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Qualcomm To Acquire Chip Startup NuVia For $1.4 Billion

Chip technology startup created by Apple veterans is snapped by Qualcomm, in what could be strategic move for mobile chip…

1 week ago

Intel CEO Bob Swan To Step Down, Replaced By Pat Gelsinger

VMware boss Pat Gelsinger is to take over as Intel CEO, with Bob Swan stepping down next month at the…

1 week ago

Alibaba Faces Antitrust Probe By Chinese Authorities

China's answer to Amazon - Alibaba - faces antitrust investigation for preventing merchants from selling their goods elsewhere

3 weeks ago

Intel Urged To Consider Strategic Options

Activist shareholder urges Intel to consider its strategic options, and whether it should outsource chip production to third parties

3 weeks ago

Microsoft Developing Own ARM-Based Server Chips

Bad news Intel? Redmond designed its own ARM-based chips for its Azure servers, and even possible future Surface device, report…

1 month ago

Amazon Urges Rethink On JEDI Contract Award

Amazon claims Microsoft cloud contract award was down to political interference, but Microsoft alleges that Amazon retrospectively adjusted its bid…

1 month ago

Founding Father HPE Leaves Silicon Valley, Moves HQ To Texas

California loses a Fortune 500 company, after founding father HPE announces HQ move away from Silicon Valley to Houston, Texas

2 months ago

Marvell Acquires Inphi For Cloud Push

Consolidation in the chip sector continues with Marvell purchasing Inphi for $10 billion, to deepen cloud data centre and 5G…

3 months ago

AMD Targets Data Centres With $35 Billion Purchase Of Xilinx

More competition for Intel, as AMD signals deepening push into data centre market with $35 billion purchase of US-based Xilinx

3 months ago

Microsoft Cloud Services Outage Hits Office 365, Outlook

Cloud services from technology giant Microsoft laid low on Monday evening for a number of hours, by what seems to…

4 months ago

EU Investigates Chinese Fibre Optic Cable Imports

Official investigation to see if imports of fibre optic cables from China are being sold in Europe at artificially low…

4 months ago

Microsoft Raises Orkney Undersea Data Centre

Up she rises! Microsoft’s moonshot project to build more environmentally sustainable data centres under the ocean is deemed successful

4 months ago

Google Achieves Carbon Neutral Footprint

Alphabet division becomes first major company to reach carbon neutrality, and is also world's largest corporate buyer of renewable energy

4 months ago

AWS Lambasts President Trump, As Pentagon Confirms Microsoft Jedi Contract

US Department of Defense confirms Microsoft's JEDI award, but AWS calls it a “politically corrupted contract award” and lambasts US…

5 months ago

Pacific Undersea Cable Drops Hong Kong, Amid National Security Concerns

Google and Facebook's Pacific Light Cable Network (PLCN) cable will not be activated in Hong Kong, after security law and…

5 months ago

Google Services Including Gmail Suffer Disruption

Rare event. Disruption around the globe after outage hits Google services including Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Docs on Thursday…

5 months ago

Zoom Opens Singapore Data Centre

Singapore gets yet another data centre, as video conferencing giant Zoom becomes latest to open facility in the city state

5 months ago

Softbank Confirms It Is Exploring Sell-Off Of ARM Holdings

Japanese giant Softbank has confirmed it is exploring selling off British chip designer ARM Holdings, including selling off parts of…

5 months ago

TikTok Selects Ireland For First European Data Centre

Ireland to get another data centre after the Chinese-owned short video app TikTok announces first European server facility

6 months ago

UK Government Should Stop ARM Sale To US – Hermann Hauser

Amid reports that Softbank is looking to offload ARM Holdings to Nvidia, the man involved in ARM's creation calls for…

6 months ago

Google ‘Grace Hopper’ Subsea Cable To Link US, UK, And Spain

New subsea cable from Google named after pioneering computer scientist Grace Hopper and will run from New York to Bude…

6 months ago

Is ARM Raising Prices For Chip Licences?

ARM is reportedly seeking to raise licensing prices for some customers, leading some customers to consider ARM alternatives

6 months ago

Nvidia Overtakes Intel To Become Most Valuable US Chipmaker

Move aside Intel. Nvidia is now the most valuable chipmaker in the United States, despite not actually making any of…

7 months ago

Huawei Approved To Build £1 Billion Research Centre In Cambridge

Facility in Cambridge will become international HQ of Huawei's fiber optic communications business and will create 400 jobs

7 months ago

Google To Spend $2 Billion On Polish Data Centre

Cloud services push in Europe reportedly sees Google investing as much as $2 billion for a data centre location in…

7 months ago

Pentagon Inspector Unable To Say If White House Influenced JEDI Decision

Investigation into JEDI contract award to Amazon unable to determine if President Trump's White House influenced the decision

9 months ago

Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board

One of the world's richest men has stepped down from the board of the company he helped to create, to…

10 months ago

Honeywell Plans To Launch Powerful Quantum Computer

High performance computing. Quantum computer to be build by Honeywell this year, and it claims it will be more powerful…

11 months ago