2016-10-05 - None

Samsung, SAP set up Korea R&D for in-memory platform

The two companies plan to push for more advanced global in-memory market offerings by conducting research on next-generation DRAM.

2016-10-02 - Jabil Circuit

Jabil rolls out commercialisation services

The Innovation Acceleration Services focus on prototyping and procurement and supply chain management.

2016-10-02 - None

<40nm foundry sales to surge by 23%

Less-than-40nm pure-play foundry market is expected increase by $3.6 billion this year, according to IC Insights. And TSMC continues to…

2016-09-28 - Graham Prophet

Substrate-like PCB shrinks conductor trackwidths to 15µm

The AT&S Toolbox uses technologies such as insulated metallic substrate, flexible PCBs, interposers and chip embedding to deliver substrate-like printed…

2016-09-21 - Steve Taranovich

ON-Fairchild union: A match made in heaven?

Bringing together two established industry leaders, ON Semiconductor’s acquisition of Fairchild Semiconductor creates one extraordinary company.

2016-09-14 - Bipin Patel, Manzil Shah

ASIC design faces verification ‘escapes’

Bugs are still missed in design validation, despite the presence of powerful HVLs, metrologies and good verification practices.

2016-09-11 - Peter Clarke

UMC inks new deal to expand MEMS business

New partner Asia Pacific Microsystems has its own 6-inch wafer fab.

2016-09-09 - None

Indonesia’s PMI crosses 50-point mark in August

An above 50 PMI reading means "economic expansion," while below 50 "points towards contraction."

2016-09-06 - Rich Quinnell

Consider using robots for mundane supply chain tasks

Systems handling SAP and MRP need overarching management by human operators, but most of these manual operations can also be…

2016-09-05 - Peter Clarke

TSMC pure-play foundry market share drops in 2016

Tower Semiconductor and SMIC will benefit the most from a 9% jump in the size of the pure-play foundry market…

2016-09-04 - Rick Merritt

Upstart energy fuels Hot Chips event

The best news of all comes from a handful of talks by young people in or emerging from academia. Their…

2016-09-04 - Rick Merritt

Hot Chips: Sharper pictures with quantum dots

The highly sensitive dots provide wider dynamic range and work in a broader spectrum area that silicon.