Indian ODM continues to grow - adds new SMT lines
June 16, 2021Electronics engineering and manufacturing company VDN Technologies is continuing its growth path and expands its manufacturing capacity by adding new SMT lines.
Xilinx acquires Silexica to broaden its developer base
June 15, 2021Xilinx has acquired Silexica, a privately-held provider of C/C++ programming and analysis tools.
GF and GlobalWafers partner to expand semiconductor wafer
June 08, 2021The USD 800 million supply deal includes USD 210 million in capital expansion, the creation of more than 75 jobs in Missouri and will provide wafers for GlobalFoundries' manufacturing facilities in New York and Vermont.
Bosch gives the official go-ahead in Dresden
June 04, 2021Next week - on June 7th, 2021 - the Bosch semiconductor factory in Dresden will officially open. The Saxon high-tech industry association 'Silicon Saxony' is hoping that it will send a positive signal to other companies.
The global chip shortage - a timeline of unfortunate events
June 04, 2021COVID-19 has sent traumatic ripples through supply chains around the globe, but the semiconductor supply chain was fragile long before governments shut down and catastrophe struck. In a culmination of negative variables, the chip shortage has amassed over the years from a series of unfortunate events.
GCL-SI Hefei-based factory to start production in September
June 02, 2021Chinese PV company, GCL System Integration (GCL-SI), says it expects to start operation of its factory in Hefei, capital of east China's Anhui Province, in September this year.
$30 billion in investments headed to the USA
May 27, 2021On May 21, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo hosted a roundtable with Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-In, Minister of Trade, Industry, and Energy Sung Wook Moon and U.S. and South Korean CEOs. As a result, USD 30 billion in US investments were announced.
Nordic Semi expands presence in India
May 24, 2021Nordic Semiconductor says it is expanding its sales and support presence in India, allowing the company to provide faster customer support to the country’s burgeoning high-tech wireless design and manufacturing sectors in a rapidly expanding IoT market.
When grounds are separated
May 21, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Where do I connect the grounds of switching regulators?
Raytheon and GF partner on 5G wireless connectivity
May 20, 2021Aerospace defence technology company, Raytheon Technologies, is teaming up with semiconductor manufacturer GlobalFoundries to develop and commercialise a new gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) semiconductor aiming to enable game-changing radio frequency performance for 5G and 6G mobile and wireless infrastructure applications.
Gartner says chip shortage to persist until 2Q22
May 17, 2021By the looks of it we will have to deal with the global semiconductor shortage for the remainder of the year, and even longer. Research and advisory company Gartner says that it doesn't expect the market to recover to normal levels until the second quarter of 2022.
Siemens expands IC verification portfolio with acquisition
May 17, 2021Siemens Digital Industries Software has acquired Fractal Technologies, a provider of production signoff-quality IP validation solutions, based in the U.S. and the Netherlands.
Driving a unipolar gate driver in a bipolar way
May 14, 2021[ib]Question:[/ib] Do you need a specialized gate driver to deliver positive and negative voltages?
Infineon looking to increase supply of SiC material
May 06, 2021Infineon says that the company has concluded a supply contract with the Japanese wafer manufacturer Showa Denko K.K. for an extensive range of silicon carbide material (SiC) including epitaxy.
EMD Electronics opens new centre of excellence
May 05, 2021EMD Electronics, a business of Merck KGaA, has inaugurated its new centre of excellence for atomic engineering at Intermolecular's San Jose facility.
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).
Apple to invest $430 billion in the US over next five years
April 27, 2021The accelerated commitment will fund a new North Carolina campus and job-creating investments in fields like silicon engineering and 5G technology. Ultimatly, the $430 billions will result in 20,000 new jobs across the US over the next five years.
Silicon Labs sells infrastructure & auto unit to SkyworksLoad more news
April 23, 2021Analog semiconductor specialist Skyworks Solutions, has entered into a definitive agreement with Silicon Laboratories Inc., under which Skyworks will acquire the Infrastructure & Automotive business of Silicon Labs in an all-cash asset transaction valued at USD 2.75 billion.