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  • Samsung and AMD’s profit slump suggests industry trouble for chipmakers
    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The downturn in the chip industry started in the summer months, as crypto crashes caused blockchain miners to flood the market with previously hard-to-find graphics cards. Almost overnight, demand eased up and caused graphics hardware prices to drop by almost half. Nvidia’s CEO...
    Source: The Verge by Umar Shakir
  • US issues sweeping restrictions on chip sales to China
    Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Biden administration announced sweeping new restrictions on the sale of semiconductor chips and manufacturing equipment to China on Friday in a major effort to impair Beijing’s military and technological capabilities, according to The Wall Street Journal. The new rules require manufacturers, like...
    Source: The Verge by Makena Kelly
  • U.S. Curbs Chip Exports in Bid to Slow China's Military Advance
    Under the new rules, chip manufacturers must obtain a license from the Commerce Department to export advanced semiconductors and chip-making equipment....
    Source: The Wall Street Journal - News
  • Memory Chip Makers Struggle With Declines in Demand, Price
    Memory chips provide a key barometer of health for the semiconductor industry, which is reckoning with a sudden shift from pandemic strength to an abrupt drop-off in demand....
    Source: The Wall Street Journal - Technology
  • August chip sales flat y-o-y
    August chip sales rose 0.1% y-o-y to $47.4 billion, says the SIA, but were down 3.4% on July’s $49 billion. “Global semiconductor sales growth has stalled in recent months, and month-to-month sales decreased in August by the largest percentage since February 2019,” said John Neuffer, SIA president and CEO. “Sales...
    Source: Electronics Weekly by David Manners
  • Biden Visits IBM to Promote Investments in U.S. Semiconductor Production
    President Biden traveled to Poughkeepsie, N.Y., to connect a $20 billion investment by IBM to the bipartisan bill meant to spur production of critical microchips....
    Source: NY Times Technology by Katie Rogers
  • Another collaboration to puts micro-LEDs into AR glasses
    Micledi Microdisplays, a spin-put of Belgian semiconductor lab Imec, has revealed a year-long collaboration with augmented reality glasses maker Kura Technologies. AR glasses need far brighter displays than VR goggles, and displays made from arrays of miniaturised conventional III-V LEDs are a contender for this application. Multiple partnerships are racing...
    Source: Electronics Weekly by Steve Bush
  • IQE partners with MICLEDI
    IQE is partnering with MICLEDI Microdisplays (“MICLEDI”) for large-scale commercialisation of microLED technology. MICLEDI is a fabless semiconductor design and technology company developing microLED displays with a primary focus on augmented reality (“AR”) products. Under this agreement, IQE will provide MICLEDI with a 200mm (8-inch) platform to scale and commercialise this...
    Source: Electronics Weekly by David Manners
  • Sales and ASPs of power transistors to grow 11% this year, says IC insights
    Power transistor sales are on pace to grow 11% in 2022 and expected to reach a sixth-straight record high level, totaling $24.5 billion this year, primarily because of the highest increase in the ASP for products in this large discrete semiconductor segment in more than a decade, says IC Insights,...
    Source: Electronics Weekly by David Manners
  • Matter over Thread added to Nordic’s SDK
    Nordic Semiconductor supports the 1.0 version of Matter over Thread with the latest issue (2.1.0) of its nRF Connect software development kit (SDK). “This support is related to the Connectivity Standard Alliance’s formal adoption of Matter specification version 1.0,” according to the company. “This support allows developers to get started...
    Source: Electronics Weekly by Steve Bush
  • Samsung seeks 5G and IoT action with new semiconductor strategy
    The tech firm reveals its five-year strategy at its annual Samsung Foundry Forum event. The post Samsung seeks 5G and IoT action with new semiconductor strategy appeared first on TechRepublic....
    Source: TechRepublic by Madeline Clarke
  • ST to build $728m SiC substrate plant in Catania
    ST is to build a $728 million SiC substrate manufacturing plant in Catania, Sicily with €292.5 million coning from the Italian government. “ST is transforming its global manufacturing operations, with additional capacity in 300mm manufacturing and a strong focus on wide bandgap semiconductors to support its $20+B revenue ambition. We...
    Source: Electronics Weekly by David Manners
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