Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

IDMs Could Top Fabless Semiconductor Company Growth

December 03, 2015, anysilicon


IC Insights will release its new 2016 McClean Report late next month.  The 2016 McClean Report will include a ranking of the top-50 semiconductor suppliers’ for 2015 as well as the top-50 fabless semiconductor suppliers.  The forecasted “post-merger” top-10 2015 IDM and fabless semiconductor suppliers are covered in this research bulletin.
Unlike the

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AnySilicon Hotline ™ offers free answers to semiconductor questions

December 01, 2015, anysilicon


[Press Release]  AnySilicon, the fastest-growing semiconductor marketplace has announced today the availability of a free semiconductor hotline service offering expert-level answers to technical and commercial ASIC questions. Using this free service companies can better meet schedule and budget objectives and avoid wrong decisions due to lack of information.
The hotline

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China to invest $47B to build world leading chip company

November 17, 2015, anysilicon


The Chinese investment company, Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd, plans to invest $ 47 billion in the next five years to become the world largest chipmaker.
In an interview, Chairman Zhao Weiguo hinted Reuters that the next few weeks there could be a purchase deal for a big chip maker in

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Top 10 semiconductor Companies – 2015

November 11, 2015, anysilicon


IC Insights will release its November Update to the 2015 McClean Report later this month, and its new 2016 edition of The McClean Report in January.  The November Update will include the latest IC market forecasts by product type through 2019, a detailed forecast for semiconductor industry capital spending by company for 2016, and a ranking of

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IC Insights Lowers its Worldwide 2015 IC Market Forecast from +1% to -1%

October 23, 2015, anysilicon

Market Research

IC Insights recently released its October Update to The McClean Report, which examined the effects of slowing worldwide GDP growth and a stronger U.S. dollar on the 2015 IC market forecast.
Since all of IC Insights’ figures are presented in U.S. dollars, a strengthening U.S. currency deflates foreign sales and market results

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Sony spins off chipmaking business

October 20, 2015, anysilicon


Sony has announced that its semiconductor unit will now be separated from the company’s core business. The strategic decision arrived in order to allow the Japanese electronic firm to focus its resources and attentions on the Devices and the Digital image divisions. This last one in particular, in fact, has

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