2016-08-29 - Peter Clarke

AMD breaks into top 20 chip vendor ranking

The top-20 ranking of semiconductor companies by sales in 1H16 shows that MediaTek and AMD both had good second quarters…

- Littelfuse

On Semi sells automotive products unit to Littelfuse

Littelfuse also plans to invest approximately $30 million in its semiconductor fabrication locations to enhance its production capabilities.

2016-08-24 - Peter Clarke

Renesas mulls $3 billion bid for rival Intersil

Renesas Electronics is considering whether to buy Intersil Corp., a US vendor of analogue, mixed-signal and power semiconductors.

- Hua Hong Semiconductor

Hua Hong MCU chip shipment shatters 1-billion ceiling

Hua Hong Semiconductor delivers customised Flash IP/EEPROM IP featuring read speed of up to 60MHz and low power with standby…

2016-08-22 - Technavio

Murata, Vishay break into top 5 resistor vendor rankings

Technavio lists the prominent vendors that are expected to impact the global electrical resistors market.

2016-08-19 - Vivek Nanda

Gartner: Global smartphone sales grow by 4.3%

Five of top 10 worldwide mobile phone vendors saw increased sales in Q2, according to Gartner, with global sales of…

- Vivek Nanda

Android wins back market share from iOS

In terms of the smartphone OS market, Android regained share over iOS to achieve an 86% share.

2016-08-18 - Vivek Nanda

Gartner reveals 3 strategic emerging technology areas

Gartner annual Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies has identified three distinct areas that are poised to be of the highest…

2016-08-16 - Vivek Nanda

3 vendors dominate Indonesian T&M market

Three test & measurement vendors take up 45% share of the Indonesian market that's growing rapidly on the back of…

2016-08-08 - Tatsuya Takemoto

Renesas to shut down microwave device business

The decision will be accompanied by a shift in the focus of Renesas’ compound semiconductor device business to optical devices.

2016-08-02 - Junko Yoshida

Socionext bleeds top engineering talent to Acacia

In mergers and acquisitions, some employee defection is expected, but it’s unclear if Socionext actually saw this much defection coming…

- Junko Yoshida

Big disconnect: Behind the exodus of talents at Socionext

It's not accurate to describe the current situation “an exodus,” but the fact remains that the top layer of Socionext's…