Auction might be scuppered.
Western Digital is going for a court injunction to prevent Toshiba from flogging its chip business without the U.S. firm's consent in a move that might scupper the auction.
Should Qualcomm be worried?
Google has head hunted Apple’s chip man to come up with future versions of Google's Pixel phone.
No concessions over NXP deal
US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has not offered any concessions so far in its $38-billion bid for NXP Semiconductors, the EU competition authority has said.
It is not as if you are using it
Chip manufacturer ARM is pairing with the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) at the University of Washington to develop a line of brain-implantable systems-on-a-chip.
Making America grate again
US outfit Micron Technology has announced that that it is building a back-end site in Taiwan.
Upgrade or die
Software king of the world Microsoft is locking down system updates for those using AMD’s Ryzen and Intel’s Kaby Lake processors on Windows 7 and 8.1.
Not an Intel chip - the other type of atom
Big Blue boffins have managed to read and write data to a single atom.
Age of Intel, Nvidia and AMD will be past
Boffins armed with white boards and slide rules claim it is possible to build a self-replicating computer that replaces silicon chips with processors made from DNA molecules.
Bidders having various thoughts
Toshiba may delay the sale of its flash memory chip unit after the conglomerate said it would consider selling most, even all, of the marquee business, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.