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.
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.
Intel, AMD, and graphics chips from Nvidia will have to go
A stealth startup called SambaNova wants to build a new kind of computer to replace typical Von Neumann computers and if it manages it, Intel, AMD and Nvidia will be toast.
6.4 billion ARM-based chips
ARM smashed its own record for the number of chips circulated to customers worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2019.
Trump's trade war blamed
Donald Trump's trade war with China has been blamed for the semiconductor industry suffering its worst slump in 20 years.
Stretchable and degradable
ACS Central Science has developed stretchable, degradable semiconductors that could find a home in health and environmental monitoring.
1.2 trillion transistors
New artificial intelligence company Cerebras Systems is unveiling the largest semiconductor chip ever built.
Another attack on a CPU's speculative execution mechanism
Security researchers have found a new way to attack a CPU’s speculative execution mechanism to leak the contents of kernel memory.
First self-designed chip, Xuantie 910
Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce company, unveiled its first self-designed chip, Xuantie 910, based on the open source RISC-V instruction set architecture.
Harder to hit a moving target
Boffins at the University of Michigan are working on a Morpheus chip that aims to frustrate hackers trying to gain control of microchips by presenting them with a rapidly changing target.