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Chipmaker Tower to invest extra $150 mn to boost capacity

Tower Semiconductor plans to invest an extra $150 million to boost production, the Israeli chipmaker said on Wednesday, as it forecast record revenues this...
US president Joe Biden

U.S. chip industry calls on Joe Biden administration to fund factories

Semiconductor Industry Association on Thursday sent a letter to US President Joe Biden urging him to provide “substantial funding for incentives for semiconductor manufacturing”...
Qualcomm president

Qualcomm intros Snapdragon X65 5G modem supporting 10Gbps speed

Qualcomm has introduced Snapdragon X65 5G modem, its fourth-generation 5G modem-to-antenna solution, with support up to 10Gbps speeds on both standalone and non-standalone 5G...
China semiconductor industry

Leading semiconductor chip buyers in 2020

The latest Gartner report revealed that Apple, Samsung, Huawei, Lenovo, Dell, BBK Technologies, HP, Xiaomi, Hon Hai Precision Industry and HPE were the leading...
Renesas Electronics for semiconductor

Renesas to buy Dialog Semiconductor deal for $6 bn

Renesas Electronics has agreed to buy Dialog Semiconductor for 4.9 billion euros ($5.9 billion) in cash, boosting its position in low-power technology and connectivity...
Samsung IoT solutions

Samsung may consider Austin for $17 bn chip plant

Samsung Electronics is considering Austin, Texas, as one of the sites for a new $17 billion chip plant that the South Korean firm said...
Xilinx Telco Accelerator Card

Xilinx to supply chips to Fujitsu for U.S. 5G network gear

Xilinx said on Thursday it will supply chips to Fujitsu for 5G telecom network gear to be used in a new U.S. network. Such equipment...
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G mobile platform

Qualcomm faces semiconductor supply constraints impacting Q1 sales

Qualcomm said that semiconductor supply constraints that have roiled the industry contributed to fiscal first-quarter sales. The results come as chip shortages force automakers such...
tablets

Qualcomm yet to grab share from Intel’s tablet business

The global tablet applications processor (AP) market achieved 20 percent growth in terms of units and 28 percent increase in revenues in Q3 2020,...
China semiconductor industry

Semiconductor revenue grew 5.4% to $442 bn: IDC

Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 5.4 percent to $442 billion in 2020, said a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC). The market report on the...
Apple iphone 12 5G smartphone in Singapore

Apple beats Qualcomm in smartphone AP business in Q3 2020

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market grew 32 percent in revenue terms to $7.4 billion in Q3 2020, according to Strategy Analytics. Apple, Qualcomm,...
MediaTek M80 for 5G smartphones

MediaTek unveils 5G chip aimed at gaining US market share

Taiwanese chip designer MediaTek has released a new 5G chip aimed at helping it gain market share in the United States. MediaTek is one of...
SK Hynix chip investment in NAND

SK Hynix completes construction of chip plant in South Korea

SK Hynix Inc, South Korea’s No 2 chipmaker, has completed the construction of a new chip production line in the country in order to...
Cavli Wireless IoT module

Cavli Wireless in pact with GCT to manufacture IoT modules in India

Cavli Wireless has partnered with GCT Semiconductor to license the chipsets and manufacture LPWAN, LTE, and 5G IoT modules in India. The association with GCT Semiconductor positions...
Semiconductor revenue

Semiconductor sales grow 6.5% in 2020 after year-end rush

Global semiconductor sales rose 6.5 percent overall in 2020, as a recovery during the last three months of the year helped offset a sharp...
Texas Instruments HQ

Texas Instruments expects revenue growth in first quarter

Chipset company Texas Instruments (TI) said it expects first-quarter revenue in a range of $3.79 billion to $4.11 billion. Texas Instruments is expecting sales growth...

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