semiconductor

Samsung To Build $17bn Chip Factory In Texas, Amid Global Shortage

Samsung is to make its largest ever investment in the United States, in order to construct a brand new chip…

2 weeks ago

Chip Shortage Blamed For Looming Job Losses At Vauxhall

Hundreds of job losses are on the cards at Vauxhall's home town of Luton, due to knock-on affects of the…

2 months 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

4 months ago

TSMC Founder Warns Semiconductor Plans Could Fail

Plans by US, EU and others to bring semiconductor production into their own countries could result in a costly, unworkable…

5 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

6 months ago

US Senate Passes Bill To Counter China Tech Threat

US Senate passes $250bn US Innovation and Competition Act that seeks to counter global influence of Chinese technology, and encourage…

6 months ago

Intel To Invest $3.5bn To Expand New Mexico Factory

Chip giant Intel is to ramp up its manufacturing capability at its New Mexico factory, and will add 3D packaging…

7 months ago

EU Industry Chief To Meet With Intel, TSMC Execs Amidst Chip Crisis

EU industry commissioner Thierry Breton to meet with Intel chief Pat Gelsinger and top TSMC executive amidst pressure to increase…

8 months 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…

9 months ago

Samsung Again Warns About Chip Shortage

Global silicon shortage not just impacting the car industry, as Samsung warns it may delay launch of the new Galaxy…

9 months ago

Chinese, US Chip Trade Associations Team Up – Report

Thaw in China/US relationship? Chip trade associations in China and United States reportedly announce joint working group

9 months ago

EU Aims To Boost High-End Semiconductor Production

2030 Digital Compass plan would see EU producing 20 percent of world's high-end semiconductors by 2030, with first quantum computer…

9 months ago

TSMC To Build $12 Billion Chip Factory In US

After talking with Trump, big name chip maker TSMC confirms plans to build a $12 billion semiconductor factory in Arizona,…

2 years ago

Trump Administration Talks With Chipmakers Over Building US Factories

Go local? Officials in Washington reportedly talk to two semiconductor companies about constructing chip factories in the United States

2 years 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…

2 years ago

Coronavirus: Chip Makers Ask To Be Classified As Essential Businesses

Group representing major US chip makers ask US federal authorities to be classified as essential businesses, so factories can remain…

2 years ago

Profits Slump At Samsung Due To Chip Sale Slowdown

Better times ahead predicts South Korean electronics giant after profits take a hit in the first quarter

3 years ago

Strong Dollar, Not Windows 10, Blamed As PC Sales Fall

Windows 10 upgrades rather than new sales hit PC shipments, as semiconductor industry also sees a slight decline

6 years ago

IBM Pays £931m To Offload Semiconductor Business

IBM will pay Globalfoundries $1.5bn to take on chip operations

7 years ago

IBM’s Neurosynaptic Chip Aims To Transform Science And Technology

IBM deepens its cognitive computing capabilities with new energy-efficient chip the size of a postage stamp

7 years ago

IBM Fails To Offload Semiconductor Biz – Report

IBM and Globalfoundries walk away from a deal for IBM's semiconductor unit, after a disagreement over price

7 years ago

IBM Considering Sale Of Semiconductor Business – Report

Goldman Sachs reportedly called in to examine possibility of sale

8 years ago

Samsung Posts Another Record Profit In Q3, Offloads LCD Venture

Samsung posts another record profit amid concerns about slowing smartphone sales

8 years ago

Semiconductor Revenue To Improve In 2013, IDC Predicts

Worldwide revenues from semiconductor sales in 2013 will rise nearly 5 percent, IDC has forecasted

9 years ago

Gartner: Intel Leads Difficult Semiconductor Market

Semiconductor sales are being hit by slow PC sales and ongoing economic uncertainty, but Gartner expects the market to return…

9 years ago

Renesas Extends Microcontroller Partnership With TSMC

Semiconductor maker Renesas is to continue working with TSMC to produce 40nm microcontrollers, amid rumours of mass layoffs at the…

10 years ago

Intel Extends Semiconductor Lead Over Samsung

Intel has extended its lead over Samsung in the semiconductor market according to the latest IHS figures

10 years ago

IHS: iPad Helping To Create Huge Tablet Semiconductor Market

With the help of Apple's iPad, tablets are becoming one of the world's biggest markets for semiconductors, according to a…

10 years ago

Researchers Integrate Electronic Components Into Optical Fibre

Transatlantic team of scientists develop technique which could make communications technology faster, cheaper and more efficient

10 years ago

Apple Now Top Global Semiconductor Buyer

Apple now purchases more semiconductor chips than any other tech vendor according to Gartner

10 years ago