Brevan & NewPower Partner to Navigate Chip Shortage

Brevan Electronics, a leading franchised distributor with over 35 years of world-class service and delivery, has announced a strategic partnership with NewPower Worldwide to help its customers navigate the current shortage market. NewPower Worldwide’s experience and expertise as one of the fastest-growing independent distributors of electronic components and finished goods will provide Brevan’s customers with…

Gartner: Intel Remains No. 1 Chip Vendor

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4% from 2019, according to final results by Gartner, Inc. “Memory, GPUs and 5G chipsets led semiconductor growth, driven by hyperscale, PC, ultramobile and 5G handset end-market demand, while automotive and industrial electronics suffered due to lower spending or a pause in spending owing to COVID-19,” said Andrew Norwood, research…

Digi-Key Adds Feitian Technologies

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has expanded its Marketplace product portfolio to include a distribution partnership with FEITIAN Technologies. FEITIAN offers a wide array of two-factor/multi-factor (2FA/MFA) hardware authentication tokens, security keys, and other cybersecurity solutions. This partnership is Digi-Key’s first…

Prices of NAND Flash Controller ICs Poised to Rise by 15%-20%

In the upstream semiconductor industry, the major foundries such as TSMC and UMC are reporting fully loaded capacities, while in the downstream, the available production capacity for OSAT is also lacking, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. Given this situation, suppliers of NAND Flash controller ICs such as Phison and Silicon Motion are now unable to…