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Tech Visionaries to Explore the Future of Innovation at Virtual SEMICON West 2020

Keynotes for SEMI’s 50th anniversary to highlight technology’s potential to improve prosperity worldwide.

Texas Instruments Maintains Firm Grip As World’s Top Analog IC Supplier

TI’s 2019 analog marketshare grew to 19% and ST climbed to fourth place as the top-10 suppliers collectively accounted for 62% of total analog sales.

SEMICON Southeast Asia 2020 Goes Virtual to Highlight Industry Innovation and Growth Opportunities

SEMICON Southeast Asia 2020 is going virtual as the region’s premiere global electronics manufacturing supply chain exposition and conference continues its rich tradition of gathering industry experts from around the world for critical insights into the semiconductor ecosystem, new business opportunities and collaboration. SEMICON SEA 2020 registration is now open.

iPhone 11 Surpasses iPhone XR to Become World’s Most-Popular Smartphone Model in Q1

In the contest to offer the world’s most popular smartphone, it seems like the only competition that Apple has these days is Apple itself—with the company’s iPhone 11 taking over the mantle from its iPhone XR model in the first quarter.

Why Restarting the Global Economy Won’t be Easy

As the world contemplates ending a massive lockdown implemented in response to COVID-19, Vinod Singhal is considering what will happen when we hit the play button and the engines that drive industry and trade squeal back to life again.

North American Semiconductor Equipment Industry Posts April 2020 Billings

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted $2.26 billion in billings worldwide in April 2020 (three-month average basis), according to the April Equipment Market Data Subscription (EMDS) Billings Report published today by SEMI. The billings figure is 2.2 percent higher than the final March 2020 level of $2.21 billion, and is 17.2 percent higher than the April 2019 billings level of $1.93 billion.

IT Spending Indicators May Be Bottoming Out for Now but US Business Confidence Continues to Plunge, According to IDC COVID-19 Tech Index

Leading indicators for IT spending appear to be stabilizing and bottoming out in many countries, reflecting a period of relative calm before economic lockdown measures are expected to be eased in the next few weeks.

Telehealth to Experience Massive Growth with COVID-19 Pandemic, Says Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan’s recent analysis, Telehealth—A Technology-Based Weapon in the War Against the Coronavirus, 2020, finds that the demand for telehealth technology is expected to rise dramatically as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the practice of medicine and the delivery of healthcare worldwide.

Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd. and Universal Display Corporation Enter into Long-Term OLED Agreements

Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED® technology and materials, and Wuhan China Star Optoelectronics Semiconductor Display Technology Co., Ltd. (华星光电), today announced the signing of a new OLED Technology License Agreement and Supplemental Material Purchase Agreement.

Pure Red LEDs Fulfill a Primary Goal

Making pure red LEDs from nitride crystals is a goal that has so far frustrated engineers. However, these LEDs are vital for building the next generation of energy-efficient micro-LED displays to follow OLED displays and for creating lighting with color tuning. Now, for the first time, a team of electrical engineers at KAUST has succeeded in making these LEDs.

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