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US Extends Probe Into Applied Materials Over Alleged China Shipments

Chip equipment maker Applied Materials receives new subpoena in ongoing probe into alleged sanctions-breaking shipments to China's SMIC

2 days ago

China Forms Biggest-Ever Chip Investment Fund

China officially launches third phase of semiconductor 'Big Fund' valued at $47.5bn as it seeks chip manufacturing self-sufficiency

2 days ago

US To Make 30 Percent Of Advanced Chips By 2032

US to triple domestic chipmaking capacity and control 30 percent of advanced chips by 2032 after Chips Act subsidy boost

2 weeks ago

SoftBank-Owned ARM To Develop AI Chips

SoftBank-owned UK chip design firm ARM Holdings to develop AI accelerator chips for data centres amidst investment boom

2 weeks ago

Taiwanese Chip Giant Exits China Mainland

Major Taiwan chip assembly and test firm KYEC to sell Jiangsu subsidiary, exit mainland China manufacturing amidst political tensions

1 month ago

Intel Shares Sink As AI Surge Hits Chip Revenue

Intel shares sag after company shares gloomy revenue predictions, as data centre chip demand hit by priority for AI spending

1 month ago

Raimondo Downplays Huawei Smartphone Chip

US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says Huawei's flagship smartphone chip 'years behind' US technology, shows export controls working

1 month ago

TSMC Shocks Investors With Lower Chip Growth Forecast

TSMC pulls back on forecast of global chip industry growth for 2024, stirring concerns around expected recovery this year

1 month ago

US Awards $6.4bn To Samsung For Expanded Texas Chip Production

US awards $6.5bn to Samsung Electronics under Chips Act as it seeks to expand domestic chip production following years of…

1 month ago

Samsung To Receive $6bn For Texas Chip Expansion

Samsung reportedly to be awarded $6bn to $7bn in grants to expand its chip manufacturing facilities in Taylor, Texas at…

2 months ago

TSMC Expands Arizona Chip Plans Under $6.6bn US Deal

TSMC to receive another $6.6bn in grants under Chips Act deal that sees it producing 2.2nm chips in Arizona later…

2 months ago

EU Launches Probe Into China Legacy Chips, Following US Lead

EU begins survey of 'market distortions' in legacy chips as it coordinated with US to clamp down on China dominance

2 months 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'

3 months ago

TSMC Opens First Factory In Japan

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

3 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

3 months ago

OpenAI’s Sam Altman Seeks Trillions To Overhaul Chip Industry – Report

Sam Altman reportedly seeking between $5 and $7 trillion to overhaul semiconductor industry to remove AI chip limitations

4 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

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

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…

4 months ago

US Export Controls Fuel Revenue Surge For Chip-Tool Maker Naura

Chinese chip manufacturing equipment maker Naura Technology sees spike in share price after reporting 50 percent revenue rise for 2023

4 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 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

5 months ago

China Tech Firms ‘Redouble AI Chip Efforts’ After US Curbs

Chinese tech companies reportedly intensify efforts to convince domestic companies to switch from Nvidia AI chips

6 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

6 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…

6 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…

6 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

7 months ago