Explosive growth in Automotive DRAM demand expected
February 23, 2021Driven by such factors as the continued development of autonomous driving technologies and the build-out of 5G infrastructure, the demand for automotive memories will undergo a rapid growth going forward, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Intel invests $474 million in Vietnam
February 16, 2021In late January, Intel announced that it has invested USD 475 million in Intel Products Vietnam. The new investment is in addition to Intel’s USD 1 billion investment to build a chip assembly and test manufacturing facility in Saigon Hi-Tech Park, first announced in 2006.
Total MPU sales surprise with strong gains in 2020
February 03, 2021Computer CPU processors remain largest MPU category in dollar volume but embedded MPUs demonstrate fastest growth, says IC Insights.
TSMC to kick off mass production of Intel CPUs in 2H21
January 14, 2021Intel has outsourced the production of about 15-20% of its non-CPU chips, with most of the wafer starts for these products assigned to TSMC and UMC, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Pat Gelsinger to replace Bob Swan as Intel CEO
January 14, 2021Intel has appointed 40-year technology industry veteran Pat Gelsinger as its new chief executive officer, effective February 15, 2021. He will succeed Bob Swan, who will remain CEO until Pat starts.
Qualcomm to acquire NUVIA
January 14, 2021Qualcomm says it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NUVIA for approximately USD 1.4 billion before working capital and other adjustments.
Global notebook shipment expected to reach 217M units in 2021
January 07, 2021Owing to the stay-at-home economy brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, not only did yearly notebook computer shipment surpass 200 million units for the first time ever, but the 22.5% YoY growth was also the highest on record, says TrendForce.
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.
Empowers E-CAP™ is a Revolutionary New Entry in the Capacitor Industry
December 09, 2020Empower Semiconductor, the world leader in Integrated Voltage Regulators (IVR), today announced a breakthrough with the highest performance, most configurable, and smallest commercially available range of capacitors.
Foundry revenue expected to increase by 23.8% YoY in 2020
November 19, 2020Despite the COVID-19 pandemic’s negative impact on the global economy, several emergent trends, such as WFH, distance education, rising 5G smartphone penetration, and strong component demand from telecom infrastructure build-out, have resulted in a bullish semiconductor market against economic headwinds, according to TrendForce.
Infineon introduces optimized Wi-Fi 4 solution with next generation WPA3 Security
November 16, 2020Infineon Technologies AG has expanded its portfolio of cost-effective, high performance and secured IoT solutions with one of the industry’s only dedicated Wi-Fi 4 solutions to deliver the latest WPA3 security standard.
Sponsored content by congatec AGA highly reliable performance boost for the edge The new Intel Atom® x6000E Series, Intel Celeron® and Pentium® N & J processors (code name Elkhart Lake) impress with twice the graphics speed of their predecessors and 50% more multi-thread performance on up to 4 cores. congatec is now making these processors available on the 2.5-inch Pico-ITX form factor, leveraging their industrial quality for the most reliable performance boost possible.
WiMi subsidiary VIYI Technology to acquire Fe-da Electronics
November 06, 2020WiMi Hologram, an AR service provider in China, says that its wholly-owned subsidiary, VIYI Technology has entered into a framework agreement to acquire 100% equity interests of Fe-da Electronics, a provider of IoT solutions based in Singapore.
AMD set to become fourth largest IC design company After Xilinx acquisition
October 28, 2020Should the USD 35 billion acquisition proceed as planned, AMD will greatly increase its influence across industries such as 5G, data center, ADAS (advanced driver-assistance systems), and industrial automation, in turn overtaking MediaTek in revenue and becoming the fourth largest IC design company behind third-place Nvidia, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
New PIC24F MCUs Feature Low Power Animated Display Driver for Battery-powered Devices
October 05, 2020Low power MCU family offers power-saving peripherals, hardware safety and secure code protection
Intel enters into strategic collaboration with Lightbits Labs
September 30, 2020The chipmaker is also investing, via its Intel Capital arm, in Light bit to fuel the company's continued growth.
Nvidia's $40 billion ARM purchase will test current M&A "ceiling"
September 21, 2020Potentially the largest acquisition in semiconductor history faces plenty of obstacles.
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Total microprocessor sales to edge slightly higher in 2020
September 11, 2020Sales expected to strengthen in 2021 with embedded processors and computer CPUs leading the growth
Foundry revenue projected to grow by 14% YoY in 3Q20Load more news
August 24, 2020Downstream foundry clients are currently exhibiting strong demand due to upcoming year-end shopping festivities in Europe and North America and the National Day long weekend and Singles’ Day sales promotions in China, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.