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United States bans export of advanced chip technology

United States bans export of advanced chip technology

The US government imposed an export ban on advanced chip technology for reasons of national security. According to the government, two types of 'ultrawide bandgap' semiconductor materials are now prohibited from being exported. The same applies to some types of electronic computer-aided design ... Read more

date2 days ago
Micron to invest $40 billion in US chip manufacturing

Micron to invest $40 billion in US chip manufacturing

The move amounts to the largest ever investment in US memory manufacturing. This week Micron announced that it would invest $40 billion through the end of the decade to build leading-edge memory manufacturing in multiple phases in the US. With the anticipated grants and credits made possible by ... Read more

date8 days ago
Biden signs CHIPS and Science Act to boost US chip production

Biden signs CHIPS and Science Act to boost US chip production

The CHIPS and Science Act aims to help the US better compete with China. President Joe Biden this week signed a landmark bill to provide $52.7 billion in subsidies for U.S. semiconductor production and research, according to reporting in Reuters. The bill is supposed to boost efforts to make the... Read more

date9 days ago
‘Italy and Intel close in on €4.9 billion chip factory deal’

‘Italy and Intel close in on €4.9 billion chip factory deal’

Intel and the Italian government are on the verge of finalizing a $5 billion (€4.9 billion) chip factory deal. Reuters learned the news from two insiders. Intel announced plans to invest €80 billion in European chip production facilities back in 2021. The first phase kicked off in March 202... Read more

date14 days ago
Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for $1.2 billion

Semtech acquires Sierra Wireless for $1.2 billion

Semiconductor supplier Semtech plans to purchase Sierra Wireless, a deal worth $1.2 billion in all-cash. Semiconductor and analog manufacturing company Semtech Corporation plans to purchase all the shares of Sierra Wireless. Sierra Wireless is an Internet service provider based in Canada. The... Read more

date15 days ago
Spain invests $12 billion in the semiconductor sector

Spain invests $12 billion in the semiconductor sector

The Spanish government wants to invest over $12.3B in developing a local semiconductor industry. As a result, a major complication arose; chip manufacturers are onboard to withstand any challenges. Funded by the European Union, the finances were allotted to balance the economic consequences of t... Read more

date16 days ago
South Korean chip stockpile rises and threatens export

South Korean chip stockpile rises and threatens export

The semiconductor stockpiles in South Korea grew at the quickest pace since April 2016, threatening the export that produces the country's economic growth. Recent reports show that the semiconductor stockpiles of South Korea have seen rapid growth for more than six years. As a result, bad signs ... Read more

date20 days ago
Intel strikes deal to manufacture MediaTek’s chips

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

date23 days ago
TSMC’s supplier warns of chip material price hikes

TSMC’s supplier warns of chip material price hikes

According to Showa Denko, raw materials prices are set to rise at an unprecedented pace. The $550 billion chemical company is one of TSMC's suppliers. Showa Denko expects to raise costs and slash unprofitable products as it confronts a series of economic hardships. The company previously faced ... Read more

date1 month ago
Samsung starts mass producing 3nm processors

Samsung starts mass producing 3nm processors

Samsung started mass producing advanced 3nm processors. The South Korean tech giants hopes to win over new foundry customers and orders. 3nm processors are smaller and more energy-efficient than 5nm processors. This makes the processors especially suitable for mobile and high-performance applic... Read more

date2 months ago
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