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Samsung losing market share in mobile chips
Published in News
Wednesday, 16 September 2020 11:51

Samsung losing market share in mobile chips


Despite trying to expand

Samsung has been trying to expand its mobile processor business over the past year but a new report shows it is continuing to lose market share.

US puts more pressure on Huawei
Published in News
Monday, 17 August 2020 15:39

US puts more pressure on Huawei


Blacklist grows

Donald Trump's administration intends to turn the screws further on Chinese tech giant Huawei.

Intel might go partly fabless
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 27 July 2020 10:52

Intel might go partly fabless


7nm manufacturing process not around until 2022

Intel might have to go fabless if it ever has a hope of getting to 7nm before 2022.

Huawei loophole discovered which is hard to close
Published in Mobiles


Turns out that Huawei could get its paws on chips after all

US regulators hoping to punish Huawei for being a successful Chinese operation have discovered that their moves to stop companies supplying the company with chips have a big loophole.

China throws money at chip foundries
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 12:22

China throws money at chip foundries


US has forced its hand

China's state-backed funds pumped $2.25 billion into a Semiconductor Manufacturing International  wafer plant to support advanced-chip making.

Trump looking at ways to get chip factories in US
Published in News


Chatting to Intel and TSMC

US President Donald “inject bleach to kill viruses” Trump is having another stab at getting the big chip makers to set up fabs in the US.

Samsung will deliver 3nm in 2022
Published in News
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 10:26

Samsung will deliver 3nm in 2022


Multi Bridge Channel FET technology

Samsung is set to deliver a 3nm silicon manufacturing process in the year 2022 with shedloads of improvements to the transistor technology.

US chipmakers are revolting
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 12:35

US chipmakers are revolting


Trump's China embargo us hurts too much

Donald Trump’s trade war against China is finding opposition among the US’s chipmakers.

Huawei still getting its paws on US components
Published in News


US blocks having a marginal result

Huawei is still using components made by US companies in its newest flagship smartphone, a Financial Times teardown has found, despite the US all but blacklisting the Chinese telecoms equipment manufacturer.

Micron doing well
Published in News
Thursday, 26 March 2020 11:34

Micron doing well


Work to home pushes notebook sales

Chipmaker Micron forecast current-quarter revenue above analysts’ estimates on Wednesday and said the shift to work from home globally due to the coronavirus outbreak is fuelling demand for notebooks and data centre services.