Top25 semiconductor suppliers' sales growth to skyrocket
November 18, 2021
The semiconductor market is forecast to increase 23% this year, fueled by changing habits caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent economic rebound from it in 2021, says IC Insights. The market research company also provides a projected ranking of the top 25 semiconductor suppliers based on sales growth rate.
Chip M&A deals reach USD 22bn; no mega-deals in sight
September 29, 2021
After a record-high start in 1Q21, semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements cool off a bit without the “megadeals” seen in 2020.
Farnell adds 20'000 new products - targets the home office
April 14, 2021
Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has added 20'000 new electronic and electrical products to its portfolio.
Nvidia's $40 billion ARM purchase will test current M&A "ceiling"
September 21, 2020
Potentially the largest acquisition in semiconductor history faces plenty of obstacles.
Six chip companies expecting an increase in 2Q sales
June 05, 2020
Because of uncertainty regarding the impact of Covid-19 on business in the second half of this year, many semiconductor companies have not provided full year 2020 guidance.
Samsung expected to extend lead over Intel to 19%
November 16, 2018
The expected top-15 worldwide semiconductor (IC and O-S-D—optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete) sales ranking for 2018 includes seven suppliers headquartered in the U.S.*, three in Europe, two each in South Korea and Japan, and one in Taiwan.
Top-15 1H18 semi suppliers – Samsung extends its lead
August 28, 2018
The top-15 worldwide semiconductor (IC and O-S-D—optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete) sales ranking for 1H18 includes seven suppliers headquartered in the U.S., three in Europe, two each in South Korea and Taiwan, and one in Japan.
NAND flash prices expected to cool further
July 12, 2018
Overspending by the major NAND suppliers expected to further cool NAND flash prices this year, predicts market analyst IC Insights.
Start-up says Apple infringes on their camera technology
November 08, 2017
Israeli-based Corephotonics, which develops dual camera technologies for mobile devices, says that tech-giant Apple is infringing on its patents.
Toshiba gets shareholder approval for sale
October 24, 2017
Toshiba’s shareholders approved the Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) previously entered into with K.K. Pangea, for the sale of Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC).
Micron names new EVP of Global Operations
October 18, 2017
Micron Technology has appointed Manish Bhatia as executive vice president of Global Operations. He will report directly to Sanjay Mehrotra, president and CEO.
Western Digital hits back at some of Toshiba's claims
October 11, 2017
The company has seen what it believes to de series of inaccurate statements and mischaracterizations regarding Western Digital, SanDisk, the NAND flash-memory JV’s, and has decided to set the record straight.
Toshiba Memory Corp to further invest in production equipment
October 11, 2017
Toshiba Corporation has approved a further investment by Toshiba Memory Corporation (TMC) in manufacturing equipment for the Fab 6 clean room under construction at Yokkaichi Operations.
Toshiba sells to Bain-led group
September 29, 2017
Toshiba has signed a EUR 15.1 billion agreement to sell its semiconductor business to a consortium led by private equity firm Bain Capital.
WDC's Sandisk subsidiaries initiate new arbitration proceedings against Toshiba
September 21, 2017
Western Digital says that several of its SanDisk subsidiaries have filed an additional Request for Arbitration with the ICC International Court of Arbitration related to three NAND flash-memory JVs operated with Toshiba.
Toshiba will have a hard time selling TMC without WD's consent
September 14, 2017
Yesterday Evertiq reported that Toshiba has signed a MoU with Bain Capital Private Equity LP (Bain), in a bid to negotiate a definitive agreement for the sale of TMC by the end of this month.
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