Semiconductor Bill Passes the House

The $280 billion semiconductor bill, aimed at helping revitalize the US chip industry, has overcome its final hurdle, passing in the US House.

Skilled Labor: The Next Supply Chain Issue for Chipmakers

The last two years have been difficult for the semiconductor industry, but chipmakers are facing one of their biggest challenges yet: a skilled labor shortage.

Samsung May Spend Almost $200 Billion on 11 Texas Plants

Samsung may be looking to significantly ramp up its chip production, with a possible $200 billion investment in 11 Texas plants.

GM Shutting Down Indiana Pickup Truck Plant Over Chip Shortage

GM is shutting down its Fort Wayne, Indiana pickup truck factory for two weeks as a result of the semiconductor shortage.

Nvidia May Use Intel’s Foundry Services

Intel may score a major foundry customer in the form of Nvidia, one of the biggest semiconductor purchasers in the industry.

Intel Working to Buy Tower Semiconductor For $6 Billion

Intel is preparing to purchase Tower Semiconductor for $5 billion, the latest move in the company’s attempt to regain its standing in the industry.

Nvidia Likely Abandoning Arm Acquisition

After months of intense scrutiny and delays, it appears Nvidia is preparing to abandon its attempts to acquire Arm Holding.

Want Week-Long Battery Life on Your Phone? IBM and Samsung May Deliver

IBM and Samsung are working on a new way to stack semiconductor transistors that may result in phones with week-long battery life.

Brexit May Have Cost the UK an Intel Factory

Intel has ruled out the possibility of building a factory in the UK, thanks to Brexit.

AMD Ready to Manufacture Arm Chips

AMD is ready to manufacture Arm chips, despite it being a competing platform.

Intel Wins Pentagon Contract for US-Made Chips

Intel has won part of a $100 million contract to build US-made chips for the Pentagon, a win for the company’s upcoming foundry division.

Toyota Will Cut Worldwide Production 40% in September

Toyota is the latest automaker to experience issues as a result of the semiconductor shortage, cutting production 40% in September.

Intel Beats Expectations on Q2 Results

Intel reported its Q2 results, beating expectations on strong semiconductor demand.

Intel May Be Trying to Buy GlobalFoundries

Intel may be making a major play in the semiconductor industry, attempting to purchase GlobalFoundries.

Broadcom In Negotiations to Buy SAS Institute

Semiconductor company Broadcom is reportedly in talks to purchase SAS Institute, in a deal worth $15 to $20 billion.

Qualcomm Wants to Take on Apple’s M1

Qualcomm has its sights set on Apple, with plans to take on the company’s M1 processor.

GM’s Sales Increase 40% on Strong Consumer Demand

Despite constrained inventory and a global semiconductor shortage, GM sold 40% more vehicles in its second quarter.

Qualcomm Wants to Buy a Stake in Arm

Qualcomm has expressed interest in buying a stake in chipmaker Arm Holdings, should the NVIDIA deal fall through.

Intel Considering a Purchase of Chipmaker SiFive

Intel is looking at possibly purchasing chipmaker SiFive, as it looks to compete with Arm Holdings.

TSMC Has Begun Construction on Arizona Factory

TSMC has begun construction on its $12 billion Arizona factory, an important part of efforts to revitalize the US semiconductor industry.