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Global chip shortage to persist until 2Q22, says GartnerThursday 13 May 2021
The worldwide semiconductor shortage will persist through 2021, and is expected to recover to normal levels by the second quarter of 2022, according to Gartner.
Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to surge 12.5% to US$522 billion in 2021, driven by continued-robust growth in consumer, computing, 5G and automotive semiconductors,...
Global 1Q21 semiconductor sales grow 3.6%, says SIAWednesday 5 May 2021
Worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled US$123.1 billion during the first quarter of 2021, up 3.6% sequentially and 17.8% from a year earlier, according to SIA.
Fabless suppliers hold record-high 33% of 2020 IC marketThursday 29 April 2021
Fabless IC suppliers saw their combined sales register a strong 24% rise in 2020, while IDMs' grew by only 8% on year. Fabless company IC sales accounted for a record-high 32.8% of...
TSMC to expand capacity for 28nm process at China fabFriday 23 April 2021
TSMC's board of directors has approved a budget of about US$2.89 billion for installation of mature technology capacity, the pure-play foundry announced on April 22.
US companies hold 55% of worldwide IC market in 2020, says IC InsightsWednesday 14 April 2021
US companies held a 50% share of total IDM sales and a 64% share of fabless sales worldwide in 2020, capturing 55% of total IC sales worldwide last year, according to IC Insights.
Global semiconductor equipment sales hit record high in 2020, says SEMIWednesday 14 April 2021
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 19% from US$59.8 billion in 2019 to a new all-time high of US$71.2 billion in 2020, according to SEMI.
Worldwide semiconductor revenue logs 10.4% surge in 2020, says GartnerTuesday 13 April 2021
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled US$466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4% from 2019, according to Gartner.
NOR flash chipmakers see more customers eager for long-term dealsThursday 8 April 2021
Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers have seen more of their clients eager to strike long-term supply agreements, according to industry sources.
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – February 2021Tuesday 23 March 2021
The global top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments, excluding those of detachable models, decline 8% sequentially in February while the top-3 notebook ODMs' combined shipments...
IC Insights raises 2021 IC market forecast to 19% growthWednesday 10 March 2021
IC Insights has raised its IC market growth forecast for 2021 to 19%, up 7pp from its previous estimate of 12% growth.
Winbond, Macronix post brisk February resultsTuesday 9 March 2021
Winbond Electronics, a maker of specialty DRAM and flash memory, and ROM and flash memory chipmaker Macronix International both saw their revenues for February 2021 come to high levels...
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – January 2021Friday 26 February 2021
After hitting a new high in monthly shipments last month, the global top-5 notebook brands saw their combined shipments slip more than 10% sequentially in January due to seasonality...
Semiconductor equipment billings hit record high in January 2021Tuesday 23 February 2021
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment topped US$3 billion in January 2021, according to SEMI.
IDMs may evaluate more outsourcingTuesday 23 February 2021
IDM vendors may consider outsourcing more of their production starting 2022, with Taiwan-based contract chipmakers being among the beneficiaries, according to industry sources.
O-RAN applications gaining momentum worldwideTuesday 23 February 2021
The application of Open RAN (O-RAN) networks is gaining popularity worldwide, offering plenty of opportunities for Taiwan-based makers to tap into the niche market by optimizing their...
DRAM and flash memory supply to stay tight in 2H21, says WinbondMonday 22 February 2021
A rally in DRAM and flash memory prices will boost Winbond Electronics' memory business revenue in March and April, according to Pei-Ming Chen, president for the specialty DRAM and...
China remains largest IC marketMonday 22 February 2021
China became the largest IC market in the world in 2005 and has continued to grow in size since then. In 2020, China's IC market increased to US$143.4 billion, a 9% gain from US$131.3...
Global 5G smartphone shipments to approach 550 million units in 2021Thursday 18 February 2021
Worldwide 5G smartphone shipments are expected to grow drastically to nearly 550 million units in 2021, and supply chain players will benefit as a result, according to market sourc...
Top-5 wafer capacity leaders raise share of global capacity to 54%, says IC InsightsWednesday 17 February 2021
The top-5 wafer capacity leaders saw their combined installed capacity represent 54% of total global wafer capacity in December 2020, according to IC Insights. In 2009, the top-10...
Global tablet shipments to fall 31% in 1Q21, says Digitimes ResearchFriday 5 February 2021
Worldwide tablet shipments climbed to a 13-quarter high of 51.56 million units in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to Digitimes Research. However, shipments will fall 31% sequentially...
Global 2020 silicon revenue remains stable with wafer shipments edging up, say SEMIWednesday 3 February 2021
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 5% in 2020, when revenue remained unchanged from 2019 at US$11.17 billion, according to SEMI.
Imagination and PaddlePaddle announce collaboration to grow AI ecosystemWednesday 3 February 2021
In a collaboration between Imagination Technologies and PaddlePaddle, Imagination's IMGDNN API has been integrated into Paddle-Lite, growing the artificial intelligence (AI) ecosystem...
Chromebook shipments to climb nearly 30% in 2021Thursday 28 January 2021
Worldwide notebook shipments are forecast to grow 13.1% to 227 million units in 2021, with shipments of Chromebook devices to post the highest on-year growth of nearly 30%, according...
Worldwide semiconductor revenue increases 7.3% in 2020, says GartnerFriday 15 January 2021
Following a decline of 12% in 2019, worldwide semiconductor revenue rebounded in 2020 to total US$449.8 billion, an increase of 7.3% from 2019, according to preliminary results by...