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Samsung's foundry flounders
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 11:40

Samsung's foundry flounders


Drop in market share expected

Taiwanese market research institute TrendForce claims that Samsung's foundry business will lose market share in 2022.

Intel to increase chip performance
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 15 April 2022 12:14

Intel to increase chip performance


Fivefold increase per watt

Intel says it wants to achieve fivefold increase in performance per watt for its next-generation CPU-GPU.

TSMC sees sales increase
Published in News
Thursday, 14 April 2022 12:14

TSMC sees sales increase


37 per cent jump

TSMC is predicting a 37 per cent jump in current-quarter sales even if chip capacity remains tight this year.

Tsar Putin orders glorious Russian supercomputer
Published in News


Made with invincible and advanced Russian chips based on proven technology

Terrified that ordering invasions of other countries might prevent his country getting its paws on technology, Tsar Putin has ordered that a supercomputer be built around Russian-made Elbrus processors.

Big Tech uses energy-optimised machine-learning
Published in PC Hardware


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.

China spending $150 billion to upgrade on semiconductor production
Published in News


Only a matter of time

The Chinese government has been spending over $150 billion by 2030.

Chip shortage could continue for years
Published in News
Monday, 07 March 2022 13:16

Chip shortage could continue for years


TSMC warns

A TSMC boss has warned that the chip shortage is unlikely to ease up for years.

Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express gets wide acceptance
Published in News


Intel, AMD, Arm, TSMC, and Samsung sign up

Intel, AMD, Arm, TSMC, and Samsung have signed up to a Universal Chiplet Interconnect Express (UCIe) consortium.

Nvidia spends $10 billion to secure 5nm supply
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 22 February 2022 12:39

Nvidia spends $10 billion to secure 5nm supply


TSMC cashes in

The graphics card maker named after a Roman vengeance daemon, Nvidia is spending $10 billion to make sure that TSMC makes its 5nm node design chipsets.

TSMC runs into construction delays in Arizona
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 February 2022 11:42

TSMC runs into construction delays in Arizona


Already three to six months behind schedule

TSMC’s new Arizona chip-making plant has run into construction delays.