Wednesday 28 September 2022
China firms step up deployment in Wi-Fi chip market
China-based IC design houses, such as Espressif Systems, have stepped up their deployment in the Wi-Fi chip market by targeting a wide range of IoT device applications.
Wednesday 21 September 2022
Industrial CPU supply remains tight
The supply of industrial CPUs and microcontrollers (MCU) remains tight, with delivery lead times reaching more than 50 weeks, according to sources at industrial PC (IPC) makers.
Thursday 15 September 2022
SiFive launches RISC-V automotive CPU portfolio to address unmet performance and feature needs
SiFive, the leading RISC-V computing startup, has launched three automotive solutions - E6-A, X280-A, and S7-A - to meet the critical needs for current and future applications such...
Wednesday 7 September 2022
SiFive to provide core CPU for NASA's next-generation HPSC processor
SiFive, the founder and leader of RISC-V computing, announced on September 6 that it has been selected by NASA to provide the core CPU for NASA's next-generation High-Performance...
Monday 5 September 2022
China may step up purchases of AI GPUs from Nvidia, AMD prior to export ban
The fresh US ban on exports of AI GPUs to China has sparked market speculation that the restriction may prompt Chinese clients to accelerate and increase shipment pull-ins for advanced...
Tuesday 30 August 2022
AMD launches 5nm desktop processors
AMD has launched what the company claims is the world's first 5nm desktop PC processors combined with its new AMD Socket AM5 platform.
Thursday 25 August 2022
AMD to ramp up 5nm wafer starts at TSMC in 2H22
AMD is poised to become the second largest customer of TSMC's 5nm process platform in the second half of 2022, as the CPU vendor will be ramping up 5nm wafer starts at the foundry,...
Monday 22 August 2022
AMD seen not to hike prices for mainstream core chips for PCs
Intel has disclosed plans to hike its CPU prices by 10-20% starting October, but AMD is not expected to follow suit amid the waning terminal market demand, according to industry so...
Wednesday 20 July 2022
China IC designers score points in developing homegrown CPUs
China has witnessed rapid development of homegrown CPU chips in recent years, gradually stretching from single product development to ecosystem deployments looking to break the dominance...
Monday 11 July 2022
ASE, PTI poised to embrace strong 2H22
Taiwan's leading OSATs ASE Technology and Powertech Technology (PTI) managed to score impressive revenue gains in the first half of 2022 and are expected to perform even better in...
Wednesday 6 July 2022
SMIC, Intel face different constraints in expanding global foundry market shares
Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) and Intel are facing different constraints in expanding their presence in the global foundry market while they are on track to...
Friday 1 July 2022
Servers with non-Intel CPUs to enjoy rising shipment shares over next two years, says DIGITIMES Research
The shipment share of AMD-powered servers is estimated to rise in 2023 and 2024, while that of Arm-powered serves will triple the 2020 percentage in 2024, according to the latest...
Wednesday 29 June 2022
AMD to launch new-gen desktop CPUs in mid-September
The upcoming AMD Zen 4 Ryzen 7000 series desktop processors slated for launch in mid-September will give PC companies more time to digest their excess processor inventories, according...
Tuesday 28 June 2022
Intel cutting Alder Lake CPU prices to attract order pull-ins from PC brands
Intel is reportedly cutting the prices of processors launched at the end of 2021 as order pull-ins from PC brands for second-half 2022 are far weaker than expected due to a deceleration...
Wednesday 22 June 2022
AMD brings Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series to SI and DIY markets
AMD has announced its Threadripper PRO 5000 WX-Series Processors will be coming to leading system integrators worldwide beginning July 2022. The processors are also expected to be...