2021-10-26 - Nitin Dahad

PragmatIC Semi Gets $80M Funding for New Fab

New flexible IC fab will enable five times capacity of existing fab, as PragmatIC plans to add further 5-6 new…

2021-10-25 - SEMI

Global Silicon Wafer Shipments Projected to Log Robust Growth Through 2024

Global silicon wafer shipment in terms of wafer area is projected to increase by 13.9% year-over-year in 2021 to a…

2021-10-25 - SEMI Japan

SEMICON Japan 2021 Returns Live in Tokyo

SEMICON Japan returns to Tokyo Big Sight on December 15–17 with a full-scale, in-person exposition and conferences combined with online…

2021-10-25 - Alan Patterson

TSMC’s Japan Expansion Puts Profit at Risk

Operating costs are expected to rise as the foundry giant shifts production overseas.

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.