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Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOS) Lead Times Provide Great Opportunity for OEMs

Reports have AOS lead times at almost half that of other semiconductor manufacturers. With chips in short supply right now, they might be the answer for both EMS and OEM companies.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Intel Increases Investment in Vietnam by $475M for Cutting-Edge Semiconductor Plant

Intel is building out its IPV fabrication and test facility located in Vietnam. The semiconductor giant's total investment to date is $1.5B in the cutting-edge plant, which is strategically situated outside of current tariff war disputes..

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Renesas Increases Production to Help Alleviate Automotive Chip Crisis

Renesas has increased chip production in order to counteract the worldwide microchip shortage. Due to the automotive industry's drain on the vertical, many component fabricators have been forced to up production, prices as well as lead times.

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TSMC to Perform 'Super Hot Run' of Automotive Chips, Hopes to Alleviate Worldwide Shortage

TSMC is initiating a "super hot run" for car components in the hope of alleviating the worldwide automotive component shortage going on right now. The run will help cut its fabrication time by 50 percent.

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Samsung Electro-Mechanics Unveils Ultra-Slim, 3-Socket MLCC with Smartphone and Automotive Applications

Samsung Electro-Mechanics has released a new, ultra-slim 3-socket MLCC that has applications not only for the smartphone industry but also the automotive industry. With the recent shortage of automotive components, this is a bit of news the industry can embrace right now.

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Automotive Semiconductor Shortage to Continue Through the First Half of 2021

The recent semiconductor shortage caused by the automotive industry looks to extend into the midway point of 2021, at least according to industry experts. How are semiconductor manufacturers responding to alleviate the shortage crunch?

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