Tag: Semiconductor

Samsung pushes Intel to second place in global semiconductor market: Report

Samsung pushes Intel to second place in global semiconductor market: Report

2017 saw two semiconductor industry milestones — revenue surpassed $400 billion, and Intel, the No. 1 vendor for the last 25 years, was pushed into second place by Samsung Electronics.
"While price increases for both DRAM and NAND flash memory are raising the outlook for the overall semiconductor market, it will also put pressure on margins for system vendors of smartphones, PCs and servers," said Jon Erensen, research director at Gartner. (Photo/Agency)

Worldwide semiconductor revenue to increase 12.3% in 2017: Gartner

Favourable market conditions that gained momentum in the second half of 2016, particularly for commodity memory, have accelerated and raised the outlook for the market in 2017 and 2018.
“Naples’ represents a completely new approach to supporting the massive processing requirements of the modern datacenter," said Forrest Norrod, senior vice president and general manager, Enterprise, Embedded and Semi-Custom business unit, AMD. (Photo/Agency)

AMD back in the server conversation with a new CPU Naples preview

American semiconductor firm AMD previews its “Naples” server processor today which is scheduled to be launched in Q2 2017
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