Thursday 9 November 2023
More US chip firms take part in 2023 China Import Expo despite escalated restrictions
The China International Import Expo (CIIE) 2023 kicked off in Shanghai on November 5, and the organizer is seeing more US semiconductor companies joining the event than ever despite...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
Niche IC distributor ANStek sees customers place orders with caution
Taiwan-based Answer Technology (ANStek), which distributes mainly ICs for niche-market applications, has seen its customers place orders with caution as a result of a slower-than-anticipated...
Monday 14 August 2023
ADI invests more than US$1 billion in Oregon site expansion
Analog Devices recently celebrated its investment of more than US$1 billion to expand its wafer fab in Beaverton, Oregon. The Beaverton site, which was constructed in 1978, is ADI's...
Monday 24 July 2023
Foxconn partners with ADI to develop new-generation digital cockpit
Foxconn has developed multiple partnerships as it scales up its semiconductor and EV businesses. The company recently announced a collaboration with US-based semiconductor company...
Friday 24 March 2023
Taiwan foundries see surge in orders transferred from China
The US' escalation of the chip war with China has prompted more companies to shift their orders to Taiwan-based pure-play foundries. However, contract prices provided by TSMC and...
Tuesday 7 March 2023
IDMs upbeat about market prospects for automotive chips
Despite automotive chip customer pull-in momentum reportedly weakening, IDMs in the US and Europe are still highly optimistic about market prospects for the chip segment whose supply...
Wednesday 1 March 2023
ADI expects highly of smart edge computing; pushing AI MCUs into industrial control sector
Analog Devices (ADI) is eyeing the business opportunity of smart edge computing and is primarily promoting AI MCU products in the industrial control sector, its key market, according...
Wednesday 1 March 2023
TI, ADI see analog chips sales for auto, industrial applications on growth track
Analog chips demand for automotive and industrial control applications stays in high gear, allowing the world's leading suppliers Texas Instruments (TI) and Analog Devices (ADI) to...
Tuesday 14 February 2023
IC distributors upbeat about demand for automotive, industrial and server apps
Automobile, industrial control, and server industries have drawn market interest with the decline in demand for PCs and consumer electronics. According to sources at Taiwan-based...
Monday 13 February 2023
TSMC, VIS post sequential revenue increases in January
TSMC and specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have reported sequential increases in January revenue of 3.9% and 13.7%, respectively.
Tuesday 7 February 2023
IDMs keen to launch SiC power chips and modules for EVs
As SIC power chips are increasingly applied to EV inverters, many IDMs are not only expanding production capacity but also keenly launching products and solutions to meet robust market...
Monday 26 December 2022
Foundry houses may see orders, capacity utilization rebound in 2H23
Semiconductor supply chains are facing the challenges of severe inventory corrections and business downturns in the first half of 2023, and most foundry houses are not expected to...
Thursday 24 November 2022
VIS may gain shifted orders from China
Taiwan-based Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is in talks about orders for power management ICs with potential customers including Qualcomm, Monolithic Power Systems and...
Friday 7 October 2022
First-tier IDMs believe new capacity may not be sufficient
Some consumer IC designers are concerned about possible competition from IDMs in Europe and the US, who they fear could be forced to join the supply of consumer chips to boost the...
Tuesday 21 June 2022
Chinese chipmakers gaining ground in consumer PMIC segment
Global demand for power management ICs (PMIC) have been expanding sharply for communications, industrial control, automotive and consumer devices applications, and their prices have...