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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

3 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

3 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

3 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…

4 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

4 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

4 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…

4 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…

4 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

4 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…

4 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

4 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…

4 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

4 months ago

Intel Acquires Israeli Chipmaker Tower Semiconductor For $5.4bn

Chip giant Intel expands its manufacturing capabilities, and spends billions to acquire specialised chip manufacturing expert Tower Semiconductor

4 months ago

AMD Closes $50 Billion Xilinx Acquisition

HPC boost for chip giant AMD, as it completes its drawn out acquisition of FPGA specialist Xilinx for approximately $50…

4 months ago

Chip Sales ‘Hit Record $555.9bn’ Last Year

Semiconductor sales hit record $555.9 billion in 2021, with volumes surpassing 1 trillion units for first time since 2018, says…

5 months ago

ARM Likely To File For Public Listing In US

Disappointment for London Stock Exchange, as ARM owner Softbank indicates it will file for public listing in the United States

5 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

5 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…

5 months ago

Intel Celebrates As EU Court Strikes Down 2009 Antitrust Fine

Twelve year legal battle sees EU court grant Intel's appeal against $1.2 billion EU antitrust fine over treatment of AMD…

5 months ago

US Commerce Dept Warns Of Severe Chip Shortages

Some manufacturers have less than 5 days supply of computer chips, putting US manufacturing at shutdown risk, warns federal agency

5 months ago

Nvidia Preparing To Abandon $40bn ARM Acquisition – Report

Facing many regulatory probes and lawsuits, Nvidia tells its partners it is preparing to abandon its acquisition of ARM Holdings

5 months ago

US Legislation To Boost Chip Funding Set For House

US House of Representatives set to introduce bill on tech funding and domestic chip manufacturing, as EU advances own plan…

5 months ago

Intel Says Ohio Site Could Become World’s Biggest Chip Plant

Intel chooses Ohio site for manufacturing investment that could grow to $100bn over ten years, but ties scale and speed…

5 months ago

EU Chief Confirms Chip Law Proposal For Early February

Chip shortage solution? European Commission boss says the European Chips Act legislation will be proposed in early February

5 months ago

PC Sales Reach Highest Level Since 2012, Says IDC

Shipments of PCs (desktops, laptops, workstations etc) experience growth streak during the past year, despite ongoing chip shortage

6 months ago

Apple Loses Key Server Chip Designer To Microsoft

Apple loses another key staffer, as Microsoft reportedly hires chip industry veteran Mike Filippo to help in its in-house chip…

6 months ago

Intel Removes All References To Xinjiang After Public Apology

American chip giant Intel accused of cowardice by US senator, after public apology and removal of Xinjiang references in supplier…

6 months ago