2021-11-29 - MACOM Technology Solutions Inc.

Hualiang Xiong Appointed President of MACOM China

MACOM has appointed Hualiang Xiong as president of its China operations.

- United Microelectronics Corp.

Micron and UMC Settle Dispute

UMC and Micron will globally withdraw their complaints against the other party, and UMC will make a one-time payment of…

2021-11-25 - TrendForce

Global OSAT Revenue Reaches $8.89B in 3Q21

For 3Q21, the revenues of the top 10 OSAT companies reached $8.89 billion, a 31.6% YoY increase, according to TrendForce.

- Alan Patterson

Samsung Selects Texas as Site for $17B Fab

Proximity to Austin operations proved to be the deciding factor.

2021-11-24 - IPC

Electronics Manufacturing Outlook Continues to Darken

New global study from IPC finds 9 in 10 manufacturers report rising costs, and vast majority see lack of qualified…

- Steve Leibson

Fairchild Semi Co-Founder Jay Last, Builder of 1st Commercial IC, Dies at 92

Jay Last, a co-founder of Fairchild Semiconductor, was one of the most influential but least celebrated engineers at the dawn…

2021-11-23 - Qualcomm Inc.

Qualcomm CEO Elected Chair of SIA

The Semiconductor Industry Association board of directors has elected Qualcomm President and CEO Cristiano Amon as its 2022 chair.

2021-11-19 - IC Insights

Annual Revenue Growth to Skyrocket Among Top 25 Chip Companies

Big gains in AI/ML, 5G infrastructure provide strong boost to sales growth at AMD, MediaTek, Nvidia, and Qualcomm this year.

2021-11-17 - George Leopold

Researchers Report a Tunable Perovskite Material

The silicon alternative could usher in a new generation of electronic devices, Korean investigators assert.

- ASE Technology Holding Co. Ltd

ASE Leads Semiconductor Industry on the 2021 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices

The DJSI achievement is a firm recognition of ASE's outstanding performance in sustainability in tandem with growth and innovation.

2021-11-12 - Alan Patterson

TSMC, Sony to Partner in $7B Fab in Japan

The two will establish a subsidiary to provide production at "specialty" nodes of 28nm and 22nm by the end of…

2021-11-10 - pSemi Corp.

pSemi Announces New Interim CEO

pSemi has appointed Takaki Murata as interim CEO.