Monday 15 April 2024
Renesas revamps old plant, powers up semiconductor production for EVs
Renesas has repurposed an old wafer fabrication facility in Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan, into a power semiconductor plant.
Thursday 28 March 2024
Renesas criticizes the Japanese practice of uniform salary rise
The president of the Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Renesas, Hidetoshi Shibata, pointed out at the shareholders' meeting that the customary practice of uniformly raising salaries...
Wednesday 13 March 2024
Edge AI to boost automotive and industrial chip demand, says Renesas
The automotive and industrial automation sectors remain the most significant drivers of development for edge AI, according to Renesas during a recent technology forum it hosted in...
Tuesday 12 March 2024
Renesas delays pay raise and continues layoffs due to concerns about chip market
Japan-based automotive and industrial chip company Renesas has decided to push back a regular pay raise from April to October of this year.
Monday 11 March 2024
India roundup: India chip projects to begin construction as Taiwanese firms seek growth opportunities
Two of the three chipmaking projects are expected to begin by mid-2024. Taiwanese firms expressed their cautiousness and optimism towards opportunities in India.
Thursday 7 March 2024
CG-Renesas ATMP project in India to commence construction in mid-2024
In a recently announced chipmaking project in India in partnership with India and Thailand-based companies, Renesas expressed cautiousness about the investments by starting with ATMP...
Friday 1 March 2024
Tata-PSMC, CG Power-Renesas chip projects approved by India
India approved three additional semiconductor manufacturing projects after Micron's ATMP facility, with two proposed by Tata, as India is on its way to building a hub for semiconductor...
Tuesday 27 February 2024
TSMC gives Japan's automotive IDM firms the kiss of life
TSMC's new wafer plants in Europe, the US, and Japan are reenergizing automotive IDM firms around the world.
Monday 26 February 2024
Renesas calls off plans to acquire Sequans
Renesas Electronics has terminated the previously announced memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Renesas and Sequans Communications, under which Renesas made a tender offer to...
Thursday 15 February 2024
Renesas to purchase PCB design software company Altium for US$5.9 billion
Japan-based semiconductor company Renesas announced on February 15 that it will acquire US-headquartered Altium, which focuses on developing electronics design systems. Renesas will...
Tuesday 6 February 2024
PMIC supplier GMT faces market uncertainty
Taiwanese power management IC (PMIC) supplier Global Mixed-Mode Technology (GMT) has expressed uncertainty regarding near-term market visibility.
Friday 26 January 2024
Several new wafer fabs in Japan to come online in 2024
In 2024, numerous Japanese and foreign semiconductor manufacturers will commence mass production at newly constructed wafer fabrication facilities in Japan. Industry sources claim...
Friday 12 January 2024
Renesas to acquire GaN supplier Transphorm for US$339 million
Renesas said it would acquire US-based gallium nitride (GaN) supplier Transphorm to expand its power semiconductor portfolio in an era where demands for energy efficiency and EVs...
Tuesday 17 October 2023
Renesas deepens edge AI deployment with strategic investment in EdgeCortix
Renesas Electronics is strengthening its collaboration with the Japanese IC design startup EdgeCortix through a strategic investment to develop edge artificial intelligence (AI) solutions,...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
Cadence India poised to leverage AI on promising market demand
In alignment with trends across various sectors, semiconductor firms are vigorously exploring AI-powered solutions to refine operations and boost productivity. A notable development...
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