Monday 4 December 2023
Taiwan-based IC design houses concerned about long-term impact of investment expansion in China
Despite the cyclical downturn in the semiconductor industry, semiconductor companies in China are scaling up their investments and nurturing each other amid a full-blown indigenization...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
AMD inaugurates its largest global design center in India
As part of the US$400 million investment plan in India, AMD inaugurated its largest global design center in Bengaluru, with the Indian government expecting more investment from chipmakers...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Uncertainties ring: will the IC design industry return to normalcy in 2024?
The prolonged chaos in semiconductor inventory management seems to be nearing its end, with only a few applications affected by the situation. Most industry players reckon that this...
Monday 27 November 2023
IC design houses grapple with unrelenting price-reduction pressures from customers and high raw material costs
While positive about their revenue performance returning to a growth track with high expectations for an economic upswing in 2024, most IC design houses in Taiwan continue to face...
Monday 27 November 2023
Challenges remain as system integrators self-developed chips against established IC design houses
As the AI era arrives, cloud service providers (CSP) have increasingly recognized the importance of high-performance computing (HPC) chips, and system integrators, hardware manufacturers,...
Thursday 23 November 2023
Global PMX seizes technological moment amid growing EV design complexity
Taiwan-based OEM firm Global PMX, led by General Manager Maggie Lin, faces a transformative period as the electric vehicle (EV) landscape evolves into intricate designs. Lin shared...
Thursday 23 November 2023
Taiwan memory IC design houses gearing up for edge AI boom
Taiwan-based memory IC design houses including Etron Technology and AP Memory have stepped up their deployment in the edge AI market segment, which is expected to grow through 2025...
Wednesday 15 November 2023
Japanese carmakers introduce generative AI to vehicle design
Many automakers have been exploring how they can develop vehicle models with the assistance of generative AI. Japan-based Honda, Sony Honda Mobility (SHM), and Subaru have adopted...
Tuesday 14 November 2023
IC design houses expect lower foundry prices in 1Q24
Pure-play foundries such as United Microelectronics (UMC), Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) may lower their quotations...
Tuesday 14 November 2023
IC design houses see disappointing end-market demand in China
China's Double 11 online shopping festival has failed to generate end-market demand, with only a few brands like Xiaomi reporting decent sales, indicating that China's consumer market...
Monday 6 November 2023
Taiwan's IC design houses under growing pressure as generative AI rewrites the game
Generative AI is making its way into edge devices: though there remain bottlenecks to overcome in terms of software and hardware, the overall trend is very significant. PC and mobile...
Friday 3 November 2023
AI PC market unlikely to take off until 2025, says Elan
Notebook touch controller specialist Elan Microelectronics believes that the AI PC era has just begun and will not take off until 2025, after its first year of development.
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Mobile phone market to resume growth in 2024
Global mobile phone sales are expected to fall below 1.2 billion units in 2023, a new low in ten years, due to gloomy consumer sentiment following the pandemic, Chinese market saturation,...
Friday 27 October 2023
Flexium expects sales to peak in 4Q23
Flexium Interconnect, a company specializing in flexible PCBs, expects its sales to peak for 2023 in the fourth quarter.
Friday 27 October 2023
Taiwan to adopt decentralized design for power grids to increase supply resilience
With industrial power consumption continuously growing in Taiwan, the government will have its power grids adopt a decentralized design to improve their resilience, as the existing...
Your Fast Pass to Semiconductor Insights
Strategize Confidently with Insights into Samsung
Global top-5 notebook brands experience over 20% on-month shipment drop in October, says DIGITIMES Research
Global notebook shipments rise in 3Q23 but to slip in 4Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
Research Insight: order backlog, China demand to drive Infineon automotive segment in FY24