Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 4.9 Percent Year-to-Year in August

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were $36.2 billion in August 2020, 4.9 percent more than the August 2019 total of $34.5 billionand 3.6 percent higher than the July 2020 total of $35.0 billion.

Five Trends That Will Shape the Future Semiconductor Technology Landscape

Is Moore’s Law still alive, and which applications will benefit from ultra-scaled technologies? How will data centers cope with the overwhelming amount of data? And will we be able to break the memory wall in traditional Von Neumann computing architectures?

Azul 3D Announces Development Collaboration With DuPont

3D-printing startup Azul 3D has formed an exclusive development collaboration with DuPont Electronics & Imaging to bring next-generation 3D printing technologies to the forefront of the electronic materials industry.

How COVID-19 is Impacting the Memory Industry

Heading into 2020 both the DRAM and NAND industries were projected to have turn-around years after suffering through much of 2018 and 2019. However, with the global lockdown triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic the outlook for the industry has changed considerably, and not all the change is for the worse. In this article we explore the impact on memory demand, how suppliers are expected to react to the pandemic, and the likely impact to pricing over the near-to-midterm.

Arm Spins-out Cerfe Labs to Advance Development of CeRAM Memory Technology

Today, Arm announced the spin-out of Cerfe Labs to develop and license new types of non-volatile memories based on correlated electron materials (CeRAM) and ferroelectric transistors (FeFETs).

Thomas L. Deitrich Joins the ON Semiconductor Board of Directors

ON Semiconductor Corporation today announced that Thomas L. Deitrich was appointed to its board of directors.

ESD Alliance Reports Strong Electronic Design Automation Industry Revenue Growth for Q2 2020

Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry revenue increased 12.6% in Q2 2020 to $2,783.9 million, compared to $2,472.1 million in Q2 2019, with most categories logging double-digit increases, the Electronic System Design (ESD) Alliance Market Statistics Service (MSS) announced today.