AMD today highlighted historic leaps in computing, gaming and visualization technologies expected in 2019 based on a combination of leading-edge 7nm technology and the most advanced computing and graphics designs the company has ever created. During her CES 2019 keynote presentation, AMD President and CEO Dr. Lisa Su announced the world's first 7nm gaming graphics processing unit (GPU), AMD Radeon VII; detailed the world's fastest processor for ultrathin laptops, 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen Mobile processors and 3rd Gen Ryzne processors
Begun, the graphics card wars have.
SK hynix may ultimately expand into the non-memory semiconductor market by tapping into an emerging market for a variety of system-on-chips for autonomous driving.
The Korea Herald
Chinese blockchain platforms will have to censor content, allow authorities access to stored data and check the identity of users under rules set out on Thursday by Beijing.
Ericsson said it will book a 6.1 billion crown ($687 million) charge for the fourth quarter after a failed revamp of its loss-making Business Support System unit.
Skyworks Solutions, a supplier to Apple, lowered its fiscal first-quarter revenue and profit guidance, citing a weakening smartphone market.
Huawei defines three characteristics of data center switches in the AI era: embedded AI chip, 48-port 400GE line card per slot, and the capability to evolve to the autonomous driving network, and innovatively incorporates AI technologies into data center switches.
Apple supplier AMS has developed a light and infrared proximity sensor that can sit behind a smartphone's screen.
Nvidia and Mercedes-Benz have extended their partnership to develop AI architecture across the entire car.
InterDigital on Monday said Huawei filed a lawsuit against it in China, alleging the U.S. technology firm had not licensed its intellectual property on fair terms.
Apple is cutting its current production plan for new iPhones by about 10% for the next three months in a sign that the US smartphone maker is expecting a further hit this year.
Nikkei Asian Review
Intel said on Monday at the CES in Las Vegas that it is working with Facebook to finish a new artificial intelligence chip in the second half of this year.
LG Electronics delivered an earnings shock by recording an 80 percent plunge in operating profit
Xiaomi bought 65.2 million shares, or 0.48 percent, of TCL from the secondary market.
Sensor specialist AMS is teaming up with Chinese software maker Face++ to produce new 3D facial recognition features for smartphones, as the Austrian firm aims to reduce its dependency on Apple and boost its battered shares.
iPhone XR became the best-selling iPhone model in November 2018. In contrast, last year in November the more expensive iPhone X was the best-selling model with almost 50% higher volume compared to the iPhone XR in November this year.
Chinese giant spruiks higher performance with lower power consumption in its own tests.
Samsung Electronics is set to post its first drop in quarterly operating profit in two years as slowing economic growth in China.
Taiwan has arrested a group of engineers from the local subsidiary of the German company BASF for allegedly stealing and transferring the company's technology to a Chinese rival.
The Financial Times
Producing vehicles in China would reduce costs from tariffs and ocean transport for Tesla, as it faces rising competition from local electric automakers.
Acclaimed industry insider Steve Hemmerstoffer, aka @onleaks, has revealed Apple's biggest change coming to the 2019 iPhone. And, given his exceptional track record, we can expect the back of new iPhones to look very different indeed.
Taiwan's United Microelectronics will move nearly half of its DRAM team to new positions within the company in what sources say is the first step toward terminating its memory chip development business.
Nikkei Asian Review
The government has cancelled the letter of intent granted to a consortium led by HSMC Technologies India to set up the country's first electronic chip manufacturing plant, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.
The Vuzix Blade pair of AR glasses are available directly from Vuzix for US$999.99. This is a mighty steep price for AR glasses with Amazon Alexa inside.
Tesla chief executive officer Elon Musk reiterated that Singapore has been "unwelcome" to the company, doubling down on his previous assertions that the government is not supportive of electric vehicles.
Bloomberg (via The Strait Times)
USB-C cables could soon come with built-in security thanks to the newly-launched USB Type-C Authentication Program. This will offer protection against malicious devices.
The Mac Observer
The company made the announcement via an image on its official website, confirming that more would be disclosed at a January 10 press conference.
Production is set to ramp up in late summer 2019, just in time for a deluge of new Android and Apple devices
Google unit won approval from U.S. regulators to deploy a radar-based motion sensing device known as Project Soli.
Japan's NEC said on Thursday it will spend around 136 billion yen ($1.23 billion) to purchase KMD, which is Denmark's largest IT company.
Electronics maker Sharp has said it will spin off its semiconductor business, possibly in April 2019.
The Japan Times
Apple will begin assembling its top-end iPhones in India through the local unit of Foxconn as early as 2019, the first time the Taiwanese contract manufacturer will have made the product in the country, according to a source familiar with the matter.
The UK says China is behind hackers targeting commercial secrets. Huawei denies any link to the Chinese state.
The executive order would direct the Commerce Department to block U.S. companies from buying equipment from foreign telecommunications makers that pose significant national security risks.
Not a very merry Christmas
What's the secret sauce for its chips?
Samsung Electronics reportedly is readying to move part of its TV production out of China amid deteriorating sales conditions and rising labor cost.
Samsung Electronics is considering slowing the pace of expanding its production facilities next year amid negative forecasts about growth of the global semiconductor market, according to the industry on Tuesday.
The Korea Herald
It would 'encourage' foreign companies to hand things over, though.