Chip sales rebounded slightly in March. Global chip sales +3.3% M/M to $14.7B. Q1 sales of $44B...

|By:, SA News Editor
Chip sales rebounded slightly in March. Global chip sales +3.3% M/M to $14.7B. Q1 sales of $44B were down 29.9% from a year ago. Bright spots include smartphones and netbooks; dark patches include automotive, IT, and consumer electronics. Meanwhile, some chipmakers are seeing conditions improve.