|Intel shows 10nm technology for up coming “Falcon Mesa”. FPGA|
Since Intel acquired Altera, it seems appropriate that FPGAs would be the perfect fit here. Large-scale FPGAs, due to their regular repeating units, can take advantage of the smaller manufacturing process and still return reasonable yields by disabling individual gate arrays with defects and appropriate binning.
|Intel has plan to double its value by 2021|
Intel’s datacentre business will grow 10% annually till 2021, its memory business will grow 33% annually and its IoT business will grow 13% annually. PC is expected to shrink 1% annually.
|Toshiba wants to quickly tide up the Bain deal|
Toshiba Corp. is aiming to finalize a deal to sell its memory chips business to a group led by Bain Capital at a Sept. 20 board meeting, despite opposition from partner Western Digital Corp.
|Samsung Electronics quarterly to reach new height|
>"Samsung will record its highest-ever financial results in the third quarter -- an operating profit of 14.5 trillion won on sales of 62 trillion won," Shinhan Investment analyst Choi Do-yeon said.
|IC Insighs said DRAM market remains volatile|
according to IC Insights, adding that the average selling price (ASP) for DRAM has more than doubled in just one year. IC Insights' latest forecast indicates the 2017 price per bit of DRAM will register a greater than 40% jump.
|Semi fab equipment order breaks record|
Out of the 296 Front End facilities and lines tracked by SEMI, the report shows 30 facilities and lines with over $500 million in fab equipment spending. 2017 fab equipment spending (new and refurbished) is expected to increase by 37 percent, reaching a new annual spending record.
|Micron stock contiue to benefit from DRAM prices|
Because of the consolidation of DRAM to three players, the gross profit margin the three are enjoying is higher both in the troughs of memory chip cycles, and at the peaks — an over-arching change he finds favorable.