Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

Top-15 Semiconductor Suppliers 2018

August 20, 2018, anysilicon

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IC Insights released its August Update to the 2018 McClean Report earlier this month.  This Update included a discussion of the top-25 semiconductor suppliers in 1H18 (the top-15 1H18 semiconductor suppliers are covered in this research bulletin) and Part 1 of an extensive analysis of the IC foundry market and its suppliers.
The top-15 worldwide semiconductor (IC and O-S-D—optoelectronic, sensor,

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Size of Semiconductor Acquisitions May Have Hit Limit

August 15, 2018, anysilicon

The demise of Qualcomm’s pending $44 billion purchase of NXP Semiconductors in late July along with growing regulatory reviews of chip merger agreements, efforts by countries to protect domestic technology, and the escalation of global trade friction all suggest semiconductor acquisitions are hitting a ceiling in the size of doable

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DRAM Sales Forecast to Top $100 Billion This Year with 39% Market Growth

August 09, 2018, anysilicon

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IC Insights recently released its Mid-Year Update to The McClean Report 2018.  The update includes a revised forecast of the largest and fastest-growing IC product categories this year.  Sales and unit growth rates are shown for each of the 33 IC product categories defined by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization in

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GaAs Market Overview and Apple is changing its future

August 01, 2018, anysilicon

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Extracted from: GaAs Wafer and Epiwafer Market: RF, Photonics, LED and PV Applications report, Yole Développement, July 2018.
 
After a quiet period due to the saturation of the mobile handset industry, the GaAs[1] wafer market wakes up. Apple, with its iPhoneX put under the spotlight on GaAs-based VCSELs[2], using for

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The IC memory market will grow 40% to US$177 billion in 2018

August 01, 2018, anysilicon

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The semiconductor industry posted record results in 2017, with revenue exceeding US$400 billion. Overall demand for semiconductor devices was robust throughout the year, driven by the growing adoption of electronics components across all applications, with particular strength in the mobile and data center markets. Semiconductor growth in 2017 was led

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Semiconductor Content in Electronic Systems Forecast to Reach 31.4% in 2018

July 21, 2018, anysilicon

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In its upcoming Mid-Year Update to The McClean Report 2018 (to be released at the end of July), IC Insights forecasts that the 2018 global electronic systems market will grow 5% to $1,622 billion while the worldwide semiconductor market is expected to surge by 14% this year to $509.1 billion, exceeding the $500.0

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