The evolving GaN and SiC power semiconductor market landscape
July 23, 2020The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is rapidly evolving from a startup-dominated business to one led by large-established power semiconductor manufacturers.
STMicro to strengthen its wireless connectivity capabilities via acquisitions
July 17, 2020STMicroelectronics has signed two M&A agreements related to the acquisitions of the entire share capital of Ultra Wide Band specialist BeSpoon and of the cellular IoT connectivity assets of Riot Micro.
STMicroelectronics team up with Fingerprint Cards
July 10, 2020Swedish Fingerprint Cards has teamed with global semiconductor powerhouse, STMicroelectronics, to develop an advanced Biometric System-on-Card (BSoC) solution based on fingerprint-recognition technology.
STMicro sees revenue increase YoY - but tumbles QoQ
April 28, 2020STMicroelectronics reported net revenues USD 2.23 billion for the first quarter ended March 28, 2020. The operating margin stood at 0.4%, while net income was reported to be USD 192 million.
STMicro to temporarily cut 50% of French production
March 20, 2020The semiconductor company has reportedly agreed to temporarily reduce its production in France by up to 50% as the company works to stymie the spread of COVID-19.
Global fab equipment spending poised for 2021 record high
March 10, 2020Global fab equipment spending promises to rebound from its 2019 downturn and see a modest recovery this year before a sharp uptick drives record investments in 2021, according to SEMI.
STMicro says it is not required to close any of its Italian sites
March 10, 2020In light of the continuing spread of the COVID-19 virus, STMicroelectronics has issued a statement on its measures against the virus in Norther Italy.
STMicro to acquire majority stake in GaN specialist Exagan
March 05, 2020The acquisition aims to accelerate ST’s GaN expertise, roadmap and business for high-frequency, high-power automotive, industrial and consumer applications.
ST and TSMC team up on Gallium Nitride-based products
February 20, 2020STMicroelectronics and TSMC are collaborating to accelerate the development of Gallium Nitride (GaN) process technology and the supply of both discrete and integrated GaN devices to market.
STMicro CEO: ‘We closed 2019 with a solid fourth quarter’
January 23, 2020The semiconductor manufacturer reported 2019 fourth quarter new revenues of USD 2.75 billion, gross margin of 39.3%, operating margin of 16.7% and new income of USD 392 million.
ROHM company SiCrystal & STMicro ink wafer supply deal
January 15, 2020ROHM and STMicroelectronics have signed a multi-year silicon carbide (SiC) wafers supply agreement with SiCrystal, a ROHM group company having a top share of SiC wafers in Europe.
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.
STMicro completes acquisition of SiC wafer specialist Norstel
December 02, 2019STMicroelectronics has completed the full acquisition of Swedish silicon carbide (SiC) wafer manufacturer Norstel AB.
Cree, STMicroelectronics fortify SiC agreement
November 19, 2019Cree Inc. and STMicroelectronics have expanded their existing multi-year, long-term silicon carbide wafer supply agreement to more than USD 500 million.
Vesper names new SVP of worldwide sales & business development
November 04, 2019MEMS sensor company Vesper, announces that Lorenzo Ponzanelli has joined the company as senior vice president of worldwide sales and business development, overseeing sales strategy and execution to drive global growth.
STMicroelectronics acquires the rest of Swedish Norstel
October 25, 2019The French-Italian semiconductor manufacturer says that it has decided to acquire the remaining share capital of the Swedish SiC wafer manufacturer.
STMicro to supply SiC power electronics to Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi
September 18, 2019Semiconductor giant, STMicroelectronics, has been chosen to supply high-efficiency silicon-carbide (SiC) power electronics by Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi (Alliance) for advanced on-board chargers (OBCs) in its upcoming electric vehicles.
STMicro joins Car Connectivity Consortium
May 27, 2019STMicroelectronics says it has joined the Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC), a cross-industry organisation advancing global technologies for smartphone-to-car connectivity solutions.
Synopsys establishes centre of excellence with STMicroLoad more news
May 03, 2019Synopsys is collaborating with STMicroelectronics to establish a centre of excellence program to speed development of automotive electronic systems and software.