US chip startups, long shunned, stir excitement again

Silicon Valley venture capitalists, long focused on software and internet companies, are again pouring money into the semiconductor industry, lured by the promise of a new generati...

Platform News: Chipmakers Chip Semiconductors from Intel

Intel seeks $10 billion in subsidies for European chip plant

Intel wants 8 billion euros (approximately $9.7 billion) in public subsidies towards building a semiconductor factory in Europe, its CEO was cited as saying, as the region seeks to...

Platform News: Chipmakers Chip Semiconductors from Intel

Wall Street sees long road ahead as Intel seeks to regain market share

Intel Corp’s shares fell 7% on Friday as Wall Street analysts raised concerns about how soon the chipmaker can close the gap with rivals as it spends billions of dollars to i...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Trump admin slams Huawei, halting shipments from Intel, others

The Trump admin has advised Huawei suppliers, including Intel, that it is revoking licenses to sell to the China-based vendor and intends to deny dozens of other applications to pr...

Platform News: Cloud Computing giant AWS Amazon

Intel’s Habana starts to chip away at Nvidia in cloud with AWS deal

Intel Corp’s Habana Labs business said it might take the time to acquire market share from Nvidia in cloud and information centre computing but its deal this week using AWS w...

Platform News: Intel logo on a retail window in the US

Intel wins second phase of contract to help Pentagon develop new chips

Intel Corp has said it has won a second-phase contract at a project aimed at helping the American military make more sophisticated semiconductors within the US.

Platform News: Intel logo on a retail window in the US

Intel gets US licences to supply some products to Huawei Technologies

Intel Corp has received licences from US government to continue supplying certain products to Huawei Technologies, a company spokesman has said.

Platform Economy: Quantum Computing at the heart of innovation

US to spend $625 million in five quantum research hubs

The US Department of Energy has said that it will provide $625 million over the next five years for five recently formed quantum information research hubs as it tries to keep ahead...

Platform News: Intel logo on a retail window in the US

Intel says new transistor technology could boost chip performance by 20%

Intel Corp has disclosed a new way of making transistors on semiconductors that its chief architect said could raise the performance Intel’s next round of chips by as much as...

Platform News: Apple logo

Apple switches to its own chips for Mac computers as it adds features, privacy controls

Apple has said it will switch to its own chips for its Mac computers, saying the first machines will ship this year and ending a nearly 15-year reliance on Intel Corp to supply pro...


Nokia adds Broadcom as third 5G chip vendor to diversify supply

Finland’s Nokia Oyj said on Monday it had partnered with Broadcom to develop chips for 5G equipment in its third such deal following ones with Intel and Marvell.

Platform Industry: Snapchat and Facebook social networks

Snapchat and Facebook join chorus of companies condemning George Floyd death and racism

Facebook and Snap have become the latest US companies condemning racial inequality in the US as violent protests flared up across major cities over the death of George Floyd, an un...

Platform News: Introducing nvidia chip hardware

Nvidia turns to driver-assistance market as robo-taxis stall

Nvidia Corp, whose semiconductors power data centres, autonomous cars and robots, has said it plans to enter the market for technology that helps cars with automated lane-keeping, ...

Platform News: Intel logo on a retail window in the US

Intel Capital invests in Chinese semi-conductor start-ups amid tech tensions

Intel Capital, the venture arm of chipmaker Intel Corp, has invested in two Chinese start-ups in the semiconductor sector, the company has announced, as part of its latest batch of...

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