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Spain Approves $13.1bn To Attract Chip Sector Investment

Come build a Spanish fab! Government in Spain officially approves plan to spend 12.25 billion euros on the semiconductor industry

8 hours ago

Shanghai Plans To Ease Lockdown Amidst Supply Chain Disruption

Shanghai plans gradual easing of restrictions beginning this week, as weeks of Covid-19 restrictions disrupt worldwide supply chains

1 week ago

EU, US Look To Avoid Semiconductor ‘Subsidy Race’

EU, US officials at second Trade and Technology Council meeting announce coordination on semiconductor subsidies, measures against Russian disinformation

1 week ago

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…

2 weeks ago

Chip Shortage Sees BMW Deliver Cars Without Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

No chips equals no music. BMW confirms some models have been shipped to customers without Android Auto, Apple CarPlay due…

2 weeks ago

Sony Plans To Sell 18 Million PlayStation 5 Consoles This Year

Sony believes it can sell 18 million PlayStation 5 consoles for financial year ending in March 2023 – but depends…

2 weeks ago

Tesla ‘Halts Most Production’ At Shanghai Plant

After three-week closure due to Covid-19 restrictions, production at Tesla Shanghai plant reportedly slows to crawl due to supply chain…

2 weeks ago

Nvidia Charged By SEC For ‘Inadequate Disclosures’ About Crypto Mining

US financial regulator charges GPU giant Nvidia for “inadequate disclosures” concerning the impact of crypto mining on the company’s gaming…

3 weeks ago

German Government Touts $14.7bn State Aid For Chip Factories

Minister in German government says the country wants to attract chip makers with 14 billion euros ($14.71 billion) in support

3 weeks ago

Volkswagen In ‘Long-Term Chip Deal’ With Qualcomm

Volkswagen seals long-term global deal with Qualcomm to supply specialised chips for self-driving features starting in 2026, Handelsblatt reports

3 weeks ago

Apple Opens ‘Self Service Repair’ Online Store

Right to repair victory? Apple finally begins to allow users to purchase genuine parts so they can repair an iPhone…

4 weeks ago

Tesla Profits Hit New High In Spite Of Price Hikes

Tesla profits hit new record for first quarter, in spite of ongoing supply-chain disruption, Covid-19 restrictions, rising costs and price…

1 month ago

Toshiba Says It Will Seek Buyout Offers

Strategic options. Japanese conglomerate shares rise after Toshiba says it will solicit deal offers, including buyout offers

1 month ago

Apple Testing New M2 Processors In Macs – Report

Several new Mac models are reportedly being tested internally at Apple, featuring the next generation M2 chip from the tech…

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

2 months 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

2 months ago

US Levels Fresh Sanctions At Russia, Targetting Tech

Russian technology companies enabling Putin's war machine are targetted in fresh round of US sanctions from Treasury Dept

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

Leading Semiconductor Physicist Killed In Ukraine Fighting

Leading semiconductor physicist Vasyl Kladko dies amidst Russian incursion in Kyiv area, as science agency warns institutes under military attack

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

Apple Suppliers Hit By Fresh China Covid-19 Restrictions

Dozens of tech manufacturers in China's Shenzhen, including Apple supplier Foxconn, forced to shut down as coronavirus cases rise

2 months ago

Tesla, SpaceX Face ‘Significant’ Inflation Pressure, Musk Says

Elon Musk says electric carmaker Tesla and rocket company SpaceX both face 'significant' inflationary pressures amidst Ukraine conflict

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…

3 months ago

Apple Raises Price For Entry-Level iPhone SE

Cheapest iPhone from Apple has just got a bit more expense, with A15 processor and 5G, buried within the old…

3 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

Intel Selects German City For European Chip Factory – Report

US chip giant Intel reportedly selects Magdeburg in Germany for new European chip factory, although official confirmation is expected later…

3 months ago

Nvidia Admits Data Breach, Exposing Staff And Company Data – Report

Data stolen from GPU powerhouse Nvidia has been leaked online, amid media reports that it has suffered a ransomware attack

3 months ago