Moov brings you a round-up of used semiconductor equipment developments, semiconductor manufacturer announcements, semiconductor market updates, and more semiconductor industry news and views worth reading this week.
Semiconductor industry pushes for security standards
In Short: The semiconductor industry, led by trade association SEMI, is establishing cybersecurity standards for equipment in order to protect systems from cyber attacks, viruses, and IP theft. The two new standards are around malware-free equipment integration and guidelines for computer operating systems and other technologies in equipment.
Read more in SemiEngineering.
TSMC is central to supply chain shift (editorial)
In Short: TSMC’s technological leadership and massive customer pool make it a key piece of the industrial supply chain realignments. TSMC has now stopped shipping 5G chips to Huawei, impacting Huawei's ability to compete on the cutting edge. Read more about TSMC's role in the global semiconductor supply chain, and the implications of recent developments.
Read more in Taipei Times.
German chipmaker Infineon prepared to handle increased competition from China, CEO says
In Short: Infineon is one of the largest semiconductor companies in the world and is a top player in automotive, power and security chips. In preparation for increased competition out of China, Infineon recently completed its takeover of U.S. company Cypress last month and reported a loss of 128 million euros for its fiscal third quarter.
Read more at CNBC.
Lisa Su Receives the Robert N. Noyce Award
In Short: AMD’s president and CEO Dr. Lisa Su has been named the 2020 recipient of the SIA’s highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award. This award recognizes a leader who has made outstanding contributions to the semiconductor industry in technology or public policy. Under Su’s leadership, AMD became a leader in high-performance computing, graphics technologies for the PC, data center, and gaming markets. Congratulations to Dr. Su from the Moov team!
Read more in PR Newswire.
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