‘No way to prevent Dutch chips from powering Russian and Iranian drones’
The use of Dutch chips in Russian and Iranian drones can't be completely prevented, according to foreign trade minister Schreinemacher.
Schreinemacher shared the statement in response to a meeting of the House of Representatives. According to the trade minister, it's impossible to completely p... Read more
Broadcom beats Wall Street estimates, signalling spike in datacenter demand
Companies are pouring money into the infrastructure required for hybrid work, giving Broadcom a leg up over competitors in PC and smartphone markets.
The organization manufactures chips for wifi modems, data centers, and routers. Broadcom currently counts Apple as one of its major customers. It... Read more
Intel: more than 1 trillion transistors on a chip by 2030
Intel plans to develop processors with more than 1 trillion transistors by 2030. The target was recently announced by the chipmaker's Components Research and Design Enablement (CRDE) team.
Intel's researchers presented several processes, materials and technologies that should make it possible to... Read more
British lawmakers urge government to increase chip industry support
A group of lawmakers urged the UK government to promote its semiconductor sector, attract inbound investment and ensure the supply of chips critical to the country's industrial and economic future.
To combat chip shortages, governments in the United States and Europe have invested billions of do... Read more
The Netherlands and US are in talks over further Chinese export bans
Dutch trade minister Liesje Schreinemacher confirmed that the Netherlands and the US are negotiating additional limits on exporting semiconductor technology to China.
In 2018, Washington pressured the Dutch government to bar ASML from exporting EUV machines to China. ASML is among the world's la... Read more
Supermicro unveils Intel Sapphire Rapids-based X13 server portfolio
Supermicro unveiled a comprehensive portfolio of storage systems and servers based on 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors, also known as Sapphire Rapids.
Supermicro presented an Intel Xeon Scalable-based portfolio of servers and storage systems. The portfolio was dubbed X13 and includes serve... Read more
Infineon announces plans for a €5 billion chip plant in Dresden
Infineon Technologies plans a new €5 billion chip facility in Dresden, Germany. The chipmaker said the plant will boost its 300-millimeter capacity while strengthening long-term financial ambitions.
Infineon stated that the factory could begin operations in autumn 2026 and support up to 1,000 ... Read more
Chipmaker GlobalFoundries warns employees of layoffs
The management of chipmaker GlobalFoundries warned employees of upcoming layoffs. Inflation and energy prices are on the rise. Demand for chips declines as a result. GlobalFoundries is preparing for an uncertain period by cutting staff.
The plan was announced in an email to employees on Friday ... Read more
ASML launches share buyback program, price rises by nearly 10 percent
ASML will repurchase €12 billion of its own shares between now and 2025. The share price rose 9.7 percent after the announcement.
The Dutch giant shared the news ahead of an investor meeting. In addition to the buyback program, ASML predicted revenue of €30 billion to €40 billion by 2025.... Read more
Nvidia develops A800 GPU to circumvent US export restrictions
Nvidia announced the A800, a new advanced chip that can be sold to Chinese customers without violating US restrictions targeted at preventing cutting-edge technology exports.
According to Nvidia, Chinese computer retailers are already advertising products that include the new chip. The so-called... Read more