Everlight criminally convicted for misappropriating Seoul Semi trade secrets
September 14, 2020LED technology supplier, Seoul Semiconductor, says that the Korean Suwon District Court convicted Everlight Electronics of criminal misappropriation of Seoul’s trade secrets.
SMIC responds to reports about a potential blacklist situation
September 07, 2020Chinese semiconductor foundry, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), found itself in eye of the storm following reports of a potential U.S. ban, much like the one experienced by Huawei.
Panasonic completes transfer of its semiconductor business
September 02, 2020Panasonic says it has completed the transfer of its semiconductor business to Nuvoton Technology Corporation, a Taiwan-based semiconductor company under the Winbond Electronics umbrella.
Avoiding the hidden costs of isolation design
August 25, 2020Electric content is on the rise, that is a fact. And with that fact, or trend as some likes to put it, comes a need for isolation among electrical components and systems; but how does one manage project risk with next-gen solutions?
Investor to acquire a majority stake in congatec
August 24, 2020The Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) is investing in embedded technology company, congatec Holding AG.
Manufacturer to pay back wages after firing workers who requested coronavirus sick leave
August 03, 2020California manufacturer to pay back wages after wrongly denying requests for coronavirus-related paid sick leave.
Expanded US rules sanctioning Huawei to have little impact on memory industry
May 20, 2020TrendForce believes that the latest updates to the sanctions will have a relatively low impact, in the short term, on Huawei’s shipment of smartphones, notebook computers, and servers – products for which Huawei is relatively well stocked on components.
Swissbit continues its growth trend with Ardian as a new partner
May 14, 2020Together with the management team, investment house, Ardian, is acquiring Swiss memory manufacturer Swissbit.
NVIDIA receives green light for Mellanox acquisition
April 17, 2020NVIDIA says that it has received approval from all necessary authorities to proceed with its planned acquisition of Mellanox, first announced in March 2019.
China memory production unaffected by Coronavirus
February 03, 2020China-based memory fabs continue normal operations currently as Wuhan Coronavirus has yet to impair global memory supply, says TrendForce
BAE to pick up Collins Aerospace’s GPS business and Raytheon’s ATR business
January 20, 2020BAE Systems has reached definitive agreements for the proposed acquisitions of Collins Aerospace’s military Global Positioning System (GPS) business and Raytheon’s Airborne Tactical Radios (ATR) business.
Fire at Kioxia's Yokkaichi NAND fab
January 10, 2020A fire broke out at Kioxia’s Yokkaichi plant – a joint venture facility owned by Kioxia and Western Digital – in Japan on January 7.
KATEK acquires electronics production in Düsseldorf
December 20, 2019The Munich-based electronics service provider KATEK, a portfolio company of PRIMEPULSE SE, will take over the SMT production of the Huf Group in Düsseldorf, Germany.
DoJ: Google, Fitbit deal under review
December 11, 2019The U.S. Justice Department is looking into anti-trust issues concerning Google's bid to buy Fitbit Inc.
Osram invites ams to talks about the future
December 09, 2019Following the successful takeover offer from ams AG, Osram’s Managing Board has invited the management of ams to make the journey together to becoming a global technology powerhouse for sensor solutions and photonics on the basis of the Business Combination Agreement.
U.S. DoC extends Huawei license
November 20, 2019The United States Dept. of Commerce, through its Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), has announced a 90-day extension of the temporary general license (TGL) to Huawei and certain non-affiliates.
S&T AG: Acquisition of AIS Automation GmbH
October 25, 2019S&T AG signed a purchase agreement to acquire AIS Automation GmbH in Dresden, Germany from Meyer Burger (Germany) GmbH.
EC imposes interim measures on BroadcomLoad more news
October 16, 2019The European Commission has ordered Broadcom to stop applying certain provisions contained in agreements with six of its main customers. This will "prevent serious and irreparable harm to competition likely to be caused by Broadcom's conduct, which prima facie (at first sight) infringes EU competition rules".