Top semiconductor suppliers defy weak market conditions in Q1
June 24, 2020Defying a decline in market revenue, the world’s top-10 semiconductor suppliers managed to generate revenue growth of 2.1% in the first quarter, as the companies benefitted from a COVID-19-driven increase in PC and server sales.
Qualcomm retakes market leadership in 1Q20
June 16, 2020According to the 1Q20 revenue ranking of global top 10 IC design companies compiled from TrendForce’s latest data, Qualcomm was able to stop the trend of continuous YoY revenue declines, which lasted for the six previous consecutive quarters.
Total foundry revenue increases by 20% YoY in 2Q20
June 11, 2020According to the latest investigations by TrendForce, the combined revenues of the top 10 foundries increased by more than 20% YoY in 2Q20.
Imagination and BAIC Capital creates automotive joint venture
May 14, 2020Imagination Technologies and BAIC Group Industrial Investment (BAIC Capital), have signed a joint venture agreement to initiate the establishment of an automotive fabless semiconductor company.
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.
Macs with Apple chips on the horizon
April 24, 2020Apple Inc. is planning to start selling Mac computers equipped with its own main processors as soon as next year.
BOE and Qualcomm enters strategic collaboration
April 21, 2020BOE Technology Group and Qualcomm Technologies, plans to establish a strategic collaboration to develop display products featuring Qualcomm 3D Sonic ultrasonic fingerprint sensors.
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.
Leadership shuffle at TDK’s MEMS Sensors Business Group
March 02, 2020TDK Corporation has announced that Behrooz Abdi will step down as CEO of InvenSense Inc. and general manager of TDK Corporation’s MEMS Sensors Business Group.
Qualcomm: Coronavirus may impact phone industry
February 13, 2020Chip maker Qualcomm Inc has issued a statement that the coronavirus outbreak in China poses a potential threat to the mobile phone industry.
Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 11.9% in 2019
January 14, 2020Intel reclaimed top spot in global semiconductor market; Samsung moved to no. 2.
USI's looking to accelerate expansion - acquires Asteelflash
December 13, 2019It looks like we’re ending 2019 with a bang. One of the worlds biggest EMS providers wants to acquire one of Europe’s largest electronics manufacturers.
Intel nabs former GlobalFoundries, IBM executive
December 12, 2019Intel Corp has hired former IBM chip exec and GlobalFoundries CTO Gary Patton to its team.
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.
IHS Markit: 5G economy in the trillions by 2035
November 11, 2019The IHS Markit 5G Economy Study, commissioned by Qualcomm Technologies Inc., is forecasting that 5G will generate USD 13.2 trillion in sales enablement by 2035.
Qualcomm Ventures launches 5G mega fund
October 24, 2019Qualcomm Incorporated has commenced the Qualcomm Ventures 5G Ecosystem Fund, a USD 200 million fund focused on companies who are bolstering the 5G ecosystem.
NVIDIA leads way but competition is intensifyingLoad more news
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.