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Press Release: 10/26/18

Global Semiconductor Sales in September Up 13.8 Percent Year-to-Year

Q3 SALES ARE HIGHEST ON RECORD, 4.1 PERCENT MORE THAN PREVIOUS QUARTER, 13.8 PERCENT HIGHER THAN Q3 OF LAST YEAR WASHINGTON—Oct. 26, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $122.7 billion during the third quarter of 2018, an increase of 4.1 […]

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Press Release: 10/01/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 14.9 Percent Year-to-Year in August

GLOBAL INDUSTRY POSTS HIGHEST-EVER MONTHLY SALES; YEAR-TO-YEAR GROWTH SEEN ACROSS ALL MAJOR SEMICONDUCTOR PRODUCT CATEGORIES AND REGIONAL MARKETS WASHINGTON—Oct. 1, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, to day announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $40.16 billion for the month of August 2018, an increase of 14.9 percent […]

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Press Release: 09/20/18

Professors from MIT, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign to be Honored for Excellence in Semiconductor Research

WASHINGTON—Sept. 20, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in collaboration with the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), today announced the winners of its 2018 University Research Awards: Dr. Judy Hoyt, professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Dr. Naresh Shanbhag, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at […]

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Blog: 09/13/18

SIA Welcomes House Passage of Quantum Computing Legislation

Today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed the National Quantum Initiative Act, legislation that would create a 10-year federal program to bring a whole-of-government approach to advancing quantum information science research and development. Continued government support of quantum computing is integral to ensuring the United States remains a world leader in this promising technology. While […]

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Press Release: 09/04/18

Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 17.4 Percent Year-to-Year in July

GLOBAL INDUSTRY POSTS HIGHEST-EVER MONTHLY SALES; YEAR-TO-YEAR GROWTH SEEN ACROSS ALL MAJOR SEMICONDUCTOR PRODUCT CATEGORIES AND REGIONAL MARKETS WASHINGTON—Sept. 4, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $39.5 billion for the month of July 2018, an increase of 17.4 percent compared […]

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Blog: 08/13/18

Smart Government Policies Needed to Strengthen U.S. Leadership of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged in recent years as a potentially transformative technological leap forward, holding the potential to fundamentally change how individuals, societies, and nations interact. At the heart of all AI-related innovations is semiconductor technology. A new SIA white paper outlines the critical role of semiconductor technology in enabling AI and the government policies needed […]

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Blog: 08/08/18

The 2018 SIA Databook: Your Source for Comprehensive Semiconductor Industry and Market Data

Where can you find just about any data point on the semiconductor industry and market? Answer: the 2018 SIA Databook which is now available! Complete with tons of data on the global semiconductor market, the U.S. semiconductor industry, and the top end markets for semiconductors, the 2018 SIA Databook is your go-to comprehensive resource for all things […]

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Press Release: 08/03/18

Mid-Year Global Semiconductor Sales Up 20.4 Percent Compared to 2017

Q2 SALES ARE HIGHEST ON RECORD, 6.0 PERCENT MORE THAN PREVIOUS QUARTER, 20.5 PERCENT HIGHER THAN Q2 OF LAST YEAR WASHINGTON—Aug. 3, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $117.9 billion during the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 6.0 […]

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Press Release: 08/01/18

John Hennessy, Alphabet Chairman and Former Stanford President, to Receive Semiconductor Industry’s Top Honor

HENNESSY, PIONEER IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, WILL ACCEPT 2018 ROBERT N. NOYCE AWARD AT SIA AWARD DINNER ON NOV. 29 WASHINGTON—Aug. 1, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced Dr. John L. Hennessy, chairman of Alphabet Inc., former president of Stanford University, and pioneer in electrical engineering, […]

Blog: 07/27/18

House Leaders Call on Administration to Remove Semiconductor Tariffs

Leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives today called on the Trump Administration to remove semiconductors and related products from a list of imports from China slated to be hit with tariffs of 25 percent in the coming days or weeks. In a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, a bipartisan group of 49 Members of […]

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Press Release: 07/24/18

SIA Applauds New DoD Research Partnerships to Advance Transformative Semiconductor Technologies

DARPA SELECTS RESEARCH TEAMS FROM INDUSTRY, ACADEMIA TO RECEIVE FUNDING THROUGH ITS ELECTRONICS RESURGENCE INITIATIVE TO BOLSTER NEXT-GENERATION SEMICONDUCTOR DESIGN, MATERIALS, ARCHITECTURES WASHINGTON—July 24, 2018—The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today welcomed newly announced research partnerships between the Defense Department’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and […]

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Blog: 07/18/18

Semiconductor Prioritizes a Hot Topic in Washington This Summer

Two public events last Wednesday underscored policymakers’ current attention on tech in Washington of late. The first focused on the proper role of government in artificial intelligence (AI). The event featured panelists from industry, government, and academia discussing the importance of AI to the future economy and how it will be a game changer for not just […]

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