Imagination Technologies expands with new European design centre
January 16, 2020Imagination Technologies has opened a new design centre in Timisoara, Romania. The centre will focus on IP designed for artificial intelligence (AI) and computer vision.
From Bosch to Silicon Mobility - Kallenbach takes the helm
January 15, 2020Automotive semiconductor company, Silicon Mobility, has appointed former Robert Bosch GmbH executive Rainer Kallenbach as CEO of the company as of January 6, 2020. The current CEO Bruno Paucard will remain with the company as COO and on the Board of Directors.
dSPACE adds West Coast office
December 13, 2019Simulation and validation specialist dSPACE has opened a Silicon Valley office in San Jose, California as part of its strategic realignment.
TF Massif Technologies taps new CEO
December 11, 2019British Columbia-based TF Massif Technologies has announced the appointment of Tom Peregoodoff as the company’s new chief executive officer.
Vishay's plant in Turin, Italy, receives R&D grant
December 11, 2019Vishay Intertechnology’s facility in Borgaro Torinese, Italy, has received an industrialisation of research results (IR2) R&D grant from the EU and the Regional Government of Piedmont.
Sumitomo launches 150mm GaN-on-SiC production with Aixtron system
December 04, 2019Japanese group Sumitomo Electric Device Innovations, Inc. (SEDI) has ordered an AIX G5+ tool from Aixtron, with 8x6-inch wafer configuration in order to expand the production capacity of GaN-on-SiC (gallium nitride-on-silicon carbide) radio frequency (RF) devices for wireless applications.
Global smartphone production volume grows 9.2% in 3Q19
November 29, 2019According to TrendForce, in an effort to meet the market’s stock-up demand in the peak season, total production volume for smartphone brands in 3Q19 is estimated at 375 million units, a 9.2 growth QoQ.
U.S. DoC extends Huawei license
November 20, 2019The United States Dept. of Commerce, through its Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), has announced a 90-day extension of the temporary general license (TGL) to Huawei and certain non-affiliates.
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.
Neutronics to represent Schweizer in the USA and Canada
October 30, 2019Schweizer Electronic AG says that the company has entered into a sales representative agreement with Neutronics Solutions Inc. for the USA and Canada.
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.
GS Yuasa inaugurates manufacturing plant in Hungary
October 10, 2019GS Yuasa's first factory on the European continent is now complete. Through its EUR 28.8 million plant in Miskolc, the Japanese battery producer will supply its European automotive partners with lithium-ion resources.
SEMI, SUNY Poly snag major grant to expand talent pipeline
September 27, 2019SEMI and SUNY Polytechnic Institute have landed a major grant ꟷ USD 6 million ꟷ from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund workforce development initiatives for the microelectronics manufacturing industry.
AKASOL expands its relationship with Samsung SDI
September 24, 2019AKASOL says that it has significantly expanded its relationship with battery manufacturer Samsung SDI by nominating the Korean company as supplier of lithium-ion battery cells and modules for two large serial orders for global commercial vehicle manufacturers.
SIA encouraging DoE efforts to advance semi technology
September 20, 2019The Semiconductor Industry of America submitted public comments to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently, calling for a significant funding boost for research designed to advance semiconductor technology.
Robots making robots at ABB future Chinese factory
September 12, 2019Automation giant, ABB, has announced that it has started construction of its new robotics manufacturing and research facility in China, possibly the world’s largest robotics market.
Toshiba Memory to acquire LITE-ON's SSD business
September 02, 2019Toshiba Memory, soon to be rebranded as Kioxia Holdings Corporation, says it has signed a definitive agreement with LITE-ON Technology Corporation to acquire its Solid State Drive (SSD) business.
Innovations in Optics acquires new automatic die bonder
August 28, 2019Innovations in Optics, Inc. announces that the company has purchased a new F&S BONDTEC Model 5830 automatic wire bonder to produce Chip-on-Board die arrays used in the company’s high-power UV LED light sources.
Cree and ON Semi sign multi-year silicon carbide wafer supply agreementLoad more news
August 13, 2019The companies have entered into a multi-year agreement where Cree will produce and supply its Wolfspeed silicon carbide wafers to ON Semiconductor.