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Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Grew 5 Percent in 2013

Total worldwide semiconductor revenue reached $315 billion in 2013, up 5 percent from 2012, according to Gartner. The combined revenue of the top 25 semiconductor vendors increased by 6.9 percent during 2013.  more

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Global Semiconductor Industry Posts Highest-Ever January Sales

The USA based Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $26.28 billion for the month of January 2014, an increase of 8.8 percent from January 2013,  more

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Samsung Retains Position as the Top Global Semiconductor Customer in 2013

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2013, increasing their combined semiconductor demand by 17 per cent, according to Gartner.  more

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Huawei announces agreement to licence ARMv8 architecture

Huawei has signed an agreement with UK based semiconductor designer, ARM to license the ARMv8 architecture. more

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Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Forecast to Reach $320 Billion in 2013

Semiconductor revenue worldwide will see improved growth this year of 6.9% and reaching $320 billion according to the mid-year 2013 update of the Semiconductor Applications Forecaster (SAF) from International Data Corporation (IDC).  more

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Worldwide Semiconductor Foundry Market Grew 16.2 Percent in 2012

The worldwide semiconductor foundry market totaled $34.6 billion in 2012, a 16.2 percent increase from 2011, according to final results by Gartner. more

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India's Semiconductor Consumption Bucks Global Trend - Reached $8 Billion in 2012

India's semiconductor consumption reached $8 billion in 2012, a 7.4 percent increase from 2011. This was in contrast to the global trend as worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 2.6 percent to reach $299.9 billion in 2012. more

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Smartphone IC Market One of Few Bright Spots as Semiconductor Revenues Fall

A handful of companies have managed to buck this trend and outperform the overall market and in many cases the continued growth of the smartphone market has been crucial to their success. more

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Semiconductor Suppliers Won't See a Bright Holiday Season

Pressure from a weak global economy will cause global semiconductor revenue to shrink by year-end, erasing the gains made by the industry last year,  more

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Sony and Toshiba Set to Increase Chip Spending in 2013 as They Strive to Recover

Despite weak financial results, leading Japanese consumer electronics original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) Sony and Toshiba during the next two years are expected to increase their semiconductor spending as they invest in a wide range of innovative new products to revitalize their businesses. more

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