Worldwide semiconductor shortage ongoing
180,000 vehicles cut from production
The worldwide semiconductor shortage will cause more than 100,000 vehicles to be cut from North American production schedules this week and more than 180,000 vehicles are expected to be dropped globally.
US faces dire consequences if it does not prop up semiconductor industry
White house worries
The White House held a classified briefing with some U.S. lawmakers on the dire risks to the American economy from semiconductor supply chain issues as it pushes Congress for $52 billion in funding to subsidise production.
Global semiconductor industry sales up
Even though there was a shortage
Beancounters working for the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) have added up some numbers and reached the conclusion that, despite the chip shortage, global semiconductor industry sales reached $556 billion in 2021, up 26 per cent in the 2020.
Global semiconductor shortage will improve in June
Prices rising for now
The US government has decided that a global semiconductor shortage will persist until at least the second half of this year.
Boffins cross a semiconductor with a superconductor
Creates a bus conductor
University of Basel researchers have equipped an ultrathin semiconductor with superconducting contacts.
Global semiconductor sales broke records
$338.9 billion in 2016
The global semiconductor industry had a record breaking 2016 according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).
Dialog does better than expected
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.
Global semiconductor sales go up
First improvement in five months
Global semiconductor sales saw a slight increase in March for the first time in five months.
Semiconductor market not picking up
So much for optimism
Hopes that that the semi-conductor market might pick up have been dashed by the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA).
Japanese outfit creates super transmitting chip
Should go up to 30Gbps