Category: Hardware

China quietly recruits overseas chip talent as US tightens curbs

China stealthily hires foreign top chip talent as the US tightens restrictions

Up until 2018, China attempted to hire top scientists with advanced degrees from outside as part of a lavishly funded effort that Washington saw as a threat to American interests…

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India bars makers of military drones from using Chinese parts

India forbids the manufacture of military drones using Chinese components

According to four defense and industry officials and documents analyzed by Reuters, India recently forbade domestic producers of military drones from utilizing components made in China due to worries about…

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Tensions between the United States and China over semiconductors started with the trade war under the Trump administration and have risen under President Joe Biden's leadership as Washington seeks to undermine Beijing's efforts to develop its high-tech industry.

Chinese semiconductors are a target for the US

Tensions between the United States and China over semiconductors started with the trade war under the Trump administration and have risen under President Joe Biden's leadership as Washington seeks to…

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Apple (AAPL.O) on Monday unveiled a costly augmented-reality headset called the Vision Pro in its riskiest bet since the introduction of the iPhone more than a decade ago, barging into a market dominated by Meta

Apple will offer the Vision Pro AR headset for thrice the list price of Meta.

In its riskiest move since the release of the iPhone more than ten years ago, Apple debuted a pricey augmented-reality headset called the Vision Pro on Monday, entering a market…

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In challenge to Meta, Apple expected to unveil mixed-reality headset

Apple is anticipated to introduce a mixed reality headset as competition to Meta.

At its annual software developer conference the following week, Apple is anticipated to unveil a new headset that would combine real-world and virtual media. Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple,…

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The CEO of Broadcom is attempting to convince the EU to approve the $61 billion sale of VMware. This could be a major move for the tech industry, so stay tuned for updates on the outcome.

CEO of Broadcom tries to persuade EU on $61 billion VMware sale

Hock Tan, the CEO of American chipmaker Broadcom, will attempt to persuade EU antitrust investigators on Friday that his $61 billion offer for cloud computing company VMware, which has drawn…

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The war in Ukraine has exposed a critical issue in the chip industry: a shortage of neon gas, a key material used in chip production. Ukraine is a major producer of this gas, and the conflict has highlighted the need to address the choke points in the chemical side of the chip industry.

Chip materials startup Impact Nano receives financing from Intel and Goldman Sachs

Impact Nano, a Massachusetts-based firm that creates specialized chemicals for the semiconductor industry and other markets, announced on Thursday that it had secured $32 million in funding from backers that…

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Germany is considering regulating China's chip chemical exports due to potential security risks. This could have a major impact on the global chip industry and the Chinese economy.

China’s chip chemical exports may be regulated by Germany

In an effort to lessen its economic vulnerability to the Asian economic giant, Germany may restrict the shipment of chemicals to China used in the production of semiconductors, according to…

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Dropbox is cutting 16% of its workforce and hiring new talent to focus on AI-powered products. The move is part of a larger effort to stay competitive in the cloud storage market.

Staff reduction by 16% at Dropbox while bringing on new talent for AI-powered goods

Dropbox Inc., a supplier of cloud storage, announced on Thursday that it would downsize its global headcount by 16% in an effort to minimize expenses in the face of sluggish…

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US urges South Korea not to fill chip shortfalls in China if Micron banned

If Micron is blacklisted, the US advises South Korea not to make up any chip shortages in China.

The Financial Times reported on Sunday that the United States ordered South Korea to tell its chipmakers not to fill any market gaps in China if Beijing forbids the sale…

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