Friday 1 December 2023
Broadcom to cut almost 1,300 VMware jobs in California after takeover
Broadcom Inc. plans to fire almost 1,300 VMware Inc. employees in California following the completion of a $61 billion acquisition that pushed the chipmaker deeper into the software...
Monday 27 November 2023
Major suppliers preparing for fast-growing Wi-Fi 7 penetration rate in 2024
Although the overall networking IC sector is still in the inventory clearance phase and shipment momentum has not fully recovered, major platform operators are still intensifying...
Thursday 23 November 2023
Broadcom completes acquisition of VMware
According to PR Newswire, Broadcom announced it has completed its acquisition of VMware, a move to boost its enterprise software business.
Monday 30 October 2023
Yicai: SIA urges prolonging comment period for AI chip export control updated rule
After the Biden Administration announced the latest update on 2023 semiconductor export controls on October 17, trade associations and American enterprises have expressed concerns...
Thursday 28 September 2023
Wi-Fi 7 chip competition about to heat up
Chipmakers including MediaTek, Realtek Semiconductor, RF IC specialist RichWave Technology, and power management IC (PMIC) supplier M3 Technology (M3Tek) are gearing up for the industry's...
Friday 22 September 2023
Broadcom falls on report of Google weighing making AI chips
Broadcom Inc. shares fell following a report that Alphabet Inc.'s Google is considering dropping the company as a supplier of artificial intelligence chips as soon as 2027.
Wednesday 13 September 2023
Qualcomm to continue supplying 5G chips to Apple through 2026
Qualcomm said Monday that it will continue to supply Apple with 5G modem chips through 2026, raising concerns about the progress of Apple's in-house developed 5G chip.
Monday 11 September 2023
3D chiplets to steer the next advanced packaging trend
Advanced packaging and testing have become the hottest topics in the semiconductor industry in 2023, with TSMC's CoWoS packaging technology experiencing extremely high demand due...
Friday 1 September 2023
Semiconductor downturn eclipses strong AI demand, says Broadcom
In spite of strong demand for chips thanks to the generative AI, Broadcom expects the semiconductor soft landing to continue, eclipsing other growth engines for the company.
Wednesday 30 August 2023
GF announces advancements in automotive and RF industries
GlobalFoundries has enhanced two of its technology platforms to enable critical applications for next-generation electric and autonomous vehicles, along with commitments from automotive...
Monday 31 July 2023
TSMC reportedly invited to set up CoWoS packaging capacity in US, Japan
In light of the severe shortage of CoWoS (chip-on-wafer-on-substrate) packaging capacity for AI GPUs now in hot demand, the US and Japan reportedly are aggressively re-inviting TSMC...
Thursday 20 July 2023
Long lead time for US network chip giants opens the door to Taiwan-based competitors
Broadcom and Marvell continue to operate on extended delivery schedules, even though the chip shortage has largely been addressed. Despite the alleviation of the supply-demand imbalance...
Monday 17 July 2023
Wi-Fi 7 SoC makers set to embrace first wave of demand in 2H23
With end-market devices accelerating incorporating Wi-Fi 7 capability into their products, chipmakers including Broadcom, Qualcomm and MediaTek are optimistic that the first wave...
Friday 14 July 2023
Backend fab toolmakers see short lead-time orders from TSMC
TSMC has stepped up its pace of orders with backend equipment suppliers, as the foundry commences its chip-on-wafer-on-substrate (CoWoS) packaging capacity expansion plan, according...
Thursday 13 July 2023
Broadcom gets nod from EU to acquire VMware
The European Commission approved Broadcom's acquisition deal of VMware with open access and interoperability conditions. VMware is still waiting for FTC's approval on its way to diversify...