2021-10-18 - IC Insights

IC Industry at Heart of Possible China Takeover of Taiwan

Combined, China and Taiwan would hold about 37% of global IC capacity, almost 3x that of North America.

2021-10-18 - NXP Semiconductors

NXP Semiconductors Taps AWS for EDA in the Cloud

NXP is migrating its EDA workloads from its datacenters to AWS' cloud service.

2021-10-15 - SEMI

Power and Compound Fab Capacity Forecast to Reach Over 10 Million Wafers Per Month in 2023

Worldwide installed capacity for power and compound semiconductor fabs is projected to top 10 million wafers per month for the…

2021-10-15 - George Leopold

Car Makers Reap What’s Sown During Chip Shortage

The latest round of production cuts shows there's no end in sight for The Great Semiconductor Shortage of 2021.

2021-10-12 - Samsung Electronics

Samsung Foundry Innovations Powering the Future of Big Data, AI/ML, and Smart Devices

Samsung's first 3nm GAA process node will allow up to 35% decrease in area, 30% higher performance or 50% lower…

2021-10-11 - John Walko

Intel Rules Out Fab Investment in UK, Blaming Brexit

Intel has officially ruled out the UK as the site for its planned huge expansion of chip manufacturing capability in…

2021-10-07 - Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

ITRI and Oxford Instruments to Collaborate on Compound Semiconductors

ITRI and Oxford Instruments have signed a cooperative research project on the development of next-generation compound semiconductors.

2021-10-06 - Semiconductor Industry Association

Global Semiconductor Sales Up 30% YoY

Global semiconductor industry sales reached $47.2 billion in the month of August 2021, an increase of 29.7% year-on-year.

2021-10-05 - George Leopold

European IC Effort Doubles Down on Tech Sovereignty

The EU's version of the Chips Act echoes U.S. efforts to forge a semiconductor ecosystem around new 'mega fabs.'

2021-09-30 - George Leopold

EV Makers See Light at the End of the Tunnel

Some see 2Q as the 'trough' of the chip shortage, but lead times for key EV components remain long.

2021-09-28 - SEMI Taiwan

SEMICON Taiwan 2021 Scheduled to December 28-30

SEMICON Taiwan 2021 has been rescheduled to December 28–30.

2021-09-28 - proteanTecs

proteanTecs Lands Strategic Investment from MediaTek, Advantest, and Porsche

The additional investments bring proteanTecs' total funding to $150 million.