Chips

Chip Shortage – Renault To Extend Idle Factories Until September

Three of Renault's four car factories in Spain will be partly idled until end of September, as silicon shortage continues…

14 hours ago

Intel Turnaround Plan To Invest $20 Billion In Chip Manufacturing

One month as Intel CEO, Pat Gelsinger unveils $20 billion turnaround plan chip so giant can build two new chip…

3 weeks ago

Japanese Plant Fire Adds To Carmakers’ Chip Supply Woes

Major fire at Renesas semiconductor facility in Japan shuts down production for a month, adding to car chip supply shortages

3 weeks ago

Infineon Sees Financial Hit From Texas Plant Shutdown

Infineon sees financial impact in high double-digit millions of euros from February plant closure as chip shortages hit carmakers worldwide

3 weeks ago

President Biden Targets Silicon Shortage With Executive Order

Chip shortage targetted by US executive order that will review supply chains for four critical products experiencing shortages

2 months ago

Taiwan Meeting With Top US Official Will Discuss Silicon Shortage

Silicon squeeze. Global shortage of silicon chips will be a topic covered during Taiwan's meeting with a senior US official

2 months ago

Mazda Warns It May Cut Production Due To Silicon Shortage

Needing chips. Ongoing silicon shortages prompt Japanese car maker Mazda to warn it may cut global vehicle production by 34,000

2 months ago

Samsung Warns Auto Chip Shortage May Affect Smartphones

Global shortage in semiconductors for automobiles could have a knock-on effect disrupting orders for mobile devices, says world's biggest memory…

2 months ago

Taiwanese Minister: Chip Makers To Address Car Silicon Shortage

As a silicon shortage slows global car production, Taiwanese government minister says chip makers are at full capacity but will…

3 months ago

Intel Chips Already Being Made By TSMC – Report

Manufacturing outsourcing move. Intel chips are already being manufactured by TSMC, amid inhouse issues for US firm

3 months ago

US Regulator Demands New Hearing On Qualcomm Decision

US Federal Trade Commission asks appeals court to reconsider decision that struck down landmark Qualcomm antitrust injunction

7 months ago

ARM Sold To Nvidia As Critics Blast Deal

Labour urges government to step in to ensure ARM retains its British headquarters as SoftBank agrees sale to Silicon Valley-based…

7 months ago

Apple To Sell Macs With In-house Processors From 2021 – Report

Apple will reportedly utilise its own in-house processors in its Mac computer portfolio next year, in a transition away from…

12 months ago

Chip Makers Demand A Say On Proposed US Export Restrictions

Industry groups react to proposed US export changes that would prevent the sale of certain chips and other silicon technology…

1 year ago

US Considers Blocking Chip Shipments To Huawei – Report

Taiwan's TSMC could be ordered to halt shipments of silicon chips to Huawei under potential new US restrictions

1 year ago

Qualcomm Confirms EU Antitrust Probe Of 5G Chips

Not again. Qualcomm admits it is facing an EU antitrust investigation over sales of its 5G modem chips, as it…

1 year ago

Intel Mulls Sale Of Connectivity Chip Division – Report

Intel said to be considering sale of its connected home division, as it reportedly seeks a buyer for the unit

1 year ago

Huawei Sets Blacklist Cost At £8bn As It Introduces Latest AI Tech

Huawei introduces Ascend 910 AI chip and MindSpore framework as national security blacklist spurs efforts to reduce reliances on US…

2 years ago

Apple Spends $1bn To Acquire Intel Modem Biz

Chip independence? Apple makes its second ever largest acquisition with Intel modem unit purchase

2 years ago

France Plans 5G Launch For Next Year In Spite Of Trade Turmoil

The country says it is not planning to ban Huawei or any other company, but will make decisions based on…

2 years ago

Apple’s £21bn Patent Lawsuit Against Qualcomm Arrives In Court

The row focuses on Qualcomm's lucrative licensing practices for patents and its dominant smartphone modems

2 years ago

Weeks After US Ban Lifted, ZTE Production ‘Back To Normal’

ZTE is set to accelerate its investment in critical parts such as chips after the US supply embargo nearly put…

3 years ago

Fujitsu Gives First Details On ARM-Powered Supercomputer Chip

Fujitsu's custom chip, the first to use supercomputing extensions to the ARMv8-A instruction set, is set to come into operation…

3 years ago

Nvidia Unveils First High-End Chips Based On ‘Turing’ Architecture

Turing's real-time rendering advances could appear in Nvidia's gaming chips, set to be announced as early as next week

3 years ago

Qualcomm Expects $1bn From IoT Sales This Year

Qualcomm's figures underscore the rapid expansion of connected gadgets into all areas of life, even as smartphone sales level off

3 years ago

Details Emerge Of Qualcomm’s ARM-Based Desktop Chip

The 'Snapdragon 1000' aims to take on Intel in laptops and desktops with smaller chips that use less power

3 years ago

Qualcomm To Refocus Server Chip Business On Large Cloud Players

Despite rumours of a possible sale of its server chip division, Qualcomm insists it isn't going anywhere

3 years ago

Operating Systems Hit By Major Security Flaw

Windows, macOS, Linux, VMware, Xen, KVM and others are affected by issues caused by their misinterpretation of chip documentation

3 years ago

Samsung Takes Chip Top Spot From Intel After 25 Years

Memory prices boost Samsung to the top of the chip market, while the Internet of Things makes a 'significant' impact…

3 years ago

AMD And Microsoft Release Spectre Fixes

The latest patches include operating system and processor microcode updates to protect users from Spectre Variant 2

3 years ago