2020-04-09 - Woz Ahmed

32/64-bit Embedded CPUs: The Third Era Begins

From proprietary to open source architectures, the embedded CPU and its associated business models have evolved — and so has…

2020-03-30 - Nitin Dahad

Covid-19: Industry Visibility Becomes Impaired

Infineon, Applied Materials and Broadcom have withdrawn their 2020 outlook. Others, including On Semi and NXP, are reducing guidance numbers.

2020-03-25 - Barbara Jorgensen

Covid-19 Could Trigger ‘Reset’ for Global IC Industry

Propelled by 51% share of IDM sales and 65% share of fabless sales, U.S. companies captured 55% of the total…

2020-03-24 - Barbara Jorgensen

Qualcomm Eyes Post-Virus Rebound

Although hopes are fading for rebounding component demand in the second half of the year (2H), Qualcomm is positioned to…

2020-01-03 - Steve Gu

HiSilicon No Longer Just an Internal Unit for Huawei

HiSilicon launched 4G communication chips on an open market, making it official that Huawei’s internal IC division is now externally…

2019-12-10 - Nitin Dahad

Global Semiconductor Sales Continue to Decline

The memory segment, a drag on the market in 2019, appears to be reviving and promises to get stronger in…

2019-12-04 - Elaine Lin

Apple to Double AirPods Production in China

In response to rising demand for one of its hottest products, Apple is increasing its business in China, despite the…

2019-10-27 - STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics Reports 2019 Q3 Financial Results

ST reported third quarter net revenues of $2.55 billion, gross margin of 37.9%, operating margin of 13.1%, and net income…

2019-09-26 - Alan Patterson

China to Become World’s Largest Buyer of Fab Tools

The market for chipmaking equipment is likely to recover next year on the strength of memory spending and new projects…

2019-09-25 - Nitin Dahad

4% Recovery Expected for Semiconductor Industry in 2020

The semiconductor industry has strong fundamentals, so the state of the economy is what will really drive the rebound. "Rebound…