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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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Happy Days

Happy days are here again, Infineon’s CFO tells German financial newspaper Boersen-Zeitung.

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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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Analogue Mills Grind Slowly

The mills of God seem speedy compared to the analogue industry’s performance in grinding out growth. Here are two tables, both from Databeans, comparing the ten leading analogue companies in 2011 and 2004…

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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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