Chip

United States Suspends Exports To China’s Top Chipmaker SMIC – Report

After SMIC produced sophisticated chip for Huawei's Mate 60 Pro phone, US suspends export permissions to the firm

3 months ago

UK Government To Fund Two Semiconductor Research Hubs

Government to fund semiconductor research hubs in Bristol and Southampton, to help bring new chip tech to market

3 months ago

Newport Wafer Fab To Cut Jobs, Blames Government Restrictions

National security restrictions blamed as Welsh chip factory proposes to axe 100 jobs, as search for new owner continues

9 months ago

Huawei Phone Teardown Reveals China Chip Advances

TechInsights teardown of new Huawei Mate 60 Pro smartphone reveals China's advances in chip manufacturing, despite US sanctions

9 months ago

Intel Says Upcoming Data Centre Chip More Than Doubles Efficiency

Intel says upcoming Sierra Forest data centre chip offers 240 percent efficiency gains over current-generation Xeon, as it looks for…

9 months ago

TSMC Delays Production At Arizona Fab, Amid Skills Shortage

Production start at vaunted Arizona chip factory pushed back a year by TSMC, due to shortage of skilled workers

10 months ago

Japan Buys Out JSR As It Drives Chip Equipment Sector

Japanese government to buy out chip materials maker JSR as it seeks to take advantage of US-China tensions to boost…

11 months ago

Intel Invests $25bn In Israel Chip Plant

Intel to spend $25bn on new chip plant in Israel as governments pressure chip companies to diversify supply chains away…

11 months ago

TSMC Investment Plans For Taiwan Unchanged – Report

Amid growing concerns about China's intentions for Taiwan, government minister says TSMC local investments remain unchanged

1 year ago

Samsung To Cut Chip Production Amid Profit Decline

Electronics giant Samsung will make “meaningful” cut to chip production, amid global downturn in semiconductor demand

1 year ago

Samsung To Spend $228 Billion On South Korean Chip Plant

South Korean government announces 'world's largest' chip complex near Seoul. Samsung says it will spend $228 billion

1 year ago

Intel Seeks $5 Billion More In Subsidies For German Chip Plant – Report

Chip giant Intel is reportedly seeking an additional 5 billion euros in subsidies from the German government

1 year ago

Chinese President Xi Urges Tech Independence

Facing increasing US export controls on advanced technology, Chinese President Xi Jinping calls for tech self-reliance

1 year ago

ASML Data Theft By Ex China Staffer Violated Export Controls

ASML discovers its tech has been stolen by China employee, which resulted in violation of “certain export control regulations”

1 year ago

Intel Now Seeks $10 Billion State Aid For German Factory – Report

Chip giant Intel reportedly increases the funding requirement from German government for planned Magdeburg chip factory

1 year ago

Kyocera To Double Semiconductor Investment

Japan's Kyocera to roughly double investment in semiconductors amidst global push to diversify supply chain, following years of disruption

1 year ago

ARM Refuses To Sell Advanced Chip Designs To Alibaba – Report

British chip designer ARM reportedly refuses to sell advanced chip designs to a Chinese company, citing US/UK export restrictions

1 year ago

TSMC Arizona Fabs To Generate $10 Billion Yearly, Create 10,000 Jobs

Taiwanese chip giant's new fabs in Arizona are to generate plenty of revenue and jobs, as President Biden visits construction…

1 year ago

TSMC Triples Arizona Factory Investment To $40 Billion

President Joe Biden is to visit TSMC chip plant in Arizona after Taiwanese firm prepares to more than triple its…

1 year ago

Germany To Block Chinese Takeover Of ERS Electronic – Report

National security. Berlin is reportedly preparing to block a second German chip firm from falling into the hands of a…

2 years ago

Intel, Google Co-Designed Data Centre E2000 Chip

Google Cloud deploys its new C3 machine series, featuring the Intel infrastructure processing unit E2000, co-designed by Google and Intel

2 years ago

ARM Launches New Chip Design For Data Centre, Cloud

British chip designer ARM Holdings reveals its next generation data centre chip design, dubbed Neoverse V2

2 years ago

US Instructs AMD, Nvidia To Halt AI Shipments To China

Two leading American chipmakers, Nvidia and AMD, have been ordered to stop selling some of their AI-related technology to China

2 years 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…

2 years 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

2 years ago

India’s $10 Billion Plan To Attract Chip Makers

India approves $10 billion incentive plan to attract chip and display makers, as Intel announces $7.1 billion investment in Malaysia

2 years ago

Intel Security Flaw Affects Pentium, Atom, Celeron Chips

Researchers find vulnerability in certain low powered Intel chips, but good news is that patches are available for download now

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years 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

3 years ago