2016-09-13 - IHS Markit

Medical imaging chip unit volume to reach 73m

However, year-over-year global revenue growth from semiconductors used in medical imaging is flat, due to optical component price erosion.

2016-09-11 - Peter Clarke

Globalfoundries rolls out 12nm FDSOI process

The company has announced a next-generation FDSOI process to follow on from the 22FDX process that is nearing production.

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.

2016-09-11 - Rick Merritt

Jack is dead: Apple unveils first wireless SoC

The company’s new wireless AirPods and three new wireless Beats headphones include a custom chip called the W1.

2016-09-09 - KAIST

Roll-process technology packages flexible silicon ICs

The final silicon-based flexible NAND memory demonstrates stable memory operations and interconnections even under severe bending conditions.

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

WD picks 3D-stacked ReRAM for storage class memory

Western Digital plans to release storage-class memory products based on 3D ReRAM within a couple of years.

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…