‘Chip shortage to continue well into 2022’
Both Intel and TSMC see no end in sight in the short term to the chip shortage that is now affecting more and more industries. Both companies are doing everything they can to meet demand, but adding capacity takes time.
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger says in an interview with The Washington Post that h... Read more
Intel in talks to make chips for automakers in 6-9 months
In a report by Reuters, Intel’s CEO said on Monday that the company is in talks to start making chips for automakers, to offset the shortage, which has slowed down the automotive industry considerably.
Chief Executive Officer, Pat Gelsinger, said that Intel is talking to companies that design ... Read more
Apple device production is slowing down due to chip shortage
Apple is experiencing delays in the production of some MacBook and iPad models because of the chip shortage affecting the world. The report comes from Nikkei Asia and cites multiple sources. Recent reports say that Apple is planning to introduce new additions to the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air line... Read more
Think tank: Europe should invest in chip design, not production
A German think tank report says that building a super fabrication facility makes no sense when the EU's chip design industry is lacking.
Europe’s ambition to make the most powerful computer chips risks wasting billions of euros, a German think tank said in a report this week. The report, accor... Read more
TSMC announces massive investments into chip production
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has announced an investment of 100 billion dollars (85 billion euros). The company plans to significantly scale up its production capacity over the next three years.
This is a considerable scaling up from the 28 billion dollars (24 billion euros) that TSMC ... Read more
Intel to build new chip factories in Europe
Intel has announced its plans for the future. The company is betting big on the production of 7nm chips and wants to make its chip factories available to other companies too. For this, the company wants to build more chip factories, starting with two factories in the American state of Arizona. Inte... Read more
EU is striving for a larger share in semiconductor production
The European Union has set out a set of digital goals that it wants to achieve in the next decade. In it, the body says it wants to be responsible for a significant share of semiconductor production by 2030.
There are already quite a few semiconductors produced in Europe, but according to Bloomb... Read more
USA tries to prevent all export of ASML machines to China
The United States is trying to prevent ASML from selling its chip machines to Chinese companies. In addition to the sale of the new EUV machines, the country says the sale of the older DUV machines must also be halted.
In a report, the United States proposes a series of measures to ensure its le... Read more
Samsung: chip shortages for cars may hit smartphones as well
Chip manufacturer Samsung Electronics is warning that the chip shortages hitting the car market could soon impact the supply of parts for smartphones as well.
The world's largest chip manufacturers are now working at full capacity in an attempt to meet the huge demand for semiconductors that is ... Read more
ASML will be training hundreds of EUV Engineers every year
ASML has opened a new Global EUV Training Center in Taiwan to train 360 EUV Engineers annually to work in the EUV sector.
The new 1.625-square-meter EUV training center in the Tainan Science Park will offer training courses for EUV (extreme ultraviolet) Engineers, including operating EUV machine... Read more