Oil prices are on track to reach $100 a barrel this month for the first time in 2023 after surging by almost 30% since June, after Russian and Saudi Arabian production cuts and rising demand from China.
It appears that a third Chinese exascale supercomputer, long thought to be halted indefinitely due to the impact of US sanctions, has come online.
Apple's new iPhone 15 series experienced a surge in advance orders when pre-sales started on Friday. However, buyers noted that obtaining the new phones is not as challenging this year compared to previous years.
China's exports have dropped for fourth month in a row as the "world's factory" struggles with weak demand at home and abroad.
The Korean maker says it hasn't worked with Huawei since sanctions.
The significance of the latest phones made by China's Huawei has been overstated.
Restrictions on foreign devices are the latest step in Beijing's campaign to reduce reliance on overseas technology and could hurt Apple's success in the country.
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A new smartphone from Huawei Technologies has reignited debate over chip technology and China's ability to skirt US-led curbs. In reality, last week's release of the Mate 60 Pro shows that the success of sanctions is painted in shades of grey, with the true impact yet to come.
Five Apple models were in the top 10, and Samsung smartphones occupied the remaining five.
Germany is determined to remove any systems from its telecoms networks that might pose a security threat, regardless of cost, in a remarkable reversal of the country's stance from just a few years ago.
Qualcomm Technologies has announced the all-new Snapdragon G Series handheld gaming portfolio, built to meet the unique performance and feature demands of dedicated gaming devices.
Xi Jinping wants them to focus on the party's goals. Many cannot see why they should.
What is unclear is where Baikal plans to produce its AI chips.
China has long been the engine of global growth. But in recent weeks, its economic slowdown has alarmed international leaders and investors who are no longer counting on it to be a bulwark against weakness elsewhere. In fact, for the first time in decades, the world's second economy is itself the problem.
SK Telecom, South Korea's dominant mobile carrier and sibling of chipmaker SK hynix, has declared that 5G was over-hyped, has under-delivered, and has failed to deliver a killer app.
China's central bank has cut one of its key interest rates for the second time in three months as the world's second-largest economy struggles to bounce back from the pandemic.
Contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries on Tuesday forecast third-quarter revenue below analysts' estimates as the global semiconductor industry battles a supply glut, sending the company's shares about 3% lower in trading before the bell.
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TSMC's board of directors will decide in favour of building a factory in the German city of Dresden, the Handelsblatt daily reported on Monday, citing government sources.
Britain's semiconductor industry must focus on niche manufacturing and designs rather than seek to challenge international rivals in chipmaking, according to the UK's tech minister, who admitted that "we are not going to recreate Taiwan in south Wales."
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Japanese chipmaking device supplier Disco wants to establish a center in India that would provide support for clients and serve as a base for marketing to the country's budding semiconductor industry, according to an executive at the company.
European Union regulators have opened a formal investigation into claims that Microsoft is unfairly bundling its Teams video conferencing app with its popular Office software as Brussels intensifies its scrutiny of big technology groups.
Perhaps Steve Jobs was right to limit the amount of time he let his children use iPhones and iPads - a tradition Apple maintains with its Screen Time tool, which lets parents set limits on device use. Now, an extensive UNESCO report suggests that letting kids spend too much time on these devices can be bad for them.
Apple is quietly working on artificial intelligence tools that could challenge those of OpenAI, Alphabet's Google and others, but the company has yet to devise a clear strategy for releasing the technology to consumers.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is getting more attention than ever thanks to the rapid emergence of ChatGPT, so it should be no surprise that well-established, incumbent technologies, such as the Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe), are poised to play a critical role.
Italy made an "improvised and atrocious" decision in joining China's Belt and Road (BRI) initiative, defence minister Guido Crosetto has said.
The Vision Pro has its own dedicated division inside of the company.
US regulators are probing artificial intelligence company OpenAI over the risks to consumers from ChatGPT generating false information.
Foxconn should have played this smarter. The deal was part of a broader strategy to buy its way into the EV market, in which it has no background. It ought to have viewed the Lordstown transaction the way a venture capitalist does with any unproven startup. But instead it got all legalistic, which it has every right to do, and now both sides are slinging mud.
Oracleis spending "billions" of dollars on chips from Nvidia as it expands a cloud computing service targeting a new wave of artificial intelligence (AI) companies, Oracle founder and Chairman Larry Ellison said on Wednesday.
A majority of Korean semiconductor companies responded to a Bank of Korea (BOK) survey by saying that their exports to China were unlikely to fully recover.
When former Samsung executive Choi Jinseog won a contract with Taiwan's Foxconn in 2018, he tapped his former employer's supplier network to steal secrets to help his new client set up a chip factory in China, an indictment by South Korean prosecutors alleges.
Micron Technology plowed through the worst quarter in its history and is setting its sights on a recovery in the memory chip market, but issues in China could set back its recovery efforts.
Sony Semiconductor Solutions president Terushi Shimizu on Friday said that the land the company plans to acquire in Kumamoto Prefecture will be the site of a planned image sensor plant.
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Even if the Federal Reserve had begun raising interest rates nine months earlier, US inflation wouldn't be any lower today than it is now.
Government-backed Japan Investment Corp. is in talks to acquire JSR, the leading producer of photoresist for semiconductor manufacturing, for roughly JPY1 trillion (US$7 billion), Nikkei has learned.
A group of investors led by Apollo Global Management is making a debt investment between $1 billion to $2 billion in chipmaker Wolfspeed to support its expansion in the US, media outlets reported on Sunday.
After the pandemic and war in Ukraine, and the inflation shock that followed, the global economy is in a precarious state. The last thing it needs right now is another nasty surprise.
Apple knows its products are already used across the manufacturing industry; this week it held a special event dedicated to Industry 4.0 at the heart of its APAC manufacturing chain in Korea.
This year's 618 shopping festival, which lasted for several weeks until June 18, is the first since China ended its virus control policies and was highly anticipated to stimulate an increase in consumer spending. However, the actual sales between June 1 and June 7 in the smart devices market didn't meet expectations. Consumers opted for high-quality products but were more price sensitive this year.
On Tuesday, BBC Radio 4's Today program aired an interview with Paul McCartney in which he announced that thanks to AI technology, a "final Beatles record" has been finished and will be released later this year. He said that AI techniques have isolated John Lennon's vocals from an old cassette tape demo, enabling him to complete the song.