654 news items tagged silicon
Silicon Motion raises sales guidance for 2021Friday 7 May 2021
Memory device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology has raised its revenue outlook this year, after posting record-high revenues for the first quarter.
GlobalWafers expects silicon wafer demand to stay robust through 2023Wednesday 5 May 2021
Taiwan-based GlobalWafers has reported sequential growths in first-quarter shipments for silicon wafers of all sizes, and expects sales momentum to stay strong through 2023.
Silicon wafer shipments edge higher in 1Q21 to set new record, SEMI reportsTuesday 4 May 2021
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 4% sequentially to a record high of 3.337 billion square inches in the first quarter of 2021, according to SEMI.
Shipments of SoC adopting Andes IP hit record high in 2020Monday 3 May 2021
Shipments for SoC chips adopting Andes Technology's processor IPs topped two billion units in 2020, up 33% on year and hitting a record high, according to Frankwell Lin, CEO for the...
Faraday upbeat about 1H21Wednesday 28 April 2021
Faraday Technology, a fabless ASIC service and silicon IP provider, has expressed optimism about its sales growth in the first half of 2021 driven by robust growth in revenue generated...
Phison hikes chip prices againMonday 26 April 2021
NAND flash device controller and module supplier Phison Electronics has raised its quotes for the second time this year to reflect rising foundry and backend costs, as well as costs...
Phison, Silicon Motion place NAND controller foundry orders for 2022Wednesday 21 April 2021
NAND flash controller specialists Phison Electronics and Silicon Motion Technology have placed orders for 2022 with their foundry partners, but are still aware tight mature process...
Nvidia CEO introduces software, silicon, supercomputers at GTC 2021Tuesday 13 April 2021
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang has unveiled the company's latest innovations covering autonomous machines, AIs, chips, supercomputers and software during his presentation at GTC 2021.
Chipmaking equipment and materials suppliers looking to beef up operations in TaiwanTuesday 30 March 2021
Japan-based semiconductor equipment vendor Tokyo Electron is reportedly eyeing the acquisition of a 6-inch wafer fab in Taiwan that has been put up on sale, while fellow companies...
8-inch silicon wafer prices unlikely to rise in 2Q21Friday 19 March 2021
Demand for 8-inch silicon wafers has been rising significantly along with increasingly tight capacity supply at foundry fabs, but prices for such wafers are not expected to rise in...
GlobalWafers to see tight capacity through 2H21Friday 19 March 2021
Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers expects to run all its production lines for 12-, 8- and 6-inch silicon wafers at full capacity through the second half of this year.
NAND flash prices to see single-digit rise in 2Q21Thursday 18 March 2021
NAND flash prices are expected to register single-digit sequential increases in the second quarter of 2021, and then rise further modestly through the second half of the year, according...
Taiwan foundries running at full capacity for mature processesWednesday 17 March 2021
TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC), Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) continue to run at full capacity for their 28nm and...
Scientech to post double-digit revenue growth in 2021Friday 12 March 2021
Scientech, a provider of silicon wafer reclaim services and chipmaking equipment, is expected to post a double-digit revenue increase in 2021, according to market sources.
Automotive memory demand promisingWednesday 3 March 2021
Memory chipmakers and related controller suppliers have stepped up their deployments in the automotive field, looking to grasp new business opportunities.
Chip shortage likely to persist through 2022, says Silicon MotionThursday 25 February 2021
Foundry and backend capacity constraints resulting in a global shortage of semiconductors will likely persist through 2022, according to Silicon Motion Technology, a Taiwan-based...
Silicon Motion breaks ground for new HQThursday 25 February 2021
Flash device controller IC company Silicon Motion Technology held a groundbreaking ceremony on February 24 for its new headquarters in northern Taiwan.
China demand set to buoy Taiwan ASIC designers in 2021Monday 22 February 2021
Taiwan-based ASIC and SoC design service providers including Alchip, Faraday Technology and Global Unichip will continue to enjoy robust demand from China's chipmaking industry in...
TSMC ecosystem partners set to enjoy strong 1Q21Monday 8 February 2021
TSMC's ecosystem partners based in Taiwan are expected to post strong sales results for the first quarter of 2021, as well as the entire year, buoyed by brisk demand for chips fabricated...
Silicon Motion expects 7-12% revenue increase in 1Q21Monday 8 February 2021
Flash device controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology expects to post revenues of between US$154 million and US$161 million in the first quarter of 2021, representing a 7-12%...
Global 2020 silicon revenue remains stable with wafer shipments edging up, say SEMIWednesday 3 February 2021
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 5% in 2020, when revenue remained unchanged from 2019 at US$11.17 billion, according to SEMI.
GlobalWafers raises bid to acquire SiltronicMonday 25 January 2021
GlobalWafers has announced that the price for its tender offer to all Siltronic shareholders has been increased to EUR145 (US$176.53) per share.
Value of semiconductor industry M&A agreements sets record in 2020, says IC InsightsThursday 14 January 2021
Five big acquisition announcements and more than a dozen smaller deals in 2020 pushed the total value of M&A agreements in the year to an all-time high of US$118 billion, surpassing...
Foundries see clearer order visibility for automotive chipsWednesday 6 January 2021
Foundries including TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have seen the visibility of orders for automotive chips extended to the end...
China NAND flash controller supplier raises prices by 50%Tuesday 5 January 2021
China's Yeestor Microelectronics has raised prices for its flash memory controllers for embedded storage applications by as much as 50%, according to market sources.