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.
Tsinghua Unigroup's glorious five year plan
Move over Qualcomm there is a new chip giant in town and it will be number three in five years.
Chipmaker Intel has made a small update to its low-power Atom chip lineup.
Six percent growth in a flat market
The overall semiconductor market is going to be flat or slightly down this year, but the foundry market is forecast to grow 6.1 per cent.
20 per cent cut
Samsung plans to cut investment in semiconductors by up to 20 percent next year to prevent further price falls.
On-Chip error correction is the way forward
UK-based silicon IP firm UltraSoC has come up with a way of making SoC's more reliable using on chip error correction.
Three new parts
AMD will expand its socket FM2+ chip lineup with three new parts – the A10-7890K and A8-7690K APUs, and the Athlon X4 880K CPU.