IC Industry at heart of possible China takeover of Taiwan
October 14, 2021Combined, China and Taiwan would hold about 37% of global IC capacity, almost 3 times that of North America. IC Insights discusses the current high tension environment between China and Taiwan and what it could mean for the IC industry.
Samsung starts mass production of its 14nm EUV DDR5 DRAM
October 12, 2021Samsung Electronics says that it has begun mass producing its 14-nanometer DRAM, based on extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology.
DRAM prices projected to enter a period of downswing in 2022
October 12, 2021DRAM contract prices are likely to exit a bullish period that lasted three quarters and be on the downswing in 4Q21 at a QoQ decline of 3-8%, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Annual revenue of micro LED chips for TVs to reach $3.4B in 2025
October 05, 2021Annual revenue of Micro LED chips for TV is expected to reach USD 3.4 billion in 2025 at a 250% CAGR across the 2021-2025 period, according to TrendForce.
Tesla wants (again) Samsung chips in new Cybertruck
September 27, 2021According to a report in Korean media, Tesla is currently in talks with Samsung Electronics to produce its next-gen (fully self-driving) chip, which is to premiere in next year's Cybertruck model.
Foundry market tracking toward record-tying 23% growth in 2021
September 23, 2021Application processors for 5G smartphones, networking and data center processors drive growth at leading edge but demand seen across all segments, says IC Insights.
DRAM prices projected to decline by 3-8% QoQ in 4Q21
September 22, 2021Following the peak period of production in 3Q21, the supply of DRAM will likely begin to outpace demand in 4Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Top trends for 2022 - what can we expect?
September 20, 2021Market researcher Trendforce has made prediction on what to watch out for in 2022. Here are three things the semiconductor industry might want to keep and eye on.
Top15 semiconductor sales leaders 3Q21 forecast
September 14, 2021The big three memory IC suppliers—Samsung, SK Hynix, and Micron—are each expected to post a 10% increase and Kioxia is anticipated to show an 11% jump in 3Q21 sales.
Memory suppliers, Sony, and TSMC benefit from strong demand and supply shortages
September 13, 2021For the third quarter of this year (ending in September), sales growth outlooks for the top-25 suppliers range from 16th-ranked Sony’s 34% increase at the high end, to Intel’s 3% decline on the low end.
Global smartphone production declines by 11% QoQ to 307M units for 2Q21
September 09, 2021The recent surges of COVID-19 cases in India, Vietnam, and other Southeast Asian countries have adversely affected the global smartphone market in terms of production and demand, according to TrendForce.
Intel wants to invest EUR 80bn in Europe
September 08, 2021Intel announced that it could invest as much as EUR 80 billion in Europe over the next decade to boost chip capacity. Furthermore, CEO Pat Gelsinger said the company would make its semiconductor plant in Ireland available to car manufacturers, during a keynote at IAA Mobility in Munich, Germany.
BMW: More production for CATL, EVE Energy, Samsung SDI and Northvolt
September 06, 2021German automobile maker BMW AG has boosted is said to have increased battery cell orders to keep pace with accelerating demand for electric cars.
Texan money to entice Samsung
September 06, 2021Taylor, a city in Texas, wants Samsung Electronics to build its USD 17 billion semiconductor manufacturing facility in their backyard.
Foundry revenue with 6% QoQ growth thanks to persistent demand
August 31, 2021The panic buying of chips persisted in 2Q21 owing to factors such as post-pandemic demand, industry-wide shift to 5G telecom technology, geopolitical tensions, and chronic chip shortages, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
DRAM revenue undergoes 26% increase QoQ for 2Q21
August 30, 2021After DRAM prices made a rebound into an upward trajectory in 1Q21, buyers expanded their DRAM procurement activities in 2Q21 as they anticipated a further price hike and insufficient supply going forward, according to market researcher TrendForce.
WD in possible USD 20 billion take-over of Kioxia?
August 30, 2021Western Digital is reportedly in "advanced talks for a possible USD 20 billion stock merger with Japanese chipmaker Kioxia".
NAND Flash revenue for 2Q21 rises by 10.8% QoQ
August 26, 2021NAND Flash suppliers’ Clients in the data center segment were gradually stepping up enterprise SSD procurement after finishing inventory adjustments, according to TrendForce.
Global PCB Top25: ZD Tech, Unimicron & DSBJ lead
August 24, 2021In 2020 there were 128 manufacturers with revenue exceeding USD 100 million included in the list, up 6 from 122 in 2019, with a combined 10.3% growth rate from USD 62.342 billion to 68.789 billion.
Samsung eyes Illinois for EV battery plant?Load more news
August 24, 2021Several media reports suggest that Samsung SDI is looking at Illinois as a location for a new EV battery production facility.