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...
Monday 6 March 2023
Top 3 memory vendors account for three-fourths of leading-edge wafer capacity
According to Knometa Research, Samsung Electronics, Micron Technology, and SK Hynix held 76% of the leading-edge capacity at the end of 2022, with the majority of it going toward...
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...
Wednesday 22 February 2023
UK-based Agile Analog brings automation and optimization into analog IP design
Agile Analog, an analog IP provider based in Cambridge, UK, is revolutionizing analog IP design by giving designers of ASICs (application-specific ICs) and SoC (system-on-chip) the...
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...
Tuesday 7 February 2023
How do SMEs survive while analog IC giants grow through acquisition?
The analog IC industry is more resilient than other semiconductor sub-sectors, with better value output not only during the two economic downturns in the past 10 years, but also inventory...
Thursday 19 January 2023
Samsung to grow foundry IP partner ecosystem
Samsung Electronics reportedly is looking to boost its semiconductor IP sales by working closely with silicon IP and design service companies.
Friday 23 December 2022
TI opens new 12-inch fab in US
Texas Instruments (TI) has recently kicked off production for analog and embedded products at its LFAB fab in the US state of Utah, the 12-inch wafer fab TI acquired from memory chipmaker...
Monday 28 November 2022
Analog IC supply still tight; demand for automotive MCU also high, says Renesas
Although the automotive chip shortage is showing signs of easing up, analog IC chips continue to be stuck in a tight supply situation, according to Hidetoshi Shibata, CEO of semiconductor...
Monday 21 November 2022
India roundup: ISMC Analog reportedly set to acquire bank loan for chip fab
As India faces an ecnomic downturn, shipments of PCs and smartphones declined for the third quarter of 2022. India's semiconductor fab investments is progressing slowly with ISMC...
Tuesday 15 November 2022
Analog Integrations reports robust sales for 1Q-3Q22
Analog Integrations (AIC) has reported impressive sales and profits for the first three quarters of 2022, buoyed by synergy efforts with its strategic partner Netronix, which provides...
Thursday 27 October 2022
Analog IC firms worry about TI's upcoming capacity expansion
Analog IC suppliers are increasingly concerned about Texas Instruments' (TI) upcoming capacity expansions, as demand for industrial device applications begins to weaken, according...
Friday 21 October 2022
Global 200mm fab capacity to surge 20% through 2025, says SEMI
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are expected to see their combined 200mm fab capacity increase 20% from 2021 through 2025, adding 13 new 200mm lines as the industry reaches...
Tuesday 18 October 2022
Automotive chip supply shortage likely to persist until 2026, according to BCG and McKinsey
The shortage of automotive chips has not been completely resolved and is likely to persist through 2026 or even 2030, according to McKinsey & Company and the Boston Consulting...
Thursday 29 September 2022
Automotive IC market share to reach 10% by 2026
The automotive share of the total IC market has steadily increased since 1998 growing from 4.7% of total IC sales that year to 7.4% in 2021, according to IC Insights. The proportion...
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