Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

Sankalp Semiconductor expands internationally with its operations in Malaysia

January 09, 2018, anysilicon


Sankalp Semiconductor, a design service company offering comprehensive digital & mixed signal SoC services and solutions, today announced establishing a fully owned subsidiary in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. The company has a strong presence in India, USA and Europe markets. The Malaysia office will enable the company to address the growing

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Semiconductor Fabless IC Company Sales Top $100 Billion for First Time Ever

January 04, 2018, anysilicon


Figure 1 shows the top 10 ranking of fabless IC suppliers for 2017.  Two China-based fabless companies made the top 10 ranking last year—HiSilicon, which sells most of its devices as internal transfers to smartphone supplier Huawei, and Unigroup, which includes the IC sales of both Spreadtrum and RDA. Fabless company

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Arrow Accelerates IoT Leadership Position with eInfochips Acquisition

January 02, 2018, anysilicon


Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire eInfochips, one of the world’s largest design and managed services companies.
eInfochips works with global Fortune 1000 companies at every phase of technology deployment, including developing custom hardware and software and new IoT-based

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Automotive and IoT Will Drive IC Growth Through 2021

December 06, 2017, anysilicon


IC sales for automotive systems and the Internet of Things are forecast to grow 70% faster than total IC revenues between 2016 and 2021, according to IC Insights’ new 2018 Integrated Circuit Market Drivers Report. ICs used in automobiles and other vehicles are forecast to generate worldwide sales of $42.9 billion

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Top 10 Worldwide Semiconductor Sales Leaders 1993-2017

November 21, 2017, anysilicon

Market Research

For the first time since 1993, the semiconductor industry is expected to witness a new number 1 supplier. Samsung first charged into the top spot in 2Q17 and displaced Intel, which had held the number 1 ranking since 1993.  In 1Q16, Intel’s sales were 40% greater than Samsung’s, but in

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Siemens strengthens IC market commitment with acquisition of Solido Design Automation

November 21, 2017, anysilicon


Siemens has entered into an agreement to acquire Saskatoon, Canada-based Solido Design Automation Inc., a leading provider of variation-aware design and characterization software to semiconductor companies worldwide. Solido’s machine learning-based products are currently used in production at over 40 major companies, enabling them to design, verify, and manufacture more competitive

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