Trading platform aims to alleviate chip shortage
November 28, 2022Precogs has launched CHIPSMARKET, an online marketplace for OEM-EMS-ODM businesses to trade chips directly between each other, with brokers, and with distributors.
The semiconductor market declines into uncharted territory
November 25, 2022It would be an understatement to say that the semiconductor market has experienced an exceptional run of sequential revenue growth over the past years. But the party very much seems to be over.
Richardson portfolio with Gallium Semiconductor
November 25, 2022Richardson Electronics has entered into a a global distribution agreement with Gallium Semiconductor.
Edwards expands with manufacturing facility in South Korea
November 24, 2022Edwards, which is a part of the Atlas Copco Group, is building a new manufacturing facility for vacuum and abatement systems used in the global manufacture of semiconductors.
2023 semi capex forecast sees largest decline since 2008-09
November 23, 2022A weak memory market and US sanctions on China semiconductor producers are two driving factors behind the expected -19% drop in semiconductor capital spending in 2023.
Layoffs await at GlobalFoundries as the company looks to cut costs
November 23, 2022The semiconductor manufacturer is planning to reduce its workforce as the company looks to navigate itself through a period of weaker demand and increased costs.
Hunan Sanan secures order worth $524 million
November 22, 2022Hunan Sanan, a Sanan Optoelectronics subsidiary, has signed a procurement letter of intent (LOI) agreement with an automotive partner. Under the agreement, Hunan Sanan will supply USD 524 million worth of SiC chips to the automaker's new electric vehicle product line in the next few years.
Cambridge GaN Devices secures funds to scale up
November 21, 2022The fabless semiconductor company has raised USD 19m in Series B funding. The investment will enable Cambridge GaN Devices (CGD) to begin mass production of its range of GaN transistors for power applications.
US sanctions against China could spread to the display panel industry
November 21, 2022Recent observations by market intelligence firm TrendForce suggests that the ongoing expansion of the US semiconductor trade restrictions against China could eventually spread to the display panel industry.
Mycronic's SLX mask writer goes to Asian customer
November 21, 2022Mycronic AB has received an order for an SLX mask writer from a new customer in Asia.
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Cambridge GaN Devices ink agreement with Neways
November 18, 2022Clean-tech semiconductor company, Cambridge GaN Devices (CGD), has signed an agreement with Neways to develop high-efficiency, photovoltaic solar inverter products based on gallium nitride technology.
Nexperia ordered to divest almost all of Newport Wafer Fab
November 17, 2022The UK government has ordered Nexperia to divest 86% of its semiconductor wafer factory in South Wales, known as Newport Wafer Fab (NWF).
Micron cuts back on production and Capex
November 17, 2022In a response to current market conditions, Micron is reducing DRAM and NAND wafer starts by approximately 20% compared to the fourth quarter of 2022.
South Korea to get ASML's new hub
November 16, 2022The Dutch semiconductor production equipment maker ASML will open a new support hub in South Korea.
Head or tailwinds for 2023? Hard to choose, says Tim Carroll
November 16, 2022Digi-Key's VP of eCommerce, Tim Carroll, elaborated on the changes in operations that were brought forth by the pandemic and the semiconductor shortage.
Berkshire Hathaway buys stake in TSMCLoad more news
November 16, 2022Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has disclosed a USD 4 billion stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.