Renesas fire to exacerbate tight supply of automotive MCUs
March 23, 2021While Renesas aims to get the fab back in operation within one month, TrendForce expects the immediate task of restoring the cleanroom and installing new equipment to take much longer than that.
Strong growth expected for third-gen semiconductors in 2021
March 11, 2021The third-generation semiconductor industry was impaired by the US-China trade war and the COVID-19 pandemic successively from 2018 to 2020, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. But now a rapid upturn is expected.
TSMC ranks in Top10 in three wafer size categories
February 25, 2021As of December 2020, only TSMC—the world’s largest foundry—was listed among the wafer capacity leaders in each of the three wafer size categories. It had the most 200mm wafer capacity last year and ranked second, trailing only Samsung, in 300mm wafer capacity.
Automotive IC Revenue to Reach US$21 Billion in 2021
December 28, 2020As consumer market demand gradually recovers, global automobile shipment is expected to reach 83.5 million units in 2021, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
FreeRTOS™ Thread-Aware Debug added to STM32CubeIDE Development Environment
December 10, 2020STMicroelectronics has added support for FreeRTOS™ thread-aware debugging to its STM32CubeIDE development environment, giving users more power to complete their projects quickly and easily.
STMicro and YTO set up joint lab for smart agricultural equipment
November 27, 2020Semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronis, is teaming up with Chinese provider of agricultural and construction machinery YTO Group to establish a joint lab which will focus on R&D of electronic solutions for engine, vehicle, and agricultural controls in tractors.
Labour dispute at ST France – the conflict continues
November 26, 2020The strike at STMicroelectronics French operations continues. For the last four weeks, the site in Crolles has been on an indefinite strike following the company’s decision not to increase employee salaries this year.
Union calls for continued strike at STMicro’s French operations
November 16, 2020On the fifth of November, three of the main French STMicro unions (CAD, CFDT and CGT) went on strike following the company’s decision not to grant employees a salary increase this year. Now the union is asking STMicro’s CEO to clarify the situation while calling for the strike to continue.
Union calls for strike at STMicroelectronics
November 06, 2020The French union CAD is questioning the management of STMicroelectronics following a decision not to grant employees a salary increase this year. As a response to the decision the union is calls for a strike.
STMicro sets up ‘Lab-in-Fab’ to advance adoption of piezoelectric MEMS
October 28, 2020The company says it is partnering with A*STAR’s IME, a research institute in Singapore, and Japanese manufacturing-tool vendor ULVAC, to jointly setup and operate an 8-inch (200mm) R&D line focused on Piezo MEMS technology within ST’s existing manufacturing facility in Singapore.
STMicro acquires French fabless semiconductor company
October 16, 2020The acquired fabless semiconductor company specialises in silicon-based power amplifiers and RF Front-End Module products for the cellular IoT and 5G markets.
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 QoQLoad more news
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.