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Chip sales to fall in 2018
Published in News
Thursday, 16 August 2018 12:22

Chip sales to fall in 2018


But that doesn't mean to say they won't grow

While sales of semiconductors won't be quite as buoyant as they were in 2017, the market will still grow by 15.7 percent.

ARM aims to put fear of god into Intel
Published in News
Thursday, 16 August 2018 14:59

ARM aims to put fear of god into Intel


Claims it's ahead of the curve with 7 and 5nm

CPU design firm ARM has shown off its roadmap for the next two years with the hope that it will inspire terror inside Intel and attract renewed interest from laptop vendors.

Facebook pulls plug on third party tools
Published in News


Zuckerberg regrets – but…

From tomorrow Facebook will stop accepting third party tools sharing posts automatically to FB Profiles.

Chipzilla lost Krzanich but makes more cash
Published in News


Things are getting better at Intel all the time

The second most important semiconductor company in the world,  Intel (ticker: INTC),  declared results for its second financial quarter and things apparently have never been better, even - or perhaps because - it lost a CEO during the quarter.

Qualcomm-NXP deal teeters on the edge
Published in Transportation
Monday, 23 July 2018 22:36

Qualcomm-NXP deal teeters on the edge


Wednesday is D-Day

Qualcomm's long term bid to buy Philips spin-off NXP has until Wednesday to be finalised – and the US-Chinese trade wars haven't made things as clear as mud can be.

Texas Instruments CEO disappears
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 12:16

Texas Instruments CEO disappears


CEO disease is catching


The CEO of Texas Instruments (TI) has resigned because he has violated the company's code of conduct rules.

Tesla defies Trump's Chinese stance
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 10 July 2018 15:03

Tesla defies Trump's Chinese stance


Cars for everyone

The tariffs imposed on US imports of cars caused prices of Tesla vehicles to rise by 20 percent over the weekend in China.

Tesla hit by Chinese tariffs
Published in News
Thursday, 05 July 2018 18:12

Tesla hit by Chinese tariffs


Trade war begins to bite

Despite signs that Tesla is beginning to turn the corner on production, it faces a new set of woes tomorrow.

Apple Siri intervenes in Syria debate
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 18:02

Apple Siri intervenes in Syria debate


Hey Mr Speaker, what's an iPhone?

A UK minister was interrupted by Siri when he was making a speech in the Houses of Parliament today.

Euro chip sales soar
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 17:33

Euro chip sales soar


Weather hotting up

The European Semiconductor Industry Association (ESIA) reported monthly sales for May 2018 and show the chip industry in the continent remains buoyant.