1-25 #Read : Nvidia is rumored quietly preparing to abandon its purchase of Arm; Sony plans to use the 40nm process of TSMC’s Nanke Fab 14B plant for its 48MP CIS; Micron is allegedly disbanding its Shanghai R&D center; etc.

Worldwide semiconductor revenue increased 25.1% in 2021 to total USD583.5B, crossing the USD500B threshold for the first time, according to Gartner. Samsung Electronics has regained the top spot from Intel for the first time since 2018, with revenue increasing 31.6% Read more ›

1-23 #Nephew : US gets ready for immediate actions in the chip sector if Russia invades Ukraine; TSMC has announced a capital spending of USD40-44B for 2022; Tesla has recently given out orders for camera modules; etc.

White House National Security Council (NSC) officials Peter Harrell and Tarun Chhabra have reportedly told representatives of the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) to get ready for immediate actions in the chip sector if Russia invades Ukraine. The range of potential Read more ›

1-22 #VIP : Intel plans for more than USD20B in the construction of chip factories in Ohio; Samsung Display is reportedly advancing its withdrawal from the LCD business; Ericsson has filed another set of patent infringement lawsuits against Apple; etc.

Worldwide semiconductor revenue increased 25.1% in 2021 to total USD583.5B, crossing the USD500B threshold for the first time, according to Gartner. As the global economy bounced back in 2021, shortages appeared throughout the semiconductor supply chain, particularly in the automotive Read more ›

1-15 #Accompany : TSMC has earmarked USD40-44B in 2022 order for increasing its manufacturing capabilities; Samsung is aiming to ship 334M units of smartphones in 2022; Magic Leap has announced the participation of key healthcare technology companies in the Early Access Program for Magic Leap 2; etc.

Sony will continue producing PlayStation 4 consoles throughout 2022 as it navigates disruptions to the global supply chain that have limited output of its pricier PlayStation 5 (PS5). Sony, whose flagship PS5 console has been in scarce supply since its Read more ›