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‘Intensifying’ Auto Chip Shortage Hits Daimler Truck Production

World's biggest lorry maker Daimler Truck says chip shortage has 'intensified' in past few weeks meaning further slowdown of production

6 hours ago

Sir Clive Sinclair, Computing Pioneer, Dies At 81

British inventor of the ZX Spectrum, which transformed home computing in the early 1980s for millions, dies at the age…

3 days ago

EU Plans European Chips Act To Increase Production

European Commission announces plan to create a state-of-the-art European chip ecosystem, including semiconductor production

5 days ago

Facebook Developing Machine Learning Chip – Report

Engineers at Facebook are reportedly developing a machine learning chip, as part of its internal chip development program

1 week ago

Intel May Invest 80 Billion Euros For Two Chip Fabs

CEO Pat Gelsinger says Intel could invest as much as 80 billion euros ($95bn or £69bn) in Europe to expand…

2 weeks ago

Samsung Offered Large Tax Breaks To Build Chip Factory In Texas

City of Taylor in Texas offers Samsung huge tax breaks in order to convince it to build a $17 billion…

2 weeks ago

Vauxhall Boss Says Chip Shortage To Last Months

Head of Vauxhall Motors warns problems for the car industry caused by ongoing chip shortage is not likely to improve…

3 weeks ago

Chip Shortage Forces Stellantis To Extend Car Factory Shutdowns

A number of Stellantis car factories in Europe are extending their production shutdowns because of the ongoing chip shortage

3 weeks ago

US Approves Licence For Huawei To Purchase Car Chips – Report

Softening attitude? US officials approve licence applications from blacklisted Huawei, so its car component business can buy chips

4 weeks ago

Nvidia’s ARM Purchase Raises ‘Significant Competition Concerns’ – CMA

UK competition watchdog says there are “significant competition concerns” with the deal, as Nvidia could restrict access to ARM IP

4 weeks ago

Chip Shortage Forces Toyota To Cut Production By 40 Percent

World's biggest car maker Toyota announces it will dramatically reduce car production next month as the chip shortage bites

1 month ago

GlobalFoundries Files For Initial Public Offering – Report

US chipmaker GlobalFoundries has submitted a confidential filing for a public listing, after acquisition by Intel media reports

1 month ago

Nvidia Acquisition Of ARM In Doubt Over Government Concerns – Report

Worrying national security concerns for the Britsih government may reportedly scupper Nvidia's controversial acquisition of the ARM Holdings

2 months ago

Google Develops Own Processor For Pixel Smartphones

Sorry Qualcomm. Pixel 6 smartphones arriving later this year will feature in-house Tensor processors designed by Google itself

2 months ago

TSMC Warns Of Gas Contamination At Key Chip Factory

Key plant of TSMC that is supplying Apple with its processors, is hit with a contamination of gases used in…

2 months ago

Intel Warns Chip Shortage Could Last Until 2023

CEO Pat Gelsinger said chip ecosystem recovering, but supply chain is stilled stressed, with chip shortages to last until 2023

2 months ago

TSMC: Too Early To Consider German Chip Factory

Hard to get...World's largest contract chip maker TSMC says reports of it eyeing chip factories in Germany is “too early…

2 months ago

Newport Wafer Fab Sold To China, Has UK Government Defence Contracts

Newport Wafer Fab has over a dozen UK government research contracts, including a defence contract, despite being sold to Chinese-owned…

2 months ago

TSMC Considers Construction Of Japanese Factory – Report

World's largest contract chipmaker is considering construction of a new factory in Japan to help tackle global chip shortage

2 months ago

ARM Touts Performance Per Watt As New ‘Moore’s Law’

Traditional Moore's Law is no longer relevant in today world's, argues ARM, and says 'performance per watt' is the better…

2 months ago

Tesla Powerwall Battery Production Slows Due To Chip Shortage

Elon Musk admits in court that Tesla cannot produce enough Powerwall batteries because of the ongoing global chip shortage

2 months ago

UK Introduces Right To Repair, Others To Follow

Last week the government introduced ‘right to repair’ legislation in the United Kingdom, to tackle the long standing e-waste issue

2 months ago

PM Orders Review Of Chinese Acquisition Of Newport Wafer Fab

Acquisition of UK’s largest largest chip producer by a Chinese owned firm has prompted Prime Minister Boris Johnson to order…

2 months ago

UK’s Largest Chip Fab, Newport Wafer Fab, Acquired By Chinese Firm

National security? Newport Wafer Fab in Wales sold to Dutch chip firm, which in turn is owned by China’s Wingtech

3 months ago

Chip Shortage Sees Land Rover ‘Pause’ Production Of Defender 4×4

Another car maker (Jaguar Land Rover) reveals production halt at factory, as chip shortage continues to batter the automotive sector

3 months ago

Chip Shortage Forces Subaru To Temporarily Shut Factories

Japan-based Subaru becomes latest car maker to close factories due to ongoing chip shortages hitting automotive sector hard

3 months ago

US Senate Passes Bill To Counter China Tech Threat

US Senate passes $250bn US Innovation and Competition Act that seeks to counter global influence of Chinese technology, and encourage…

3 months ago

GlobalFoundries Seeks To Dismiss IBM Claim For $2.5 Billion

US contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries asks New York court to dismiss Big Blue claim that it is owed $2.5 billion in…

3 months ago

TSMC Begins Construction Of 5nm Arizona Chip Factory

US chip factory update. CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. confirms construction has begun of new fab at Arizona site

4 months ago

Acer Warns Chip Shortage Will Impact Laptop Production

Chip shortage...the manufacturing of laptops will be impact by the global silicon shortage until at least next year, Acer has…

4 months ago