Posts Tagged ‘chip industry’
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Taiwan Waxes; Japan Wanes

While Japan’s semiconductor industry wanes, apparently unable to adapt to new structures and business models, Taiwan’s IC industry appears to be robust and expansive…

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TSMC Motoring.

TSMC, the chip industry’s thermometer, had a great April and is seeing 2013 unfold as a 25% growth year on 2012…

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Semi Industry Is Now Single-Sourced, says Penn

The semiconductor industry is becoming single-sourced as companies find it economically impossible to use multiple fabs for the same chip design, Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons, tells SEMI’s ISS 2013 meeting in Stresa on Lake Maggiore today…

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Insights From Gordon Moore

Back in 1997 I had 1-on-1 with  Gordon Moore and we talked about a lot of things besides the chip industry. He’d just moved into a new house…

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Where’s The Euro-Action?

Europe’s lack of industrial competitiveness is becoming a major problem. It has been a major problem for many years…

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The Ten Most Important Digital IC Products

Sadly, since the invention of  CMOS programmable logic in the early-80s, there’s been no new major product type in the chip industry. Here are the ten major ones…

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The End of The World Is Not Nigh

Barron’s has a very apposite take on the chip industry – if it wasn’t for the fact that the end of the world is nigh, chip CEOs would be optimistic…

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Fable: The Six Headed Chip Beast

There was once an enormous company involved in car-making, aerospace and a host of other industries which realised one day that it had six subsidiaries which made ICs…

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Europe Should Back Imec

It looks as if the first demonstration tools for 450mm will be put in place next year at The College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE) in Albany, New York, which is leading and co-ordinating US microelectronics research into progress down the Moore’s Law trail…

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