Plastic Memory Firm Plans Pilot Line
News & Analysis 9/17/2013 5 comments
Thin Film, a developer of organic ferroelectric nonvolatile memory technology, has ordered equipment for a pilot production line in Linkoping, Sweden, and announced a plan to raise about US$23 million via the sale of shares.
TSMC's Sales Stay Strong in August
News & Analysis 9/10/2013 2 comments
August did not dampen sales progress at leading foundry TSMC, where the year-to-date sales figure is running 19 percent ahead of the equivalent figure in 2012.
AMS Builds 3D Chip-Stacking Line
News & Analysis 9/5/2013 2 comments
Analog and sensor IC company AMS has invested more than about $33 million to create production capacity for analog 3D ICs at its wafer fab in Austria.
Chip Market Growth Strengthens in July
News & Analysis 9/4/2013 8 comments
Global chip sales for July were up 5 percent on the same period in 2012, with a US boom more than compensating for a declining Japanese market. However, Japan showed strong growth compared with the previous quarter.
Sand 9 MEMS Cracks Cellphone Market
News & Analysis 9/3/2013 8 comments
Sand 9 has finally achieved the holy grail of micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) compatibility with billions of cellphones as well as the emerging Internet of Things.
Indian Startup Uses Imagination for Wearable SoC
News & Analysis 9/2/2013 14 comments
An Indian startup chaired by Sanjay Jha, previously CEO and chairman of Motorola Mobility, has announced it has licensed graphics and MIPS processor cores from Imagination for use in its upcoming wearable processing unit (WPU) chip.
Flexible OLED Market to Boom in 2014
News & Analysis 9/2/2013 2 comments
Nascent market for flexible OLED displays set to gain momentum in 2014 but full flexibility must wait on materials and manufacturing progress, says market research firm.