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05 Aug 2016

Skyworks acquires remaining stake in filter JV with Panasonic

Skyworks Solutions Inc of Woburn, MA, USA (which manufactures analog and mixed-signal semiconductors) says that, for $76.5m, it has acquired the remaining 34% stake that it did not already own in the filter joint venture it created with Japan's Panas...
18 Jul 2016

Japan’s Softbank to buy UK chip-designer ARM for $32 billion

Japan's Softbank has agreed to acquire ARM Holdings, the giant U.K. semiconductor firm that supplies part of the chip design used in Apple iPhones, in a deal worth more than $32 billion.   ARM, the largest London-listed tech company by market...
01 Jul 2016

How Will Brexit Affect the Semiconductor Industry?

The news of Brexit sent shockwaves through the stock markets worldwide. The US NASDAQ and Dow Jones, London’s FTSE 100, Germany’s DAX, France’s CAC 40 index, and Japan’s Nikkei all fell steeply on June 24, 2016. Moreover, the ...
20 Jun 2016

Samsung says IoT will drive semiconductor sales

A Senior Executive at Samsung stated that the company will secure more market share than its rivals in the expanding Internet of Things (IoT) market by increasing its competence in semiconductors and will also add value by providing more complete sol...
07 Jun 2016

RF power semiconductor market to grow by over $31bn by 2022

The RF power semiconductor market is rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.4% from $10.57bn in 2015 to $31.26bn in 2022, according to the report 'RF Power Semiconductor Market by Product (Power Amplifiers, Passives, Switches, and Duple...
19 May 2016

Samsung renew production contract with Phoenix Semiconductor

Phoenix Semiconductor Philippines Corp. (PSPC) and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have renewed their agreement for the production of memory products for Samsung. The existing Business Transaction Agreement between the two companies provides for an exte...
19 May 2016

ARM completes acquisition of Apical

UK chip designer, ARM Holdings, the company behind technology for the iPhone completed its acquisition of Apical Ltd. for $350 million in cash.   Apical provides embedded computer vision and imaging technology, which ARM said has been utilize...
17 May 2016

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to fall 2.3% in 2016

Worldwide semiconductor revenues for 2016 will fall for a second consecutive year to US$324 billion, down 2.3% from the previous year according to IDC. Revenues are forecast to log a CAGR of 1.9% from 2015-2020, reaching US$364 billion in 2020. &nbs...
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