EU admits US semiconductor freedom impossible
It will depend on Intel, Samsung Foundry, and TSMC
According to Margrethe Vestager, EU's Commissioner for Competition, it's unlikely that the EU will ever become completely independent from other countries for semiconductor supply.
Taiwan wants to set up chip plants in Eastern Europe
Backed by Brussels
Taiwan is looking at cooperating with three Eastern European countries on semiconductors, a minister said.
Nio slashes delivery forecast
Blames semiconductor supply shortage
Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio slashed its delivery forecast for the third quarter this year due to uncertain and volatile semiconductor supplies.
Bosch board bloke believes semiconductor supply chains are borked
At least in the car industry
German technology and engineering group Bosch has concluded that the semiconductor supply chains in the automotive industry are reaching chocolate teapot status.
Samsung takes chunk out of Chipzilla
Number one semiconductor manufacturer
Based on revenue, Samsung Electronics has reclaimed the number one semiconductor manufacturer spot on the back of a strong Q2 2021, according to the latest IC Insight's The McClean Report, which investigates the state of the semiconductor industry in several areas.
Volvo stalls on chip shortage
Down for a week
Inventor of the seat belt, Volvo, has temporarily stopped production at its Swedish plant in Gothenburg due to the shortage of semiconductor chips.
Criminals flog fake chips. Vendors buy into the scams
Chip crisis hits new high. Or low
As if shortages in semiconductors weren't enough to give car manufacturers, computer manufacturers, medical manufacturers and others a case of the screaming heebie-jeebies, it seems some vendors have bought into an international scam to sell fake chips to put into their devices.
Chinese technology outfit reaches 7-nm standard
Aiming for car industry
A Chinese technology firm has announced that it developed a 7-nanometer auto chip that could supplement the country's auto chip supplies.
Chip shortage could lead to fake components
Check under the bonnet to see if you have the real thing
The global chip shortage could see suppliers using fake components or be forced to shut down their production lines.
US close to giving big chip companies $52 billion
Fear the Chinese
A group of US senators are close to unveiling a $52-billion proposal that would significantly boost US semiconductor chip production and research over five years.