Monday 12 December 2022
Samsung to maintain memory output ramp-up despite demand slowdown fears
While Micron Technology and other memory chipmakers plan to scale back output and slow down capacity expansions amid growing demand fears, Samsung Electronics is sticking to its capex...
Wednesday 17 February 2021
Top-5 wafer capacity leaders raise share of global capacity to 54%, says IC Insights
The top-5 wafer capacity leaders saw their combined installed capacity represent 54% of total global wafer capacity in December 2020, according to IC Insights. In 2009, the top-10...
Monday 6 April 2020
Intel shines in 2019 semiconductor market
It was a year when global semiconductor revenue fell by the greatest percentage in at least two decades, when eight of the top-10 chip suppliers suffered revenue declines and when...
Monday 30 March 2020
100 IC wafer fabs closed or repurposed since 2009, says IC Insights
Over the past decade, the IC industry has been paring down its older capacity as manufacturers have consolidated or transitioned to the fab-lite or fabless business models, according...
Thursday 27 February 2020
Semiconductor unit shipments to exceed 1 trillion devices in 2020, says IC Insights
Annual semiconductor unit shipments including integrated circuits and optoelectronics, sensors and discrete (O-S-D) devices are forecast to rise 7% in 2020 and surpass one trillion...
Thursday 13 February 2020
Top-5 semiconductor firms hold 53% of global wafer capacity
The world's top-five wafer capacity leaders each had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month, with their combined capacity representing 53% of the world's total wafer...
Thursday 5 September 2019
Chip sales fall nearly 14% in 1H19, says IHS
Chip sales during the initial six months of 2019 plunged by 13.9% compared to a year earlier, the biggest drop in a half since the first half of 2009, according to IHS Markit.
Wednesday 29 May 2019
Global chip market posts worst quarterly performance in 10 years, says IHS
The world's top-10 semiconductor suppliers all suffered year-over-year sales declines in the first quarter of 2019 as the global chip market posted its worst quarterly performance...
Friday 2 March 2018
Almost 100 IC wafer fabs closed or repurposed from 2009-2017, says IC Insights
Semiconductor manufacturers around the world have closed or repurposed 92 wafer fabs from 2009-2017, according to data compiled by IC Insights.
Wednesday 23 August 2017
China could enhance its position in post-Moore's Law era, says former TSMC COO
China's semiconductor industry could have a chance of strengthening its position in the post-Moore's Law era, according to Shang-yi Chiang, former executive VP and co-chief operating...
Tuesday 18 July 2017
Installed 8-inch fab capacity to rise through 2020, says SEMI
Installed 8-inch (200mm) fab capacity has increased since 2009, and will reach close to 5.4 million wafers per month (wpm) by the end of 2017, according to SEMI. By 2020, 200mm capacity...
Friday 14 July 2017
Faraday unveils 28HPC USB 3.1 PHY and 40LP Type-C PHY with PD controller
Faraday Technology, a Taiwan-based ASIC design service and IP provider, has announced the availability of its USB 3.1 PHY on UMC 28HPC process, as well as the silicon-verified USB...
Tuesday 14 February 2012
Taiwan market: First-tier vendors dominating entry-level DSC market
As sales of digital still camera (DSC) priced below NT$6,000 (US$203), continued to rise rapidly in 2011 in Taiwan, first-tier vendors Sony and Canon have been aggressive launching...
Thursday 1 September 2011
Neo Solar Power posts 2Q11 loss
Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power swung to net losses of NT$1.05 billion (US$36 million) in the second quarter of 2011 from profits of NT$1.04 billion a year ago. This also marked...
Thursday 28 July 2011
External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets
Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...
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