Samsung builds new chip production line with money from sold ASML shares
Samsung Electronics has significantly reduced its stake in ASML. It has disposed of more than half of its shares in ASML.
South Korean Samsung Electronics sold more than half of the ASML shares it owned. That's according to the tech giant's half-year report made public in late July. Samsung had... Read more
‘Huawei may release 5G smartphones soon’
Huawei may release 5G smartphones again before the end of this year. At least that is the conclusion of an investigation.
Huawei is said to have found a way around the U.S. trade blockade in terms of chips. That's what three independent analysts tell Reuters.
It is said, the company can pro... Read more
Sunak unveils £1B chip strategy for lagging UK industry
To catch up in the fierce global competition over semiconductor supplies, the United Kingdom has unveiled a £1 billion investment strategy to bolster its chip design sector, as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced in the early hours of Friday morning.
Rather than directly competing with the siz... Read more
‘Arm adjusts licensing model to boost stock market value’
Arm has informed customers that it will adjust its licensing model and introduce new pricing calculations for its chip technology. With this, Arm would like to boost its stock market value ahead of its upcoming IPO.
The Financial Times writes based on sources. Whereas Arm currently bases royalti... Read more
Investigations launched into spying by Chinese ex-employee ASML
Investigations have been launched in the Netherlands, as well as in the US, into a Chinese ex-employee of ASML. The former employee is alleged to have been guilty of stealing intellectual property from the chip manufacturing giant. It is being investigated whether this person has ties to the Chines... Read more
Qualcomm launches software platform to track chip supply chain
The new software platform will initially target "real-time supply chain visibility and intelligence"
This week Qualcomm announced the availability of the Qualcomm Aware Platform. This new paid software service "empowers developers and enterprises to harness real-time information and data insight... Read more
‘Intel delays TSMC 3nm chip order’
Intel may delay its order for 3nm chips from Taiwanese chip manufacturer TSMC. The chip parts to be produced are intended for the new generation of Intel Arrow Lake processors.
According to Digitimes sources, the US chip giant is going to adjust the order for Intel 3 node-based processor parts d... Read more
Former Chinese employee steals sensitive data from ASML
A former Chinese employee stole sensitive company information in 2022, chip machine manufacturer ASML reported the theft in its annual report over the past year. Specifically, this includes intellectual property involving ASML's most advanced EUV technology.
In its recently published 2022 annual... Read more
Intel records hefty revenue drop in 2022
Intel's annual figures are out. Revenue staggered over 2022. The chip giant said it expects a setback in the first quarter of 2023.
Intel generated €58 billion ($63.1 billion) in revenue in all of 2022. The figure is down 20 percent from 2021, when $79 billion in sales was credited to the boo... Read more
ASML faces 2023 with confidence
In spite of chip export bans and international turmoil, ASML is optimistic about this year's sales. The organization showed confidence during the presentation of its most recent quarterly and annual figures.
The chip industry giant generated sales of €6.4 billion in the fourth quarter of last... Read more