580 news items tagged SEMI
2020 second-highest year for semi M&A, says IC InsightsWednesday 30 September 2020
Two huge purchase agreements in July and September have guaranteed that 2020 will become at least the second-largest year in history for semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements,...
Win Semi continues to enjoy robust 5G PA, VCSEL demandTuesday 29 September 2020
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors continues to enjoy a strong influx of orders for 5G PA and VCSEL components with clear order visibility through the fourth quarter, despite no orders...
Diodes acquisition of Lite-On Semi receives China approvalFriday 25 September 2020
China's regulators have given the go-ahead for Diodes' planned acquisition of Lite-On semiconductor, with the deal expected to close by the end of November.
Win Semi gearing up to serve Qualcomm for GaAs 5G PA solutionsTuesday 22 September 2020
Taiwan's leading III-V semiconductor player Win Semiconductors is gearing up its foundry support for Qualcomm after having stopped shipments to Huawei/HiSilicon, as the US chipmaker...
North American semi equipment industry billings continue growthMonday 21 September 2020
August billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment registered sequential growth for the second consecutive month.
SEMICON Taiwan 2020 to feature virtual platformTuesday 15 September 2020
Advanced, smart and green manufacturing will take center stage on-site and online during SEMICON Taiwan 2020 that takes place during September 23-25.
Global fab equipment spending to rise in 2020 and 2021, says SEMIWednesday 9 September 2020
Soaring pandemic-inspired demand for chips that power everything from communications and IT infrastructures to personal computing, gaming and healthcare electronics will drive an...
Win Semi reiterates positive 3Q20 outlookWednesday 26 August 2020
GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors has reiterated its third-quarter 2020 revenues will post a sequential growth of 4-6% with gross margin staying at over 40%, despite uncertainty in...
North American semi equipment industry billings riseFriday 21 August 2020
Monthly billings of North American semiconductor equipment manufacturers registered double-digit increases on both sequential and on-year bases in July 2020.
Semiconductor packaging materials to see 3.4% CAGR during 2019-2024Wednesday 29 July 2020
The global semiconductor packaging materials market will expand from US$17.6 billion in revenue logged in 2019 to US$20.8 billion in 2024, a 3.4% compound annual growth rate (CAGR),...
Win Semi expects 4-6% revenue growth in 3Q20Wednesday 29 July 2020
Pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post a mid single-digit sequential increase in third-quarter revenues, with gross margin staying above 40%.
Silicon wafer shipments rise in 2Q20, says SEMITuesday 28 July 2020
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments rose 8% sequentially and 6% on year in the second quarter of 2020, according to SEMI.
Semiconductor equipment billings slip in JuneFriday 24 July 2020
June billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment slipped 1.1% sequentially but stayed above US$2 billion, according to SEMI.
Chip manufacturing equipment spending to hit record high in 2021, says SEMIWednesday 22 July 2020
Global sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment by original equipment manufacturers are projected to increase 6% to US$63.2 billion in 2020 compared to US$59.6 billion in 2019,...
Chinese EV devices maker Leadrive teams up with Rohm Semi to set up SiC labMonday 29 June 2020
China-based Leadrive Technology, specializing in third-generation semiconductor power modules for electric vehicles, has teamed up with Japan's IDM Rohm Semiconductor to set up an...
Win Semi eyes 5G applications as growth driver for 3Q20Tuesday 16 June 2020
GaAs wafer foundry Win Semiconductors will see third-quarter 2020 business improve sequentially, as 5G infrastructure construction is set to regain momentum in many countries beyond...
Semiconductor fabs to log record spending of nearly US$68 billion in 2021, SEMI saysWednesday 10 June 2020
The year 2021 is poised to mark a banner year for global fab equipment spending with 24% growth to a record US$67.7 billion, 10% higher than the previously forecast US$65.7 billion,...
Win Semi to see brisk RF, PA demand for 5G, handsets in 2H20Monday 8 June 2020
Taiwan's GaAs wafer foundry Win Semiconductors is expected to maintain strong shipments of diverse RF (radio frequency), PA (power amplifier) and FEM (frontend module) devices in...
Dialog Semi upgrades SoC to support social distancingWednesday 20 May 2020
Dialog Semiconductor has announced a new Wireless Ranging (WiRa) software development kit (SDK) that it says adds highly accurate and reliable distance measurement capabilities to...
Chinese IC equipment makers revving up to serve domestic demandFriday 15 May 2020
China's homegrown semiconductor equipment makers are gearing up to develop diverse frontend and backend IC process equipment in line with the government efforts to boost self-sufficiency...
Power and compound fab spending to rebound in 2H20, says SEMIWednesday 6 May 2020
Global fab equipment spending for power and compound devices is expected to rebound in the second half of 2020 to meet resurgent end-product demand and jump 59% to a segment record...
GlobalWafers outlook becomes uncertainTuesday 5 May 2020
Market observers have expressed uncertainty about silicon wafer company GlobalWafers' business prospects for the third quarter, citing the coronavirus pandemic's impact on end-market...
Win Semi to see single-digit revenue slip for 2Q20Thursday 30 April 2020
GaAs wafer foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post a slight sequential decrease in second-quarter revenues but sustain gross margin over 40%, after ending the first quarter with...
Semiconductor equipment billings drop to 4-month lowFriday 24 April 2020
The three-month average of worldwide billings of North American equipment manufacturers slipped to a 4-month low of US$2.21 billion in March 2020, according to SEMI.
Global semi capex forecast to drop 3% in 2020, says IC InsightsTuesday 21 April 2020
IC Insights has reiterated its semiconductor industry capital spending forecast for 2020 despite the coronavirus pandemic. Although essentially all of the risk to the current -3%...
SEMICON West 2006 opens
Photo: Stephen Taylor, DigiTimes.com, Wednesday 12 July 2006
SEMI China director of market research Samuel Ni speaking at SEMICON West
Photo: Stephen Taylor, DigiTimes.com, Wednesday 12 July 2006
SEMI president and CEO Stanley T Myers speaks at SEMICON West 2006
Photo: Stephen Taylor, DigiTimes.com, Tuesday 11 July 2006