Tech news tagged ‘infineon’

Infineon Snubs Europe

The CEOs of Europe’s Big Three chip companies have been in a jam for the last year.

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Infineon Gets Windy

Infineon expects 7 – 11% growth this year. For the current quarter it expects ‘mid single-digit growth’ – presumably 5…

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Neelie Saves Europe From The Brink

It looks as though Neelie Kroes’ 10/100/20 programme to invest $100 billion to get Europe a 20% share of the chip market has come none too soon – Europe’s share of global semi capex this year will be just 3%, says IC Insights…

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Are Shortages On The Way?

Are shortages looming? The question came up at STMicroelectronics’ investor day with a remark from the floor that microcontroller lead-times are extending generally, while ST expects to have 90% fab utilisation in the second half.

ST’s Q1 bookings were 15% higher than Q4, and Q3 is expected to…

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Winners And Losers In Semis In 2012

The top 25 semiconductor companies’ sales declined by 1% in 2012, two points less than the total worldwide semiconductor market decline of 3…

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Infineon Micro Avoids Philips Patent

Infineon has come out with a microcontroller which uses waves in the form of bit-streams to dim and colour-tune LEDs so avoiding Philips’ patent on a technique to dim and colour-tune LEDs using PWM waveforms…

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Steve Appleton

Micron CEO Steve Appleton who died at the weekend was unique. No other semiconductor CEO started his career as working as a production machine operator…

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Japanese Combine To Take On Qualcomm

Qualcomm is to get some heavyweight competition with Samsung, Panasonic, Fujitsu and NEC getting together with operator NTT DoCoMo to develop LTE ICs for smartphones…

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Memories Linger On

Old memory technologies are reluctant to die. Last week, IBM announced advances in 40 year-old phase change memory; this week, Toshiba and Hynix announce another push on 20 year-old MRAM…

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Schumacher’s Chutzpah

In November 1998, Heinrich von Pierer, the CEO of Siemens, told Ulrich Schumacher, the CEO of Siemens’s subsidiary Infineon, that it was going to be sold off…

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