US government wants more sanctions against Chinese chip makers
Wants to set the Chinese back ten years
The US government is working on even tighter restrictions to set Chinese chipmakers back nearly a decade.
Dutch government blocks sales of chip printing machines to China
Now the Dutch are surrendering to US
The Dutch government confirmed for the first time it will impose new export controls on microchips manufacturing equipment on China.
Intel completes 1.8nm and 2nm node development
Does not mean that it is good to go
Intel has completed development of its Intel 18A (1.8nm-class) and Intel 20A (2nm-class) fabrication processes for its Intel Foundry Services (IFS) division, Tom's Hardware says.
Huawei learns how extreme ultraviolet lithography works
China no longer depends on Dutch or US tech
Huawei is now able to create chips using extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV) which means that it finally has a foot in the door of serious chip development.
ASML attacks US trade restrictions on China
It makes no sense and only benefits US companies
Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML CEO Peter Wennink has waded into the US’s moves to get the Netherlands to adopt new rules restricting exports to China make sense.
China’s chip industry growing faster than anywhere in the world
It looks like Trump’s tech war made things worse
China's chip industry is growing faster than anywhere else in the world, after US sanctions on local champions from Huawei to Hikvision spurred appetite for home-grown components.
ASML sues Dongfang Jingyuan Electron
You nicked our tech
ASML has pressed IP theft allegations against two firms created by 'flagbearer' for China's semiconductor industry Dongfang Jingyuan Electron.
ASML "High-NA" version of EUV prototype ready
A new $400 million machine will become flagship
ASML which makes the other chip-making gear that chipmakers depend on is rolling out a new prototype machine which it hopes will be its new flagship.
Big Tech uses energy-optimised machine-learning
We are going to save the planet
Tech’s biggest names are teaming up with boffins to develop energy-optimised machine-learning and quantum-computing systems under the MIT AI Hardware Programme.
Intel orders advanced chipmaking machine
But it is still on the drawing board
Intel has placed the first order with ASML for an advanced chipmaking machine that is still on the drawing board and won't be delivered for years.