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Power modules growing in power semiconductor market, says IHS

Sep 9, 20:42

The global power module market is projected to comprise nearly one-third (30%) of the power semiconductor market by 2019, growing at twice the rate of power discretes, from 2014 to...

Power management semiconductor market rises 7% in 2014, says IHS

May 19, 22:16

After less-than-stellar market growth in 2013, the market for power management semiconductors surged in 2014. Even after a seasonal revenue decline of roughly 5% in the fourth quarter...

Infineon and UMC announce manufacturing agreement for automotive applications

Dec 15, 22:09

Infineon Technologies and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced the extension of their manufacturing partnership into power semiconductors for automotive applications.

Knowles and Infineon are top suppliers of packaged MEMS microphones and bare microphone dies, says IHS

Jun 19, 15:37

The global market for MEMS microphone chips is split into dual segments that are dominated by two suppliers: Knowles and Infineon Technologies AG, according to IHS.

Global revenues for digital power supplies and digital power ICs to rise 65% in 2014, says IHS

Mar 5, 13:49

The global market for digital power is undergoing explosive growth, with revenues for digital power supplies and digital power ICs each projected to jump almost 65% in 2014, according...

ASE, Infineon team up for assembly of auto products

Nov 7, 15:42

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced a joint development and product agreement for assembly services of automotive products with Infineon Technologies. The collaboration...

Power semiconductor market plunges in 2012, says IHS

Sep 27, 10:51

Global revenues in the power semiconductor business dropped by nearly 16% in 2012 as sluggish consumer demand, falling pricing and other factors conspired to undercut the market,...

Infineon, Globalfoundries team on 40nm embedded flash process

Apr 29, 21:58

Infineon Technologies and Globalfoundries have announced a joint technology development and production agreement for 40nm embedded flash (eFlash) process technology.

GaN-on-silicon for power conversion, who are the likely winners in the commercialization race, asks Petrov Group

Dec 10, 11:06

The high importance of GaN-on-Si technology for power conversion applications is by now evident, says Boris Petrov, managing director of the Petrov Group. It is driven by cost and...

Digitimes Research: Embedded and standalone integration in NFC IC development

May 16, 14:04

NXP led the 2011 market for near-field communication (NFC) phone chips with a 52% share, followed by Inside Secure with 44%. The pair took a combined 96% share of the market, leaving...

Fairchild, Infineon expand partnership

Feb 8, 10:12

Fairchild Semiconductor and Infineon Technologies have announced the extension of their compatibility partnership to encompass Fairchild's 5x6mm power stage asymmetric dual MOSFET...

Intel reasserts semiconductor market leadership in 2011, says IHS

Dec 2, 11:16

After three years of seeing its dominant position in the global semiconductor market whittled away by aggressive competition from Samsung Electronics, Intel is set to reverse the...

Standalone transceiver chips to dominate the smartphone market, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Oct 21, 16:36

Transceivers are essential to the performance of mobile devices. They are designed to detect weak signals at a specific frequency when receiving and to send signals at a specific...

Infineon shipping security chips for Chromebooks

Jul 27, 12:10

Infineon Technologies has announced that the company is shipping Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chips for devices running Google's Chrome operating system. The TPM is an integral part...

Infineon purchases Qimonda assets in Dresden for EUR100.6 million

May 11, 10:59

Infineon Technologies announced on May 10 that the company has purchased real estate and manufacturing facilities from Michael Jaffe, insolvency administrator managing the assets...

Despite strong 1Q11 performance, partners concerned about Intel impact from tablet PC

Apr 21, 01:50

Intel announced first-quarter revenues of US$12.8 billion, up 24% on year with net profits of US$3.2 billion, up 21% on year, both new historical records. However, sources from PC...

Infineon to expand manufacturing capacity in Malaysia

Mar 31, 16:05

Infineon Technologies has announced that it will invest US$160 million in 2011 to expand its production capacity, R&D and to upgrade its manufacturing facilities in Malacca, Malaysia...

Standalone application processors are wining in mobility markets, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Mar 8, 15:40

Several years ago there was a widely accepted expectation that application mobile processors would be fully integrated with baseband processors on a single chip. However, today we...

Intel completes acquisition of wireless solution business from Infineon

Feb 1, 14:48

Intel has announced that it completed the acquisition of Infineon Technologies' Wireless Solutions (WLS) business. The pair announced the US$1.4 billion deal on August 30, 2010.

Apple to switch to Qualcomm chips, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 13, 14:53

Apple reportedly is dropping Infineon solutions from its iPhone devices in favor of those made by Qualcomm, according to a recent report in the Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Intel to buy Infineon wireless unit for US$1.4 billion

Aug 30, 15:35

Infineon Technologies and Intel on August 30 jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to transfer Infineon's Wireless Solutions (WLS) business to Intel...

Lantiq offers new solutions for digital home and NGN

Aug 30, 15:25

Lantiq, the spin-off of Infineon's former wireline chip unit, has announced the latest of its 802.11n WLAN solutions with an integrated processor, a low-power VDSL2 chipset built...

Thirty billion power conversion ICs enable power management applications, says Petrov Group

Aug 24, 13:53

The analog power conversion IC segment dominates the power management market; it accounts for about 30 billion units and US$11 billion revenues with a forecast average growth rate...

Power management ICs in portable devices represent nearly 40% of total analog IC revenues, says Petrov Group

Aug 10, 15:20

The annual unit growth rate for portable devices is estimated at more than 12%, from about two billion in 2008 to over 3.4 billion devices in 2013. These devices have an increasing...

Spreadtrum, MStar and Infineon gaining ground in China white-box handset market

Aug 6, 10:26

Handset solutions vendors, including Spreadtrum Communications, MStar Semiconductor and Infineon Technologies, have gained ground in the white-box handset market at the expense of...

Infineon CFO departs, after company confirms talks over wireless chip unit

Aug 5, 14:17

Marco Schroter has left his post as CFO and labor director of Infineon Technologies, effective immediately, according to Infineon. His departure "was caused by differences in...

Power semiconductor market plummets in 2009, says IMS Research

Jun 9, 11:51

The power semiconductor market declined 24% to US$10.1 billion in 2009, with the power module and discrete segments down 26% and 24%, respectively, from a year earlier, according...

Infineon leads 2009 automotive chip ranking, says Semicast

May 6, 11:50

Infineon Technologies was the largest supplier of semiconductors to the automotive sector in 2009, according to Semicast Research. Freescale Semiconductor, for many years the leading...

Power transistor market to hit sales high in 2010, says IC Insights

Apr 22, 16:44

After falling 16% in 2009, power transistor sales are expected to climb 31% in 2010 and reach a new record high of US$10.96 billion, according to IC Insights. The projected 31% growth...

Chip industry profitability hits decade high, says iSuppli

Mar 16, 10:19

Overall semiconductor supplier operating profitability rose to 21.4% in the fourth quarter of 2009, the highest level since fourth-quarter 2000 when it reached 24.7%, according to...

Sales of dual-SIM handsets to double in 2010, sources say

Newswatch - Feb 25, 11:14

Sales of handsets with dual-SIM cards in the global market are expected to double in 2010 after the segment registered a strong growth of 74% in 2009, according to industry sources...

Infineon files patent infringement lawsuit against Elpida

Feb 24, 10:10

Infineon Technologies has announced that the company and its subsidiary Infineon Technologies North America filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) against...

Memory segment to fall by less than overall chip revenues in 2009, says Gartner

Dec 21, 11:24

Worldwide chip revenues are set to post a 11.4% decline in 2009, following 2008 when the revenues dropped 5.4%, according to Gartner. The research firm commented that 2009 will mark...

Infineon, TSMC extend collaboration to 65nm

Nov 5, 16:35

Infineon Technologies and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on November 5 announced that their development and production partnership has been extended to a 65nm embedded...

MEMS microphone shipments to top one billion in 2013, says iSuppli

Sep 24, 09:55

Despite a slowdown in 2009, global shipments of micro-electromechanical system (MEMS) microphones are set to more than triple from 2008 to 2013 thanks to their strong acceptance in...

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