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TSMC to Establish $177M R&D Center in Japan, Raising Funds to Expand Production Capacity
TSMC will establish a new R&D facility in Japan to continue research on 3D integrated circuit (3DIC) technology. The state-of-the-art complex will be located in Tsukuba.
Samsung, Infineon, and NXP Halt Production in Texas due to Winter Storm
The severe winter storm in Texas has caused Samsung, Infineon, and NXP to halt all production. As Texans brace for another unprecedented cold front, the companies shuttered so electricity could be diverted to local residents.
EU Considers Partnership with TSMC or Samsung for Cutting-Edge Foundry
The European Union is considering establishing a state-of-the-art domestic foundry to support its semiconductor independence. Such a move would further solidify new supply chain routes for the semiconductor industry.
Global Semiconductor Shortage Affecting Solar Power, Cryptocurrency, and Consumer Electronics Sectors
The worldwide semiconductor shortage is spilling into and affecting other verticals beyond the automotive industry. Now, industries such as cryptocurrency and solar power are feeling the component squeeze.
Renesas Suspends Operations at Ibaraki Factory Following 7.3 Earthquake
Renesas shut down its Ibaraki Factory on Saturday after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan. Thankfully, no fatalities have been reported. However, the shutdown for safety measures is one more setback in the global semiconductor shortage.
Renesas Electronics Acquires Apple Supplier, Dialog Semiconductor, for $5.9B
In an unprecedented move, Renesas has successfully made a bid to acquire Dialog Semiconductor, a well-known Apple supplier, for $5.9 billion. How will this reshape the components market moving forward?
Ford Temporarily Reduces F-150 Output Amid Worsening Global Semiconductor Shortage
Ford has suspended production on its F-150 truck, the most popular selling vehicle in the United States since 1982. The global component shortage continues to wreak havoc on the automobile industry, and it is quickly spilling over into other industries as well.
Electronic Components Industry Trends in 2021: Contactless Entry Systems
Our latest entry in the Electronic Components Industry Trends series for 2021; contactless entry systems are already in high demand for obvious reasons. What are some of the components going into these helpful and life-saving systems? Find out here on Sourcengine.
SL Power Electronics Makes Exceptional Mission-Critical Power Solutions
SL Power Electronics harnesses its expertise in the areas of lighting, industrial, and medical fields to release mission-critical products that offer long-term dependability.
China Forms Semiconductor Development Standards Committee
China has formed a new committee to standardize the country's semiconductor development. Its primary agenda? The drafting of unified guidelines for developing future high-performance microchips.