Is the semiconductor shortage over?
September 27, 2022Although there are still sporadic shortages of specific components, the curtain has officially fallen on a two-year wave of shortages in general, and brands have gradually suspended stocking in response to changes in market conditions.
Qualcomm's automotive design-win pipeline expands to $30B
September 23, 2022Qualcomm says that its automotive design-win pipeline has grown to USD 30 billion, driven by increased adoption of the company's Snapdragon Digital Chassis solutions across the auto industry.
The semiconductor market's slowdown picks up speed
September 22, 2022The second quarter of 2022 was the third consecutive quarter of weakening revenue growth for the semiconductor market, with the market now in decline according to Omdia's Competitive Landscape Tracker.
Top ten IC design house revenue spikes 32% in 2Q22
September 07, 2022According to the latest TrendForce statistics, revenue of the top ten global IC design houses reached US$39.56 billion in 2Q22, growing 32% YoY.
Meta partners with Qualcomm to produce VR chipsets
September 05, 2022Qualcomm and Meta have announced a multi-year agreement to collaborate on a new era of spatial computing powered by Snapdragon extended reality (XR) platforms and technologies for the Meta Quest platform.
Arm files lawsuit against Qualcomm
September 01, 2022Arm has filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm and its subsidiary Nuvia for breach of certain license agreements with Arm as well as trademark infringement.
GlobalFoundries shipped a record 630 thousand wafers in 2Q22
August 15, 2022GlobalFoundries’ CEO Dr. Thomas Caulfield, says that the company shipped 630 thousand wafers during the second quarter of 2022 – a new record. This was driven by double-digit growth at sites in the US and Europe.
Qualcomm deepens its ties with GlobalFoundries
August 09, 2022GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm say they are more than doubling their existing long-term semiconductor manufacturing agreement.
TrendForce: Intel orders delayed, TSMC slows 3nm expansion
August 04, 2022According to TrendForce research, Intel plans to outsource the tGPU chipset in Meteor Lake to TSMC for manufacture. Mass production of this product was initially planned for 2H22 but was later postponed to 1H23 due to product design and process verification issues.
Ericsson, Qualcomm and Thales wants to take 5G into space
July 14, 2022Thales, Qualcomm Technologies and Ericsson are planning to take 5G out of this world and across a network of Earth-orbiting satellites.
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.
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:
Viettel & Qualcomm team up on 5G infrastructure development
May 16, 2022Viettel Group and Qualcomm Technologies plans to collaborate and develop a next-generation 5G Radio Unit (RU) with massive MIMO capabilities and distributed units (DUs). This focuses on helping to expedite the development and roll-out of 5G network infrastructure and services in Vietnam and globally.
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.
Top 10 companies hold 57% of global semi marketshare
April 27, 2022In 2021, five of the top 10 semiconductor companies were fabless suppliers. In 2008, there was one fabless company in the ranking; in 2000, there were none.
WT Microelectronics to acquire Excelpoint Technology
April 15, 2022Taiwanese electronic components distributor, WT Microelectronics, will acquire 100% of Singaporian distributor Excelpoint Technology via its subsidiary WT Semiconductor for SGD 232.2 million (about USD USD 171 million)
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.
Stellantis turns to Qualcomm to smarten up its cars
April 15, 2022Stellantis will leverage Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon Digital Chassis advancements to deliver intelligent in-vehicle experiences across its 14 automotive brands beginning in 2024.
SSW Partners completes its acquisition of Veoneer
April 04, 2022SSW Partners, a New York-based investment partnership, has completed the previously announced acquisition of Veoneer. SSW payed USD 37.00 per share representing a total equity value of about USD 4.6 billion.
Top 10 IC design companies revenue top $100B in 2021Load more news
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.