‘Samsung to raise chip prices by 20 percent’
Insider sources told Bloomberg that Samsung is trying to raise chip production prices by 15 to 20 percent.
The business model of chip manufacturers revolves around the service of production capacity. The manufacturer invests in its own factories and produces at the request of customers. Samsung ... Read more
Qualcomm launches first chipsets for wifi 7
Qualcomm recently presented a series of chipsets for WiFi 7. Qualcomm is one of several manufacturers preparing for the upcoming WiFi standard.
The new Network Pro Series Gen 3 platform consists of multiple WiFi 7 chipsets with a throughput of up to 33 Gpbs. This is a significant increase over W... Read more
Broadcom in antitrust scrutiny chair again
Broadcom is under scrutiny by the United States Federal Trade Commission due to the allegations by customers that they force exclusive deals.
Broadcom, an American manufacturer, developer, designer, and worldwide supplier of a range of infrastructure and semiconductor software products, is yet a... Read more
‘End of chip shortage in sight due to falling GPU prices’
According to market researcher Susquehanna, the retail price of GPUs fell by 36 percent in the past quarter. Reuters speculates that the end of the chip shortage is in sight.
Susquehanna's figures are in line with 3DCenter.org, a market researcher that recently reported a GPU price drop of 25 pe... Read more
The Netherlands wants to invest €230 million in chip industry
The Dutch government wants to invest €230 million in the European chip industry. The funding's intended for NXP, ASML, Nearfield Instruments, ThermoFischer and SMART Photonics.
The plan has been known since 2021. On 21 September, the government presented a budget of 300 million for investments... Read more
ASML: ‘Production capacity limit in sight’
ASML is receiving so many orders for its chip manufacturing machines that its production capacity limit is in sight. The organization shared the news during the financial presentation of the first quarter of 2022.
ASML recorded a quarterly turnover of €3.5 billion. Profit totalled €695 milli... Read more
‘Samsung beats Intel to become largest chip vendor’
Gartner market researchers conclude that Samsung achieved more chip sales than Intel in 2021. The global chip shortage resulted in a record turnover.
Last year, Samsung had a market share of 12.3 percent. Intel peaked at 12.2 percent. Samsung sold 28 percent more chips for a total turnover of 73... Read more
Spain will spend 11 billion euros on chip industry
Spain joins other EU countries in trying to lure chip makers to build factories in their country. The country's prime minister announced a multi-billion euro investment.
Spain will spend 11 billion euros on a plan to boost the semiconductor and microchip industry, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez s... Read more
Nvidia CEO would like to collaborate with Intel for chip manufacturing
Last year, Intel decided to extend its business by manufacturing chips designed by others. They coined this as “Foundry Business” and announced a slew of multi-billion dollar projects for creating centers in America and Europe. Following Nvidia CEO Huang’s comments, Intel’s shares increased... Read more
ASMI acquires Reno Sub-Systems for semiconductor manufacturing
Semiconductor manufacturer ASM International (ASMI) is acquiring Reno Sub-Systems.
Reno Sub-Systems provides radio frequency solutions for nano-scale manufacturing processes. ASM International uses the technology to produce manufacturing machinery.
Reno Sub-Systems' radio frequency systems (... Read more