|China called off acquisition on Aixtron|
Its technology is being used to upgrade U.S. and foreign-owned Patriot missile defense systems and the U.S. Treasury said the deal had been blocked due to national security risks.
|Imec to build 8nm magnetic RAM core|
STT-MRAM has the potential to become the first embedded non-volatile memory technology on advanced logic nodes for advanced applications and is also considered an alternative to DRAM.
|Win 10 now runs on Snapdragon|
If successful, the effort will pose the first major challenge to Intel technology in personal computers since the markets birth in the early 1980s. Itll also bring to Windows the Qualcomm chips that have been integral to the explosion of mobile computing.
|Congress questions on Chinese acquisition of Lattice|
The letter, authored by Representative Mark Pittenger and signed by 22 members of Congress, warns that the acquisition of Lattice by Canyon Bridge Partners would distort the market and undermine the innovation system.
|U.S. factory order up 2.7%|
Factory orders increased 2.7 percent in October, the best showing since a 2.9 percent rise in June 2015, the Commerce Department said Tuesday. The strength came from a 93.8 percent surge in the volatile category of commercial aircraft.
|Apple paid to clean up toxic waste|
The agreement announced Tuesday involves a now-closed plant near Apple's Cupertino, California, headquarters and another one in nearby Sunnyvale.
|MediaTek revenue up 17.6% year to year|
The companyfs revenue is to expand to US$8.9 billion this year, compared with U$7.59 billion last year, retaining its position as the worldfs third-biggest chip designer.
|SoftBank to invest beyond $10 billion in India|
"Many of you speak English, this is the country where I think new technology is going to happen and new excitement is coming...this is the country where I am very much interested in investing,"
|Another Chinese ambition to acquire silicon technology|
Chinas National Silicon Industry Group, a state-backed semiconductor investment fund, is interested in acquiring a majority stake in German silicon-wafer maker Siltronic AG, the latest potential Chinese takeover that could face political opposition.