Chip Industry

Nvidia, AMD Grapple with Latest U.S. Curbs on China’s Inspur

Nvidia Corp, Advanced Micro Devices Inc and other tech firms are scrambling to assess whether they must halt sales to units of China’s Inspur Group Ltd after its addition to a U.S. export blacklist last week. The United States last week added Inspur to its trade blacklist for allegedly acquiring U.S.-origin items in support of […]

TSMC Plans Second Japan Factory to Make Higher-end Chips - Media

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co plans to construct a second chip plant in Japan to manufacture higher-end chips, 5 and 10 nanometre chips, from the second half of the decade, the Nikkan Kogyo newspaper reported on Friday. That decision could help Japan revive advanced semiconductor manufacturing, which it sees as key requirement for future economic growth […]

Chips, EVs Power Biden’s Big Bet on America’s Industrial Policy

A 77-year-old factory in a hard-luck Ohio town sputtered into high gear to produce a new line of electric garbage trucks. A short drive away, construction began on a $20 billion plant that will take pizza-sized silicon wafers and make them into computer chips used in everything from data centers to cars. The two Ohio […]

Marketmind: Blue Chips Cheered Up

For markets increasingly wary of the inflation and interest rate implications of re-accelerating world growth, the positive of a new burst of economic confidence in the tech sector adds some cheer at least. The new year craze in artificial intelligence and chatbots seems to have electrified chip designer Nvidia, whose stock surged more than 8% […]

China's Xi Calls for Tech Self-Reliance Amid U.S. Tension

President Xi Jinping said China must resolve issues in key technological fields from the bottom up, state media reported, as the country deals with a growing number of mainly U.S. export controls on advanced technology. Xi said on Tuesday during a study session of the 24-person Politburo, one of the top decision-making bodies of the […]