Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

Chip M&A Deals Reach $22 Billion in First Eight Months of 2021

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After a surge in semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements in the second half of 2020, the strong M&A momentum carried into the beginning of 2021, with purchase agreements for chip companies, business units, product lines, and related assets reaching a total value of $15.8 billion in 1Q21, setting a record-high

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BRUCO IC Opens 3rd Design Office in Berlin, Germany

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Bruco Integrated Circuits is very pleased to announce that on September 1st, 2021 our first design office abroad has been officially opened in Berlin, Germany. Bruco IC has already design offices in Borne (HQ) and Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and a RF measurement laboratory in Borne, the Netherlands.
 

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Q2-2021 Top Semiconductor Sales Leaders

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IC Insights released its August Update to the 2021 McClean Report this month, which includes a review of the top-25 semiconductor sales leaders for 2Q21. The top-10 suppliers for 2Q are covered in this research bulletin.
 
Semiconductor sales include ICs and optoelectronics, sensors, and discretes (O-S-Ds).  The top-10 semiconductor sales leaders for 2Q21

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CAST IP Helps Socionext Develop Advanced Autonomous Driving Systems

Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey and Yokohama, Japan, August 5, 2021 — IP cores and related support services from intellectual property provider CAST, Inc. have significantly facilitated the development of advanced automobile driving solutions by leading Systems-on-Chip provider Socionext, Inc.
 
Socionext serves customers worldwide by designing, developing, and delivering System-on-Chip

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Chips&Media Expects a Supercycle in Semiconductors This Year

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Seoul, South Korea – August 05, 2021 – Chips & Media, which focuses on video codecs, computer vision (super-resolution), and semiconductor hardware intellectual property (IP) reported the 2021 performance today.
 
Chips&Media’s business activities, which earn 95% of its total earnings from exports, were restricted and limited in the first quarter

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Worldwide IC Market Forecast to Top $500 Billion in 2021

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IC Insights will soon release its Mid-Year Update to The McClean Report that includes its most current forecast for the global IC market from 2021 through 2025.  In a very rare event, 32 of the 33 major IC market categories defined by WSTS are forecast to enjoy an increase in sales this year, with

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