Semiconductors

Is AMD taking Intel’s market share?

Intel announced in late July 2020 that the company’s technology roadmap is expected to be further delayed. From this we can expect for AMD to likely take the further market share from Intel in the future. Currently, nearly half of AMD’s sales come from TSMC’s 7nm process products. However it is planned… Read More »Is AMD taking Intel’s market share?

Remote access to GPU by NVIDIA

Virtualization technology has emerged that can share access to graphics processing unit (GPU) for multiple people.  On the 7th, Nvidia’s domestic distributor, Leaders Systems, announced that it will provide a 90-day free trial of’RWWN (Remote Work With NVIDIA)’, a virtual graphics processing unit (vGPU) software. vGPU is ideal for jobs… Read More »Remote access to GPU by NVIDIA

Apple’s proprietary system-on-chip

Apple’s proprietary system-on-chip (SoC) for driving Mac OS’ was introduced at Apple’s annual developer event WWDC2020 on the 23rd under the name of Apple Silicon. “This is a historic day for the MacOS family,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “Currently, Intel-based MacOS products are also being developed (in the pipeline),”… Read More »Apple’s proprietary system-on-chip

Top semiconductor companies expect decreased sales in Q2. China’s fab and fabless latecomers hold strong.

Sales of latecomers in China’s foundry are expected to increase in the second quarter of this year. Sales of  Chinese UMC and SMIC from Taiwan are expected to increase 3% and 4% QoQ, respectively. UMC and SMIC’s global foundry market share is fourth and fifth respectively. Taiwan’s TSMC, the world’s… Read More »Top semiconductor companies expect decreased sales in Q2. China’s fab and fabless latecomers hold strong.

SK Telecom plans to establish medical semiconductor factory in Korea

SK Telecom (subsidiary of SK Innovation) announced on the 5th May that it will establish a medical semiconductor factory in Korea with Nano-X, an Israeli medical imaging equipment company. The factory will make semiconductors to be used in digital X-ray generators. NanoX’s digital X-ray generator uses semiconductors to generate X-rays.… Read More »SK Telecom plans to establish medical semiconductor factory in Korea