Apparently it has a shortage
The Dark Satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that claims the Fruity Cargo Cult Apple is about to write a cheque for the British chip design company Imagination Technologies.
Back to advancing every two years
Chipzilla has been explaining how it hopes to claw back the missing six months which it lost in chip development and return to Moore’s Law increases of every two years.
Nothing to suggest that Zen will crash and burn
Leaks are starting to emerge about an AMD Zen part which has the unfortunate name of Zeppelin.
Tackling fears of spy technology
Chipzilla is joining an increasing number of western companies who are forming partnerships with Chinese outfits to help address concerns about the security of imported technology.
Stop tricky emails
Intel has announced a chip technology that the company said was designed to foil hackers who use fake emails to trick employees into revealing their usernames and passwords.
Sooner than expected
While AMD recently announced its fourth generation GCN architecture, known as Polaris, at the CES 2016, it was keeping quiet on a launch date.
Expansion in the works
TSMC appears to be planning another huge chip exansion and written cheques to the value of $700 million on semiconductor capital equipment in recent weeks.
Is it really worth it?
Troubled Japanise outfit Toshiba is considering splitting off part of its chip business in a bid to help it raise the cash it lost on its accounting scandal.
Can operate at 15 watts
Toshiba America Electronic Components (TEAC) has come up with what it claims is the first single-chip wireless power receiver that can operate at 15 watts and is compliant with the wireless charging Qi v1.2, standard.