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The new US export rules designed to freeze Russian tech

The United States has restricted exports to Russia of a broad set of US-made products as well as foreign-produced goods built with US technology, following the invasion of Ukraine.

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Nvidia gives an upbeat revenue forecast

Nvidia Corp has forecast current-quarter revenue above analysts’ estimates, banking on strong demand for data centers.

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SoftBank’s choice of New York for Arm listing deals a blow to London

SoftBank’s decision to list famed UK chip designer Arm is good news for New York, bad news for London and perhaps the best option left for the Japanese group after the collap...

Intel

Intel apologises in China over Xinjiang supplier statement

US chip maker Intel apologised in China after its letter telling suppliers not to source products or labour from the Xinjiang region triggered a backlash, making it the latest west...

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Taiwan govt OKs Taiwan Semiconductor’s new chip plant in Japan

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co has received approval to set up a chip plant in Japan, Taiwan’s investment commission of the ministry of economic affairs, which approve...

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US says Nvidia-Arm deal harms market for networking, self-driving car chips

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has argued that competition in the nascent markets for chips in self-driving cars and a new category of networking chips could be hurt if Nvid...

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FTC sues to block Nvidia deal to buy Arm

The US Federal Trade Commission has sued to block US chip company Nvidia Corp’s more than $80 billion planned acquisition of British chip technology provider Arm, adding to a...

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UK orders in-depth probe of Nvidia’s Arm acquisition

The UK has ordered an in-depth investigation of Nvidia Corp’s planned $50 billion-plus acquisition of UK-based chip designer Arm, another hurdle for a deal that is being scru...

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US and EU agree to work on chip supplies, tech rules, China trade

The United States and European Union agreed on Wednesday to deepen transatlantic cooperation to strengthen semiconductor supply chains, curb China’s non-market trade practice...

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AI and semiconductors on the table at first US-EU trade and tech meet

The United States and the European Union hope to discuss chip shortages, artificial intelligence and tech competition issues during the first Trade and Tech Council meeting this we...

Samsung Electronics

City in Texas to offer Samsung tax breaks to build $17 billion chip plant

The city of Taylor, Texas – one of two locations in the state under consideration by Samsung Electronics for a $17 billion chip plant – plans to offer extensive propert...

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Samsung to invest $206 billion by 2023 for post-pandemic growth

Samsung Group will invest 240 trillion won (approximately $206 billion) in the next three years to expand its footprint in biopharmaceuticals, artificial intelligence, semiconducto...

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Nvidia’s $40 billion deal for ARM dealt blow by UK regulator

Nvidia’s $40 billion acquisition of UK-based chip designer ARM hit a major hurdle yesterday after a UK regulator found it could damage competition and weaken rivals, and requ...

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Nvidia to invest at least $100 million in UK supercomputer, CEO says

Nvidia Corp’s chief executive has said the company will spend at least $100 million on a supercomputer in the United Kingdom.

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Analysis: Nvidia’s $40 billion Arm deal could hinge on Europe

Nvidia Corp may not be able to meet a March 2022 deadline for closing its $40 billion acquisition of British chip technology firm Arm Ltd due to European regulators’ reluctan...

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