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Semiconductor sales forecast for 2022

U.S. Senate vote to advance legislation to boost semiconductor manufacturing

The U.S. Senate voted 64-32 to advance legislation to boost U.S. semiconductor manufacturing in a bid to make the domestic industry more competitive with...
Kioxia semiconductor

Japan offers $680 mn to Kioxia and Western Digital’s chip production

Japan government will provide 92.9 billion yen ($680 million) to Kioxia and Western Digital to boost their production and supply of memory chips in...
SK Hynix chip investment in NAND

SK Group plans to invest $15 bn in US semiconductor industry

SK Group, South Korea’s second-largest conglomerate, plans to make investment of $22 billion in the United States, in semiconductors, green energy and bioscience projects. SK...
MediaTek Dimensity 1050

MediaTek to manufacture chips using Intel Foundry Services

Intel and MediaTek announced a partnership to manufacture chips using Intel Foundry Services’ (IFS) process technologies. MediaTek, one of the leading chipset suppliers for smartphone...
BE Semiconductor

BE Semiconductor forecasts drop in third-quarter revenue

Chipmaking equipment supplier BE Semiconductor forecast a drop in third-quarter revenue, citing current market softness and seasonal trends. The maker of semiconductor assembly and packaging...
China semiconductor industry

SkyWater unveils plans to build $1.8 bn chip facility in Indiana

U.S. semiconductor manufacturer SkyWater Technology announced plans to invest $1.8 billion for a chip research and production facility in Indiana, in partnership with the...
ASML Holding chip business

ASML reports revenue of €5.4 bn and profit of €1.41 bn

ASML Holding, a key supplier to chip makers, said its revenues were €5.43 billion in Q2 2022 against 4 billion euros in the same...
STMicroelectronics unit in France

STMicro and Volkswagen to develop new semiconductor

Chipmaker STMicroelectronics and Germany-based automaker Volkswagen will co-develop a new semiconductor amid a global chip crunch. Volkswagen software unit Cariad and STMicro are set to...
Qualcomm Snapdragon W5+ and W5 Platforms for Wearables

Qualcomm intros premium wearable platforms

Qualcomm Technologies has introduced premium wearable platforms -- Snapdragon W5+ Gen 1 and Snapdragon W5 Gen 1. Qualcomm Technologies said these platforms are designed to...
Intel technology for 5G

Chip firms oppose CHIPS Act as Intel will gain more

Several semiconductor firms are planning to oppose Chips Act that offers subsidies if the legislation awaiting a vote in the Senate benefits manufacturers like...
SK Hynix chip investment in NAND

Chipmaker SK Hynix may cut Capex to $12 bn

South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix is considering cutting its 2023 capital expenditure by about a quarter to 16 trillion won ($12.16 billion), Bloomberg News...
TSMC for iPhones

TSMC raises 2022 revenue growth forecast

TSMC, the world’s largest contract-chipmaker, said it expected third-quarter revenue to surge to between $19.8 billion and $20.6 billion from $14.88 billion a year...
Intel PC chips at trade show

Intel hikes prices for many of its chip products

Intel has started informing customers of its plan to raise prices for many of its chip products due to rising costs, Nikkei news report...
Apple supplier Foxconn

Foxconn faces govt hurdles for buying China’s Unigroup in $1.5 bn deal

Media reports said Foxconn will face challenges for China-listed unit Foxconn Industrial Internet to spend 9.8 billion yuan ($1.46 billion) for a stake in...
Bosch semiconductor business

Bosch plans $3 bn investment in chip production

Bosch, the world’s largest auto supplier, said it will make an investment of 3 billion euros ($3.01 billion) in chip production by 2026. Bosch will...
Semiconductor equipment by segment forecast

Semiconductor equipment sales to record $118 bn: SEMI

Sale of semiconductor manufacturing equipment is forecast to grow 14.7 percent to a record $117.5 billion in 2022 and $120.8 billion in 2023, SEMI announced today. Both the...

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