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Worldwide Semiconductors Sales reached $37.6 billion April 2018

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $37.6 billion for the month of April 2018, an increase of 20.2 percent from the April 2017 total of $31.3 billion and 1.4 percent more than last month’s total of $37.1 billion. Monthly sales numbers are compiled by the World Semiconductor Trade…

Top 50 Electronics Manufacturing Services Companies

According to MMI, the top 50 Electronics Manufacturing Services companies are the below, 6 EMS company in the top 50 are from Taiwan. 5 EMS company in top top 50 are from Hong Kong. 1. Hon Hai Precision Industry (Foxconn ) — New Taipei, Taiwan 2. Pegatron — Taipei, Taiwan 3. Flex — Singapore 4. Jabil — St. Petersburg, FL 5. Wistron — Taoyuan, Taiwan 6. Sanmina —…

Toshiba memory chip sale completely

Toshiba says it has completed the sale of its chip business to a consortium comprised of Bain, Hynix, Apple, Dell, Seagate and Kingston Technology. Under the new ownership structure of  the memory unit, Toshiba and optical products specialist Hoya, will have a 50.1% stake in Toshiba Memory with Toshiba having 40.2% and Hoya having 9.9%. Bain…

Micron DRAM Price May Not Rise

It is said that China’s Anti-Monopoly Bureau of Ministry of Commerce held a meeting with representatives from Micron Technology on 24 May 2018, to express concerns about the continuing price increase for PC DRAM products over the past quarters. The rising prices have made Chinese PC-OEMs struggling under component cost pressure. In addition, Micron had…

BD71837MWV ROHM PMIC optimized for NXP® Semiconductors’ i.MX 8M

ROHM today announced the availability of a programmable system power management IC (PMIC) optimized for NXP® Semiconductors’ i.MX 8M family of applications processors that excels in processing audio, video, and graphics in a wide range of applications, from home audio/video to industrial automation and mobile computing. BD71837MWV integrates all power rails required by i.MX 8M processors and system…

Super-elastic Electronic Fibre with Ability of Replacing Sensors for Smart Clothes: Study

Electronic components are attached much attention by researchers to establish new findings and connections. They have created a fiber with super-elasticity, that can act as an electric sensor. This advancement could guide wearable technology of the near future. Scientists have developed a tiny, super elastic fibres that can incorporate electrodes, paving the way for smart…

Long-term Pursuit for the Soul of the Nation’s Digital Future of China

Chinese companies already claim several superlatives in 21st century technology, including the largest maker of phone equipment and the dominant platform for online shopping, as well as electronic payments.Companies face an alliance that has ring fenced an ecosystem and sub-sectors of hardware producers, chip designers, software and app developers.   This story is being published…