Woodstock Wire: Electronics Outlook

June 26, 2019

Gartner says Robotic Process Automation is the fastest-growing enterprise software market

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Gartner Inc. has published new data on the state of the Robotic Process Automation market, and there's plenty for the emerging...

June 26, 2019 04:05 PM

June 25, 2019

Gartner finds RPA is fastest growing market in enterprise software

Tech -- TechCrunch - If you asked the average person on the street what Robotic Process Automation is, most probably wouldn't have a clue. Yet new data...

June 25, 2019 03:21 PM

IDC: Cloud Infrastructure Spending Slowing

Enterprise -- Channelnomics - IDC: Cloud Infrastructure Spending Slowing

Market analyst firm lowers 2019 forecast for IT infrastructure spending,...

June 25, 2019 02:48 PM

Dashboard of a Downturn: Global Recession Signals

U.S. News -- As the U.S.-China trade war erodes confidence and central banks prepare to unleash another wave...

June 25, 2019 04:42 AM

Global PCB market is expected to reach $89.7 billion by 2024

Media -- According to a new market report published by Lucintel, the future of the PCB market looks promising with ...

June 25, 2019 04:39 AM

Highlights of the day: Intel cutting CPU prices

Media -- DIGITIMES - Intel CPU shortages have given room for AMD to expand its presence in the market, but Intel is now keen to keep the rival at bay...

June 25, 2019 04:37 AM

NAND flash price unlikely to rebound in 3Q19, says DRAMeXchange

Media -- DIGITIMES - NAND flash contract prices, which fell nearly 20% for the second consecutive quarter in the second quarter, are unlikely to rebound...

June 25, 2019 04:35 AM

Semiconductor equipment billings increase in May

Media -- DIGITIMES - Billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment registered another sequential increase in May.

June 25, 2019 04:35 AM

Business Outlook: Global Electronics Industry (with Emphasis on Europe)

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The European Institute of Printed Circuits trade organization (EIPC) held its summer conference in Leoben, Austria last week.

June 25, 2019 03:36 AM

June 24, 2019

US companies dominate worldwide IC marketshare

Media -- Evertiq - China and Taiwan companies register double-digit shares in the fabless segment but very low shares of the IDM IC segment.

June 24, 2019 01:33 AM

Passive component firms slow down capacity expansion

Media -- DIGITIMES - Several passive component companies have pushed back the schedule to install new equipment and facilities for additional production...

June 24, 2019 01:31 AM

Highlights of the day: DRAM advancement

Media -- DIGITIMES - Despite the prospect of the US-China trade tensions further driving down DRAM pricing in the second half of the year, vendors continue...

June 24, 2019 01:31 AM

SEMI Calls For U.S.-China Tariff Removals

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - In testimony today before a U.S. government interagency panel considering tariffs on $300 billion worth of Chinese...

June 24, 2019 01:29 AM

Automotive Semiconductors Boost MCU, Analog Markets

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Auto sales are expected to experience a slowdown in 2019, and even with the continued increase in electronics per...

June 24, 2019 01:28 AM

Falling Chip Forecasts

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - It's time to take a pulse of the semiconductor market amid the memory downturn and trade frictions with China.


June 24, 2019 01:27 AM

LED chip oversupply estimated at 15-18% in 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - Arising from overcapacity, global supply of LED chips is estimated to be 15-18% in excess of demand in 2019 and the oversupply will...

June 24, 2019 01:27 AM

June 23, 2019

China DRAM industry development on track, says Winbond chairman

Media -- DIGITIMES - The development of China's homegrown DRAM industry is on track despite the escalating US-China trade war resulting in a slowdown...

June 23, 2019 05:32 AM

June 21, 2019

High-Tech Distributors Grapple with Security & Privacy in the Digital Age

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - In the midst of the digital revolution, the stakes for electronics distributors trying to safeguard the privacy and security of...

June 21, 2019 03:24 AM

June 19, 2019

U.S. Companies Dominate Worldwide IC Marketshare

Distribution -- EPS News - IC Insights will release its 200+ page Mid-Year Update to the 2019 McClean Report next month. A portion of the Mid-Year Update will...

June 19, 2019 03:09 PM

FBDi Reports Slowdown In German Distribution Sector

Distribution -- Disti Blog - The first signs of a slowdown in the German component distribution market are becoming apparent following two stellar years of growth...

June 19, 2019 02:50 PM

U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.5 Percent in May, Led By Online Shopping

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The report suggests that American consumers are still spending at a healthy pace, even as the stimulus from tax...

June 19, 2019 02:45 PM

Updates: China RoHS and CPSC Organohalogen Flame Retardant Ban

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - On May 17, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the new State Administration for Market Regulation...

June 19, 2019 02:42 PM

June 17, 2019

U.S. chip suppliers are protesting the Huawei ban

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - American computers chip suppliers, including Intel Corp., Qualcomm Inc., Broadcom Inc. and Xilinx Inc., have reportedly been...

June 17, 2019 03:33 PM

Broadcom's $2 billion warning shocks global chip sector

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that...

June 17, 2019 03:48 AM

Broadcom sees chip demand slowing down, shares fall 8%

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Broadcom Inc on Thursday warned of a broad slowdown in chip demand, blaming a trade conflict between the United States...

June 17, 2019 03:42 AM

June 16, 2019

Silicon wafer demand from China remains robust

Media -- DIGITIMES - Silicon wafer demand has stayed robust from China's chipmaking industry in line with the country's ongoing efforts to increase self-sufficiency...

June 16, 2019 06:13 AM

New IC supply chain may loom in Asia for China tech sector

Media -- DIGITIMES - A new supply chain for China IT firms may gradually take shape in Asia in the future as they are seeking to wean themselves off US...

June 16, 2019 12:40 AM

June 14, 2019

1CQ19 WW Server Market Revenue Up 4% Y/Y and Down 5% Q/Q - IDC

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - According to International Data Corporation's Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the WW server market...

June 14, 2019 05:44 PM

An Executive's Guide to Enterprise Digital Transformation with IoT

TMCnet -- IoT implementation is clearly growing, with more and more businesses seeking new solutions; however it can at first be a challenge to grasp the...

June 14, 2019 03:51 PM

Chip Stocks: Hope Fading For Second-Half 2019 Recovery

Investors Business Daily -- The hoped-for recovery of the semiconductor industry in the second half of 2019 is looking less likely, some analysts say. Chip stocks have been...

June 14, 2019 03:50 PM

Weekly Global Update for June 13, 2019

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Recent Forecasts; Japan Comment; USA Comments; Global Semiconductor Sales decreased 14.6% y/y to $32.1 billion in April; World...

June 14, 2019 03:47 PM

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged up 0.1 Percent in May

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - U.S. consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May, as inflation was tempered by lower costs for gasoline, electricity...

June 14, 2019 03:43 PM

Automotive Camera Market to Reach $19 Billion by 2025

Distribution -- EPS News - The Automotive Camera Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $19 billion by 2025; as...

June 14, 2019 03:41 PM

June 13, 2019

Distributors are losing market share among millennial buyers

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - When it comes to marketing and selling to millennial industry buyers, many companies-distributors in particular-need to...

June 13, 2019 04:48 PM

Wholesale Prices Blip Up 0.1 Percent in May

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The small uptick is another sign that inflation remains under control.

June 13, 2019 02:48 PM

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Slow in April

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - In the April report, sales dipped to $334.6 million.

June 13, 2019 02:48 PM

June 12, 2019

U.S. Employers Hired a Record Number of People in April

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The Labor Department says that businesses filled 5.9 million jobs in April, 4.2 percent more than in March.Contributed...

June 12, 2019 03:10 PM

June 10, 2019

Trade war seen to halt silicon wafer capacity expansions in 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - The ongoing US-China trade war may force some silicon wafer suppliers to suspend capacity expansion plans or allow proper buffer...

June 10, 2019 04:09 PM

IC designers turn conservative about 2H19 on reported 30% China panel output cut

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan IC designers have turned conservative about their revenue performances for the second half of 2019 as uncertain fallouts of...

June 10, 2019 04:09 PM

US-China trade war rages on - DRAM price decline 3Q to widen

Media -- Evertiq - TrendForce's DRAMeXchange points out that, as ripples from the US ban continue to spread, Huawei's shipments of smartphone and server...

June 10, 2019 01:49 AM

June 09, 2019

Worldwide Enterprise Storage Systems Market Revenue Declined 0.6% During the First Quarter of 2019, According to IDC

Think -- IDC - According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, vendor revenue in the worldwide enterprise storage systems...

June 09, 2019 11:24 PM

DMASS: Disti Chip Sales Post 8% Uptick In Q1

Distribution -- Disti Blog - Well it's not all doom and gloom. According to DMASS* European semiconductor distribution sales grew by 8.4% to 2.5bn Euro, an all-time...

June 09, 2019 08:08 PM

Amazon Claims Redesigned Robots Cut Sorting Mistakes in Half

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The robots are in use at the company's Denver facility.

June 09, 2019 06:42 AM

10 Ways the Distribution Industry Is Being Reshaped for the Future

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Because of the central role distributors play, many other industries will also be impacted by the changes.

June 09, 2019 06:39 AM

U.S. Employers Add a Weak 75,000 Jobs; Unemployment Stays 3.6 Percent

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Businesses may have become more cautious in the face of slowing global growth and widening trade conflicts.

June 09, 2019 06:37 AM

June 07, 2019

IDC: Q1 Server Revenues Up, Unit Shipments Down

Enterprise -- Channelnomics - IDC: Q1 Server Revenues Up, Unit Shipments DownJune 6, 2019Increased average sale prices offset the potential revenue decline...

June 07, 2019 11:10 PM

How Trump Tariffs on China and Mexico Could Hurt U.S. Economy

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The new tariffs on Chinese and Mexican imports amount to potentially $190 billion a year in new taxes.Contributed...

June 07, 2019 04:19 PM

U.S. Productivity Grew at Solid 3.4 Percent Rate in Q1

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The first quarter gain was more than double the 1.3 percent increase in the fourth quarter, though down from an...

June 07, 2019 04:12 PM

June 06, 2019

DRAM spot prices continue slide

Media -- DIGITIMES - DRAM spot market prices continue their downward trend in June, with prices for 8Gb chips falling below US$3, according to industry...

June 06, 2019 03:56 PM