventures, Atreides, Micron Ventures, and Lam Research.
The rumours were true - Nvidia acquires MellanoxLoad more news
March 11, 2019Nvidia and Mellanox have reached a definitive agreement under which Nvidia will acquire Mellanox. The California chipmaker will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Mellanox for USD 125 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately USD 6.9 billion.