Monday 5 February 2024
China-designed PC motherboards emerge amid indigenization
Amid the geopolitical implications of chip supply security and the expected AI-driven growth in the PC market in 2024, China-based CPU manufacturers are actively entering the motherboard...
Monday 4 December 2023
Weekly news roundup: Semiconductors headed toward strong 2024 and other top stories
The following articles were the most-read news during the week of Nov 27-December 1:
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Chinese-built Loongson 3A6000 CPU gains support from Asustek
Taiwanese computer manufacturer Asustek Computer joined Chinese CPU designer Loongson Technology on stage as it announced the Loongson 3A6000, which it says is made entirely in China,...
Thursday 23 November 2023
New Nvidia chip for China may be delayed
Possible delivery delays for the HGX H20, an exclusively Chinese-market-designed Nvidia processor. It is improbable that Chinese companies will receive samples of the chip until at...
Tuesday 14 November 2023
Chinese CPU developer planning shift to 7nm process manufacturing
China government-supported chipmaker Loongson has begun research on its CPU product line entering the next-generation 7nm technology, with development beginning in 2024, according...
Thursday 19 October 2023
China's AI industry grapples with mixed prospects amid escalated US chip controls
With the Biden administration's heightened export controls on semiconductor chips to China, the Chinese AI industry finds itself in a mixed picture of some rejoicing and others facing...
Monday 4 September 2023
Chinese CPU players struggle to catch up with Western peers as R&D expenditure soar
In the face of a global economic slowdown and continued weak demand for consumer electronics, Chinese CPU manufacturers are still vigorously pursuing breakthroughs amidst complex...
Monday 7 August 2023
Chinese CPU maker Loongson continues to explore server market
China's main CPU maker Loongson Technology has recently noted that the demand for stoarge has exceeded that of computing when it comes to the server market, as reported by Chinese...
Wednesday 15 March 2023
Loongson poised to challenge x86, Arm with own CPU architecture
Chinese CPU designer Loongson Technology is seen as China's representative to challenge international mainstream instruction set architectures (ISAs), Intel's x86 and Arm, with its...
Monday 6 March 2023
US adds 28 Chinese companies to Entity List
The US has added 37 companies to a trade blacklist, including 28 based in China. Among the Chinese companies are Inspur and Loongson Technology.
Friday 17 February 2023
Chinese chipmakers to advance GPU development for ChatGPT
The rising popularity of ChatGPT, an AI-powered chatbot developed by OpenAI, has encouraged Chinese chipmakers to accelerate their related GPU development.
Thursday 19 January 2023
China chipmaker Loongson completes tape-out of new homegrown CPU
China's CPU developer Loongson Technology recently has successfully completed the tape-out of its new processor, LS2K1500, which will be mainly used to power industrial control systems...
Friday 21 October 2022
Empyrean to acquire fellow China EDA firm
Empyrean Technology recently disclosed plans to acquire fellow China-based EDA software company XinDA Design Automation for US$10 million in cash.
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 18 July 2022
China revving up homegrown GPU development
GPU chips, with their powerful parallel computing capability and excellent programmability, are becoming an area of intense competition among semiconductor players, and many fabless...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research