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TSMC reportedly planning up to six chip plants in Arizona

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is planning to build several additional chipmaking factories in Arizona......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxMay 4th, 2021

Intel Xe-HPG DG2 leak reveals specs of five graphics cards launching later this year

A new leak details five different graphics cards from Intel's upcoming Xe DG2 range. The cards are reportedly coming to laptops later this year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 24 min. ago

TrueCar Q1 hampered by chip shortage, loss of USAA business

The vehicle listings provider narrowed its first-quarter net loss to $8.4 million from $10.4 million in the year-earlier period......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 24 min. ago

EXCLUSIVE: Google Snaps Up Network-on-Chip Startup Provino

New technology promises faster, more efficient processors for AI Google has quietly acquired Provino Technologies, a start-up developing network-on-chip (NoC) systems for machine learning, an IEEE Spectrum investigation has discovered. The lat.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

Downtime extended for Jeep Cherokee, Chrysler minivans

The plants in Belvidere, Ill., and Windsor, Ontario, will remain offline through mid-May because of the global microchip shortage......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

Semiconductor revenue could grow to $522 billion this year, despite chip shortages

With the chip shortage problem reaching its zenith, one might imagine the industry would suffer in 2021, but the opposite is true. Massive growth from consumer, computing, 5G, and automotive semiconductors, combined with unprecedented demand and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News18 hr. 23 min. ago

18.5 million year old vine fossil identified as new species

An 18.5 million-year-old fossil found in Panama provides evidence of a new species and is the oldest reliable example of a climbing woody vine known as a liana from the soapberry family. The discovery sheds light on the evolution of climbing plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 23 min. ago

Microsoft scraps its next-gen Windows 10X OS to focus on Windows 10 in 2021

Microsoft's lightweight Windows 10X operating system is not coming in 2021, as the company reportedly wants to focus on regular Windows 10 instead......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 24 min. ago

Bitmain places orders for 5nm mining chips with TSMC

According to a report from DigiTimes (via Tom’s Hardware), Bitmain’s 5nm chip orders with TSMC will begin at the start of the third quarter before ramping up substantially in Q1 2022. The improved power-efficiency of the foundry’s N5 process wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News21 hr. 23 min. ago

Startup employees should pay attention to Biden’s capital gains tax plans

The Biden Administration has reportedly proposed significant changes to the capital gains tax, aiming to target the wealthiest Americans to help fund his historic aid programs. Vieje Piauwasdy Contributor.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 23 min. ago

IBM creates the world’s first 2 nm chip

IBM's new 2 nm process offers transistor density similar to TSMC's next-gen 3 nm. This slide from IBM's preview announcement gives more detail on the new process design. [c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 52 min. ago

Swiping, swabbing elevates processing plant food safety

By swiping surfaces in commercial food processing plants with specially designed rapid-testing adenosine triphospate (ATP) swabs—which produce a light similar to the glow of fireflies in the presence of microorganisms—spoilage and foodborne illne.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Transforming atmospheric carbon into industrially useful materials

Plants are unparalleled in their ability to capture CO2 from the air, but this benefit is temporary, as leftover crops release carbon back into the atmosphere, mostly through decomposition. Researchers have proposed a more permanent, and even useful,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

US not planning to shoot down errant Chinese rocket: defense chief

The US military has no plans to shoot down an out -of-control Chinese rocket now hurtling towards Earth, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Worldwide semiconductor revenue to grow 13% in 2021 despite chip shortage

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to surge 12.5% to US$522 billion in 2021, driven by continued-robust growth in consumer, computing, 5G and automotive semiconductors, according to IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Microsoft Is Finally Ditching Its Windows 95-Era Icons

Microsoft is now planning to refresh the Windows 95-era icons you still sometimes come across in Windows 10. The Verge reports: Windows Latest has spotted new icons for the hibernation mode, networking, memory, floppy drives, and much more as part of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

With new fonts and icons, Windows 10 will soon finally fresh design

On the same day that new system icons Windows 10 were spotted Microsoft detailed a new font that it is now planning to roll out......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

World’s first 2nm chip could quadruple battery life with a quarter of the energy

IBM unveiled the world's first 2nm chip, marking a breakthrough in the semiconductor industry. The new design will deliver more power with less energy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM Creates First 2nm Chip

An anonymous reader shares a report: Every decade is the decade that tests the limits of Moore's Law, and this decade is no different. With the arrival of Extreme Ultra Violet (EUV) technology, the intricacies of multipatterning techniques developed.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM Introduces the World’s First 2-nm Node Chip

New chip milestone offers greater efficiency and performance IBM has become the first in the world to introduce a 2-nanometer (nm) node chip. IBM claims this new chip will improve performance by 45 percent using the same amount of power, o.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Some high-end features go missing as tight chip supplies drag on

With the microchip shortage now into its fifth month and getting worse, automakers are trying to keep production moving by cutting some luxury features......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021