Semiconductor Packaging News
We search for industry news, so you don't need to.
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




Top Story August 31, 2015
Pure-Play Foundry Sales Forecast to Surpass $12.0 Billion in 4Q15
The pure-play foundry market is forecast to grow to an all-time high of $12.2 billion in 4Q15, following several quarters in which sales remained between ...
IC Insights
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015





Industry News
Apple Debuts at the Number Two Spot as the Worldwide Wearables Market Grows 223.2% in 2Q15
In its first appearance in the wearables market, Apple finds itself within striking distance of the established market leader, Fitbit. According to the IDC ...
IDC
Full AMS Design Flow For The IoT
The pressure for a new generation of (analog/mixed-signal) AMS design capabilities has been accelerated by the sudden demand for Internet of Things ...
Semiconductor Engineering
As Moore's Law Slows, Hedge Your Bets With Design Process Efficiency
Are you dreading the day when Moore's Law comes to a grinding halt? I'm concerned, but I'm not as fatalistic as some. Here's why: There are plenty ...
Semiconductor Engineering
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




 
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




 
Move Over 3D Memory, Logic-on-Logic Stacks Have Arrived!
Chalk up another industry first for Tezzaron Semiconductor, who announced that along with their manufacturing subsidiary, Novati Technologies, they have successfully ...
3D InCites
Samsung closes gap with Intel in semiconductors
Samsung Electronics has managed to significantly narrow its gap with Intel thanks to convincing growth in memory and logic chips. U.S.-based IHS said the firm's ...
The Korea Times
Tessera to Acquire Ziptronix, Inc. for $39 Million
Tessera Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of Ziptronix, Inc. for $39 million in cash. The acquisition expands on Tessera's existing advanced ...
3D InCites
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015





SPIL rejects ASE takeover bid, announces deal with Hon Hai
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. and Siliconware Precision Industries Co. announced a strategic alliance via share swap in a bid to reject Advanced Semiconductor ...
The China Post
Rethinking Differentiation
Differentiation is becoming more difficult, more time-consuming, and in some cases much more expensive for chipmakers. The traditional metrics of faster ...
Semiconductor Engineering
3D NAND Debuts in Storage Arrays
It looks like flash-storage company Kaminario (Needham, MA) will be the first all-flash array (AFA) vendor to go out on a limb with 3D NAND. Last week it ...
EE Times
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




 
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




 
Intel Investment Spotlights Drones' Opportunity for Chipmakers
Intel Corp. said it has invested more than $60 million in Chinese drone maker Yuneec Holding Ltd., the clearest indication yet of the opportunity that Intel ...
EE Times
Key Apple suppliers seeking stake in Taiwan chip packaging firm
Iphone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd will buy a 21% stake in Siliconware Precision Industries Co Ltd (SPIL), both firms said, days after another ...
Reuters
Foxconn Expands Chip Business With White Knight Offer for SPIL
Foxconn Technology Group plans to acquire 21.2% of Siliconware Precision Industries Co., helping the chip company fend off a hostile bid while furthering ...
Bloomberg
The Week In Review: Manufacturing
NuFlare Technology wants to enter a new market. The e-beam giant and NGR are jointly collaborating on a development program for next-generation electron-beam ...
Semiconductor Engineering
China smartphone market dominated by local vendors
In the China smartphone market, China-based vendors have extended competitive advantage from entry-level models priced below US$156 to mid-range and high-end ...
Digitimes
Semiconductor equipment suppliers brace for layoffs
Layoffs could hit the global semiconductor equipment industry later in 2015, with some players considering cutting 10-15% of their workforce, according to industry ...
Digitimes
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015





Press Releases
Tessera to Acquire Ziptronix, Inc. for $39 Million
Tessera Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of Ziptronix, Inc. for $39 million in cash. The acquisition expands on Tessera's existing advanced packaging ...
Tessera
Steve Playdon Joins MicroCare As European Division Expands
MicroCare Europe bvba is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Steve Playdon to the position of Regional Business Manager. Mr. Playdon brings ...
MicroCare
         
Test Your Knowledge
What's the term for the outward flow of water following high tide?
See answer below.
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




White Papers
Packaging Fault Isolation Using Lock-in Thermography
Anaerobic Adhesive Jetting For Microelectronics Packaging Applications
New Release Of Mil-Std-883 Visual Inspection Criteria
2.5D/3D Packaging Drives New Lithography Requirements for Production Equipment
Localized TIM Characterization Using Deconstructive Analysis
Robust Die Attach for GaAs Devices
Challenges of on-board narrow-pitch connections for microwave components
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:23 EDT 2015




Quote of the Day
"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream."
C.S. Lewis
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:24 EDT 2015




What Year Was It?
Polish Government Signs Accord with Shipyard Workers
Polish Government Signs Accord with Shipyard Workers
Representatives of the communist government of Poland agree to the demands of striking shipyard workers in the city of Gdansk. Former electrician Lech Walesa led the striking workers.

The day was Aug 31. What year was it?
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:24 EDT 2015




Calendar
Sep 2, 2015: Semiconductor Reliability Short Course (Munich)
Sep 7, 2015: EOS, ESD and How to Differentiate Short Course (Munich)
Sep 9, 2015: Product Qualification Short Course (Munich)
Sep 10, 2015: Overview of Semiconductor Manufacturing / Hillsboro, OR
Sep 15, 2015: Process Certification and Defect Recognition: Hybrids, Microcircuits and RF/MMIC Modules
Sep 16, 2015: Overview of Semiconductor Manufacturing Seminar/Phoenix, AZ
Sep 17, 2015: Webinar: Surface Analytics
401 / UNAUTHORIZED




401 / UNAUTHORIZED



Error Information
The request could not be completed due to a user authentication failure.

Error Time
Mon Aug 31 09:10:24 EDT 2015




Cartoon of the Day
Cartoon
"I don't mind that our new boss is so young, but I do object to mandatory testing for cooties."
Copyright © Randy Glasbergen
Test Your Knowledge Answer
What's the term for the outward flow of water following high tide?
Answer: Ebb tide