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Report: Samsung looking to outsource production of its memory controllers

Samsung’s foundry division is interested in outsourcing production of its computer memory controllers because of the global chip shortage, reports DigiTimes. The conglomerate wants a...

TSMC anticipates the global auto component shortage will improve in Q2 2021

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) anticipates the global shortage of automotive components will become significantly less severe in the second quarter. However, the industry's top...

GTC 2021: Nvidia unveiled its first data center CPU and new RTX GPUs

Nvidia unveiled several innovative new electronic components at its GTC 2021 Conference. Most notably, the firm introduced Grace, its first CPU made specifically for the...

Tianshu Zhixin is readying Big Island, its 7nm GPGPU, for mass production

Shanghai Tianshu Intellectual Semiconductor Co. (Tianshu Zhixin) revealed it is preparing to bring its Big Island general-purpose graphics processor unit (GPGPU) into mass production....

Router order times reach 60 weeks due to global semiconductor crisis

Internet service providers (ISPs) are seeing router order quotes extend to 60 weeks due to the global semiconductor shortage, reports Bloomberg. Zyxel Communications Corp., a...

Intel to start making automotive chips amid semiconductor shortage

At this point, it’s no secret that the global semiconductor shortage is having a serious impact on manufacturing operations around the world. There is...

Report: TSMC preparing to start early volume production of 2021 iPhone processors

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) began early mass production for the processors that will power the 2021 iPhones, reports DigiTimes. The world’s largest contract...

Micron, Western Digital contemplate purchasing Kioxia for $30 billion

Micron Technology and Western Digital are individually considering acquiring Kioxia Holdings Corp. for around $30 billion, reported the Wall Street Journal. At present, no formal...

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Ford and Stellantis warn auto chip shortage could last until 2022

Ford and Stellantis recently warned that the global chip shortage could persist into 2022. The automakers also revealed how the...

SK Hynix improves Q1 operating profit by 66 percent due to consumer products demand

SK Hynix grew its first-quarter operating profit by 66 percent year-over-year thanks to strong demand for new PCs and...

Apple expects semiconductor shortage to cut Q2 revenue by up to $4 billion

Apple reported that its revenue expanded by 54 percent year-over-year during the fiscal second quarter recently. That income spike,...

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