Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

Global GDP Growth An Increasingly Important Driver of IC Market Growth

January 17, 2020, anysilicon

IC Insights is in the process of completing its forecast and analysis of the IC industry and will present its new findings in The McClean Report 2020, which will be published later this month.  Among the semiconductor industry data included in the new 400-page report is an analysis of the correlation

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Record Amount of IC Capacity Forecast to be Added in 2021

December 23, 2019, anysilicon

IC Insights recently released its Global Wafer Capacity 2020-2024 report that provides in-depth analyses and forecasts of IC industry capacity by wafer size, by process geometry, by region, and by product type through 2024.
Typically, the IC industry meets most of its IC unit demand by increasing wafer starts, not by

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Intel Acquires Artificial Intelligence Chipmaker Habana Labs

December 16, 2019, anysilicon

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Intel Corporation today announced that it has acquired Habana Labs, an Israel-based developer of programmable deep learning accelerators for the data center for approximately $2 billion. The combination strengthens Intel’s artificial intelligence (AI) portfolio and accelerates its efforts in the nascent, fast-growing AI silicon market, which

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Top 15 Semiconductor Sales Leaders – 2019

November 18, 2019, anysilicon

IC Insights’ November Update to the 2019 McClean Report, released later this month, includes a discussion of the forecasted top-25 semiconductor suppliers in 2019 (the top-15 2019 semiconductor suppliers are covered in this research bulletin).  The Update also includes a detailed five-year forecast of the IC market by product type (including dollar volume, unit shipments, and

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eSilicon to be Acquired by Inphi and Synopsys

November 11, 2019, anysilicon

SAN JOSE, Calif. — November 11, 2019 — eSilicon, a leading provider of FinFET ASICs, market-specific IP platforms and advanced 2.5D packaging solutions, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement with Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI) to acquire eSilicon.  Concurrently, Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) announced the signing of a definitive agreement

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Top 5 Share of Semiconductor Industry Capex to Set New Record in 2019

November 05, 2019, anysilicon

IC Insights’ November Update to The McClean Report 2019 will include a capital spending forecast for the major semiconductor companies for 2019 and 2020.  In January of next year, IC Insights will release The McClean Report 2020 and present its seminars that review the five-year forecasts for the IC industry.
The share of semiconductor industry capital

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