$338.9 billion in 2016
The global semiconductor industry had a record breaking 2016 according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).
But Apple's iPhone 7 was not responsible
The Tame Apple Press has created a fake rise in the price of Apple shares by claiming that the success of its favourite toy maker is responsible for a surprise rise in the profits of the German Dialog Semiconductor.
First improvement in five months
Global semiconductor sales saw a slight increase in March for the first time in five months.
So much for optimism
Hopes that that the semi-conductor market might pick up have been dashed by the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA).
Should go up to 30Gbps