Q2 2023 Global Semiconductor Equipment Billings Dip 2% Year-Over-Year, SEMI Reports

Global semiconductor equipment billings dipped 2% year-over-year to US$25.8 billion in the second quarter of 2023, while quarter-over-quarter billings slipped 4%, SEMI announced today.

Omdia: Semiconductor Industry Sees Revenue Increase for the First Time Since 2021

After five straight quarters with declining revenue, the semiconductor industry reversed course and increased revenue in 2Q23 according to the latest Omdia’s Competitive Landscape Tracker.

What’s in the August/September Issue?

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Google Cloud and NVIDIA Expand Partnership to Advance AI Computing, Software and Services

Google Cloud Next — Google Cloud and NVIDIA today announced new AI infrastructure and software for customers to build and deploy massive models for generative AI and speed data science workloads.

Samsung Display Partners with MINI to Showcase Automotive OLED at Gamescom 2023

Samsung Display’s 9.4-inch diameter round OLED is the centerpiece of the MINI booth at Gamescom 2023, held in Cologne, Germany, spotlighting the partnership between the two companies.

IDTechEx Discusses Chips as Currency: America, China, and the AI Race

Running in the background to the more visible, very real wars occurring around the world at present, there is another, economic and industrial in nature.

Displays Controlled by Flexible Fins and Liquid Droplets More Versatile, Efficient than LED Screens

Engineers inspired by the morphing skins of animals like chameleons and octopuses.

Researchers Grow Precise Arrays of NanoLEDs

New technique produces perovskite nanocrystals right where they’re needed.

Arrays of Quantum Rods Could Enhance TVs or Virtual Reality Devices

MIT engineers developed a new way to create these arrays, by scaffolding quantum rods onto patterned DNA.

One Year After Enactment, CHIPS & Science Act is on Path to Success; Work Remains to Maximize Impact

Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) President and CEO John Neuffer today released the following statement regarding the one-year anniversary of enactment of the CHIPS and Science Act, a landmark law that provides $52 billion for semiconductor manufacturing incentives and research initiatives.

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