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Semiconductor equipment billings drop in August

August billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment decreased 5.4%, bringing an end to an eight-month period of consecutive increases......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesSep 23rd, 2021

MediaTek expects up to 8% revenue drop in 4Q21

MediaTek expects to post flat growth or an up to 8% sequential decrease in fourth-quarter revenue, and has revised its revenue growth outlook for all of 2021 to a 52% surge......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

Foundry prices to continue rising in 2022, says PSMC chairman

Pure-play foundries will remain encouraged to raise their quotes in 2022, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

Software, semicodnuctor two major advantages for Taiwan to enter EV sector, says Foxconn chair

While EV is emerging as a new market arena for global automakers and tech players, Taiwan can take advantage of its strong prowess in software and semiconductor sectors to build a solid presence in the new tech domain, according to Foxconn Technology.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 13 min. ago

TSMC promises performance and power efficiency gains with its new 5nm "N4P" process

On Tuesday, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced its N4P process. The 5nm enhancement should provide more choices for customers alongside its N5, N4, and N3 processes......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 12 min. ago

DRAM prices could increase as earthquake disrupts Micron"s Taiwan operations

Memory prices could rise after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Taiwan on Sunday, affecting production at several semiconductor fabs, including a Micron Technology manufacturing plant. Thankfully, the earthquake didn’t result in any injuries or lo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 40 min. ago

A new way to generate light through use of pre-existing defects in semiconductor materials

Researchers from the Low Energy Electronic Systems Interdisciplinary Research Group at Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, MIT's research enterprise in Singapore, together with collaborators at the MIT, National University of Singap.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 40 min. ago

Omron to invest in Techman Robot

Japan-based industrial control and automation equipment maker Omron will invest in Taiwan-based collaborative robot maker Techman Robot, according to Techman......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Holtek says no plan to raise prices for MCUs

Holtek Semiconductor has no plans to raise its MCU and other consumer IC prices despite foundry costs continuing to rise, as Chinese peers are striving to win more orders for small household electrical appliances and other consumer devices with low p.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

TSMC to Build Chip Fab in Japan

After a week of media rumor, leaks and speculation, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, announced in an online earnings briefing Thursday that it would build a semiconductor plant in Japan. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

New synthesis process paves way for more efficient lasers, LEDs

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new process that makes use of existing industry standard techniques for making III-nitride semiconductor materials, but results in layered materials that will make LEDs and lasers more.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Ennostar, TAS developing short-wavelength infrared LED biosensing devices

Ennostar and Taiwan Asia Semiconductor (TAS, formerly Opto Tech) are developing short-wavelength (over 1,000nm) infrared (IR) LED devices for use in biosensing including heart rates, SpO2, blood glucose, and expect such devices to be use in smart wea.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Taiwan science park revenues grow almost 25% in January-August

The Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2,370.575 billion (US$84.89 billion) in January-August 2021, growing 24.53% on year, according to Ministry of.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Intel CEO believes the CPU and GPU shortage crisis will last into 2023

According to a recent interview, the Intel CEO believes that the semiconductor shortage plaguing the tech industry will last well beyond 2022 and into the following year as well......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2021

Semiconductor equipment billings grow slightly in September

September billings among North American manufacturers of semiconductor production equipment increased by a slight 1.7% sequentially to US$3.72 billion, according to SEMI......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Micron to install EUV equipment at Taiwan fabs in 2024

Micron Technology has plans to install EUV lithography tools at its Taiwan-based fabs in 2024, said Manish Bhatia, executive VP of global operations for the US memory chip vendor, at an online press event held October 21......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

China Big Fund continues financing homegrown semi equipment suppliers

China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (aka the Big Fund) continues to pour money into China's domestic fab toolmakers, looking to rev up the development of China's homegrown semiconductor equipment sector......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Taiwan Asia Semiconductor expanding Si-based sensor production capacity

LED chip and Si-based sensor maker Taiwan Asia Semiconductor (formerly from Opto Tech) is setting aside NT$800 million (US$28.6 million) for production capacity expansions......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

The mysterious 2022 MacBook Air may drop the ‘Air’ name altogether

New rumors indicate that not only will the new MacBook Air get the M2 processor, but may also drop the Air name altogether......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

New technique gets the drop on enzyme reactions

As part of an international collaboration, researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), the Diamond Light Source synchrotron facility, and Oxford and Bristol Universities in England have developed a novel sample delivery syste.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Shrinking quantum key distribution technology to a semiconductor chip

Toshiba Europe Ltd today announced it has developed the world's first chip-based quantum key distribution (QKD) system. This advance will enable the mass manufacture of quantum security technology, bringing its application to a much wider range of sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021