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US billionares try to improve chip industry
Published in News


Better than providing health benefits for poor people

An alliance made up of US billionaires is stumping up the money to improve the US chip industry.

AMD warns of a chip slow down
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 10 June 2022 11:19

AMD warns of a chip slow down


After two years of a strong market

AMD CEO Lisa Su warned that there will be a slowdown in personal computers this year after two years of a "very strong PC market".

Samsung considers 20 per cent chip price hikes
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Sign of the Times

Samsung wants to jack the prices of its semiconductor products up by 20 per cent.

Silicon carbide chip fab opens in New York
Published in News
Thursday, 28 April 2022 11:45

Silicon carbide chip fab opens in New York


If they can make them there, they can make them anywhere

On Monday, the world's largest plant for making silicon carbide chips was opened in central New York.

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.

Chip shortage could continue for years
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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.

Putin could kill US chip industry
Published in News
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 12:32

Putin could kill US chip industry


White House has new Ukraine scare story

Not content with shuttering Chinese chip making, the White House is warning the chip industry to diversify its supply chain in case Russia retaliates against threatened US export curbs by blocking access to key materials.

Intel’s new Ohio plant could be the world’s biggest
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Total cost $100 billion

Intel’s $100 billion Ohio chip plant could be the world's largest.

NUVIA raises $240M Series B Funding
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 24 September 2020 16:00

NUVIA raises $240M Series B Funding


Enough to tape out the Orion chip

The future of NUVIA is now brighter as the company managed to secure $240M Series B Funding, money that will be enough tape out the Orion chip. In the light of Nvidia – ARM acquisition times for a custom server architecture could not be better, ensuring NUVIA's great timing and future prove roadmap is the right way forward.

Amazon comes up with data centre processor chip
Published in Cloud


Who needs Intel and AMD?

Amazon’s cloud computing unit has designed a second, more powerful generation of data centre processor chip.