Telecom Chips

Infineon chipset

Infineon plans $2.8 bn investment to boost capacity

German chipmaker Infineon Technologies said it would invest around 2.4 billion euros ($2.8 billion) in 2022 as compared with about 1.6 billion euros this year. “We...
Qualcomm chips for mobile Internet

Qualcomm to buy Veoneer for $4.5 bn, beating Magna

Chipset major Qualcomm and SSW Partners, a New York-based investment partnership, are set to buy Veoneer for $4.5 billion. Veoneer, a leading automotive technology group,...
ASML Holding chip business

ASML targets revenue of $28-35 bn in 2025 with 55% gross margin

ASML Holding, one of the key suppliers to computer chip makers, estimated revenue would hit 24-30 billion euros ($28 billion-35 billion) in 2025 with...
tablet applications processor (AP) market Q2 2021

Tablet applications processor (AP) market in Q2

The tablet applications processor (AP) market grew 17 percent to $737 million in Q2 2021, the Strategy Analytics report said. Apple, Intel, Qualcomm, MediaTek and Samsung LSI captured the top-five tablet...
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger highlights Ponte Vecchio

Intel breaks ground in Arizona for $20 bn chip factories

Intel today broke ground in Arizona for building two chip factories that will see an investment of $20 billion. In March, Intel announced plans to...
Rakuten Mobile and NEC

Xilinx Versal AI Core devices to power NEC’s 5G radio units

Xilinx announced it will supply Xilinx Versal AI Core series devices for NEC’s 5G radio units (RUs) that are expected to be available for...
Qualcomm share in Baseband Processor Market Q2 2021

Qualcomm has 52% share vs 30% for MediaTek in baseband market

The cellular baseband market grew 16 percent to $7.2 billion in Q2 2021, according to Strategy Analytics. The report said Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung LSI, Unisoc...
Semiconductor revenue forecast

Semiconductor revenue to grow 17% in 2021 versus 10.8% in 2020: IDC

The semiconductor market is forecast to grow by 17.3 percent in 2021 versus 10.8 percent in 2020, IDC said. Growth in the global semiconductor market...
Global Fab Equipment Spending forecast

Fab equipment spending to reach $100 billion: SEMI

Semiconductor equipment investments for front end fabs are expected to reach nearly $100 billion in 2022 to meet demand for electronics after topping a projected $90 billion this...
MediaTek, Qualcomm share in smartphone applications processor (AP) market

Smartphone applications processor market leaders in Q2

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market grew 18 percent year-on-year to $7 billion in Q2 2021 despite capacity constraints, says Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, MediaTek, Apple, Samsung LSI and Unisoc captured...
SMIC at a trade event

China’s SMIC plans $8.87 bn investment for new chip plant in Shanghai

China’ Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) said it will make an investment of $8.87 billion to build a chip plant in Shanghai. The largest chipmaker in China...
Broadcom chipset

Broadcom forecast 14% rise in revenue as 5G business booms

Broadcom reported results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2021, ended August 1, 2021, and provided guidance for the fourth quarter of its fiscal...
Samsung Exynos 980 5G processor

Google taps Samsung to supply 5G modem for Pixel smartphone

Technology major Google will tap Samsung Electronics to supply the 5G modem for its Pixel smartphone, Reuters reported. The deal will be signaling the first...
Huawei Harmony OS

Huawei gets US license to buy chips for auto component business

U.S. officials have approved license applications for China’s telecom company Huawei to buy chips for its auto component business, Reuters reported. Earlier, the Donald Trump...
Wu Hanming

14nm to realize full-scale mass production next year driven by three trends

“In the post-Moore era, the development of industrial technology has slowed down; however, in China, the room and opportunities for innovation have been increasing,”...
Intel factory Fab 42 in Arizona

Intel wins deal to provide foundry services to DoD

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Intel an agreement to provide foundry services in the first phase of its multi-phase Rapid Assured Microelectronics...

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