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As PC sales have stagnated, Intel has increasingly been depending on its sales to data centers.
The semiconductor cycle is showing signs of overheating,
Japan's Toshiba reported a record quarterly net profit on Wednesday, thanks to the $18 billion sale of its flash memory chip business.
The compute accelerator is optimized for graphics-intensive applications and machine learning inference.
US President Donald Trump has issued a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran, following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country.
Musk said de-listing from the stock exchange meant Tesla would no longer be pressured into making short-term decisions to appease investors.
AMD formally announced four new 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadrippers (also called Threadripper 2) Monday morning, at prices aimed to kill Intel. The 2nd Gen Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX has 32 cores, 64 threads, and a list price of US$1,799.
Samsung has entered mass production of the first 4TB QLC SATA SSDs for the consumer market. The news comes on the cusp of this week's Flash Memory Summit, an annual storage conference where all of the newest flash and memory tech is normally announced. Samsung is usually a premier conference sponsor and dominates the show floor, but the company is curiously absent this year.
Tom's Hardware Guide
In a big boost to the manufacturing sector in Andhra Pradesh, Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has announced that one of its global component suppliers, Holitech Technology Co of China, will be setting up a plant at Tirupati at an investment of Rs 1,400 crore and creating 6,000 jobs.
Times of India
Asus has brought the ZenFone Live L1, its first Android Go phone, to the US. The phone has budget specs, but it could stand out at US$110 thanks to a couple of features uncommon for its price range: an 18:9 display and a face unlock feature.
GraphicsFuzz's three-person team - Alastair Donaldson, Hugues Evrard and Paul Thomson - will join Google's Android Graphics Team to "integrate their graphics driver testing technology within the Android ecosystem," according to an announcement on the startup's website.
"Sources said the world's largest maker of semiconductors and smartphones is relocating its Washington, D.C. office right next to Capitol Hill"
Cisco has announced its intent to acquire privately-held Duo Security, headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Duo Security is the leading provider of unified access security and multi-factor authentication delivered through the cloud.
Infineon Technologies held early-stage talks about buying STMicroelectronics last year, according to people familiar with the matter, a move that would have created a European semiconductor powerhouse.
Oversupply and seasonal weakness combine for a potential big drop in SSD prices.
Wave Computing has set its sights on becoming the first AI startup to develop and deploy a 7-nm AI processor in its AI systems.
The company today announced its latest quarterly numbers, which saw the average selling price of its wearables increase 6 percent year-over-year to $106 a device.
CFO suggests average iPhone sales price won't see another leap.
Apple has become the world's first public company to be worth US$1 trillion. The iPhone maker's market value reached the figure in New York on Thursday and its shares closed at a new record high of US$207.39.
Social media site Reddit has suffered a data breach, but has refused to disclose its scale. The site said it discovered in June that hackers compromised several employees' accounts to gain access to databases and logs.
The future of Tesla hinges on the Model 3, the lower-priced sedan that Elon Musk wants to sell in large numbers. The company has to both build them fast enough and make a profit doing it. Fail at either one, and the company will struggle and eventually sink.
Google reportedly has been working on a project code-named Dragonfly that will block terms like human rights and religion, a move sure to anger activists.
Chinese Internet search giant Baidu beat expectations for quarterly profit and revenue on the back of strong growth in its core online advertisement business, easing the pressure of funding a major expansion into new technology areas.
Apple reported strong results for the fiscal third quarter Tuesday, posting big beats on earnings per share and average iPhone selling price.
The stock fell more than 13% to US$43.30 following a one-line statement Tuesday by Dialog that didn't explain why it dropped the pursuit of the US company.
Until recently, Tesla was the king-in-waiting for the automotive throne. As traditional automakers turned tank-like towards an electric future, the firm looked set to whizz past in a frenzy of bold publicity and Musk-worship. Then 2018 happened and those in the know started to quietly turn their eyes to China.
The US is considering 25% tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese goods, much higher than the 10% it previously indicated it might impose, reports say.
The confidential deal shows the value of Ericsson's patent portfolio, according to the networking giant.
Dialog Semiconductor said on Tuesday it has ended discussions with Synaptics about a potential acquisition of the US touch-pad technology company, without citing a reason.
The South Korean government will invest 1.5 trillion won ($1.34 billion) in developing new technologies and creating a manufacturing hub for next-generation chips.
The Korea Herald
Arm Holdings, the British computer-chip designer owned by SoftBank Group, reportedly has agreed to buy US-based data analytics firm Treasure Data.
After 21 months of trying, Qualcomm walked away from the NXP acquisition as Chinese regulators balked at approving the deal amid raising trade tensions with the US.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Net profit came to 326.5 billion won (US$291 million) in the April-June period, compared with 514.9 billion won posted in the same three month period in 2017, the company said in a regulatory filing.
This isn't the first time we've heard that Huawei is working on a foldable smartphone of its own.
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf said his company will terminate its acquisition of NXP by the end of the day and plans to buy back up to US$30 billion of stock.
Intel will be Apple's exclusive cellular modem supplier for next-generation iPhones, the CFO of Qualcomm indicated on Wednesday.
Chipmaker Texas Instruments whose chief executive abruptly resigned last week delivered upbeat outlook for the current quarter amid strong demand for its products in automotive and industrial markets.
The Financial Times
Tsinghua Unigroup has signed a deal to acquire French smart chip components maker Linxens for about EUR2.2 billion (US$2.6 billion), five people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
European authorities took their best swing, but it appears that Google hardly felt it. Less than a week after the European Union fined Google a record $5.1 billion for abusing its dominance in the smartphone market, Google's parent company, Alphabet, said on Monday it had already absorbed the cost of the fine and still made $3.2 billion in profits in its latest quarter.
New York Times