October 20, 2016, anysilicon
IC Insights will release its October Update to the 2016 McClean Report later this week. This Update includes a review of IC Insights’ latest 2016 IC market forecast, an update on the rebounding DRAM market, and an extensive analysis of the optoelectronics, sensor/actuator, and discrete (O-S-D) markets. An excerpt from theRead More
October 17, 2016, anysilicon
The 2015 analog IC market grew 2% to $47.0 billion. Combined sales of general-purpose analog IC products (amplifiers/comparators, interface, power management, an signal conversion devices) increased 2% to $19.1 billion and sales of application-specific analog devices also improved 2% to $27.9 billion. Among analog IC products the market for signalRead More
October 12, 2016, anysilicon
Asia-Pacific’s grip as the dominant market for IC sales is forecast to strengthen in 2016 with the region expected to account for 61.0% of the $282.0 billion IC market this year, based on analysis published in IC Insights’ mid-year Update to the 2016 IC Market Drivers report.Read More
October 02, 2016, anysilicon
X-FAB Silicon Foundries has today announced that it will acquire the assets of Altis Semiconductor, a specialty stand-alone foundry located in the Greater Paris area, out of insolvency proceedings.
With both companies serving complementary markets and applications, this acquisition enriches X-FAB’s offering. It roughly doubles theRead More
September 13, 2016, anysilicon
An infographics that shows the 10 top semiconductor companies sales in 1H of 2016. Please find a larger version of the inforgraphic here.
September 12, 2016, anysilicon
I am sick and tired to hear the same buzzwords a zillion times every single day. IoT, Cognitive Computing, Cloud Computing, Fog Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Smart-whatever (from objects to cities and pretty soon toilet paper, I’m afraid). What really makes me sick is that these buzzwords are used,Read More