The semiconductor industry will grow 4% this year said Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons at IFS2016 in London this morning. Penn sees Q1 at minus 1.5%, Q2 at plus 1.5%, Q3 at plus 5.8% and Q4 at minus 1%. The 2016 market will end up at $349.345 billion. The pessimistic view is for a flat 2016, the optimistic view is ...
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It is time to prepare for one of the strongest and longest upswings in the semiconductor industry’s history, it was stated at the Future Horizons’ IFS 2015 forecast meeting in London this morning.
Europe has got its ‘man on the moon’ vision statement from the EC courtesy of vice president Neelie Kroes, says Malcolm Penn, CEO of Europe’s leading semiconductor analysts, Future Horizons.
One hopes that the Apple guys are still getting enough to eat for lunch – because Samsung is doing its best to pinch it.
Tablets don’t have better performance characteristics than PCs, in fact they have much less functionality than PCs, but people want tablets, not PCs.
Apple had only two years as the biggest buyer of semiconductors. It became the No.1 buyer in 2010, held the position in 2011 and slipped down to No.2 in 2012.
I like this foil from yesterday’s IFS2013 presentation by Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons, on why the PC is in decline.
The semiconductor market will grow 7.9% this year, Malcolm Penn, CEO of Future Horizons, told IFS2013 in London this morning.
The people driving web 2.0 at the data mega centres are the drivers of innovation in today’s IC industry, Rob Ober, LSI Fellow in the office of the CTO told the Future Horizons’ IEF2012 in Bratislava this morning. “Companies are really struggling in the Valley but LSI is doing OK.,” said Ober, “how did LSI get to doing so well?” ...
ARM is Europe’s most valuable semiconductor company, outstripping Infineon, STMicroelectronics and NXP by a long chalk.