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.
New game consoles expected to trigger demand surge for graphics DRAM and SSD's
January 15, 2020TrendForce expects the year-end release of new generation game consoles to trigger a demand surge of graphics DRAM and SSD's during the second half of 2020.
1Q/20 Graphics DRAM price sees sharp upturn
December 31, 2019Server DRAM prices are expected to lead the uptrend in 1Q20 DRAM prices because the supply has been constrained by unstable yield rates of 1Xnm processes.
Global fab equipment spending rebounds in second half of 2019
December 18, 2019Projected 2019 global fab equipment spending has been revised upward to USD 56.6 billion on the strength of surging memory investments in the latter part of the year after a weak first half, SEMI reports in its World Fab Forecast.
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.
Intel to reclaim No.1 semiconductor supplier ranking in 2019
November 19, 2019IC Insights says that only three among the top-15 semiconductor suppliers are forecasted to show growth this year.
Samsung ends smartphone manufacturing in China
October 08, 2019The South Korean tech-giant has ended its production of smartphones in China as it has decided to cease operations at its Huizhou manufacturing facility – it’s last China phone factory.
MMAB Group appoints new COO
August 30, 2019Swedish PCB manufacturer, MMAB, is currently focusing on growth and becoming a key player in the PCB industry as well as increase their customer commitment, with that in mind the company has expanded their management with a COO.
Top-15 semiconductor suppliers’ sales fall by 18% in 1H19
August 23, 2019Sony was the only top-15 semiconductor supplier to register year-over-year growth in 1H19. IC Insights details the development.
Cell phone 3D sensing market enters growth stage
July 22, 2019LEDinside predicts that smartphone shipments are to decline for whole 2019 year, cell phone brands will be engaging in a 'specs -contest' with their flagship devices for the second half-year, and 3D sensing modules will become an important component in that race.
Impending tariffs cast a shadow on TV market development
June 04, 2019As worries spring up in the market about whether the 25% tariff arising from the US-China trade war would impact TV markets, US President Trump has further announced on May 30 that he plans to levy a 5% tariff on Mexico's imports to the US on June 10 due to illegal immigrant issues.
Smartphone giants breaking into the TWS bluetooth earbud market
June 03, 2019According to TrendForce 's latest report, the release of Bluetooth 5.0, which solved the problems of transmission and power consumption inherent in TWSs, along with the release of Apple's AirPods, gave rise to a speedily growing market.
Intel snags quarterly semi supplier top ranking from Samsung
May 22, 2019Intel replaced Samsung as the number one quarterly semiconductor supplier in 4Q18 after losing the lead spot to Samsung in 2Q17, says IC Insights.
DigiLens ends Series C with investments from UDC, Samsung Ventures
May 14, 2019DigiLens Inc. has closed an oversubscribed USD 50 million Series C preferred equity investment round.
Sony maintains top ranking in diverse O-S-D market
April 22, 2019Companies selling optoelectronics currently dominate the ranking of the top-10 O-S-D suppliers. Nine of the top-10 companies sell optoelectronics, while six offer sensor/actuator semiconductors, and five provide discrete products.
Sony to shut down Chinese smartphone manufacturing
March 28, 2019The Japanese electronics giant is reportedly closing down its Beijing smartphone plant as it is looking to cut costs and turn its struggling handsets business into a profitable venture next year.
Light & Sony to jointly develop multi-image sensor solutions
February 22, 2019Light, a provider of multi-camera imaging, has entered into an agreement with Sony Semiconductor Solutions, to jointly work on development and marketing of multi-image sensor solutions.
Sensor technology behind smart office solution to be made in Wales
January 23, 2019Nimway is an intuitive smart office solution, which in a nutshell can provide workers with real-time information that helps employees find available meeting rooms, desks and colleagues.
Layoffs at Sony – 200 to leaveLoad more news
November 28, 2018Sony is not selling as many mobile phone as the company wants, and is therefore forced to layoff employees working at the company’s smartphone business in Lund, Sweden.