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ABF substrate supply to remain constrained in 2022

Due to spec upgrades of new processors and growing difficulty in producing high-end ABF substrates with satisfactory yield rates, the world's actual ABF substrate supply growth could still be limited in 2022 despite commercialization of new capacitie.....»»

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Nan Ya to scale up ABF substrate output for AMD processors

Nan Ya PCB is set to commercialize new ABF substrate capacity by the end of 2021 and will scale up its output substantially for AMD's processors in the second quarter of 2022, which is expected to help the US chipmaker significantly drive up its ship.....»»

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Top-5 notebook vendors see combined shipments slip in August, says Digitimes Research

The impact of chip shortages that are in varying degrees had a negative impact on the overall notebooks shipped by the world's top-5 notebook brands (excluding Apple) in August, which saw a 3% sequential drop, according to Digitimes Research......»»

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COVID disrupts aluminum capacitor supply in SE Asia

On top of the global shortage of semiconductors, passive components are also seeing undersupply as COVID looms large in Southeast Asia, where suppliers are forced to manufacture at lower capacity......»»

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Military applications rising as niche market for GaN-on-SiC RF components, says Transcom

GaAs device and foundry company Transom expects military-use radars and other defense systems to emerge as niche application outlet for GaN-on-SiC RF components and modules including power amplifiers (PA), according to the company's chairman and pres.....»»

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Glass substrate shortage to ease in 1Q22

Glass substrates shortage will remain in fourth-quarter 2021 but is expected to ease off in first-quarter 2022, according to industry sources......»»

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PCB firms poised to enjoy robust shipments for servers in 4Q21

PCB manufacturers are expected to enjoy robust shipments for server applications in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to industry sources......»»

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Chromebook demand turns to 15-inch models

Chromebooks with 14- to 15-inch displays are currently having the worst shortages as orders from the education segment are shifting from the elementary to middle school levels - which are commonly using 11.6-inch models for their study-from-home need.....»»

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Intel to hold groundbreaking ceremony for new fabs on September 24

Intel is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of two new fabs in Arizona on September 24. Company CEO Pat Gelsinger and local government officials will participate in the ceremony to mark what Intel claims is the largest p.....»»

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Highlights of the day: Top vendors see notebook shipments drop in August

Chip shortages have undermined shipments to the notebook market. The top-5 notebook vendors saw their combined shipments drop 3% sequentially in August, according to the latest figures from DIGITIMES Research. Acer chairman Jason Chen has disclosed C.....»»

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HP may see notebook shipments stay flat or drop slightly in 2022, say sources

Hewlett-Packard's (HP) notebook shipments for 2022 may be just on par with the 2021 levels or post a single-digit drop, according to industry sources......»»

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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......»»

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Worldwide foundry sales to top US$100 billion in 2021, says IC Insights

Total foundry sales this year will surpass the US$100-billion mark for the first time, and continue increasing at a strong 11.6% average annual growth rate through 2025 when total foundry sales are expected to reach US$151.2 billion, according to IC.....»»

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AI3 QbiAI creates new generation of smart contact centers with industry-specific data

Different industries have been finding different ways to adapt to the global digital transformation. For example, customer service centers, which are heavily reliant upon extensive manpower, are now looking to transform because of the difficulties as.....»»

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DRAM contract prices to see larger-than-expected drop in 4Q21

DRAM contract prices will post a larger-than-expected drop in the fourth quarter of 2021, as spot prices have been fluctuating widely, according to market sources......»»

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Young Optics to produce AR/VR-use lens pieces

Optical component and module maker Young Optics could begin volume production of AR/VR-use plastic lens pieces 3-6 months after clients place orders, according to the company......»»

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Samsung: Uphill battle in foundry business?

According to market research reports, the global wafer foundry market size was about US$82 billion in 2020, with TSMC having a 55% global market share, and Samsung taking only 15%. In terms of profit in the global wafer foundry sector, TSMC took near.....»»

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Samsung and Korea: Wolves of the North

Since the 1970s, Taiwan and South Korea have been parallelly developing semiconductor and new-geneation IT industries. The national conditions and industrial strength of the two countries are very similar. During the Cold War, Taiwan and South Korea.....»»

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MediaTek releases Kompanio 900T AP for tablets

MediaTek has recently launched the Kompanio 900T AP for Android-based tablets and expects the chip to help it maintain the leadership in the Android tablet AP market......»»

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ASC 100: Thailand"s Kulthorn Kirby

Established in 1980 in Bangkok, Kulthorn Kirby manufactures and sells refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, commercial refrigerators, and closed compressors for ventilation systems......»»

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