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China’s SMIC Warns Of Plummeting Smartphone, PC Demand

Chip maker SMIC blames Russia's war in Ukraine and Covid lockdowns in China, as demand for smartphones, PCs drops “like…

6 days ago

Apple No Longer The Most Valuable Company In World

Oil giant Aramco has overtaken Apple as the most valuable company in the world, amid a decline in the iPhone…

1 week ago

Apple Store Union Vote To Take Place Next Month

First Apple store in the US is set to hold a vote on 2 June, over whether to join a…

2 weeks ago

EU Committee Agrees Common Charger For Mobile Devices

Apple not happy. Protracted effort by European Union to create universal charger for mobile devices nudges one step closer

4 weeks ago

Windows XP Still More Widely Used Than Windows 11, Says Lansweeper

At least it is beating Vista! Despite Windows 11 adoption almost tripling during Q1, overall uptake remains slow and lags…

1 month ago

Chip Shortage To Last Into 2023, Warns BMW CEO

No end in sight this year for the global chip shortage, warns CEO of BMW Oliver Zipse, with car industry…

1 month ago

Intel Latest Tech Firm To Suspend Operations In Russia

Chip giant Intel condemns Russia's invasion of Ukraine and suspends all operations in Russia, after previously halting chip shipments

1 month ago

Spain Plans $12.4bn Chip Sector Investment

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says Spain will spend 11 billion euros to boost the country's semiconductor and microchip industry

1 month ago

Apple Staff Unhappy At Return-To-Office Memo

Frustrated Apple staff push back against Tim Cook's demand for corporate staff to return to the office, and threaten to…

1 month ago

Samsung Begins Self-Repair Program For Galaxy Devices

Win for the 'right to repair' movement as Samsung gives customers ability to repair their own mobile devices under new…

2 months ago

Retro Computing Museum Destroyed By Russian Bombing

Hundreds of retro computers and consoles destroyed as museum in Mariupol is destroyed by Russian bombing campaign in the Ukraine…

2 months ago

US Senate Approves $52 Billion US Chips Act

One step closer? Senate approves $52 billion in US subsidies to encourage semiconductor manufacturing in the United States

2 months ago

Intel CEO: Chip Fabs Are As Strategical Important As Oil

For the past five decades oil reserves defined geopolitics, but Intel's Pat Gelsinger says semiconductor fabs are now equally important

2 months ago

NortonLifeLock, Avast Merger Faces UK Competition Probe

NortonLifeLock (formerly Symantec) merger with London-listed Avast under threat after UK's CMA signals deeper investigation

2 months ago

Intel Confirms ‘Mega Factory’ In Germany

Chip giant Intel says it will initially invest 33 billion euros in EU, including 17bn euros for a 'semiconductor fab…

2 months ago

Chip Shortage Fears Raised, After Ukraine Halts Neon Production

Two of the leading suppliers of neon in Ukraine have halted neon production, raising concern about the impact on worldwide…

2 months ago

Toshiba’s Top Shareholder Opposes Breakup Plan

Years of turmoil at Japan's Toshiba continues, as leading shareholder opposes plan to break itself into three different units

2 months ago

Apple Patent Outlines Mac In A Keyboard

Retro computing move. Patent from Apple imagines Magic keyboard with a built-in Mac, allowing user to just attach screen, mouse

3 months ago

Apple Halts Product Sales In Russia Over Ukraine Invasion

More tech pushback against Russia. Apple pauses sales of its physical devices in Russia, following its invasion of Ukraine

3 months ago

Tech Export Ban On Russia Takes Shape

No more chips for you. Details emerge of what technology will be banned under US and worldwide export restrictions on…

3 months ago

Chip Makers Ease Disruption Concerns After Russian Invasion

Despite Ukraine being a key material supplier needed for chipmaking, manufacturers seek to ease worries of semiconductor disruption

3 months ago

US Warns Russia It May Restrict All Types Of Tech

Russia risks being denied access to everyday technology such as consumer electronics, computers, semiconductors, and even aircraft parts

3 months ago

Microsoft Reopening Campuses, Offices As Pandemic Eases

Software giant reopening its offices in Washington State, and giving staff 30 days to return to the office starting 28…

3 months ago

EC Proposes Easing State Aid Rules To Encourage Chip Factories

European Commission officially proposes easing state aid rulings to help countries offer financial incentives for the building of chip factories

3 months ago

Nvidia’s $40bn Purchase Of ARM Holdings Collapses

Softbank and Nvidia confirm termination of controversial $40bn purchase of UK's ARM, which now has new CEO ahead of initial…

3 months ago

FBI Urges Olympic Athletes To Use Burner Phones

FBI urges athletes competing at the Beijing Winter Olympics to leave their personal devices at home, and rather carry burner…

4 months ago

MoD Reported 7 Serious Data Losses To ICO

Data blunders continue at Ministry of Defence, with 7 serious data incidents in the space of a year, as well…

4 months ago

Apple Shrugs Off Chip Shortage With Record Revenues

Tech giant surpasses Wall Street predictions, as revenues grow 11 percent despite Omicron variant and ongoing global chip shortage

4 months ago