It might not be difficult for China to catch up on chips
There are not that many patents that need circumventing
The Chinese government will not have that many difficulties working their way around US trade sanctions on chips, according to China’s Academy of Science.
Russian plans to build their own chips stalled
We can design them but no one will make them for us
Tsar Putin’s plan to churn out computer chips so that Russia can stick two fingers up at leading Western CPU makers such as AMD and Intel have stalled completely because he can’t find anyone to build the chips.
Next gen chips going to cost more
TSMC will increase its prices and laugh all the way to the bank
The next generation of chips made with TSMC's new tech will be much more pricy and this cost will be passed on to consumers.
China flogging dodgy chips to Russia
Failure rates up 1,900 per cent
The failure rate of semiconductors shipped from China to Russia has increased by 1,900 percent in recent months, according to Russian national business daily Kommersant.
Byte dance wants to make its own chips
If Apple can do it, anyone can do it
TikTok owner ByteDance is looking into designing its own chips because it says it hasn't been able to find suppliers that can meet its requirements.
Bees could decide the future of computing
Buzz amongst the boffins
Washington State University is looking at bee-sourced honey was the bee's knees when it came to computing.
Mercedes Benz runs out of chips
Puts 5,000 workers on vacation
Mercedes-Benz put more than 5000 workers on collective vacation in two plants in Brazil due to the shortage of semiconductor chips.
China spending $150 billion to upgrade on semiconductor production
Only a matter of time
The Chinese government has been spending over $150 billion by 2030.
Chinese want local chips
Decoupling might be a bad thing
Manufacturers in China are increasingly looking to source chips locally because they fear the US and other governments may prioritise domestic users of the semiconductors vital to national security.
EU might not have enough cash to sort out chip shortage
Public funding set to suffer
The EU is planning to divert funding on public projects to highly profitable chip companies so that they will set up chip plants in the bloc.