Woodstock Wire: Electronics Outlook

April 23, 2019

How the Supply Chain Can Prepare for Changes to the Amazon Marketplace

SupplyChain -- EBN Online - A scenario where Amazon shifts how it interacts with its various suppliers and retailers is quite possible--and one that will demand...

April 23, 2019 08:36 PM

NAND Flash Industry in 2019 Has Huge Variables

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - Back in 1Q18, some companies such as Samsung, Toshiba, Micron and so on have a 40% profit margin on NAND chips, but prices...

April 23, 2019 08:04 PM

April 22, 2019

IoT Market Forecast: Venture Capital Funding Provides Clues

Enterprise -- ChannelE2E - How much money are venture capitalists investing in the Internet of Things (IoT) and what do the dollar figures mean? GlobalData...

April 22, 2019 12:25 AM

April 21, 2019

How's Business? OEM

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Bishop & Associates tracks sales and profits of 13 market sectors and more than 120 companies. The objectives are to determine...

April 21, 2019 10:32 PM

April 19, 2019

NAND flash price falls to slow

Media -- DIGITIMES - NAND flash prices are expected to fall less than 10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2019, and will likely stop falling later...

April 19, 2019 06:18 PM

Gartner: A/NZ IT spending growth will surpass worldwide

Enterprise -- ChannelLife New Zealand - 2019 IT spending is expected to grow 2.2% in New Zealand, and 3% in Australia, far exceeding the 1.1% global average.

April 19, 2019 04:30 PM

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows to $49.4 Billion in February

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The goods deficit with China dropped 28.2 percent to $24.8 billion.

April 19, 2019 03:54 PM

April 18, 2019

TSMC expects 6-8% revenue growth in 2Q19

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to post consolidated revenues of between US$7.55 billion and US$7.65 billion...

April 18, 2019 11:43 PM

Single Board Computer Market to Cross USD 1 Billion by 2025

Media -- Electronics Maker - Global Single Board Computer Market is set to grow from its current market value USD 620 Million to USD 1 Billion by 2025,...

April 18, 2019 11:30 PM

Gartner Says Global IT Spending to Grow 1.1 Percent in 2019

Business Wire -- Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.79 trillion in 2019, an increase of 1.1 percent from 2018, according to the latest forecast by...

April 18, 2019 11:18 PM

Gartner: IT Spending Decelerating in 2019

Enterprise -- Channelnomics - Gartner: IT Spending Decelerating in 2019

A combination of economic and political factors will cause IT spending...

April 18, 2019 08:24 PM

Warehouse robotics on the rise

SupplyChain -- DC Velocity - Study shows an 18 percent increase in testing of warehouse robotics in 2019.

April 18, 2019 06:14 PM

Weekly Global Update for April 17, 2019

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Recovering from Winter Downturn; China/Taiwan Update; Europe Update; U.S. "Factory Orders"; IMF cut Global Growth Outlook; 2018...

April 18, 2019 02:52 PM

April 15, 2019

IC materials distributors see stable revenue increases in 1Q19

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based distributors of semiconductor materials have posted revenue increases in the first quarter of 2019, mainly driven by...

April 15, 2019 07:20 PM

Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 12.5 Percent in 2018

Media -- Design And Reuse - Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 12.5 Percent in 2018

April 15, 2019 12:07 AM

TSMC March revenues rise over 30%

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$79.72 billion (US$2.59 billion) for March...

April 15, 2019 12:03 AM

MLCC, chip resistor demand to pick up in 2Q19

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based suppliers of MLCCs and chip resistors are expected to see demand pick up gradually later in the second quarter of 2019,...

April 15, 2019 12:01 AM

Eight-inch fab utilization rates picking up

Media -- DIGITIMES - IC foundries have seen their 8-inch fab utilization rates pick up recently, driven by a pull-in of orders for IoT and automotive...

April 15, 2019 12:01 AM

April 14, 2019

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 4.6 Percent in First Quarter of 2019

Business Wire -- Worldwide PC shipments totaled 58.5 million units in the first quarter of 2019, a 4.6 percent decline from the first quarter of 2018, according...

April 14, 2019 11:34 PM

Digi-Key Electronics and Knapp Partner to Support Digi-Key's Massive 2.2 Million Square Foot Expansion in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Business Wire -- Digi-Key Electronics and Knapp Partner to Support Digi-Key's Massive 2.2 Million Square Foot Expansion in Thief River Falls, Minnesota.

April 14, 2019 11:23 PM

DRAM, son: Global chip revenues hit $474.6bn in 2018... and that's a slowdown

Enterprise -- The Register - Samsung's still king and memory still hottest item, despite unstable pricing

Sales growth at the world's chipmakers stalled in...

April 14, 2019 08:07 PM

April 12, 2019

PC sales slide 5 percent in 2019 and they're taking Apple with them

Tech -- Digital Trends - PC sales are down year on year with nearly three million less systems selling during the same period in 2019. While this is...

April 12, 2019 04:04 PM

Samsung Leads Gartner's 2018 Top Semiconductor Vendors List

Distribution -- EPS News - Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $474.6 billion in 2018, a 12.5 percent increase from 2017, according to final results by Gartner,...

April 12, 2019 03:46 PM

April 11, 2019

2018 Global Semiconductor Equipment Sales Jump to Record $64.5 Billion

Electronics -- SEMI - Worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment surged 14 percent from $56.62 billion in...

April 11, 2019 05:09 PM

Weekly Global Update for April 10, 2019

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - March PMI Purchasing Managers Indices; U.S. February Electronics Related Shipments, Orders & Inventories; World Semiconductors...

April 11, 2019 02:59 PM

April 10, 2019

Q2 Component Demand Improves but Instability Reigns

Distribution -- EPS News - The fortunes of the electronics supply chain can change on a dime. Following two years of severe component shortages, demand is weakening,...

April 10, 2019 05:32 PM

April 09, 2019

GlobalWafers posts over 10% revenue growth in 1Q19

Media -- DIGITIMES - Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has reported consolidated revenues increased 12.1% from a year earlier to NT$15.59 billion (US$505.6...

April 09, 2019 07:01 PM

April 08, 2019

Device shipments set for flat growth in 2019

CRN-UK -- PC and mobile phone shipments to see decline this year, according to Gartner

April 08, 2019 05:07 PM

April 07, 2019

Intel downgraded by Wells Fargo on weak 2019 demand and increased AMD competition

Media -- CNBC - Business - Wells Fargo lowered its rating of Intel shares to market perform from outperform on Friday, citing weakening 2019 demand coupled...

April 07, 2019 07:15 PM

April 05, 2019

Raw Materials for MLCC, Chip Resistor and Other Mass Produced Components that are in Short Supply in 2019

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This MarketEYE article by Dennis Zogbi analyzes the raw material supply chain for the ceramics and metals consumed in mass produced...

April 05, 2019 03:11 PM

April 04, 2019

DRAM ASPs to continue fall through 3Q19

Media -- DIGITIMES - DRAM ASPs are forecast to fall 15-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2019, and drop another 10% in the third quarter, according...

April 04, 2019 07:33 PM

Global semiconductor sales continue slide

Media -- DIGITIMES - Worldwide sales of semiconductors registered another sequential and on-year decreases in February 2019.

April 04, 2019 07:30 PM

U.S. chip stocks surge on trade deal hopes, Wall Street edges up

Media -- Reuters - Business - U.S. stocks edged higher on Wednesday, extending a strong start to the quarter as a rally among chipmaker shares provided...

April 04, 2019 06:54 PM

Chip index at record, boosts Wall Street as trade hopes build

Media -- Reuters - Business - U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, extending a strong start to the quarter as rising hopes of a trade deal with Beijing and...

April 04, 2019 06:53 PM

Bending the knee: US semiconductor juggernauts ask the government for help

Enterprise -- The Register - More research dosh and more legal immigrants please!

The US Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has asked the government...

April 04, 2019 05:40 PM

Weekly Global Update for April 3, 2019

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Japan Update; N. American PCB Shipments up 13.9% in February 2019, Bookings increased 10.7%; Global PCB Shipments Slowing and...

April 04, 2019 03:56 PM

April 03, 2019

Semiconductor Industry Calls for Bold Federal Policies to Sustain U.S. Leadership in Chip Technology, Harness Transformative Technologies of the Future

PR Newswire -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today released a set of government policy recommendations for sustaining and strengthening America's...

April 03, 2019 06:12 PM

April 02, 2019

Global Semiconductor sales decrease 7.3% MoM in February

Media -- Evertiq - Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached USD 32.9 billion for the month of February 2019, a decrease of 7.3% from the January 2019...

April 02, 2019 10:22 PM

EMS Top50 total sales reach $333 billion

Media -- Evertiq - Manufacturing Market Insider has released its annual MMI Top 50 list of the world's largest EMS providers. In 2018, Top50 total sales...

April 02, 2019 10:21 PM

Semiconductor Leaders Say The Internet Of Things Is Poised To Propel Industry In 2019: KPMG Study

PR Newswire -- Leaders of semiconductor companies globally ranked Internet of Things (IoT) - the technology powering smart appliances, wearable devices and...

April 02, 2019 07:37 PM

MMI: Top 50 EMS Companies Surpass $330 Billion

Distribution -- EPS News - Manufacturing Market Insider, a newsletter specializing in the EMS (electronics manufacturing services) industry, has released its...

April 02, 2019 06:48 PM

Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease 7.3 Percent Month-to-Month in February

PR Newswire -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $32.9 billion for the month of February...

April 02, 2019 04:50 PM

ISM: March PMI Shows Strong Demand, Not so Strong Input

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March, and the overall economy grew for the 119th consecutive...

April 02, 2019 03:52 PM

U.S. Manufacturing Regains Lost Ground in March

Distribution -- EPS News - A gauge of U.S. factory activity topped estimates in March, rebounding from a two-year low on strength in employment, new orders and...

April 02, 2019 03:52 PM

April 01, 2019

Cybersecurity spend tops $37b, but still only a fraction of IT investment

Enterprise -- ChannelLife New Zealand - As spend continues to increase, cybersecurity only represents 2% of total IT expenditure, even as organisations increase...

April 01, 2019 05:55 PM

March 31, 2019

MOSFET prices come under downward pressure

Media -- DIGITIMES - Metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) prices, which saw significant increases in 2018, have come under downward...

March 31, 2019 10:33 PM

DRAM market to shrink substantially in 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - Recent concerns over market conditions, coupled with a sharp downturn in average selling prices, will lead the DRAM market to reach...

March 31, 2019 10:28 PM

Shipments of TDDI chips to increase 20% in 2019, says Digitimes Research

Media -- DIGITIMES - Global shipments of smartphone-use TDDI (touch and display driver integration) chips are expected to increase 20% in 2019 from about...

March 31, 2019 10:24 PM

TrendForce: DRAM ASP poised to continue descent

Media -- Evertiq - DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, points out that the drop in DRAM contract prices continues to grow in the first quarter due...

March 31, 2019 10:18 PM

Minimize the impact of the MLCC shortage on your power application

Electronics -- TI - Power House - There is a growing shortage of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs), and the situation is likely to persist through 2020....

March 31, 2019 05:19 AM