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Huawei Claims AI Chip Equals Nvidia

Huawei executive claims its AI chip meets or surpasses one of Nvidia's most popular GPUs as company becomes serious rival…

5 days ago

Huawei Building Massive Chip R&D Centre In Shanghai

Huawei now developing own chip manufacturing technology as it seeks ways around increasing US restrictions

2 months ago

Micron Notes DRAM Supply Hit After Taiwan Earthquake

Concerns realised. Memory maker Micron admits hit to DRAM supply following Taiwan's biggest earthquake in 25 years

2 months ago

Taiwan Earthquake Prompts Chip Supply Concerns

Chipmakers in Taiwan reportedly briefly suspend some production for inspections, after the island hit by 7.4-magnitude earthquake

2 months ago

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

4 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

4 months ago

Biden Admin To Award $162m To Microchip Tech For US Chip Production

US Commerce Dept to provide $162 million to Microchip Technology to increase chip production in Colorado and Oregon

5 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…

6 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…

6 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…

6 months ago

China Still Acquiring Chip-making Equipment, Despite US Ban

Report finds Chinese companies, despite White House ban, are still purchasing US chip-making equipment for advanced semiconductors

7 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…

8 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

China To Launch $40 Billion State Chip Fund – Report

Sanctions response. New state-backed investment fund is to be launched that seeks to raise $40 billion for China's semiconductor sector

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…

10 months ago

UK, EU, Mull Tighter China Controls After New US Restriction

Will they follow? Both the United Kingdom and European Union to consider new US investment ban in China for 'sensitive…

10 months ago

President Biden Executive Order Targets Tech Investments In China

Tech crackdown against Beijing continues after President Biden signs executive order to prohibit certain tech investments in China

10 months ago

Intel Exec Talks Up China As Sanctions Threat Looms

Senior Intel China executive talks up country's unique opportunities as US chip firms lobby against further export restrictions

10 months ago

Tech Investors Flee China As Political Tensions Worsen

Private capital fundraising in Asia-Pacific on track for 10-year low as VC funding in China drops nearly 55 percent, report…

11 months ago

AMD To Invest $400m In India Over Five Years

US chipmaker AMD confirms big investment in India, plus construction of largest design centre, as New Delhi continues charm offensive

11 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

11 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…

12 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…

12 months ago

China Urges Japan To Drop Chip Export Restrictions

Minister hits back and says China is “strongly dissatisfied with” Japan’s decision to halt the export of chipmaking equipment

1 year ago

UK Government Unveils Long-Awaited £1 Billion Semiconductor Strategy

Long-awaited government strategy for UK semiconductor strategy unveiled, but some critics argue it is not enough

1 year ago

US Warns Of Economic Damage If China Invades Taiwan

Chinese invasion of Taiwan would likely shut down chip production, causing huge economic impact for the world, US warns

1 year ago

Germany Denies Chip Making Chemical Export Ban To China

There are currently no plans ban export to China of chemicals used to manufacture semiconductors, Germany says

1 year ago

Semiconductor Revenue To Decline In 2023, Gartner Warns

Gartner forecasts global semiconductor revenue to decline 11.2 percent in 2023, amid economic uncertainties and weakening demand

1 year ago

ASML Boss Warns Of Chip Supply Uncertainty

Beijing will develop its own semiconductor equipment says CEO of ASML, and says market access to China is “absolutely essential”

1 year ago