Samsung Reportedly in Talks for 20% Hike on Chipmaking Prices

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Samsung is reportedly in talks with clients on plans to hike prices for chip manufacturing by up to 20% this year. Contract-based chip prices are expected to rise around 15% to 20% in the second half of the year, Bloomberg …

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Intel Launches New AI Chips to Challenge Nvidia

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Intel on Tuesday launched a new chip for artificial intelligence computing as part of a bigger push into the AI chip market currently dominated by Nvidia. Intel introduced the second-generation processor Gaudi2 made by Habana Labs, an Israeli AI chip …

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Intel Suspends Business in Russia

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US chipmaker Intel Corp announced Tuesday it suspended business operations in Russia, joining Western companies to exit the country following its invasion of Ukraine. “Intel continues to join the global community in condemning Russia’s war against Ukraine and calling for …

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Intel to Invest Nearly $90B on Europe’s Semiconductor Industry

Intel plans to invest up to €80 billion ($89 billion) over the next decade into supporting Europe’s chipmaking industry, as part of a wider push to make the region self-reliant in making semiconductors. The U.S.-based chipmaker’s plans include building two …

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ASUS Urged to Pull Out of Russia

A Taiwanese minister said on Monday that ASUSTeK Computer Inc., Taiwan’s personal computer maker, would consider its reputation and put in place a plan to evacuate its staff and business in Russia after a Ukrainian minister asked ASUS to leave …

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South Korea to Ban Exports of Strategic Materials to Russia

South Korean officials said the government would tighten export controls against Russia by banning shipments of strategic items and excluding Russia from the SWIFT global payment network to back a campaign in holding Moscow accountable for its invasion of Ukraine. …

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Volkswagen 2021 Sales Just Below 9 Million Vehicles Due to Chip Shortage

Sales of the Volkswagen Group are expected to dip just below 9 million vehicles this year after production was hampered by semiconductor bottlenecks and shortages. The carmaker is preparing for a worsening of the chip crisis which could last until …

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Volkswagen 2021 Sales Just Below 9 Million Vehicles Due to Chip Shortage

Sales of the Volkswagen Group are expected to dip just below 9 million vehicles this year after production was hampered by semiconductor bottlenecks and shortages. The carmaker is preparing for a worsening of the chip crisis which could last until …

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US Commerce Chief to Propose Chip Manufacturing Fund

United States Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Monday will urge Congress to approve a $52 billion budget for semiconductor manufacturing during a visit in Michigan. Raimondo will visit a United Auto Workers (UAW) local union hall to meet with Michigan …

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