Tuesday 18 September 2018
Stay focused: Q&A with NXP executive Steve Owen
NXP Semiconductors has gone through several periods of restructuring since its departure from Philips, followed by privatization, and mergers and acquisitions. Steve Owen, executive...
Monday 4 June 2018
Automotive IC market on pace for 3rd consecutive record year
The automotive IC market is on pace to grow 18.5% to a new record high of US$32.3 billion in 2018, surpassing the previous record of US$27.2 billion set last year, according to IC...
Friday 21 July 2017
Ardentec obtains testing orders for car-use chips from TI
Taiwan-based Ardentec has grabbed testing orders for car-use chips from Texas Instruments (TI), which will buoy its sales performance in the third quarter, according to industry so...
Thursday 1 June 2017
IoV and self-driving cars fuel demand for automotive electronics
The growing level of automobile digitalization, especially advances in IoV technologies, is introducing booming opportunities for automotive electronic devices and parts and this...
Tuesday 23 August 2016
GaN device supply chain remains robust, says Strategy Analytics
Even with the well-publicized consolidation of RF Micro Devices (RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Infineon's acquisition of International Rectifier (IR) and most-recently Wolfspeed,...
Thursday 23 June 2016
Automotive semiconductor market grows slightly in 2015 while ranks shift, IHS says
Despite slowing growth for the automotive industry and exchange rate fluctuations, the automotive semiconductor market grew at a modest 0.2% on year reaching US$29 billion in 2015,...
Wednesday 1 June 2016
Industrial semiconductor revenues increase in 2015, IHS says
Industrial semiconductor revenues rose slightly in 2015 despite weakness in the overall semiconductor industry and, in particular, economic headwinds in China, which is a major global...
Monday 9 May 2016
NXP tops auto semiconductor vendor rankings, says Strategy Analytics
NXP Semiconductors achieved a 14.2% share of the US$27.4 billion automotive semiconductor market in 2015, four-percentage points ahead of its nearest rivals Infineon and Renesas,...
Friday 18 September 2015
SMIC to make Freescale chips designed specifically for China
Freescale Semiconductor has announced that a series of its i.MX family of applications processors tailored to the China market will be manufactured at Semiconductor Manufacturing...
Thursday 30 July 2015
Tsunami of M&A deals underway in 2015 chip industry, says IC Insights
In just the first half of 2015 alone, announced semiconductor acquisition agreements had a combined total value of US$72.6 billion, which is nearly 6x the annual average for M&A...
Wednesday 29 July 2015
Chinese automotive semiconductor revenues to hit US$6.2 billion in 2015, IHS says
Total automotive semiconductor revenues in China reached US$5.6 billion in 2014, and revenues are expected to grow nearly 11% year over year in 2015 to reach US$6.2 billion, according...
Wednesday 15 July 2015
Security a must for IoT market: Q&A with NXP EVP Steve Owen
The acquisition of Freescale by NXP Semiconductors will make NXP the world's second largest MCU supplier after the merger. The deal highlights NXP's goal of making a significant inroad...
Wednesday 18 March 2015
NXP-Freescale merger to result in global 8th-largest chipmaker, IHS says
The recent acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor by NXP Semiconductors would catapult the merged entity into the world's eighth-largest chipmaker, positioning the newly minted giant...
Monday 26 May 2014
Freescale sales, market share growing faster than industry average, says company CEO
Freescale Semiconductor has recently channeled over 90% of its resources to focus on the development of five strategic product groups, driving Freescale's sales and market share to...
Thursday 27 February 2014
China auto semiconductor market drives up 11% in 2013, says IHS
The fast-growing semiconductor market for China's automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenues in 2014, propelled by an increasing desire among Chinese car buyers...
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