Taiwan power outage has no impact on memory fabs
May 14, 2021The Hsinta Power Plant in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung City was shut down unexpectedly at 2:37 p.m. on May 13 (today local time) due to malfunction. The effect of this incident has been felt across the entire island.
Kioxia expands two new facilities in Yokohama
May 14, 2021Memory specialist Kioxia is planning to invest JPY 20 billion (EUR 151 million) to expand its Technology Development Building at its Yokohama Technology Campus and to establish its new Shin-Koyasu Advanced Research Center.
Samsung boosts logic chip investments to $151 billion
May 14, 2021The South Korean electronics giant is increasing its investment in its logic business by adding another KRW 38 trillion, about USD 33.5 billion, to its previous commitment to invest KRW 133 trillion - bringing the total to KRW 171 trillion, about USD 151 billion, by 2030.
Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 10.8% in 2020 to $464B
May 07, 2021Despite the impact of COVID-19 on the global economy, the semiconductor market performed strongly in 2020. Demand by industry was uneven throughout the year due to global lockdowns, remote work and education, and shifts in consumer buying behaviour, according to the IDC who believes that growth will accelerate this year, desipte market shortages.
Samsung expected to overtake Intel once again in 2Q21
May 07, 2021Intel’s lackluster performance and surging DRAM market forecast to put Samsung in the lead among semiconductor supplier
Silicon wafer shipments edge higher in 1Q21 - set new record
May 05, 2021Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 4% to 3,337 million square inches in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the fourth quarter of 2020, topping the previous historical high set in the third quarter of 2018, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG).
Fabless suppliers held a record 33% of the 2020 IC market
April 29, 2021Fabless IC suppliers registered a strong 24% surge in sales last year as compared to only an 8% increase by the IDMs. And as IC Insight's points out in its April update to the 2021 McClean report, sales growth rates of fabless IC companies versus IDM (integrated device manufacturers) IC suppliers have historically been very different.
SK hynix is optimistic about the market condition
April 28, 2021The South Korean semiconductor says that it made better results both QoQ and YoY in the first quarter as the semiconductor market conditions improved earlier this year.
Nano Dimension acquires DeepCube Ltd.
April 21, 2021The Israeli provider of additive electronics manufacturing solutions has signed a definitive agreement to acquire DeepCube Ltd., a provider of machine learning/deep learning (ML/DL) technology.
Nanya to build an advanced DRAM fab in New Taipei City
April 21, 2021Nanya Technology plans to – with the supports of New Taipei City Government and Central Government agencies – construct a new 12-inch advanced semiconductor fabrication plant with a double-deck cleanroom in Taishan Nanlin Technology Park in New Taipei City.
GCP, AWS to become main drivers of global server demand
April 19, 2021Thanks to their flexible pricing schemes and diverse service offerings, CSPs have been a direct, major driver of enterprise demand for cloud services, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Pocket-Size white noise generator for quickly testing circuit signal response
April 16, 2021[ib]Question[/ib]: Can you produce a frequency spectrum for all frequencies at the same time?
Price and lead time trends for 2Q 2021
April 15, 2021Since the turn of the year 2021, the market has changed dramatically and ongoing strong demand continues to outstrip supply, perpetuating very long lead times and continual review of pricing by manufacturers.
Foundry revenue projected to reach historical high in 2021
April 15, 2021As the global economy enters the post-pandemic era, technologies including 5G, WiFi6/6E, and HPC (high-performance computing) have been advancing rapidly, in turn bringing about a fundamental, structural change in the semiconductor industry as well, says TrendForce.
Farnell adds 20'000 new products - targets the home office
April 14, 2021Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has added 20'000 new electronic and electrical products to its portfolio.
Top 10 semiconductor vendors by 2020 revenue
April 13, 2021Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled USD 466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4% from 2019, according to final results by Gartner, Inc.
Netlist and SK hynix reach patent and technology agreement
April 08, 2021Netlist and SK hynix have reached an agreement for a patent cross license covering memory technologies of both companies and an agreement for the supply of SK hynix products and technical cooperation on Netlist's CXL HybriDIMM technology.
SK hynix negotiates supply deal with Bosch
April 07, 2021The South Korean company is reportedly in talks with Germany’s Robert Bosch Gmbh regarding a long-term supply contract.
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