Schweizer starts production at its new location in China
May 26, 2020Following a construction period of one and a half years, production has now started at the company’s new high-tech printed circuit board plant in Jiangsu, China.
Senate Dems to Trump: Release details of TSMC plant deal
May 21, 2020Democratic lawmakers are pressuring the Trump administration to respond to serious questions about Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd’s (TSMC) plans to build a USD 12 billion plant in Arizona, which the company announced last week.
SOS LAB completes series A+, inks MOU with ON Semi
May 21, 2020LiDAR sensor maker SOS LAB has secured series A+ investment funding of USD 8 million as of April.
Seoul Semi files patent suit against automotive LED light distributor
May 19, 2020Seoul Semiconductor says it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey against Onyx Enterprise Int’l Corp., a distributor of automotive components.
X-FAB expands foundry offering for silicon-based microfluidics
May 19, 2020In order to address heightening demands, X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE, has taken steps to simplify the integration of microfluidic elements with CMOS and SOI dies.
Imagination and BAIC Capital creates automotive joint venture
May 14, 2020Imagination Technologies and BAIC Group Industrial Investment (BAIC Capital), have signed a joint venture agreement to initiate the establishment of an automotive fabless semiconductor company.
Intel invests $132 million in 11 technology startups
May 13, 2020Intel, via its investment arm Intel Capital, is investing a total of USD 132 million in 11 technology startups involved in everything between artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous computing to chip design.
U.S. Government, chipmakers in talks
May 12, 2020Two U.S. chipmakers said this week that Washington has been knocking around ideas with U.S. semiconductor companies about the possibility of building chip factories in the United States.
Globalfoundries Dresden certified to manufacture secure products
May 12, 2020The German Federal Office for Information Security (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, BSI) has certified the Globalfoundries’ Dresden site according to the latest international Common Criteria standard (ISO 15408, CC Version 3.1).
HP Indigo turns to Tower Semiconductor for next-gen high resolution industrial presses
May 01, 2020Tower Semiconductor says that its 180nm Power Management platform will be used in HP Indigo’s next-generation high-resolution industrial presses.
Total foundry revenue to undergo single-digit growth in 2020
April 30, 2020Total foundry revenue in 2020 is expected to reach 5%-9% YoY growth, with 6.8% being the median, says TrendForce.
Quarterly revenue down for NXP on YoY basis
April 28, 2020NXP Semiconductors N.V. reported First-quarter revenue was USD 2.0 billion, down 3 percent year-on-year. The quarter ended March 29, 2020.
Macs with Apple chips on the horizonLoad more news
April 24, 2020Apple Inc. is planning to start selling Mac computers equipped with its own main processors as soon as next year.