Wednesday 1 February 2023
MCU price war lingers in 1H23 as makers continue inventory depletion
A price war between Taiwanese and Chinese suppliers of MCUs for consumer applications will persist in the first half of 2023 as they remain under pressure to trim inventories amid...
Wednesday 28 December 2022
Memory makers eyeing mounting DDR5 penetration for PCs, servers in 2023
As part of their efforts to bolster revenues and profits amid prolonged market downturns, major memory makers Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology are all set to step...
Wednesday 14 December 2022
China car chip vendor ChipOn paving way for launching IPO
China-based automotive chip supplier ChipOn Micro-Electronic has recently filed a listing counseling application with the Shanghai Securities Regulatory Bureau, paving the way for...
Tuesday 29 November 2022
Semiconductor sales to drop 5% in 2023, says IC Insights
Worldwide semiconductor sales are forecast to drop 5% in 2023 after hitting a record high in 2022, according to IC Insights.
Wednesday 23 November 2022
Global DRAM sales to fall 18% in 2022, says IC Insights
The global DRAM market is forecast to reach US$29.3 billion in the second half of 2022, down 40% from US$49 billion in the first half of the year, according to IC Insights. Sales...
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...
Wednesday 28 September 2022
Handset CIS destocking slow
Lackluster handset sales have led to excess inventories of related CMOS image sensors (CIS), also dragging down wafer reconstitution (RW) demand, according to industry sources.
Thursday 22 September 2022
DRAM sales nosedive in June, July
DRAM sales tumbled 36% in June and another 21% in July, after posting their highest monthly level in more than two years in May, according to IC Insights.
Friday 16 September 2022
CMOS image sensor sales to suffer first drop in 13 years
CMOS image sensor sales are expected to suffer their first sales decline in 13 years because of a smartphone slump, low camera growth in handsets, and weak global economy, according...
Thursday 8 September 2022
TSMC revenue hits another record high in August
TSMC has announced revenue for August reached NT$218.13 billion (US$7.06 billion), a record high for the second consecutive month.
Friday 1 July 2022
Global microprocessor sales to rise 12% in 2022, says IC Insights
Worldwide microprocessor sales are expected to maintain double-digit percentage growth in 2022, despite economic troubles brewing this year, according to IC Insights.
Wednesday 22 June 2022
Top suppliers enjoy big gains in small NOR flash market
NOR flash memory sales surged 63% on year to US$2.9 billion in 2021, representing only 4% of the total flash memory market last year, according to IC Insights.
Thursday 16 June 2022
Nuvoton breaks into top-10 MCU vendor rankings
New ranking from IC Insights shows Taiwan-based Nuvoton Technology became the world's seventh-largest MCU supplier in 2021.
Monday 13 June 2022
TI reportedly expects analog chip shortage to ease in 2H22
Texas Instruments (TI) has notified its clients that the supply-demand imbalance for analog chips, particularly power management ICs (PMICs), will ease in the second half of the year,...
Monday 6 June 2022
IC Insights reiterates 2022 semiconductor outlook of 11% growth
Despite rampant inflation and other macro headwinds, IC Insights continues to anticipate an 11% increase in total semiconductor sales this year - the same growth rate that was forecast...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research