2022-07-29 - SEMI

Global silicon wafer shipments hit new record in Q2 2022

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments hit a new record in the second quarter of 2022, surpassing the previous record high set in the first quarter of the year, according to SEMI SMG.

2022-07-27 - Majeed Ahmad

SMIC at 7-nm semiconductor process node: A Shanghai surprise?

SMIC's rise to 7nm process node has imposed questions about the U.S. technology restrictions imposed on semiconductor fabs in China.

2022-07-15 - ESD Alliance

Electronic system design industry grew 12% YoY in Q1

The electronic system design (ESD) industry revenue increased by 12.1% YoY to $3.54 billion in Q1 2022, according to the ESD Alliance.

2022-07-12 - Majeed Ahmad

The CHIPS Act stalemate threatens U.S. IC manufacturing revival

The $52 billion CHIPS Act is in the doldrums and the voices in the semiconductor industry are getting stronger and louder to get it...

2022-06-28 - Majeed Ahmad

The 3-nm fab race: Samsung reportedly nears the finish line

Samsung has been reported to start chip manufacturing at 3nm process node while TSMC is planning 3nm chip manufacturing by the end of 2022.

2022-06-24 - Majeed Ahmad

Has China’s domestic chip industry reached an inflection point?

China's domestic chip industry is showing signs of growth while also gaining access to global markets.

2022-06-22 - STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics releases CCC Release 3-compliant in-vehicle SoC for secure car access

ST's new solution, developed in collaboration with G+D, supports the latest CCC Digital Key release 3.0 standard.

2022-06-01 - Renesas Electronics Corp.

Renesas launches I3C intelligent switch family

Renesas has unveiled the industry’s first I3C intelligent switch devices targeting next generation server motherboards and other infrastructure equipment.

2022-05-30 - Nitin Dahad

Why Broadcom is acquiring VMware

Is Broadcom acquiring a cash cow or building a vertical stack of components from processor to application? The latter could be highly transformative, but the question of how effective a full stack strategy.

2022-05-25 - Majeed Ahmad

Broadcom to strengthen cloud software capabilities in bid for VMware

At the outset, it seems another attempt to align chipmaker Broadcom to the software side of the rapidly growing data center business.