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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...

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Samsung considers Austin for $17 billion chip plant, eyeing tax breaks

Samsung Electronics is considering Austin, Texas, as one of the sites for a $17 billion chip plant that could create some 1,800 jobs, according to documents filed with state offici...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

Huawei to pack less of a punch in the new year after bruising 2020

Huawei this year will probably see slower 5G business and push farther into software, while trusting its smartphones get a reprieve from US sanctions which last year broke the chip...


TSMC lifts revenue estimate as COVID transforms digital demand

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co hiked its revenue outlook after logging record quarterly profit, and painted a bullish picture of demand picking up within the subsequent two ...

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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.

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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...


TSMC posts record quarterly profit on demand for advanced chips

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing said quarterly net profit surged 81% to a record level and predicted hefty revenue gains for the third-quarter on robust orders for advanced chip...


TSMC says could fill order gap if unable to sell chips to Huawei

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co could quickly fill the order gap created by the inability to sell to Huawei’s HiSilicon chip division due to US restrictions, the compan...


Senate Democrats call for Trump White House to unveil details of TSMC deal

Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday urged the Trump administration to answer “serious questions” about Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co’s plans to build a US-bas...

Platform News: Huawei Technologies

US moves to cut Huawei off from global chip suppliers as China eyes retaliation

The Trump administration has moved to block global chip supplies to blacklisted telecoms equipment giant Huawei Technologies, spurring fears of Chinese retaliation and hammering sh...

SK Hynix Chipmakers

SK Hynix warns of volatile chip demand after first quarter profit beats forecast

SK Hynix has warned that demand for chips will remain volatile, while restrictions on global movement, if prolonged, could disrupt production, sales and product development across ...


TSMC’s profit almost doubles in first quarter on strong demand for faster chips

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) net profit in the first quarter almost doubled, beating analyst estimates, as strong demand for faster chips helped offset disrupt...