Thursday 13 May 2021
Global chip shortage to persist until 2Q22, says Gartner
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.
Friday 7 May 2021
Worldwide semiconductor revenue to grow 13% in 2021 despite chip shortage
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,...
Wednesday 5 May 2021
Global 1Q21 semiconductor sales grow 3.6%, says SIA
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.
Thursday 29 April 2021
Fabless suppliers hold record-high 33% of 2020 IC market
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...
Friday 23 April 2021
TSMC to expand capacity for 28nm process at China fab
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.
Wednesday 14 April 2021
US companies hold 55% of worldwide IC market in 2020, says IC Insights
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.
Wednesday 14 April 2021
Global semiconductor equipment sales hit record high in 2020, says SEMI
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.
Tuesday 13 April 2021
Worldwide semiconductor revenue logs 10.4% surge in 2020, says Gartner
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled US$466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4% from 2019, according to Gartner.
Thursday 8 April 2021
NOR flash chipmakers see more customers eager for long-term deals
Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers have seen more of their clients eager to strike long-term supply agreements, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 23 March 2021
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – February 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...
Wednesday 10 March 2021
IC Insights raises 2021 IC market forecast to 19% growth
IC Insights has raised its IC market growth forecast for 2021 to 19%, up 7pp from its previous estimate of 12% growth.
Tuesday 9 March 2021
Winbond, Macronix post brisk February results
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...
Friday 26 February 2021
Digitimes Research worldwide notebook shipment update – January 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...
Tuesday 23 February 2021
Semiconductor equipment billings hit record high in January 2021
Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment topped US$3 billion in January 2021, according to SEMI.
Tuesday 23 February 2021
IDMs may evaluate more outsourcing
IDM vendors may consider outsourcing more of their production starting 2022, with Taiwan-based contract chipmakers being among the beneficiaries, according to industry sources.