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Hyundai, Subaru, and Suzuki reduce vehicle production because of chip shortage

Hyundai, Subaru, and Suzuki recently announced plans to temporarily reduce their vehicle output because they lack adequate semiconductor supplies. The three carmakers are following their...

SK Hynix to begin construction on $106 billion semiconductor fabrication complex

SK Hynix received approval from the South Korean government to start building a ₩120 trillion ($106.5 billion) semiconductor fabrication cluster in-country later this year....

Intel launches 3rd Gen Xeon Scalable ‘Ice Lake’ processors with AI power for data centers

As the world continues to adopt cloud computing and virtual applications, data centers have become more important than ever. Due to the power consumption...

Google reportedly developing in-house chip for Pixel 6

The hottest trend in the world of Big Tech is developing in-house chips. While companies have been content to source their semiconductors from third-party...

TSMC will invest $100B over three years to increase chip capacity

In terms of chip supply, the COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t have come at a worse time. Major shifts in technology, including the arrival of 5G,...

Foxconn, lead iPhone assembler, warns shipments will fall by 10 percent due to chip crisis

Foxconn, Apple’s main iPhone assembler, recently revealed its shipments would fall by 10 percent because of the global semiconductor shortage. Chairman and CEO Young Liu...

Samsung reopens Austin semiconductor factory after over a month of downtime

Samsung reopened its Austin, Texas-based semiconductor manufacturing facility, Line S2, on Tuesday after more than a month of downtime. The South Korean conglomerate took...

China cuts chip manufacturing equipment and materials import taxes through 2030

The Chinese government announced it would not charge local chipmakers import taxes for equipment and raw materials through 2030. Beijing made the move to bolster...

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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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