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Friday 29 April 2022
China firms eyeing close partnerships with TSMC
Xiaomi, Oppo, Bitmain Technologies, and AI processor startup Horizon Robotics are all eyeing close partnerships with TSMC to satisfy their growing demand, particularly that for sub-5nm...
Wednesday 13 April 2022
Global semiconductor equipment sales surge 44% in 2021, says SEMI
Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment in 2021 surged 44% to an all-time record of US$102.6 billion from US$71.2 billion in 2020, according to SEMI.
Thursday 7 April 2022
China analog foundry startup gains support from Big Fund
Hangzhou Fullsemi Semiconductor, an IDM foundry specializing in analog chips, has raised an undisclosed sum of investment from China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund...
Friday 1 April 2022
SMIC posts 13% wafer ASP rise in 2021
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw its gross margin climb to a record high of 30.8% in 2021, when its wafer ASPs rose 13.1% to CNY4,763 (US$749.9) from CNY4,210...
Wednesday 30 March 2022
Samsung remains top semiconductor vendor in 4Q21
Samsung has maintained its position atop the semiconductor industry in Omdia's fourth-quarter 2021 analysis of the industry. In a year that saw the industry set a new record of more...
Monday 28 March 2022
TSMC to start operating zero-waste manufacturing center in 2023
TSMC plans to start operating its first zero-waste manufacturing center in Taichung, central Taiwan in 2023, according to Lora Ho, company SVP of Europe & Asia Sales.
Monday 14 March 2022
Silicon wafer firm NSIG raises CNY5 billion
China's National Silicon Industry Group (NSIG) announced recently that it has raised an additional CNY5 billion (US$787 million) in paid-in capital through private placement, with...
Friday 11 March 2022
Taiwan IC design houses focus more on automotive electronics
Taiwan-based IC design houses including display driver IC (DDI) companies, network IC specialist, and suppliers of sensors, audio chips and MEMS microphones have all put increased...
Thursday 10 March 2022
Global foundry market to surge 20% in 2022, says IC Insights
After dropping 2% in 2019, the global foundry market logged a strong 21% rebound in 2020, driven by sales of application processors and other components for 5G smartphones, according...
Wednesday 2 March 2022
TSMC stops exporting chips to Russia
TSMC has suspended all chip supplies to Russia, mainly those for defense and military applications, to comply with new export control rules announced by Taiwan's government.
Friday 25 February 2022
Intel Products Vietnam exports hit US$13 billion in 2020
Vietnam's exports hit new high in 2021, growing 12.4% from the previous year. Samsung and Intel are the two main manufacturers in Vietnam, according to Vietnamnet.
Thursday 17 February 2022
Foundry customers reluctant to accept further price increases
Pure-play foundries, particularly second-tier players who have raised their quotes since late 2020, are seeing their fabless clients become increasingly reluctant to accept further...
Thursday 17 February 2022
TSMC board approves nearly US$21 billion for capacity expansion
The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) approved recently capital appropriations of about US$20.94 billion for the installation and upgrade of advanced technology...
Thursday 10 February 2022
GF sees revenue from automotive chip orders hike 187% in 2021
Globalfoundries has reported revenue climbed 36% on year to US$6.6 billion in 2021, when the pure-play foundry saw sales generated from the automotive sector hike 187% from a year...
Wednesday 9 February 2022
Global notebook shipments to drop slightly in 2022, says DIGITIMES Research
Worldwide notebook shipments climbed 23.1% to 247 million units in 2021, after rising over 20% on year in 2020. But shipments are likely to register a slight decrease this year, according...
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Tuesday 3 May 2022
Chenbro wins 2022 iF Design Award for high-density storage server chassis
Monday 18 April 2022
iCatch and Prophesee collaborate on development of AI vision processor natively compatible with Prophesee Event-based Metavision sensing technologies
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MacBook Pro shipments seriously delayed by China lockdowns
Notebook production in China unlikely to be fully restored until July
IC design houses under pressure to drop prices
Vedanta looking for chip customers in advance
Apple car team reportedly in talks with Korean and Japanese suppliers
AMD, MediaTek reportedly in talks to form JV
TSMC to raise quotes for advanced, mature process technologies by 10-20%
BYD Semiconductor takes major stake in Energen
Is GF a good buy for Intel?
EV penetration to rise to 30% in 2025, says DIGITIMES Research
Non-foundry IC segments gaining weight in HPC era, says DIGITIMES Research
DIGITIMES Research worldwide notebook shipment update – February 2022
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