Industry Press
CyberOptics to Deliver Technical Presentation at SEMICON Taiwan
CyberOptics® Corporation
Indium Corporation Expert to Present at IMPACT-EMAP
Indium Corporation
All radar companies are reinforcing their offerings for the automotive industry.
Yole Développement
Xyztec's virtual reality showroom
Ultra-premium flagship smartphone cameras: is bigger really better?
Yole Développement
Brewer Science presents best practices for workplace culture at SEMICON West
Brewer Science, Inc.
Advanced Energy's 4100T optical fiber thermometer improves temperature accuracy and control
Advanced Energy
Air Bearing Bond Head from Tresky Wins 2021 Innovation Award
TRESKY Automation
What Year Was It?
A Streetcar Named Desire Opens
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December 6, 2021
ASE’s China divestment to upgrade portfolio: analysts
ASE Technology Holding Co's (日月光投控) proposed sale of some Chinese subsidiaries is expected to affect its overall revenue in the near term, ...
Taipei Times
Intel’s CEO comes to Oregon, stumping for billions to aid his industry and his company
Few things cost more than a computer chip plant. Two Intel factories under construction in Arizona will run $10 billion apiece – each as much as a dozen ...
Oregon Live
Automated Control of Chiplet Placement
Full sample inspection of die placement, die tilt and die rotation in a fully automated and production-proven metrology system while eliminating the impact of any potential ...
Technical Paper
Ford, GlobalFoundries Aim to Boost Domestic IC Supplies
Responding to the ongoing global chip shortage and a severely disrupted semiconductor supply chain, IC makers are jumping at the opportunity to collaborate ...
EE Times
US sues to block Nvidia’s US$40bn deal for Arm
US antitrust officials sued to block chipmaker Nvidia Corp's proposed US$40 billion takeover of Arm Ltd, saying the deal would hobble innovation in ...
Taipei Times
TSMC chairman dismisses Intel CEO’s remarks
There are probably not many people who believe that Taiwan is unstable because of geopolitical factors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co ...
Taipei Times
TSMC chairman hits back at Intel CEO over Taiwan jab
Taipei, Dec. 3 (CNA) There are probably not many people who believe that Taiwan is unstable because of geopolitical factors, the chairman of ...
Focus Taiwan
Week In Review: Manufacturing, Test
Taiwan's ASE–the world's largest OSAT–has announced the proposed sale and disposal of equity interests in its subsidiaries, GAPT Holding and ...
Semiconductor Engineering
FTC Tosses Monkey Wrench Into Nvidia-Arm Deal
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said it intends to sue to block Nvidia's acquisition of Arm on competitive grounds. The FTC said the deal would give Nvidia ...
EE Times
Facing Chip Shortage, U.S. Must Train Workforce
As we slide into the holiday shopping season, many consumers will soon face the effects of the global semiconductor chip shortage that has hobbled sales of cars and electronics products for nearly a year. The shortage has forced companies to revise sales projections downward, with the cost to the auto industry alone reaching $210 billion, according to recent estimates. But underlying the ...
The Mercury News
More Than Moore At IMAPS
San Diego recently hosted the 54th International Symposium on Microelectronics. That's a very generic title, so you should know that it is run by iMAPS, the International ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Taiwan chip packaging firm ASE sells 4 plants in China to Beijing PE company
Taiwanese chip testing and packaging firm ASE Technology Holding Co Ltd said it sold four facilities in China to Beijing-based private equity company Wise Road Capital ...
Semiconductor Sustainability Efforts Need Collaboration
During the recent Applied Materials/SEMI Sustainability Forum, panelists touched on the fact that the big drivers of electronics — Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft ...
FTC sues to block Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of Arm
The Federal Trade Commission sued to block Nvidia's $40 billion acquisition of Arm from SoftBank on antitrust grounds. The deal has faced scrutiny from regulators since it ...
CEOs of Chip, Auto, Medical Device, Tech, Telecom, Other Companies Call on Congress to Strengthen U.S. Semiconductor Research, Design, Manufacturing
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) today applauded a letter sent this morning to congressional leaders by a broad coalition of 59 CEOs and senior executives ...
Semiconductor Industry Association
Apple warns suppliers of demand dip
Apple Inc, which is affected by a global supply crunch, is now confronting a different problem: slowing demand. The company has told its component suppliers that ...
Taipei Times
Taiwan leads Q3 ranking on chip production spending
Taiwan was the largest buyer of semiconductor equipment in the third quarter of this year, as domestic chipmakers expanded production capacity and upgraded ...
Taipei Times
Why It's So Difficult -- And Costly -- To Secure Chips
Rising concerns about the security of chips used in everything from cars to data centers are driving up the cost and complexity of electronic systems in a variety of ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Canada reveals semiconductor roadmap 2050 action plan to build domestic IC supplies
The Canada Semiconductor Council unveiled a report with the title "Roadmap to 2050: Canada's Semiconductor Action Plan" in November, trying to come up with a strategy ...
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Test Your Knowledge Answer
What is the second largest continent?
Answer: Africa. In order of largest to smallest in size: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.