April 3, 2020 - IDC

COVID-19 to Significantly Impact Global Chip Market

According to IDC, the COVID-19 virus will have a serious impact on the semiconductor market, likely be close to US$26…

March 9, 2020 - AspenCore Global Editorial Team

Covid-19: The Situation so Far

Covid-19 has accelerated the shift of manufacturing from China to elsewhere (other countries in Asia) – which had been already…

February 21, 2020 - Barbara Jorgensen

Covid-19: Companies Prepare for Fallout

We surveyed high-tech companies around the world to find out what they are experiencing in the supply chain right now.

February 20, 2020 - Cabe Atwell

Workers in Rural Areas Displaced by Robots

Robots are projected to displace 20 million manufacturing jobs by 2030, but the impact will be felt most by low-skilled…

February 20, 2020 - Barbara Jorgensen

Report: Coronavirus Fails to Incapacitate Chip Industry

The IC industry appears to have escaped the direct impact of the coronavirus crisis so far, but disruptions in packaging…

February 19, 2020 - Barbara Jorgensen

Visualizing AR/VR in Manufacturing

As augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR) technologies come of age, manufacturers are finding ways to adopt these technologies on a…

February 19, 2020 - M. Di Paolo Emilio

Supply Chain: Impact of Covid-19 Still Unknown

The coronavirus epidemic is likely to have a negative impact on general markets, especially consumer markets. Global GDP is going…

February 17, 2020 - Cabe Atwell

Engineers: Staying Relevant in the Long Term

In the short term, there will be jobs for engineers in AI, big data, and VR. The resulting technologies are…

February 10, 2020 - George Leopold and Junko Yoshida

Wuhan: Manufacturing Hub Fights its Next Battle

The beleaguered Chinese manufacturing hub faces a virus-borne existential crisis.

February 6, 2020 - Barbara Jorgensen

China to Maintain Chip Output Despite Virus Outbreak

It’s hard to square the “all is well” stance in China’s chip sector with reports from other markets. The outbreak…