Students design chips instead of just living off them
The University of Westminster's Marylebone campus has opened a high tech fabrication lab in central London.
The largest manufacturers of the machinery used to make semiconductors, Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron of Japan, have dumped a merger plans.
Helping to sell gear to West
US chipmaker Qualcomm is trying to establish ties with Chinese smartphone makers to help them launch their products abroad.
Cash pile building
Chip designer ARM reported a 36 per cent rise in first-quarter net profit amid strong demand for its technology.
Because you can never have too many
British chip designer ARM has been writing cheques to buy two outfits to give it an edge on the Internet of Things market.
But I nearly am damnit
While the press is banging on about Moore's Law turning 50 over the weekend, like many things in the US press, it is completely wrong.
Do stop mucking about
Several key Alteria shareholders have forced the company back to the negotiating table to discuss the merger with Intel.
Spin it off warns sctivist investor
Qualcomm has been told to spin-off its "worthless" chip unit away from its patent-licensing business in order to boost sliding stock prices.
Intel still the market leader shokka
Sales of semiconductors were up eight per cent and reached $340bn according to a report by analyst house Gartner.
Hopes the Galaxy will save it
Samsung just released its financial performance for the first quarter of the year and while it beat the rather poor expectations of the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street there is not too much to be happy about.