Apple announces switch from Intel chips to proprietary Arm chips
Apple announced during the online edition of its developer event WWDC that the company is switching from Intel chips to its own designed Arm chips. The company plans to move entirely from Intel to Arm within two years.
The company has not revealed any technical details about the new chips, nor ... Read more
Intel introduces 3D Lakefield processors with hybrid technology
Intel introduces its 3D Lakefield processors with hybrid technology for lightweight consumer devices. Using Foveros 3D technology, multiple components are stacked on top of each other in the chips, which is more efficient, according to Intel.
The two Lakefield chips both have five cores. The cor... Read more
‘Apple announces switch from Intel to ARM chips for Mac this month’
Apple will announce at the WWDC 2020 conference that it will use its own ARM-based chips for future macOS systems, according to Bloomberg. . WWDC is held on June 22. There has been speculation for years when Apple shuts down the use of the Intel chips.
Next year, Apple would like to supply the f... Read more
To stop China’s world domination, Huawei has to die
U.S. President Donald Trump has tightened the thumbscrews by extending and strengthen Huawei's trade ban. The company itself now indicates that it is going to get into trouble, it needs a solution. The chance that China will allow one of its largest companies to collapse because of Trump's policies... Read more
‘TSMC no longer accepts Huawei orders after new trade ban’
According to sources Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company stopped taking new orders from Huawei. This decision comes after the U.S. government introduced strict measures to restrict the Chinese company's access to American chips.
Several sources have reported this to the Nikkei Asian Revie... Read more
AWS makes instances available with its own Graviton2 chips
AWS makes the sixth generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) General Purpose instances publicly available. These instances, called M6g, use the proprietary Arm-based Graviton2 server chips.
The chip was designed by AWS and its research department Annapurna Labs. Amazon claims that... Read more
The White House wants more chip factories in the U.S.
The White House is in talks with chipmakers Intel and TSMC about building chip factories in the United States, the Wall Street Journal reports. The country wants to become less dependent on factories in Asia to produce chips. Having its own factories would be an essential step in that direction.
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Apple plans on selling Macs in 2021 with own chips
Apple plans to release Macs with Apple's own CPUs and GPUs in 2021. The chips developed by the company are codenamed Kalamata, according to a new report from Bloomberg that cites sources close to Apple.
The sources say that Apple is working on three different SoCs for Macs. These chips will all ... Read more
‘US will limit American chip export to Huawei with new rule’
According to sources from Reuters, the US is going to limit the number of chips supplied to Huawei. The idea is minimising their opportunities for espionage. According to the US, the Chinese company is building functionality for that into their applications.
As a result of new regulations, forei... Read more
Samsung starts mass production for tripling 7nm chips
Chips of 7nm but eventually even 6nm and 3nm: by means of a new production line in the factory in Hwaseong, Samsung wants to triple the production of 7nm chips before the end of the year.
The new assembly line will be fully focused on making chips with the Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) semiconductor... Read more