AMD acquires Pensando for $1.9 billion
April 05, 2022AMD has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pensando for approximately USD 1.9 billion before working capital and other adjustments.
Semiconductor heavyweights urge congress to act on crisis
January 14, 2022IBM and 40+ business and academic leaders urges the New York state congressional delegation to act on the semiconductor crisis.
Harris acquires i2 product portfolio from IBM
January 07, 2022Software provider Harris says that it has acquired the i2 intelligence analysis product portfolio of IBM, including the i2 Analyst’s Notebook, i2 Enterprise Insight Analysis (EIA) and i2 iBase platforms.
Dutch startup Axelera AI launches with USD 12M Seed Round
September 16, 2021AI semiconductor startup Axelera AI has successfully closed a seed investment round of USD 12 million. The round was led by emerging technologies leader Bitfury and joined by global nanoelectronics R&D center imec and deep-tech venture capital funds Innovation Industries and imec.xpand.
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MediaTek joins semiconductor titans in research consortium
June 30, 2021Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), a global semiconductor research consortium, has added MediaTek Inc. as its newest member. MediaTek joins eight of the top 10 semiconductor companies as members of the consortium.
50 billion transistors on a fingernail-sized chip
May 12, 2021IBM has unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world's first chip announced with 2 nanometer nanosheet technology.
Foundry revenue projected to grow by 14% YoY in 3Q20
August 24, 2020Downstream foundry clients are currently exhibiting strong demand due to upcoming year-end shopping festivities in Europe and North America and the National Day long weekend and Singles’ Day sales promotions in China, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Samsung tasked with producing IBM’s new processor
August 17, 2020IBM has just revealed the next generation of its IBM POWER CPU family; the IBM POWER10, with which the company is targeting the Hybrid Cloud.
Total foundry revenue to undergo single-digit growth in 2020
April 30, 2020Total foundry revenue in 2020 is expected to reach 5%-9% YoY growth, with 6.8% being the median, says TrendForce.
Changes to Next Biometrics' management
January 22, 2020Next Biometrics' CFO, Knut Stålen, will step down from his position on the last day of February 2020. Knut Stålen has been with NEXT Biometrics since 2014.
Intel nabs former GlobalFoundries, IBM executive
December 12, 2019Intel Corp has hired former IBM chip exec and GlobalFoundries CTO Gary Patton to its team.
Detecting and responding to cyber attacks will be a pivotal part of security
November 27, 2019How much of your coding relies on open source? Is your IT-strategy more or less done with your left-hand? Are you really doing enough towards avoiding and protecting yourself against supply chain threats? Questions you should be able to answer.
Marvell completes acquisition of Avera Semi
November 06, 2019Marvell has completed its acquisition of Avera Semiconductor, the Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) business of GlobalFoundries.
Linear Labs ends seed round to fund patented electric turbine engine
March 28, 2019Electric motor maker Linear Labs has closed a USD 4.5 million seed round to market its Hunstable Electric Turbine (HET) across multiple industries, including EV, e-scooter, robotics, wind turbine and heating, and HVAC.
IBM pledges massive investment in AI hardware center
February 12, 2019IBM plans to invest more than USD 2 billion to expand its high-tech footprint at the SUNY Polytechnic Institute campus in Albany with the establishment of the IBM Research AI Hardware Center.
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December 21, 2018IBM says that it has entered into an agreement with Samsung to manufacture 7-nanometer (nm) microprocessors for IBM Power Systems, IBM Z and LinuxONE, high-performance computing (HPC) systems, and cloud offerings.