The persistent shortage of polysilicon is now prompting solar cell makers to seek substitutes such as metallurgical-grade silicon as alternative raw material.
Taiwan-based OEMs of digital cameras estimate a 15-20% annual growth in the global demand volume for digital cameras over the next three to five years, according to industry sources in Taiwan.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) today announced a functional 65nm embedded DRAM customer product which contains millions of DRAM bits and was silicon verified first time right.
Market sources recently said Samsung Electronics has recalled a batch of SecureDigital (SD) cards from downstream packaging and testing houses due to a defective controller IC.
With Nvidia's Vista driver finally available, the graphics chip maker is expected to roll out its mainsteam and low-end DirectX 10-capable chips, the G80 and G84, in the second quarter of 2007.
PowerColor has announced the PowerColor X1950 SCS3, claiming it as the best performing noiseless graphics card in the world.
Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) president Brian Hsieh today expressed optimism that the Windows Vista operating system will drive up DRAM prices in the second half of the year.
STMicroelectronics (ST) has introduced what it claims is the first LED driver to include auto-power-saving features.
Microscopic chain mail made from miniscule metal links has been made by US researchers. It could ultimately be used to create textiles with sensors and other electronics built in.
The Inquirer reports that AMD/ATI has delayed the launch of its R600 graphics card until Q2 of this year.
With the R600 set to be showcased at CeBIT in March, some industry players expect AMD-ATI to display the full R6 series at the show, including the entry-level RV610 and mainstream RV630.
Price-reduction pressure will persist in the second half of February and buyers are still waiting for further price drops, according to WitsView Technology.
STMicroelectronics (ST) announced the availability of the 65nm PR family of NOR Flash memory in 512Mbit and 1Gbit densities for consumer electronics.