South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics expects to invest $230 billion over the next 20 years to develop what the country’s government called the world’s largest chip-making base, in line with efforts to boost the national chip industry. Samsung’s around 300 trillion won project is part of a 550 trillion won private-sector investment plan unveiled […]<
The Biden administration is working to further tighten restrictions on exporting semiconductor manufacturing gear to China, Bloomberg News reported on Friday citing people familiar with the situation. The government has briefed U.S. companies about the plan and told them it expects to announce the restrictions as early as next month, the report said. The Biden […]
Suppliers to Dutch chip-making machines giant ASML Holding NV are considering building plants in Southeast Asia instead of China amid political tensions between Beijing and the West, according to two sources and documents seen by Reuters. Officials from a dozen tech companies are set to visit Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore next week, according to a […]
Groq, a Silicon Valley chip startup founded by a former Alphabet Inc engineer, said on Thursday it has adapted technology similar to the underpinnings of the wildly popular ChatGPT to run on its chips. Groq modified LLaMA, a large language model released last month by Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc that can be used to […]
The Biden administration, which is making a $52 billion push to build more chips in the United States, said on Tuesday that it would require companies winning taxpayer funds for the initiative to give back excess profits and provide affordable childcare. As of 2020, the U.S. share of modern global chip manufacturing capacity had fallen […]
The Biden administration on Tuesday said it will require companies winning funds from its $52 billion U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and research program to share excess profits and explain how they plan to provide affordable childcare. The Commerce Department on Tuesday is releasing its plans to begin accepting applications in late June for a $39 billion […]
The United States will likely limit the level of advanced semiconductors made by South Korean companies in China, a senior U.S. official said. In October, South Korea’s Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix, the world’s top memory chip makers, received a one-year reprieve from U.S. export restrictions aimed at thwarting Beijing’s technological ambitions and blocking its […]
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