Intel is pursuing a multibillion-dollar drive to take on Asian rivals in contract manufacturing.

Intel wants €8 billion in public subsidies towards building a semi-conductor factory in Europe, its chief executive was cited as saying on Friday, as (...)

Chip supplies have tightened due to booming demand for electronics during the Covid-19 pandemic and outages at large production facilities.

The deepening global chip crunch is spreading to makers of smartphones, televisions and home appliances, according to suppliers in Asia, as companies (...)

Huawei founder and chief executive Ren Zhengfei. Photograph: Jessica Yang/AFP via Getty

Huawei Technologies’ founder Ren Zhengfei said on Tuesday he was confident that the Biden administration would bear in mind US business interests when(...)

Activist investor Dan Loeb wants Intel to consider splitting itself up to improve  returns for shareholders. Photograph: Mauritz Antin/EPA

Activist investor Dan Loeb has built a position in Intel and is urging the company to explore strategic alternatives, including a possible break-up of(...)

Intel headquarters in Leixlip, Co Kildare: First established  in 1989, it is now one of its eight chip-fabrication sites worldwide. Intel has thrived in part due to the mantra of “only the paranoid survive”. Photograph: James Forde

If you’ve owned a PC sometime over the last 30 years, you will be familiar with the blue and silver “Intel Inside” sticker. Even if you have not, you (...)

The US administration has expanded its sanctions on China’s Huawei, a move aimed at further limiting the tech giant’s access to computer chips and other technology. Photograph: Getty

The Trump administration announced on Monday it will further tighten restrictions on Huawei, aimed at cracking down on its access to commercially avai(...)

IBM’s new Power10 chip has been designed to be faster at artificial intelligence computing tasks than its predecessor. Photograph: ODD Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

International Business Machines Corp (IBM) announced on Monday a new processor chip for data centers that it says will be able to handle three times t(...)

Wall Street’s major indexes edged higher in choppy trading on Wednesday. Photograph: Mark Abramson/New York Times

HSBC and Nokia dragged European shares lower on Wednesday as a surge in coronavirus cases appeared to threaten a recovery in the global economy, while(...)

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has secured government subsidies for its envisioned $12 billion chip plant in Arizona, moving closer toward finalis(...)

Samsung said it had started construction on a chip-making facility in Pyeongtaek, south of Seoul, dedicated to its made-to-order foundry business. Photograph: iStock

Samsung Electronics has begun building a cutting-edge chip production line intended to help it take on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing in the busin(...)

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