The takeover of the chipmaker Micron by a Chinese government controlled outfit is going to be extremely tricky, warned analysts.
$6.44 billion in sales
Dutch outfit ASML Holding, the world's second largest maker of semiconductor production equipment has managed to flog more than $6.44 billion worth of gear.
Or at least rumoured
AMD mentioned that the AMD Radeon R9 Fury STRIX graphics card was coming out at the 'New Era of PC Gaming' presentation but we did not see anything.
GlobalFoundaries now a significant force
GlobalFoundries has signed off on the purchase of IBM's chip business making it one of chip industries key players and actually filling its bank acount.
Have they looked down the back of the SoFIA?
Chipzilla has been hinting that the design for its Intel's 28nm SoFIA 4G application processor is ready for mass production but a rumour from the Far East suggests that it will not be launched until the beginning of next year.
Chuck that idea out the window
US chipmaker Qualcomm has told the world that it will not be dumping its "essentially useless chip making" business.
Needs to make money
As we have been warning, AMD is considering selling itself off as part of a consolidation which is happening in the chip industry.
Going Dutch means long hours
Dutch chipmaker NXP has been accused of forcing workers in its overseas factories to work too long and undermining local trade unions.
We said that this would happen and no one believed us
They said it could not happen, it nearly didn't, but we have it on good authority that Intel is going to announce that it is buying Altera for $17 billion today.