Global semiconductor industry growing
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Friday, 30 November 2018 12:33

Global semiconductor industry growing


Worth $129.8 billion

Beancounters at IHS Markit have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that the global semiconductor industry revenue grew 7.4 percent sequentially in the third quarter of 2018, reaching a record $129.8 billion.

Four horsemen of the Apocalypse rescue chip market
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Things are getting better

A chief analyst at freethinking semiconductor firm Future Horizons has warned that an upswing in the market has caught the industry by surprise because of the swift nature of the recovery, which it could have anticipated, but didn't.

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
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Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:43

Intel knocked off number one chip slot


Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.

Smartphones kill
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Friday, 24 November 2017 22:00

Smartphones kill


Opinion Pedestrians go bananas

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Semiconductor capital spending will increase
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Everyone wants a pizza the action

The divination division of analyst firm Gartner have been consulting the entrails and decided that worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to increase 10.2 percent  to US$77.7 billion in 2017.

TSMC to outgrow market in 2016 despite unfavorable market climate
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U.S. semiconductor industry on the rocks, TSMC pulls ahead


In the industry of wafer manufacturing that drives the advancement of Moore’s Law and technological progress, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company claims it will outgrow the rest of the semiconductor market in 2016 despite unfavorable market conditions that have resulted during the year.

Semiconductor market not picking up
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Friday, 04 September 2015 11:09

Semiconductor market not picking up


So much for optimism

Hopes that that the semi-conductor market might pick up have been dashed by the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA).



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