Woodstock Wire: Semiconductor News

January 18, 2020

ON Semiconductor Publishes China CSR Report

Justmeans -- @onsemi publishes its first China #CSR Report highlighting...

January 18, 2020 11:17 PM

January 17, 2020

Memory module makers replenishing inventory

Media -- DIGITIMES - Anticipating that memory chip prices will be rising this year, memory module makers have started replenishing inventory while also...

January 17, 2020 06:55 PM

TSMC says no plans for US fab

Media -- DIGITIMES - In response to reports indicating Washington has increased its pressure on TSMC to have a plant in the US for the fabrication of...

January 17, 2020 06:53 PM

Global IC foundry sales to surge 17% in 2020, says TSMC CEO

Media -- DIGITIMES - The global IC foundry market is forecast to increase 17% in 2020, outpacing the overall semiconductor sector's 8% growth, according...

January 17, 2020 06:48 PM

Intel CPU shortages likely to persist through end-2020

Media -- DIGITIMES - Shortages of Intel's PC processors are likely to persist through the end of 2020, prompting notebook makers to adopt AMD's chips...

January 17, 2020 06:48 PM

Diodes Incorporated Confirms Lite-On Semiconductor's Disposition of On-Bright Shares

Business Wire -- Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today confirmed that Lite-On Semiconductor Corp. (TWSE: 5305) ("LSC") sold over 52% of its ownership in On-Bright...

January 17, 2020 03:30 AM

GaN Systems named in 2020 Global Cleantech 100 list

Media -- Semiconductor Today - GaN Systems Inc of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (a fabless developer of gallium nitride-based power switching semiconductors...

January 17, 2020 03:08 AM

SMIC scaling up 14nm chip output

Media -- DIGITIMES - Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has kicked off volume production of chips built using 14nm FinFET process technology...

January 17, 2020 02:41 AM

TSMC expects slight revenue decrease in 1Q20

Media -- DIGITIMES - TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$10.2 billion and US$10.3 billion in the first quarter of 2020, representing an about...

January 17, 2020 02:41 AM

Highlights of the day: TSMC 7nm lead time remains extended

Media -- DIGITIMES - Demand for TSMC's 7nm foundry services has been strong, with lead time for the node extending to about six months. The tight supply...

January 17, 2020 02:41 AM

Brains And Computers At The VLSI Design Conference

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - One of the industry's biggest events, the VLSI Design Conference, took place in Bangalore last week. This conference...

January 17, 2020 01:39 AM

Digital Twins In Automotive

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - The term "digital twin" refers to a new principle that is gaining importance in the development of complex hardware/software...

January 17, 2020 01:32 AM

TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of NT$4.47

Media -- Design And Reuse - TSMC Reports Fourth Quarter EPS of NT$4.47

January 17, 2020 01:31 AM

Worldwide semiconductor revenue drops 11.9% in 2019, says Gartner

Media -- DIGITIMES - Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled US$418.3 billion in 2019, down 11.9% from 2018, according to Gartner. Intel regained the...

January 17, 2020 01:30 AM

TSMC 7nm lead time remains extended, with Intel reportedly looking to place orders

Media -- DIGITIMES - TSMC 7nm process lead time remains at about six months, with tight supply expected to last through 2020, or even worsened in the...

January 17, 2020 01:30 AM

Embedded Display Applications Innovation with TI DLP(r) Pico(tm) Technology - Texas Instruments and Mouser

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - DLP technology can add a whole new dimension to your embedded design. If you considered DLP in the...

January 17, 2020 01:27 AM

New game consoles expected to trigger demand surge for graphics DRAM and SSD's

Media -- Evertiq - TrendForce expects the year-end release of new generation game consoles to trigger a demand surge of graphics DRAM and SSD's during...

January 17, 2020 01:15 AM

ROHM's SiCrystal wins $120m multi-year deal to supply 150mm silicon carbide wafers to ST

Media -- Semiconductor Today - Single-crystal silicon carbide (SiC) wafer maker SiCrystal AG of Erlangen, Germany (a company of power semiconductor manufacturer...

January 17, 2020 01:15 AM

NXP launches new chip with '10 times more processing power' to support autonomous cars

Media -- Robotics and Automation News - NXP Semiconductors has launched a new processor with "10 times more processing power" to support autonomous driving...

January 17, 2020 01:14 AM

LPKF delivers laser system to semiconductor industry customer

Media -- Evertiq - In December, LPKF delivered - for the first time - a highly automated version of its LIDE system for integration into a semiconductor...

January 17, 2020 12:46 AM

January 16, 2020

ROHM Group Company SiCrystal and STMicroelectronics Announce Multi-Year Silicon Carbide Wafer Supply Agreement

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - ROHM Group Company SiCrystal and STMicroelectronics Announce Multi-Year Silicon Carbide Wafer Supply Agreement

January 16, 2020 12:15 AM

January 15, 2020

Analog Devices Showcases the Future of Data Acquisition at Embedded World 2020

Media -- Components in Electronics - Visitors to the Analog Devices (ADI) stand (Hall 4A, Booth #240) at embedded world 2020 Nuremberg, Germany, 25 -...

January 15, 2020 06:39 PM

Osram's new Oslon Boost HM LED enables ultra-slim designs for headlights

Media -- Semiconductor Today - In recent years, technological progress in car lighting has led to light becoming an essential design element in modern...

January 15, 2020 06:00 PM

Former pSemi exec and CEO Jim Cable retires

Media -- Evertiq - pSemi Corporation has announced the retirement of former CEO and long-term executive Jim Cable.

January 15, 2020 05:55 PM

Things That Go Bump In The Daytime

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - There is no argument that autonomous technology is better at certain things than systems controlled by people. A...

January 15, 2020 05:54 PM

EM Microelectronic enables holistic omnichannel consumer experience and product authentication

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - EM Microelectronic, the ultra-low-power semiconductor company of the Swatch...

January 15, 2020 05:52 PM

STMicroelectronics Adds Powerful Features and STM32Cube Convenience to TouchGFX Software Framework

Media -- WebWire - STMicroelectronics has added new features to the TouchGFX software framework for STM32 microcontrollers...

January 15, 2020 05:45 PM

SEMICON Korea 2020 Keynotes to Highlight Future of AI

Media -- EDACafe - Semiconductor industry innovators SK hynix, Intel, imec and Graphcore will kick off SEMICON...

January 15, 2020 05:45 PM

ON Semiconductor Impacts Community Through Corporate Giving Program

Justmeans -- @onsemi's Corporate Giving Program sponsored a local middle school in Idaho, supporting robotics programming...

January 15, 2020 05:39 PM

Semiconductor Market Fell 11.9% in 2019, Gartner Reports

Distribution -- EPS News - Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $418.3 billion in 2019, down 11.9 percent from 2018, according to preliminary results by Gartner,...

January 15, 2020 05:36 PM

New Venture Research: IC Packaging Market Struggles in 2019

Distribution -- EPS News - The global market for IC packaging grew by double digits in 2018, but will manage to grow by just 3.0 percent in 2019, as the overall...

January 15, 2020 05:36 PM

January 14, 2020

Microchip Announces Industry's First Space-Qualified COTS-Based Radiation-Tolerant Ethernet Transceiver and Embedded Microcontroller

Electronics -- Microchip - Product - Microchip Announces Industry's First Space-Qualified COTS-Based Radiation-Tolerant Ethernet Transceiver and Embedded Microcontroller

January 14, 2020 08:09 PM

Intel Appoints Archana Deskus as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Electronics -- Intel - Intel Corporation today announced the appointment of Archana (Archie) Deskus as senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO),...

January 14, 2020 08:08 PM

Customizing on-chip peripherals defies conventional logic

Electronics -- TI - Motor Drive + Control - It is a familiar scene in labs across the globe: A design engineer is pushing the envelope, seeking to enhance functionality...

January 14, 2020 08:07 PM

NXP Accelerates UWB-based Mobile Payment Innovation with NTT DOCOMO and Sony

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - Demonstration shows secure, convenient hands-free check-out and unique, location-based marketing services Demonstration shows...

January 14, 2020 06:46 PM

2nd Generation AMD EPYC(tm) processors in new Atos supercomputer aim to reduce impact of severe weather events

Globe Newswire -- Semiconductors - - European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) to leverage high-performance AMD EPYC processors in new system...

January 14, 2020 06:45 PM

Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Declined 11.9% in 2019

Media -- Design And Reuse - Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Declined 11.9% in 2019

January 14, 2020 06:33 PM

IC analysis firms to see strong 2020 on robust 5G chips demand

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based Integrated Service Technology (iST), Sporton International and Materials Analysis Technology (MA-tek), all dedicated...

January 14, 2020 06:32 PM

AMD CPU gaining popularity among PCs

Media -- DIGITIMES - The shortage of Intel's PC processors has already prompted OEMs and brand vendors to increasingly adopt AMD's CPUs in their products...

January 14, 2020 06:09 PM

D3 Engineering Announces a DesignCore(r) Development Kit Designed Around the TDA4VM SoC Processor from Texas Instruments

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - D3 Engineering, a Texas Instruments platinum design partner, announced their...

January 14, 2020 06:04 PM

Micron DDR5 SDRAM: New features

Media -- eeNews Europe - This white paper is a follow-up to Micron's earlier DDR5 white paper titled, "Introducing Micron DDR5 SDRAM:...

January 14, 2020 05:58 PM

January 13, 2020

MediaTek reports strong sales for 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - MediaTek has reported NT$246.22 billion (US$8.24 billion) in 2019 revenues, rising 3.43% on year to reach the company's second highest-ever...

January 13, 2020 05:47 PM

Nanya to move 10nm DRAM technology to risk production in 2H20

Media -- DIGITIMES - DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has developed 10nm process technology in-house, with risk production to kick off in the second half...

January 13, 2020 05:47 PM

TSMC December 2019 Revenue Report

Media -- Design And Reuse - TSMC December 2019 Revenue Report

January 13, 2020 05:45 PM

SMIC reportedly snatches HiSilicon chip orders from TSMC

Media -- DIGITIMES - China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) with its 14nm FinFET process manufacturing has reportedly obtained orders...

January 13, 2020 05:45 PM

China foundry sector on path to recovery, says SMIC co-CEO

Media -- DIGITIMES - Speaking at a high-tech forum held in Shanghai, Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) co-CEO Zhao Haijun remarked that...

January 13, 2020 05:44 PM

Price of NAND memory chips projected to rise up to 40%

Enterprise -- Network World News - Sources in Asian memory chipmakers are projecting that NAND flash contract prices will rise by 40% in 2020 due to product...

January 13, 2020 06:01 AM

NAND Flash Price Projected to Continue Rising in 1Q20 by More Than 10%

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - Despite cyclically weak season, NAND flash demand is expected to be strong, while supply remains tight;...

January 13, 2020 05:52 AM

Micron delivers first samples of its next-generation memory chips

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Micron Technology Inc. said today it has begun sampling its first batch of Double Data Rate 5 Synchronous Dynamic Random-Access...

January 13, 2020 05:43 AM

SemiLEDs Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results

Globe Newswire -- SemiLEDs Corporation (NASDAQ: LEDS), "SemiLEDs" or the "Company," a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, today announced...

January 13, 2020 12:17 AM