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Monday 27 September 2021
Taiwan IC vendors poised to raise prices in 4Q21
Several Taiwan-based IC design houses are poised to raise their chip prices starting the fourth quarter of 2021 to reflect rising manufacturing costs, according to industry sources...
Friday 24 September 2021
IDMs step up deployments in GaN, SiC devices
IDMs including TI, Infineon, STMicroelectronics and Microchip have all stepped up their deployments in the market for power devices using GaN, SiC and other third-generation semiconductor...
Thursday 23 September 2021
Worldwide foundry sales to top US$100 billion in 2021, says IC Insights
Total foundry sales this year will surpass the US$100-billion mark for the first time, and continue increasing at a strong 11.6% average annual growth rate through 2025 when total...
Wednesday 22 September 2021
5G drives double-digit growth for 6th straight quarter in smartphone APs, says Strategy Analytics
For the sixth straight quarter, the global smartphone applications processor (AP) market clocked a double-digit on-year revenue increase in the second quarter of 2021, according to...
Wednesday 22 September 2021
MediaTek releases Kompanio 900T AP for tablets
MediaTek has recently launched the Kompanio 900T AP for Android-based tablets and expects the chip to help it maintain the leadership in the Android tablet AP market.
Thursday 16 September 2021
Backend firms to see strong 5G RF module demand for iPad mini 6
Backend houses including ASE Technology and Chipbond Technology are poised to enjoy robust orders for processing 5G RF modules, driven by demand for Apple's just-unveiled iPad mini...
Thursday 16 September 2021
Monolithic/heterogeneous integration to drive Silicon 4.0: Q&A with Etron chairman Nicky Lu
While global chip shortages can hardly ease in the short term and prices continue to rise further, regional semiconductor fleets are quietly taking shape as the US, EU, South Korea,...
Wednesday 15 September 2021
OSATs busy with high-end backend services for new iPhones
Taiwan's OSATs including ASE Technology and Powertech Technology (PTI) are gearing up to extend high-end backend services for new iPhones and other Apple devices, and their momentum...
Wednesday 15 September 2021
TI, Onsemi raise analog chip prices, peers in Taiwan to follow suit
Analog chip vendors Texas Instruments (TI) and Onsemi have both made upward adjustments in their chip prices as delivery lead times have been prolonged to over six months, and their...
Wednesday 15 September 2021
Apple to place orders for around 90 million units of iPhone 13 series for 2021
Apple will place orders for around 90 million units of the freshly launched iPhone 13 series with its upstream assemblers for 2021, Digitimes Research estimates.
Wednesday 15 September 2021
TSMC forecast to post 24% revenue growth in 2021, says IC Insights
TSMC is forecast to see its revenue in the second half of this year grow 14% from the level in the first half, with revenue for all of 2021 set to represent a 24% on-year surge, according...
Tuesday 14 September 2021
US chip vendors increasingly shift orders from China foundries
US chip vendors have increasingly shifted their orders away from China-based foundries to mitigate potential risks arising from the ongoing trade tensions between the US and China,...
Tuesday 14 September 2021
SMIC to build additional, considerable 28nm and above process capacity
China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) will be expanding production capacity for 28nm and above process technologies by 2024, which will considerably boost its overall...
Tuesday 14 September 2021
OSATs to see backend 5G AP shipments for Android handsets fall in 4Q21
Taiwan-based OSATs expect backend shipments of 5G APs for Android handsets to decline in fourth-quarter 2021, as they moved to reduce purchases of related test sockets in early September...
Friday 10 September 2021
TSMC posts increased August revenue
TSMC has announced consolidated revenue of NT$137.43 billion (US$4.97 billion) for August 2021, up 10.3% sequentially and 11.8% on year.