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Covid-19 knocks $55bn off semiconductor revenue in 2020

by Bill Ray  |  March 30, 2020

At the end of 2019, when we published our last semiconductor forecast, Covid-19 hadn’t even been identified. Now we’re assuming a global recession, and reflecting that we’ve revised our prediction for 2020 revenue down by more than 11% – wiping $55bn from the revenue. With half the world in lockdown, and the other half heading […]

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Beating Moore’s Law by going faster than time?

by Bill Ray  |  March 11, 2020

We know that Moore’s Law can’t be maintained, stalled by the increasing cost of production – we can’t just make things smaller forever. So, various companies are looking for alternative approaches that might deliver comparable improvements in performance without breaking the bank. Notable amongst these is Tachyum, a semiconductor startup which is preparing to tape […]

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