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Nvidia flexes generative AI muscle at SIGGRAPH with new GPUs, development software

GPU titan Nvidia doubled down on generative AI at SIGGRAPH this week, unveiling new chips, server designs, and software to fill out its ecosystem of artificial intelligence hardware and systems design products.

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TSMC, NXP, Infineon and Bosch team up for German chip foundry

The pact to set up a manufacturing plant in Dresden and form a new company is part of a general move by global chip makers to build plants in the West and shore up supply chains.


Chip makers team up to take on Arm with RISC-V

Five Arm-dependent semiconductor manufacturers including Qualcomm, NXP, and Infineon are launching a RISC-V joint venture.

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China seeks to improve reliability of its chip manufacturing sector

A new report from China’s Ministry for Industry and Information Technology states that the country’s manufacturing abilities are less advanced than other countries and improvement is needed across three core industries.

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EU and Japan announce Digital Partnership to strengthen chip supply chain

The EU and Japan have formed a new partnership to improve cooperation on digital issues, after recently pledging billions of dollars in investments to shore up their domestic chip industries.

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VMware picks up partners for open-source confidential computing development

VMware has enlisted AMD, Samsung, and RISC-V members to collaborate on its open-source Certifier Framework project.

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US weighs further restrictions on chip exports to China

The Biden administration is reportedly considering placing new restrictions on the export of AI chips to China, in a move that could specifically target products previously compliant with the rules.

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Japan bolsters its chip industry with buyout of equipment maker JSR

In its latest bid to support home-grown chip manufacturing, the Japanese government has sought to consolidate the country’s grip over some chemicals that are vital to the chip making process.

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AMD to spend $135M on chip R&D in Ireland for AI, data center, mobile tech

A year after AMD acquired Xilinx, the chipmaker has announced plans to build on the semiconductor ecosystem Xilinx had already established in Ireland.

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Intel’s German chip fab plans expand

An EU subsidy will underwrite an expanded plan for a major chip foundry in Magdeburg, Germany.

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India reboots plan to attract chip makers to build fabs in country

After several initial deals stalled, the Indian government is re-inviting applications for building semiconductor facilities in the country as the US-China chip trade war transforms the sector.

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Qualcomm doubles down on its pivot to AI

With Qualcomm facing challenges in the smartphone market, it has set its sights on supporting demanding AI workloads with its upcoming Snapdragon X75 chipset.

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Nvidia’s new Grace Hopper superchip to fuel its DGX GH200 AI supercomputer

The DGX GH200 AI supercomputer is targeted toward developing and supporting large language models. Google Cloud, Meta, and Microsoft already have access to it.

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After China's Micron ban, US lawmakers urge sanctions on chips from CXMT

After the Chinese government said it was banning the use of some Micron chips due to security risks, US lawmakers lobby for a ban on one of its biggest Chinese competitors.

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UK announces $1.2B chip strategy, faces criticism over funding size

Two years after the UK government promised it would introduce forward a national semiconductor strategy, a new policy paper outlines its efforts to make the UK an industry leader.

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Meta is working on its own chip, data center design for AI workloads

The Facebook parent said that it is working on a new AI-optimized data center design and the second phase of its 16,000 GPU supercomputer for AI research.

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Qualcomm buys Autotalks to boost SnapDragon Digital Chassis automotive product line

Qualcomm's acquisition of Israel-based Autotalks, estimated to be valued at $350 million to $400 million, is meant to bolster the Snapdragon Digital Chassis product line for vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications.

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Microsoft reportedly rallies behind AMD to develop chips for AI workloads

Microsoft is reported to be working with AMD to develop AI-capable chips and provide an alternative to Nvidia.

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