Chips

Samsung More Than Doubles Texas Chip Plant Investment

Samsung reportedly raises Texas investment to $44bn as it plans second chip plant, advanced packaging facility for AI memory

5 days ago

Samsung Expeccts 900 Percent Profit Jump Amidst AI Boom

Samsung estimates more than 900 percent year-over-year profit increase for first quarter as demand for AI drives chip recovery

5 days ago

Intel Shares Slide After Foundry Business Posts $7 Billion Loss

Intel's share price falls 8.2 percent after its contract chip-making business posted an operating loss of $7 billion

1 week ago

The Netherlands To Spend Billions To Retain ASML Operations

Dutch government will spend 2.5 billion euros ($2.7 billion) to improve infrastructure in Eindhoven, to ensure ASML doesn't move abroad

2 weeks ago

SMIC ‘May Have Violated’ US Law In Producing Advanced Chip

China's SMIC may have violated US export controls in producing advanced 7nm chip for Huawei, official tells Congress, as tensions…

3 weeks ago

UK Joins EU’s Chip Research Program

UK joins European Union's chip funding research scheme, pledging £35 million for EU's 'Chips Joint Undertaking'

1 month ago

TSMC Opens First Factory In Japan

Taiwanese chip giant TSMC celebrates opening of first Japanese factory, in key step in global expansion plans

2 months ago

China’s SMIC, Huawei Amongst Top Gov’t Funding Recipients

SMIC, Huawei amongst China's top government funding recipients this year as country continues efforts to develop advanced chips

2 months ago

Nvidia Business Unit To Develop Bespoke Chips – Report

Nvidia reportedly building a new business unit that will design bespoke chips, utilising advanced AI processors

2 months ago

TSMC Further Delays $40 Billion Arizona Chip Fab

Chip manufacturing giant TSMC confirms arrival of second factory in Arizona will be delayed, amid US incentive review

3 months ago

OpenAI’s Altman Seeks Billions For AI Chip Manufacturing Venture

OpenAI chief executive Sam Altman reportedly in talks with investors in Middle East as he seeks billions to build network…

3 months ago

Chinese Groups ‘Buying Nvidia AI Chips’ In Spite Of Restrictions

Chinese military and research organisations continue to buy small batches of high-end Nvidia AI chips in spite of restrictions, report…

3 months ago

Samsung Reports Larger Profit Drop Than Expected

Samsung's fourth-quarter profits far worse than expected but still company's best results in five quarters, amidst signs of chip recovery

3 months ago

Samsung ‘Sees Fourth-Quarter Chip Rebound’

Analysts expect Samsung to show lowest profit drop in six quarters in latest sign of semiconductor market recovery

3 months ago

ASML Says Chip System Export Licence For China Partially Revoked

Dutch chip equipment maker says government partially revokes licence for export of DUV lithography systems to Chinese customers

3 months ago

US Commerce Dept To Review Semiconductor Supply Chain

National security move, as the US Commerce Dept says it will launch survey of US semiconductor supply chain

4 months ago

TSMC Chair Mark Liu To Retire In 2024

TSMC chair Mark Liu to retire from company next year amidst major upheaval as US, Japan, EU seek to diversify…

4 months ago

Japan Chip Equipment Maker Kokusai Expands In China

Japanese chip equipment maker Kokusai Electric expands support staff in China as it sees surging demand from low-end chip makers…

4 months ago

Apple Supplier Qorvo Sells China Plants To Luxshare

US chip maker Qorvo sells two Chinese advanced wireless chip plants to Luxshare amidst ongoing restructure of global supply chain

4 months ago

US Awards $35m To BAE Systems In First Chips Act Grant

BAE Systems US subsidiary to receive $35m in first Chips and Science Act award as Raimondo predicts multi-billion-dollar projects next…

4 months ago

Nvidia Promises Japan AI Support Amidst Heavy Demand

Nvidia chief executive Jensen Huang says company will try to prioritise Japan AI requirements amidst heavy worldwide demand

4 months ago

US Officials To Visit Taiwan To ‘Explain’ China Chip Controls

Taiwan government says US officials to visit island next month to explain complex chip sanctions aimed at China, amidst rising…

4 months ago

US Commerce Chief: China ‘Not Our Friend’

US commerce secretary Gina Raimondo defends latest round of tech export controls against 'biggest threat' as China promises to sidestep…

4 months ago

China Invests Billions In Memory Firms In Face Of US Sanctions

Chinese state-backed companies invest billions in US-sanctioned YMTC and start-up CXMT as country looks to advance chip industry

5 months ago

China Lashes Out As US Tightens Chip Export Controls

Trade war intensifies, as Beijing lashes out at toughens export controls from US. Nvidia confirms new rules will impact AI…

6 months ago

US Cuts China Off From AI Chips, As Export Controls Tightened

Beijing reacts with anger, as United States and President Biden tighten export controls to China for advanced computer chips

6 months ago

US ‘Plans New China Restrictions’ For AI Chips

US administration reportedly about to release new rules seeking to prevent China from accessing more high-end AI GPU chips

6 months ago

South Korean NAND Memory Exports Rise Amidst Chip Gloom

Dominant memory maker South Korea sees rise in NAND flash memory exports in sign worldwide chip slump may be nearing…

6 months ago

US Warns China Of Update To Chip Export Controls

Biden administration not blinking first, as Beijing is warned by US of imminent update to export rules on AI chips…

6 months ago

Apple And ARM Sign Long-Term Chip Deal

Apple has struck a deal with ARM through 2040 and “beyond,” to allow iPhone giant access to the British chip…

7 months ago