Friday 24 September 2021
IDMs step up deployments in GaN, SiC devices
IDMs including TI, Infineon, STMicroelectronics and Microchip have all stepped up their deployments in the market for power devices using GaN, SiC and other third-generation semiconductor...
Wednesday 15 September 2021
TI, Onsemi raise analog chip prices, peers in Taiwan to follow suit
Analog chip vendors Texas Instruments (TI) and Onsemi have both made upward adjustments in their chip prices as delivery lead times have been prolonged to over six months, and their...
Wednesday 15 September 2021
TSMC forecast to post 24% revenue growth in 2021, says IC Insights
TSMC is forecast to see its revenue in the second half of this year grow 14% from the level in the first half, with revenue for all of 2021 set to represent a 24% on-year surge, according...
Tuesday 27 July 2021
Lead times at TI still long, sources say
Industry sources have expressed doubts about Texas Instruments' less optimistic outlook for the third quarter, given the still prolonged lead times at the analog IC vendor.
Thursday 15 July 2021
Wafer probing houses see order visibility for car chips strenghtened
Taiwan-based wafer probing houses including King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec have all seen order visibility extended well into 2022, driven by international...
Friday 2 July 2021
Micron to sell Lehi fab to Texas Instruments
Micron Technology has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Lehi, Utah fab to Texas Instruments (TI), according to the US memory chip vendor.
Friday 4 June 2021
Texas Instruments remains top analog IC supplier
With analog sales of US$10.9 billion and 19% marketshare, Texas Instruments (TI) maintained its firm grip as the leading supplier of analog devices in 2020, according to IC Insights...
Monday 20 July 2020
Analog acquiring Maxim shows semiconductor sector shakeout
The global semiconductor industry has too much capacity, too many players and has had declining revenues since the end of 2018. Market prospects are bleak for the next two years and...
Wednesday 24 June 2020
No peak season this year for GlobalWafers
GlobalWafers will not see a peak season in 2020, according to Doris Hsu, chairperson for the silicon wafer manufacturer.
Tuesday 9 June 2020
Global semiconductor revenue may drop 5% in 2Q20
IC Insights has compiled a list of semiconductor companies that have provided their sales guidance for the second quarter of 2020. Collectively, the 21 companies on the list anticipate...
Monday 1 June 2020
Demand for networking, notebook, healthcare chips to stay strong till October
Pandemic-triggered robust demand for networking chips, notebook chip solutions, healthcare sensors and MCUs is expected to last into October, with networking ASICs, in particular,...
Friday 29 May 2020
TI remains top analog IC supplier
With analog sales of US$10.2 billion and a 19% market share, Texas Instruments held a firm grip on its position as the leading supplier of analog devices in 2019, according to IC...
Tuesday 21 April 2020
Taiwan IC firms see orders for 5G infrastructure pull in from China
Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed a pull-in of orders for 5G base-station and customer-premise equipment (CPE) from China, according to sources at Taiwan's IC distributors.
Thursday 21 November 2019
Power semiconductor demand about to pick up
Power semiconductor demand is about to hit its bottom and start picking up, as Infineon and other IDMs have lowered their power chip inventories to healthy levels, according to industry...
Monday 11 November 2019
Silicon wafer shipments in low gear for 4Q19
Silicon wafer shipments are expected to stay in low gear in the fourth quarter of 2019 as clients have decelerated their shipment pull-in to facilitate year-end financial settlements,...
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