The US President Donald Trump said Washington is under "no pressure" to achieve a trade deal with China as the prospect of new tariffs loom. The comments come amid reports the two sides could resume talks to stave off a third round of US tariffs.
Toronto's tech ecosystem is receiving endorsements from two of the world's largest technology companies, with both Intel and Microsoft unveiling plans to expand in the city.
Broadcom believes the agreement would deliver value to its shareholders through organic growth. However, a lot of analysts believe the deal is not in sync with Broadcom's strategic focus.
Aceinna has announced OpenIMU - a first of its kind professionally supported, open-source GPS/GNSS-aided inertial navigation software stack for low-cost precise navigation applications.
Infineon Technologies has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index (DJSI) for the 9th consecutive year. This was announced by the Sustainability Investing (SI) specialist RobecoSAM. In addition to its incorporation in the European Index, Infineon is also part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the fourth time in a row.
China will seek permission from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose sanctions on the US next week, according to the WTO's meeting agenda.
Shares of Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors fell 4.4% on Tuesday after executives outlined their strategy after the collapse this year of a proposed merger with Qualcomm but said they did not expect to raise gross margins to the level of rivals like Intel.
The ban is being considered thanks to a patent-infringement claim by a company called KAIST, which claims that it has patented FinFET, a processor technology used by Apple in its A-series processors.
Kaga Electronics is to buy 70% of Fujitsu Electronics Inc. (FEI) from Fujitsu Semiconductor (FSL) and plans to also acquire the remaining 30% shares held by FSL by the end of 2021.
Renesas Electronics and Integrated Device Technology have announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which Renesas will acquire IDT for US$49.00 per share in an all-cash transaction representing an equity value of approximately US$6.7 billion.
Qualcomm Technologies has launched the next-generation Snapdragon Wear 3100 Platform for smartwatches. The platform is based on a new ultra-low power system architecture designed to deliver a rich interactive mode, new personalized experiences, and extended battery life.
Intel has announced the acquisition of NetSpeed Systems, a San Jose, California-based provider of SoC design tools and interconnect fabric IP. Deal terms were not disclosed.
Shares of Apple suppliers fell across Asia on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that the tech giant should make products in the United States if it wanted to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.
The 7th amendment to the WSA (Wafer Supply Agreement) could give AMD even more freedom to tap TSMC and Samsung for fabrication
Giving your BMW a name is going to be a bit more complicated once the company's Intelligent Personal Assistant arrives in the spring of 2019.
Chipmaker Broadcom gave a quarterly sales forecast that topped analysts' estimates on strong demand for data-center semiconductors. The stock rallied in extended trading, following an earlier sell-off in chip industry shares.
At least nine people are dead and 31 unaccounted for in Hokkaido after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake - reaching the maximum 7 on Japan's seismic intensity scale in some areas - caused landslides that engulfed houses early on Thursday.
The Japan Times
One worker was killed and two others remain unconscious after being exposed to carbon dioxide in a Samsung Electronics semiconductor factory southeast of Seoul, authorities said Tuesday.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. "will not rule out the possibility" of buying a memory chip company, Chairman Mark Liu told the Nikkei Asian Review.
Nikkei Asian Review
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday that domestic flights at Kansai International Airport, which closed down after powerful Typhoon Jebi flooded the runway and tarmac, will resume operations by the end of Friday. The announcement came as speculation was rife that the Kansai airport, one of the biggest airports in Japan, will not be able to resume operations for days or possibly weeks.
The Japan Times
Intel has begun narrowing its search for a new chief executive officer and could bring in an outsider to lead the world's second-biggest chipmaker for the first time.
Veeco Instruments has announced that John Peeler, chairman and CEO, will transition to the role of executive chairman, effective October 1, 2018. William J Miller, currently president, will become CEO and will join the company's board of directors bringing the size of the board to eight.
Local production was also hit, with Toyota Motor halting operations at most of its group plants, and Honda Motor halting its Suzuka plant in Mie prefecture. Kyocera, Murata Manufacturing, Panasonic and Shiseido were among other manufacturers shutting some of their facilities.
Typhoon Jebi on Tuesday struck the heart of one of Japan's largest metro areas, killing 10 people and shutting down Osaka's main international airport indefinitely. The storm also shuttered shops, factories and amusement parks.
Nikkei Asian Review
China's southwestern city of Chongqing plans to establish a 50 billion yuan ($7.3 billion) fund to help develop the semiconductor industry.
At the 67th International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles in Hanover, the technology company Continental will showcase the further development of ContiConnect, its digital tire monitoring platform. The portfolio will be enhanced by a new solution that can be integrated into existing systems. With this solution, Continental is fulfilling the wishes of fleet customers to have digital tire monitoring built directly into existing fleet management systems.
Renesas Electronics is considering an acquisition of Integrated Device Technology to expand beyond the automotive sector.
LG Electronics is looking to significantly increase its global automotive component sales by targeting growth segments such as autonomous driving. Company CEO Jo Seong-jin, speaking at the IFA 2018, said he was considering joining forces with US electronics company Nvidia to expand in the self-driving sector.
We always see major products launched at IFA and it looks like this is going to be another year absolutely packed with announcements.
Apple has acquired a startup focused on making lenses for augmented reality glasses, the company confirmed on Wednesday, a signal Apple has ambitions to make a wearable device that would superimpose digital information on the real world.
Samsung Electronics on Wednesday introduced a new portable solid state drive, the Samsung Portable SSD X5, which boasts improved speed that can transfer a 20 gigabyte file in 12 seconds.
ICE TECH is one of China's leading companies in AI algorithms and chip technologies.
While Intel's new Whiskey Lake and Amber Lake mobile Core chips differ from their predecessors mainly in terms of available boost speed, Intel's marketing spin will emphasize something else: Notebooks and tablets sold with these new 8th-gen U- and Y-series chips will be labeled as "optimized for connectivity."
The US and China are expected to impose fresh tariffs on US$16 billion of each other's goods on Thursday as their tit-for-tat trade war rages on. The second round of tariffs will see a total of US$50bn worth of goods from each side that will now be taxed.
It will work nicely with the company's next-gen modems.
MEMS sensors manufactured by Murata in Finland are used in applications such as car safety systems and pacemakers.
$1,199 for Nvidia's fastest GeForce card
Foxconn Technology Group, the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, plans to establish semiconductor-related operations in Zhuhai under a pact it signed on Thursday with the southern Chinese coastal city's government.
South China Morning Post
ARM's now-public roadmap represents its first processors that are designed for the PC space. ARM claims its chips will equal and potentially even surpass Intel's in single-threaded performance.
The computer processing giant has acquired Vertex.AI, a startup that had a mission of making it possible to develop "deep learning for every platform," building a deep learning engine called PlaidML to do this.