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Chip Industry Week In Review

Samsung's next-gen process, memory and assembly roadmap; 3D metrology In 3D chips/packages; Russian IC sanctions; domain-specific AI chips; CHIPS A...

Chip Industry Week In Review

Rapidus, IBM chiplets; new $7.8B 300mm Singapore fab; Arm, Alphawave advanced chiplet; GF, ElevATE's high voltage chips; genAI antitrust investigat...

Chip Industry Week In Review

New chiplet characterization standard; ST's new fab; multi-vendor interconnect spec; glass substrates; Arm's AI-optimized CPUs; NSTC roadmap; China...

Chip Industry Week In Review

Imec's €2.5B beyond 2nm; 3D-DRAM; chip aging in data centers; glass substrate CHIPS funding; UK Semiconductor Institute; HBM3; executive changes;...

Chip Aging Becoming Key Factor In Data Center Economics

Rising thermal density, higher compute demands, and more custom devices can impact processing at multiple levels.

Chip Industry Week In Review

Domain-specific ICs; Arm's new AI chips; 50% tariffs on China ICs; Polar's CHIPS Act win; AI worker risks; Intel's Ireland fab; S.Korea's $7B chip ...

Chip Industry Week In Review

Synopsys SW security sale; U.S. yanks Intel, Qualcomm export licenses; U.S to boost IC manufacturing capacity by 3X; Indian security SoCs; HBM pric...

Chip Industry Week In Review

Samsung, Synopsys' GAA processors; UMC's 3D IC process; Si wafer shipments down; SiC wafer processing equipment up; women in CHIPS Act projects; im...

Chip Industry Week In Review

U.S. workforce hubs; Samsung's V-NAND chip; TSMC's A16 process and SoW; NVIDIA's AI acquisitions; IBM to acquire HashiCorp; China/Japan AI EV partn...

EDA Looks Beyond Chips

System design, large-scale simulations, and AI/ML could open multi-trillion-dollar markets for tools, methodologies, and services.

Startups

Startup Funding: March 2024

Investors connect with interconnects; $1.1 billion for 39 companies.

Startup Funding: February 2024

Power electronics, data center interconnects among 49 startups that raised $800 million.

Startup Funding: January 2024

Chiplet packaging, AI, and quantum draw investment; 20 startups raise nearly $840 million.

Startup Funding: December 2023

Funding boosts photonics for AI, flexible chips; $1.3 billion for 72 companies.

Trendspotting: Automotive IC Startup Funding In 2023

Who's investing in automotive chip startups, where it's happening, and what's driving it.

Startup Funding: November 2023

Big month for quantum computing; 59 companies raise $1.7 billion.

Startup Funding: October 2023

Data centers draw largest investments; $3.2 billion total slated for 58 companies.

Startup Funding: September 2023

Data center I/O, AI accelerators; nanostructures split in half; automotive full-stack driverless vehicle platforms; SPM for 3D surface measurements.

Startup Funding: August 2023

Investors funnel $4.2 billion into startups; AI hardware, automotive draw the most attention.

Startup Funding: July 2023

Investors pump $2.8B into 123 companies. Topping the list are photonic chips and a foundry to build them, and silicon qubits.

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