Good news and bad news
A forecast from organisation the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) estimates that semiconductor sales in 2018 will only grow by 9.5 percent.
Spectre and Meltdown attracts lawyers like flies
Chipzilla has said that shareholders and customers had filed 32 class action lawsuits against the company in connection with recently-disclosed security flaws in its microchips.
Spins things a different way
Chip giant Intel always looks on the bright side. Or, to put it another way, it spins the news to pretend things are better than they actually are.
Supply-chain inventory constraints
TSMC claimed that supply-chain inventory constraints hurt its net profit in the third quarter, although not as badly as many analysts had predicted.
Goodbye Mr Chips
CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun has shocked analysts with a surprise plan to step down from management – just after announcing stonking profits.
Chips important part of Samsung's diet
Samsung Electronics is expected to forecast a record third quarter profit on Friday thanks to the strong market for memory chips, and as mobile earnings make a killing as rival Apple drops the ball.
Death of Moore’s Law opens new opportunities
The CEO of China-based Horizon Robotics, Yu Kai, claims that China could become very important in the development of AI chips.
Full of more glue than Lloyd Bridges
Intel is clearly feeling a little insecure about AMD’s new Epyc Server processor range based on the RyZen technology.
Unless no one buys it
Global electronics makers are worried that Apple is going to take all the supplies of memory chips for its new iPhone 8.
UFS 2.1 storage quietly removed from spec
After Huawei has been caught using different RAM and storage chips on its flagship smartphones, it appears that the time has come for Samsung's latest Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, which have been spotted with both UFS 2.0 and UFS 2.1 storage chips.