Seoul Semi Wins LED Backlight Lawsuit
News & Analysis 3/29/2016 Post a comment
LED manufacturer Seoul Semiconductor Co. Ltd. (Seoul, South Korea) has won a patent infringement lawsuit regarding LED backlight lens technology against Japanese lens maker Enplas Display Device Corp.
Semi Market Breakdown and 2016 Forecasts
News & Analysis 3/24/2016 Post a comment
The 2016 global chip market will grow 0.3% compared with 2015 to reach a value of $341.0 billion, but the European region will see its part of that market contract by 1.6%, according to industry association SEMI.
3D NAND Fab Seen as Milestone for China
News & Analysis 3/22/2016 4 comments
Breaking of ground for construction of XMC fab that will eventually produce 200,000 wafers per month signals new phase in development of China's domestic semiconductor manufacturing industry, says analyst.
US Gov't Fines Qualcomm Over Bribery Reports
News & Analysis 3/4/2016 1 comment
Qualcomm Inc has agreed to pay $7.5 million in charges for violating U.S. anti-bribery laws by hiring "princelings," an Asian term referring to children or younger relatives of China's political leaders or top executives at state-owned enterprises to obtain business and leverage, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday.
10 Views of Security at RSA
Slideshow 3/2/2016 2 comments
The U.S. attorney general, head of the NSA and president of Microsoft were among those commenting on the Apple-FBI case and the future of cryptography at the RSA Conference.