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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

2 days ago

Microsoft Indefinitely Postpones Office Return

Software giant is the latest tech giant to respond to ongoing infections, saying it will indefinitely postpone staff return to…

7 days ago

Broadband Speeds Rise 20 Percent Since Start Of Covid-19

But 134,000 properties in the United Kingdom are still unable to get a decent broadband connectivity, Ofcom's latest research shows

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…

1 week 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…

1 week 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…

2 weeks ago

South Korea Passes Bill To Curb In-App Purchase Charges

The App Store commission that Apple and Google imposes for in-app purchases is to be banned in South Korea after…

2 weeks ago

China Limits Kids To Three Hours Of Video Games A Week

Draconian move? Children in China now only allowed to play video games between 8 and 9pm on Friday, weekends and…

2 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

2 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

3 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks ago

Zoom Settles ‘Zoombombing’ Lawsuit, Pays $85 Million

Video conferencing giant Zoom to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit over data sharing, security and 'zoombombing' issues

1 month ago

Bill Gates Officially Divorced From Melinda

Marriage of 27 years between Microsoft's co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates and Melinda officially ended this week after court…

1 month ago

Facebook Pauses Sales Of Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset Over Skin Complaints

Temporary pause of sales of the Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset, after issues with a foam pad causing skin…

2 months ago

Microsoft Thrives Thanks To Azure Growth

Software giant posts record results, as certain business segments (Azure) thrive during Coronavirus pandemic, but others struggle

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

WhatsApp Tests Message Sending Without Smartphone

Look mum, no smartphone. For the first time WhatsApp to test a feature to allow users to send messages without…

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

Microsoft Launches ‘Cloud PC’ Service With Windows 365

True device independence? Microsoft users can now stream their Windows operating system onto an Apple Mac, tablet, or smartphone

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

Japanese Officials Resist Ban On Fax Machines

Victory for legacy tech, as pushback by Japanese officials against ban on fax machines overturns a mass switch to email…

2 months ago

ARM CEO Insists Nvidia Purchase Better Than IPO

Head of ARM strongly defends Nvidia acquisition, which he says is a much better alternative than being a standalone public…

2 months ago

Windows 11 Slated To Arrive Before Year End

Microsoft unveils its next operating system Windows 11, and promises Windows 10 users a free upgrade, if the PC is…

3 months ago

O2 Denies Reinstating Roaming Charges For Brits In Europe

O2 denies reinstating roaming charges, after adjusting its roaming fair usage data limit already in place for unlimited data customers

3 months ago

Microsoft Now Valued At $2 Trillion

Software giant Microsoft joins Apple, as it cross the $2 trillion threshold to become only the second company to reach…

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

Satya Nadella Confirmed As Microsoft Chairman

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has had another role added to his responsibilities, with the position of chairman of the board

3 months ago