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Mycronic receives order for two SLX mask writers
Mycronic AB
Plasma-Therm Announces Acquisition of OEM Group PVD, RTP and Etch Business
Plasma-Therm LLC
ZEISS at the Digital Summit 2020
Indium Corporation Expert to Present IMAPS Webinar
Indium Corporation
TechSearch Int'l Examines HBM Growth and Package Options for HBM + Logic
TechSearch International
HUBER+SUHNER unveils industry first 90 GHz multicoax testing solution
Nikon Metrology Announces New Detector Evaluation Package
Nikon Metrology, Inc.
Amtech Reports Record Sales for Advanced Packaging Reflow Systems
Amtech Systems, Inc.
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Semiconductor Equipment Billings Surge 30% in Q3
Global semiconductor equipment billings surged 30% year-over-year and rose 16% to US$19.4 billion from the prior quarter, SEMI announced today in its Worldwide Semiconductor Equipment Market Statistics (WWSEMS) Report. SEMI and the Semiconductor Equipment Association of Japan (SEAJ) gather the data from more 80 global equipment companies that provide monthly reports. ...
Industry groups sign memorandum on semiconductor equipment production
Five industry associations and four industry-related nonprofit organizations yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding to promote the localization of ...
Taipei Times
Plasma Treatment during Fan-out Wafer-Level Packaging Optimizes Performance and Costs
Fan-out Wafer-Level (FOWLP) and Fan-out Panel-Level (FOPLP) semiconductor packaging benefit from plasma treatment, which ensures surfaces are contamination ...
Technical Paper
China's top chipmaker SMIC cuts spending due to US export curbs
China's top chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Co. confirmed on Thursday that it is cutting capital expenditure for the year by nearly 12% due to ...
Nikkei Asian Review
Snapdragon Ups Ante in Photography, Mobile Gaming
Day two of the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit provided the details of Snapdragon 888. As we indicated in our previous article, Qualcomm focused technology ...
EE Times
Intel Benchmarks Neuromorphic Chip Against AI Accelerators
At Intel Labs Day, Intel presented a summary of performance results comparing its neuromorphic chip, Loihi, to classical computing and mainstream deep learning ...
EE Times
AWS Invests in Habana AI Training Chips
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has invested in Habana Gaudi AI training chips for its cloud offering, a big win for the Intel-owned startup. During the keynote speech ...
EE Times
The Detritus of a Digital Life
Getting a new phone is a little like turning the calendar page to the New Year. You want to start fresh. But as I pile generation on generation of iPhones, complicated ...
EE Times
Blockchain Attempts To Secure The Supply Chain
Blockchain technology is starting to be deployed more widely In the battle against counterfeiting, often coupled with component IDs to allow device authentication. ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Can IBM Ecosystem Advance AI Chip Performance 1000x?
As the AI hardware landscape starts to become more clearly defined, we are seeing three main paradigms. Some of the chip industry big hitters are adapting their ...
EE Times
Samsung Electronics continues to surge on rosy chip outlook
Shares in Samsung Electronics Co. continued to surge on the Seoul bourse Thursday on the back of rosy outlook for its semiconductor business. Samsung shares were ...
Yonhap News Agency
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