Woodstock Wire: Electronics Outlook

June 19, 2019

U.S. Companies Dominate Worldwide IC Marketshare

Distribution -- EPS News - IC Insights will release its 200+ page Mid-Year Update to the 2019 McClean Report next month. A portion of the Mid-Year Update will...

June 19, 2019 03:09 PM

FBDi Reports Slowdown In German Distribution Sector

Distribution -- Disti Blog - The first signs of a slowdown in the German component distribution market are becoming apparent following two stellar years of growth...

June 19, 2019 02:50 PM

U.S. Retail Sales Rose 0.5 Percent in May, Led By Online Shopping

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The report suggests that American consumers are still spending at a healthy pace, even as the stimulus from tax...

June 19, 2019 02:45 PM

Updates: China RoHS and CPSC Organohalogen Flame Retardant Ban

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - On May 17, China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the new State Administration for Market Regulation...

June 19, 2019 02:42 PM

June 17, 2019

U.S. chip suppliers are protesting the Huawei ban

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - American computers chip suppliers, including Intel Corp., Qualcomm Inc., Broadcom Inc. and Xilinx Inc., have reportedly been...

June 17, 2019 03:33 PM

Broadcom's $2 billion warning shocks global chip sector

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Broadcom Inc sent a shockwave through the global chipmaking industry on Friday with its forecast that...

June 17, 2019 03:48 AM

Broadcom sees chip demand slowing down, shares fall 8%

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Broadcom Inc on Thursday warned of a broad slowdown in chip demand, blaming a trade conflict between the United States...

June 17, 2019 03:42 AM

June 16, 2019

Silicon wafer demand from China remains robust

Media -- DIGITIMES - Silicon wafer demand has stayed robust from China's chipmaking industry in line with the country's ongoing efforts to increase self-sufficiency...

June 16, 2019 06:13 AM

New IC supply chain may loom in Asia for China tech sector

Media -- DIGITIMES - A new supply chain for China IT firms may gradually take shape in Asia in the future as they are seeking to wean themselves off US...

June 16, 2019 12:40 AM

June 14, 2019

1CQ19 WW Server Market Revenue Up 4% Y/Y and Down 5% Q/Q - IDC

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - According to International Data Corporation's Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the WW server market...

June 14, 2019 05:44 PM

An Executive's Guide to Enterprise Digital Transformation with IoT

TMCnet -- IoT implementation is clearly growing, with more and more businesses seeking new solutions; however it can at first be a challenge to grasp the...

June 14, 2019 03:51 PM

Chip Stocks: Hope Fading For Second-Half 2019 Recovery

Investors Business Daily -- The hoped-for recovery of the semiconductor industry in the second half of 2019 is looking less likely, some analysts say. Chip stocks have been...

June 14, 2019 03:50 PM

Weekly Global Update for June 13, 2019

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Recent Forecasts; Japan Comment; USA Comments; Global Semiconductor Sales decreased 14.6% y/y to $32.1 billion in April; World...

June 14, 2019 03:47 PM

U.S. Consumer Prices Edged up 0.1 Percent in May

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - U.S. consumer prices increased a slight 0.1% in May, as inflation was tempered by lower costs for gasoline, electricity...

June 14, 2019 03:43 PM

Automotive Camera Market to Reach $19 Billion by 2025

Distribution -- EPS News - The Automotive Camera Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $5 billion to over $19 billion by 2025; as...

June 14, 2019 03:41 PM

June 13, 2019

Distributors are losing market share among millennial buyers

Web Marketing -- Digital Commerce 360 - When it comes to marketing and selling to millennial industry buyers, many companies-distributors in particular-need to...

June 13, 2019 04:48 PM

Wholesale Prices Blip Up 0.1 Percent in May

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The small uptick is another sign that inflation remains under control.

June 13, 2019 02:48 PM

U.S. Manufacturing Technology Orders Slow in April

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - In the April report, sales dipped to $334.6 million.

June 13, 2019 02:48 PM

June 12, 2019

U.S. Employers Hired a Record Number of People in April

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The Labor Department says that businesses filled 5.9 million jobs in April, 4.2 percent more than in March.Contributed...

June 12, 2019 03:10 PM

June 10, 2019

Trade war seen to halt silicon wafer capacity expansions in 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - The ongoing US-China trade war may force some silicon wafer suppliers to suspend capacity expansion plans or allow proper buffer...

June 10, 2019 04:09 PM

IC designers turn conservative about 2H19 on reported 30% China panel output cut

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan IC designers have turned conservative about their revenue performances for the second half of 2019 as uncertain fallouts of...

June 10, 2019 04:09 PM

US-China trade war rages on - DRAM price decline 3Q to widen

Media -- Evertiq - TrendForce's DRAMeXchange points out that, as ripples from the US ban continue to spread, Huawei's shipments of smartphone and server...

June 10, 2019 01:49 AM

June 09, 2019

Worldwide Enterprise Storage Systems Market Revenue Declined 0.6% During the First Quarter of 2019, According to IDC

Think -- IDC - According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Storage Systems Tracker, vendor revenue in the worldwide enterprise storage systems...

June 09, 2019 11:24 PM

DMASS: Disti Chip Sales Post 8% Uptick In Q1

Distribution -- Disti Blog - Well it's not all doom and gloom. According to DMASS* European semiconductor distribution sales grew by 8.4% to 2.5bn Euro, an all-time...

June 09, 2019 08:08 PM

Amazon Claims Redesigned Robots Cut Sorting Mistakes in Half

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The robots are in use at the company's Denver facility.

June 09, 2019 06:42 AM

10 Ways the Distribution Industry Is Being Reshaped for the Future

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Because of the central role distributors play, many other industries will also be impacted by the changes.

June 09, 2019 06:39 AM

U.S. Employers Add a Weak 75,000 Jobs; Unemployment Stays 3.6 Percent

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - Businesses may have become more cautious in the face of slowing global growth and widening trade conflicts.

June 09, 2019 06:37 AM

June 07, 2019

IDC: Q1 Server Revenues Up, Unit Shipments Down

Enterprise -- Channelnomics - IDC: Q1 Server Revenues Up, Unit Shipments DownJune 6, 2019Increased average sale prices offset the potential revenue decline...

June 07, 2019 11:10 PM

How Trump Tariffs on China and Mexico Could Hurt U.S. Economy

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The new tariffs on Chinese and Mexican imports amount to potentially $190 billion a year in new taxes.Contributed...

June 07, 2019 04:19 PM

U.S. Productivity Grew at Solid 3.4 Percent Rate in Q1

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The first quarter gain was more than double the 1.3 percent increase in the fourth quarter, though down from an...

June 07, 2019 04:12 PM

June 06, 2019

DRAM spot prices continue slide

Media -- DIGITIMES - DRAM spot market prices continue their downward trend in June, with prices for 8Gb chips falling below US$3, according to industry...

June 06, 2019 03:56 PM

Cypress acquisition makes Infineon top automotive chip supplier, says IHS

Media -- DIGITIMES - Infineon's planned US$10 billion acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor will produce the world's largest automotive chip supplier,...

June 06, 2019 03:55 PM

DRAM ASP falls sharper than expected, says DRAMeXchange

Media -- DIGITIMES - DRAMeXchange expects larger-than-expected falls in DRAM ASPs in the third and fourth quarters of 2019, citing the impact of trade...

June 06, 2019 03:54 PM

Worldwide Server Market Revenue Increased 4.4% Year Over Year in the First Quarter of 2019, According to IDC

Think -- IDC - According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Server Tracker, vendor revenue in the worldwide server market increased 4.4% year over year to...

June 06, 2019 03:36 PM

Global semiconductor sales on track to fall 12% in 2019

Media -- DIGITIMES - The worldwide semiconductor market is forecast to drop 12.1% to US$412.1 billion in 2019, after climbing to a record high of US$468.8...

June 06, 2019 04:54 AM

1Q19 Revenue for NAND Flash Brands Fall by 24% From 4Q18 - DRAMeXchange

Enterprise -- Storage Newsletter - DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, Inc., says that besides the effects from the traditional offseason 1Q this year,...

June 06, 2019 03:53 AM

U.S.-China Trade War Portends Painful Times for U.S. Semiconductor Industry

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - Semiconductor industry mavens in the United States anticipate damage from U.S.-China trade policy and call for a national strategy...

June 06, 2019 03:38 AM

June 05, 2019

April Sales Slide Disappoints ecsn/afdec

Distribution -- Disti Blog - The UK and Ireland distribution market's run of twelve consecutive periods of 'quarter-on-same-quarter-the-previous-year' growth'...

June 05, 2019 09:21 PM

Weekly Global Update for June 5, 2019

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - First Quarter Global Electronic Supply Chain Growth; 1Q'19 Passive Components Growth Slowdown & Inventory Buildup; First Quarter...

June 05, 2019 03:47 AM

ecsn releases figures for April 2019 and reveals disappointing Q1'19 results

Distribution -- Distributor Guy - Releasing the latest audited UK & Ireland authorised distributor (afdec) statistical data...

June 05, 2019 03:37 AM

June 04, 2019

China is ramping up its own chip industry amid a brewing tech war. That could hurt US firms

Media -- CNBC - Tech - "If the United States blocks the Chinese industry for a long time, it will inspire China to lead another ecosystem," one analyst...

June 04, 2019 07:18 PM

Cybersecurity flaws in chips are still taking too long to fix

Think -- MIT Technology Review - Delays in plugging security holes in semiconductor chips put everything from servers to phones at risk. Here's some suggestions...

June 04, 2019 07:08 PM

US/China trade uncertainty adds to global smartphone growth woes

Tech -- TechCrunch - Analyst Canalys has updated its forecast of global smartphone shipments - saying it expects just 1.35 billion units to ship in...

June 04, 2019 03:36 PM

U.S. Manufacturing Growth Dips for Second Consecutive Month

Distribution -- EPS News - Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity in May slowed to its weakest pace in more than two years as purchasing managers raised concerns...

June 04, 2019 03:59 AM

Research & Development in Capacitor Technology: 2019-2025 What's Next

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - In the technical-economics of capacitance, the greatest return on investment in research dollars comes from the manipulation...

June 04, 2019 03:02 AM

2018 European Switch Market Down 1% and Bookings 1% Higher YTD Compared to the First Three Quarters of 2017

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Total reported sales for all switch categories in Europe for Q3 of 2018 were down 2% from the previous quarter and 3% less than...

June 04, 2019 03:02 AM

Trump Turbulence Slows Momentum for North America Trade Deal

Distribution -- Industrial Distribution - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it is considering legal action to block the tariffs from going into effect.

June 04, 2019 03:02 AM

June 02, 2019

afdec Downgrades 2019 UK/Ireland Disti Forecast

Distribution -- Disti Blog - UK and Ireland component distribution body afdec has slashed its market prediction for 2019 from an initial 8% to a more likely...

June 02, 2019 06:34 PM

Revenues for NAND flash brands 1Q fall by 23.8% QoQ

Media -- Evertiq - DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, says that besides the effects from the traditional offseason 1Q this year, the weakening demand...

June 02, 2019 05:31 AM