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Semiconductor Industry Leads in Artificial Intelligence Adoption: Accenture Report

By : CIOL Bureau

The semiconductor industry is the most bullish about adopting artificial intelligence (AI) and understanding the significant impact it will have on their industry, according to Accenture Semiconductor Technology Vision 2019, the annual report from Accenture that predicts key technology trends

Marvell Technology to acquire chipmaker rival Cavium for $6B

By : CIOL Writers

Marvell Technology is buying chip maker Cavium in cash-and-stock deal valued at nearly $6 billion that would help it better compete with industry giants like Intel and Broadcom. Shares of Marvell were up 1 percent while shares of Cavium were up 7.7

HCL Tech acquires Concept to Silicon Systems

NEW DELHI, INDIA: HCL Technologies has acquired Bengaluru-based privately held engineering services firm Concept to Silicon Systems (C2SiS). Financial details of the acquisition  were not disclosed. “C2SiS today is empowering strategic change in a broad range of industries with its

Semicon market will significantly grow along with IoT

BANGALORE, INDIA: Semiconductor companies need to diversify their sales strategy to focus on the large number of smaller organizations that offer fast and stable growth, rather than relying on big deals from large customers that are in a constant state of

SMIC’s 28nm chips power mainstream smart phones

SINGAPORE: Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, China’s largest semiconductor foundry has announced its 28 nm process technology has been successfully adopted into mainstream smart phones. This marks a significant step in the commercial usage of 28 nm core chips, and a

Altran strengthens semicon play with SiConTech acquisition

MUMBAI, INDIA: Altran has announced the acquisition of SiCon Design Technologies (SiConTech), an engineering services company specialised in semiconductor design. The acquisition of SiConTech is in line with the Group strategy to expand its footprint in India and reinforce the

Global semiconductor spending to grow by 2.5pc this year

BANGALORE, INDIA: Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to grow 2.5pc in 2015, to $66.1 billion, according to Gartner, Inc. This is a down from the 4.1 percent growth predicted in the previous quarter’s forecast. Bob Johnson, research vice president

Be prepared for miniature semiconductors in wearables

By : Sonal Desai

MUMBAI, INDIA: A new revolution is underway in the smart phones and the wearables segments. Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and TDK Corporation will soon float a joint venture company which would essentially embed semiconductors in substrates, thereby, setting the industry