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Thinner wafers are fostering the growth & emergence of new dicing technologies

September 05, 2016, anysilicon

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Driven by rising demand for thinner wafers and stronger die, dicing technology is evolving. “Reaching more than US$100 million in 2015, the dicing equipment market will double by 2020-2021”, announces Yole Développement (Yole)(Source: Thin Wafer Processing & Dicing Equipment Market report, Yole Développement, May 2016). Yet at the same time

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Investment: Wafer Level Packaging Company Receives $51.5M Investment

September 05, 2016, anysilicon

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Deca Technologies, a wafer level packaging provider to the semiconductor industry, announced today the receipt of an additional $51.5 million investment from a leading electronics company. Combined with the previously announced investment from ASE of $60 million, and following the repurchase of $20.6 million of shares held by Cypress Semiconductor Corp.,

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Semiconductor Foundries Sales Growth 2014-2016

September 01, 2016, anysilicon

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IC Insights released its August Update to the 2016 McClean Report earlier this month.  This Update included an update of the semiconductor industry capital spending forecast, a look at the top-25 semiconductor suppliers for1H16, including a forecast for the full year ranking, and Part 1 of

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Sidense Demonstrates Successful 1T-OTP IP Core Operation in TSMC 16nm FinFET Process

September 01, 2016, anysilicon

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Sidense Corp., a leading developer of Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) One-Time Programmable (OTP) IP cores, today announced that it has demonstrated successful operation of its patented SHF 1T-OTP memory IP macros at TSMC’s 16FF+ and 16FFC process nodes.

Parametric measurements for both 16FF+ and 16FFC silicon were made during programming

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Investment: Fabless Company Acconeer Secures $7.2M

August 29, 2016, anysilicon

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Acconeer AB, a leading innovation company in the area of mobile sensors, announces that ithas closed a SEK 60 million ($7.2M) investment round. The new capital will be used to fund the completion of Acconeer’s 3D sensor A1 for commercial launch and mass production, which is planned for early 2017.
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IP-Maker Showcase OLTP SQL Acceleration

August 24, 2016, anysilicon

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IP-Maker, the NVMe expert startup, showcased its new SQL acceleration demo at Flash Memory Summit, reaching 200k+ transactions per minutes (TPM) on a low cost server, leading in a very efficient performance/cost/power consumption configuration.
 
“We used to highlight the low latency IOPS of our NVMe technology in the past

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