‘Intel shelves plan for $700 million R&D facility’
The decision to kill the 'mega lab' in Oregon is the latest of the company's cost-cutting measures.
Intel won’t build a $700 million 'mega lab' it had planned in Hillsboro, Oregon, according to a report in The Register. The tech giant plans to pursue cheaper options instead as it implements bi... Read more
‘Intel’s German chip plant will need twice the city’s energy to operate’
According to officials cited by POLITICO, the planned Intel chip manufacturing plant in Magdeburg, Germany needs at least double the city’s power consumption after its operations kick off in 2027.
“The power consumption when Intel starts operating is greater than the current total power con... Read more
Intel will rebrand and upgrade its Celeron and Pentium processors
Intel Corporation announced that it will rebrand and upgrade of its Celeron and Pentium entry-level laptop processors in 2023.
The new Celeron and Pentium processors will be available to the general public by the first quarter of next year. Intel aims to make things easier and streamline the cu... Read more
Intel strikes deal to manufacture MediaTek’s chips
Intel's foundries will provide substantial capacity for MediaTek in both Europe and North America.
Intel will produce chips for MediaTek, making it the American giant's first leading silicon client for its revitalized chip-manufacturing business. MediaTek is a major Taiwanese fabless semiconduct... Read more
ASML: ‘Production capacity limit in sight’
ASML is receiving so many orders for its chip manufacturing machines that its production capacity limit is in sight. The organization shared the news during the financial presentation of the first quarter of 2022.
ASML recorded a quarterly turnover of €3.5 billion. Profit totalled €695 milli... Read more
New report reveals chip shortage may last longer than expected
The demand for chips skyrocketed during the pandemic. However, this global demand has made it extremely difficult for the suppliers to keep up.
With almost every company relying on other manufacturers in a never-ending chain of dependency, with an aim to create a functional operation to provide ... Read more
‘German government stops GlobalWafers acquisition of Siltronic AG’
GlobalWafers, a Taiwanese chip manufacturer, is unlikely to receive approval for its acquisition of Siltronic AG, a German chip manufacturer. The German Ministry of Economic Affairs has until midnight to approve the acquisition. According to an anonymous Bloomberg source, the decision is unlikely t... Read more
The EU takes next step in microchip manufacturing to rival Asia and the US
The new EU legislation will promote microchip development and may receive $52 billion worth of funds comparable to that proposed within the pending US legislation. This will help them be at par with the US and Asia when it comes to manufacturing microchips.
A senior official of the EU has stated... Read more
ASML achieved record results in 2021, wants to grow further
ASML recently announced its yearly results. The Dutch tech giant managed to book a record turnover of no less than 18.6 billion euros. ASML expects a higher turnover in 2022.
ASML managed to book a record turnover last year. In total, the company posted sales of 18.6 billion euros in 2021. Profi... Read more
Merkel says Europe must work together to lead the high-tech front
Reuters report Angela Merkel saying that European countries must focus on next-generation chip manufacturing.
Angela Merkel has drawn upon her 15+ years of know-how to say that individual European countries cannot compete in advanced high-tech chip manufacturing.
German Chancellor shared her ... Read more