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AMD closes Xilinx deal — now valued at $50 bn

Semiconductor designer Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) said it completed the purchase of Xilinx in a record chip industry deal valued at about $50 billion. Recently,...

Chip sales surge 26% to $556 bn: SIA

Global chip sales rose 26.2 percent to hit a record in 2021 at $555.9 billion, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) report indicated. SIA said worldwide semiconductor...

AMD receives approval for $35 bn deal to buy Xilinx

Chip-maker AMD has received approval from all necessary authorities to proceed with the $35 billion acquisition of semiconductor company Xilinx. Meanwhile, graphics chip giant Nvidia...

Intel launches blockchain chip to tap crypto boom

Intel has launched a new chip for blockchain applications such as Bitcoin mining and minting NFTs to cash in on the rising usage of...

SMIC plans $5 bn Capex to expand existing fabs and roll out three new

Chip maker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) reported 39 percent increase in 2021 sales to $5.4 billion on the back of a global chip shortage. “The...

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