Total revenue for top 10 foundries slip 4.7% QoQ in 4Q22
March 13, 2023According to TrendForce’s latest survey of the global foundry market, electronics brands began adjusting their inventories in 2Q22, but foundries were unable to rapidly adapt to this development because they reside in the more upper portion of the supply chain.
2022, a record year for semiconductors – but it doesn’t feel like it
March 10, 20232022, the year that the semiconductor market reached an all-time high with total revenues hitting USD 595.7 billion, narrowly beating the previous high of USD 592.8 billion set in 2021. But why does it feel like 2022 was a struggle?
Foundry revenue forecasted to drop by 4% YoY for 2023
January 19, 2023TrendForce’s recent analysis of the foundry market reveals that demand continues to slide for all types of mature and advanced nodes.
Global semiconductor revenue grew 1.1% in 2022
January 18, 2023According to preliminary data from Gartner, global semiconductor revenue climbed 1.1% in 2022 to reach USD 601.7 billion, up from USD 595 billion in 2021. The top 25 semiconductor vendors collectively generated 2.8% more revenue in 2022, making up 77.5% of the market.
Production capacity for PMIC's will grow by 4.7% YoY for 1H23
January 06, 2023The effect of the low season, the planned scale-back of capital expenditure on the part of enterprises, and the ongoing slump in the wider consumer electronics market are going to constrain the demand for power management ICs during 1H23.
Total revenue of Top 10 IC design houses dropped 5% in Q3
December 15, 2022According to Trendforce, the total revenue of the global top 10 IC design houses for 3Q22 showed a QoQ drop of 5.3%. Broadcom returned to the number two spot in revenue ranking by overtaking Nvidia and AMD.
U.S. chip design market to lose top-dog status
December 01, 2022The United States has been a leader in microchip design with dominant companies like Nvidia, Intel and Qualcomm. But failing government support could spell the loss of its top-dog position, warns a SIA report.
Ixana raises $3M with wearable silicon chip
December 01, 2022Ixana, a wearable hardware company developing high-speed human-computer interfaces, has raised USD 3 million in funding backed by Uncorrelated Ventures, Samsung Next, Evonexus, Paradigm Shift and Hack VC.
Semiconductor market decline reshuffles top 10 ranking
November 29, 2022Following a record run, the semiconductor market has cooled down and consumer confidence has waned resulting in a historic drop. But how does this affect the ranking of the top 10 semiconductor companies?
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 1Q22Load more news
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.