Tag: chip

Hardware, Technology

New York strikes $10B chip partnership with Intel, Micron, others

December 11, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Semiconductor research and development will get a $10 billion boost in New York State, with an announcement Monday morning of what is being touted as the first and only publicly owned new High NA Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography Center in North […]

Hardware, Technology

High CPU temps are here to stay

November 17, 2023

Via: Network World

CPU temperatures are a sore spot for enterprises and enthusiasts alike, and new releases from the big three chipmakers (Intel, AMD, and Nvidia) are continuing the trend of soaring temperatures and high power draws. And it looks like it’s going […]

Hardware, Technology

How New Chip Innovations Will Drive IT

May 25, 2023

Via: Network Computing

Fifty-eight years ago, Fairchild Semiconductor’s Gordon Moore, who later co-founded Intel, posited Moore’s Law. Moore’s Law predicted that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit would double every two years. In 1965, when the prediction was first made, this […]

Technology, Wireless

The 6G vision: Qualcomm on foundational research priorities

March 22, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

In addition to driving the ongoing standardization of 5G Advanced and early scoping of 6G, Qualcomm engages in long-term foundational research geared toward identifying and solving problems facing ever-evolving mobile networks. Looking between now and the end of the decade, […]


Huawei already replaced 13,000 components due to U.S. sanctions

March 21, 2023

Via: RCR Wireless News

Chinese vendor Huawei Technologies has replaced more than 13,000 components that had been affected by the restrictions imposed by the U.S government, Chinese press reported, citing the company’s founder Ren Zhengfei. According to Ren, Huawei replaced these parts with components […]

Hardware, Technology

Intel commits to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

April 14, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Intel Corporation announced plans to further reduce its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions and develop more sustainable technology solutions. In a release, the chip maker said it expects to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in its global operations by […]


Intel acquires Tower Semiconductor for $5.4 billion

February 15, 2022

Via: RCR Wireless News

Intel Corp. announced Tuesday plans to acquire Israeli specialist chipmaker Tower Semiconductor. Intel plans to pay $53 per share for the company in an all-cash sale, or about $5.4 billion. Tower makes specialty analog circuits used in mobile, automotive and […]

Hardware, Technology

5G demand boosts Nokia sales but chip shortage could have future impact

October 28, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Strong demand for 5G equipment saw Nokia increase sales by 2% during the third quarter of 2021, however the company has warned that the industry-wide chip shortage could have an impact moving forward. The Finnish firm said rising revenues in […]

Hardware, Technology

Qualcomm unveils new chips for mid-range 5G smartphones

October 28, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Qualcomm has announced three new chip series intended to bring 5G capabilities to mid-range smartphones, as well as one series focused on the continued evolution of LTE. “Mid-range smartphones are expected to be the main driver for accelerating 5G device […]


Qualcomm to Acquire Chip Startup NUVIA for $1.4 billion

January 15, 2021

Via: The Fast Mode

Qualcomm this week announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies has entered into an agreement to acquire NUVIA for approximately $1.4 billion before working capital and other adjustments. The acquisition of NUVIA builds on Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon technology leadership, delivering step-function […]


Huawei launches AI chip, aims to ship over 2 million 5G base stations

August 26, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Huawei has launched its artificial intelligence (AI) processor – the Ascend 910 – as well as an all-scenario AI computing framework, dubbed MindSpore. “We have been making steady progress since we announced our AI strategy in October last year,” said […]


Rohde & Schwarz tests 5G LBS with Qualcomm chip

August 21, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Test company Rohde & Schwarz and Qualcomm Technologies said that they have completed the first 5G New Radio location-based services session, with a Snapdragon X55 modem. The 5G LBS testing consisted of successful verification of an assisted GPS (A-GPS) control […]


Qualcomm, Samsung to supply modems for 5G iPhone, analyst says

April 23, 2019

Via: RCR Wireless News

Now that Qualcomm and Apple have settled ongoing litigation and agreed to a six-year patent licensing and supplier deal, one analyst says the iPhone-maker will have a commercial 5G product in 2020. According to a research note from Ming-Chi Kuo, […]


US group separates on-chip optics and electronics

April 24, 2018


MIT, Berkeley and BU team integrates components into existing chips enables optimization of photonics away from electronics. A team of researchers led by groups at MIT, the University of California at Berkeley, and Boston University have announced what they are […]