Samsung Says Its 8nm FinFET Chip Fabrication Process Is Ready for Mass Production

Samsung said on Wednesday that its 8nm FinFET process (8nm Low Power Plus) technology is ready for production. The 8LPP node, the company said, will provide up to 10 percent lower power consumption even as it takes up to 10 percent less area compared to 10LPP. Even as 8nm Low Power Plus will serve as a […]

Western Digital Resubmits Bid for Toshiba Chip Unit at Last Minute

Western Digital Corp said it and US private equity firm KKR & Co LP have resubmitted a bid for Toshiba Corp’s prized flash memory chip unit – an eleventh hour effort to prevent Toshiba signing a deal with its preferred bidder. Western Digital, which jointly runs Toshiba’s main semiconductor plant, has been feuding bitterly with […]

Toshiba Says It’s Willing to Talk With Western Digital About Chip Unit Sale

Toshiba said it was open to talks with Western Digital in their dispute over the sale of the Japanese conglomerate’s prized chip unit – an apparent olive branch after it chose another suitor as preferred bidder. The two have been feuding bitterly and Western Digital, which jointly runs Toshiba’s main semiconductor plant, has sought a […]

Japan Govt-led Bid For Toshiba Chip Business to Include SK Hynix

  A woman walks behind the logo of Toshiba Corp in Tokyo September 30, 2015. (Reuters/Toru Hanai) Japanese government-led consortium bidding for Toshiba Corp’s chip business will include South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc, sources familiar with the matter said – a move likely to add firepower to the group’s bid in the hotly contested […]

Xiaomi Mi Band Maker Huami Launches Amazfit Health Band With Built-in ECG Chip

Huami, the company that makes the Mi Band in collaboration with Xiaomi, has unveiled a new fitness tracker under its Amazfit branding. The all-new Amazfit Health Band fitness tracker has been launched at CNY 699 (approximately Rs. 6,500) in China, and will be going on sale in Deep Black, Rose Gold and Sapphire Blue colours. […]

Intel CEO Joins US President Donald Trump to Tout Arizona Chip Factory

Intel,CEO,Joins,US,President,Donald,Trump,to,Tout,Arizona,Chip,Factory, Intel CEO Joins US President Donald Trump to Tout Arizona Chip Factory US tech giant Intel unveiled plans Wednesday for a $7 billion (roughly Rs. 46,890 crores) chip factory in Arizona, in an announcement at the White House with President Donald Trump. While Trump appeared to take credit for the plan, Intel called the […]

Intel CEO Joins US President Donald Trump to Tout Arizona Chip Factory

Intel CEO Joins US President Donald Trump to Tout Arizona Chip Factory US tech giant Intel unveiled plans Wednesday for a $7 billion (roughly Rs. 46,890 crores) chip factory in Arizona, in an announcement at the White House with President Donald Trump. While Trump appeared to take credit for the plan, Intel called the investment […]

New Samsung Chip Could Make Your Phone Faster Than Your Laptop

Samsung is set to make mobile devices bigger, faster, and more brilliant in the very near future. The company announced that it has begun mass production on the very first 8-gigabit LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM mobile memory module. The new chip marks a new benchmark for mobile devices aimed at being the best. In fact, Samsung’s innovation […]

New Square Reader Accepts Apple Pay and EMV Chip Cards

Square, the payment solution that allows merchants to accept debit and credit cards right from a mobile device, has just announced its newest product. The announcement came from Square founder Jack Dorsey on Twitter when the CEO shared a link to Square Reader. Square Reader will allow merchants to accept payments from contactless payment systems […]

New Samsung Chip Could Make Your Phone Faster Than Your Laptop

Samsung is set to make mobile devices bigger, faster, and more brilliant in the very near future. The company announced that it has begun mass production on the very first 8-gigabit LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM mobile memory module. The new chip marks a new benchmark for mobile devices aimed at being the best. In fact, Samsung’s innovation […]