‘Germany pushes Intel to spend more on its €17 billion chip fab’
Berlin dangles greater subsidies if chipmaker agrees to increase its investment in the Magdeburg facility.
Germany is pushing Intel to expand its plans for a proposed chip plant in exchange for higher subsidies, according to a report in the Financial Times. The €17 billion is already set to be... Read more
Micron announces $15 billion memory chip plant in Idaho
Micron Technology revealed plans to build a new $15 billion memory chip plant in Idaho.
Idaho-based Micron is a leading DRAM and flash memory chips manufacturer. The company's products can be found in anything from data center servers to cell phones. Micron earned $27.7 billion in sales in its f... Read more
Intel lowers expectations ahead of its Arc A750 GPU release
Intel is lowering expectations for the upcoming Arc A750 Limited Edition GPU. The chipmaker provided us with an insight into the card's mediocre performance in a new three-minute-long video.
Before we continue, it's crucial to remember that the A750 is one of Intel's top-of-the-line GPUs. In the... Read more
Nvidia CEO would like to collaborate with Intel for chip manufacturing
Last year, Intel decided to extend its business by manufacturing chips designed by others. They coined this as “Foundry Business” and announced a slew of multi-billion dollar projects for creating centers in America and Europe. Following Nvidia CEO Huang’s comments, Intel’s shares increased... Read more
Intel wants 8 billion euros from EU to build a European chip plant
Intel CEO, Pat Gelsinger, came to Europe last week to talk to European officials about building a European chip factory. Gelsingers wants to EU to pitch in for 8 billion euros in subsidies because of the higher costs compared to building a plant in Asia.
Intel wants 8 billion euros ($9.7 billion... Read more
Asia’s chipmakers boost production of 8 inch wafers
Asian chipmakers are in a hurry to expand their production capacity, in light of the global shortage that has affected carmakers the most. However, the firms warn that the supply gap will not be filled immediately and could take months to catch up with demand.
Automakers like General Motors and ... Read more
Chinese tech firms see Nvidia’s Arm deal as a major threat
Huawei and other Chinese technology companies want regulators to block the acquisition.
Bloomberg News reported that Huawei and several other Chinese tech firms have raised concerns to local regulators about chipmaker Nvidia's deal to buy UK-based chip designer Arm.
Last month, Nvidia announc... Read more
Arm launches new chip designs for use in autonomous systems
Arm announced on Tuesday that it is launching a new set of solutions for autonomous systems in industrial and automotive applications. The chips include the Mali-G78AE GPU, the Arm Mali-C71AE image signal processor, and the Arm Cortex-A78AE high-performance CPU.
The highlight of these chips is t... Read more
NXP no longer considers new conversations with Qualcomm relevant
Last Sunday, the G20 summit took place in Buenos Aires. At the summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping and American President Donald Trump spoke to each other. It turned out that their conversation was about the off-track takeover of the Dutch NXP by the American chipmaker Qualcomm, among other things.... Read more