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U.S. chipmakers quietly lobby to ease Huawei ban

17 Jun 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Huawei's American chip suppliers, including Qualcomm and Intel, are quietly pressing the U.S. government to ease its ban on sales to the Chinese tech giant, even as Huawei itself avoids typical government lobbying, people familiar with the situation said.

Nvidia to work with Arm chips, deepening push into supercomputers

17 Jun 2019

Nvidia Corp on Monday said it will make its chips work with processors from Arm Holdings Inc to build supercomputers, deepening Nvidia's push into systems that are used for modelling both climate change predictions and nuclear weapons.

Broadcom sees chip demand slowing down, shares fall 8%

13 Jun 2019

Broadcom Inc on Thursday warned of a broad slowdown in chip demand, blaming a trade conflict between the United States and China and export restrictions on Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and the chipmaker cut its revenue forecast for the year by 8%.

Cheaper sensors could speed more self-driving cars to market by 2022

12 Jun 2019

The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub-$500 lidar sensing package being developed by Silicon Valley startup Luminar.

LG Electronics, regulators oppose Qualcomm's effort to put antitrust ruling on hold

12 Jun 2019

Smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc on Tuesday opposed Qualcomm Inc's efforts to put a sweeping U.S. antitrust decision against the chip supplier on hold as it pursues an appeal.

New chip to let headphones respond to Amazon's Alexa by name

11 Jun 2019

Knowles Corp, a major supplier of microphones to Apple's iPhone and many other smart devices, on Tuesday released a new chip that will allow battery-powered wireless headphones to respond to Amazon's Alexa voice assistant by saying the assistant's name.

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