Economic downturn finally catches up to TSMC
Less refuelling but more waste than standard reactors
Forward-looking: Data centers have become a massive industry, but many of them aren't very environmentally friendly due to their huge power demands, which are often met through the burning of fossil fuels. One proposed answer to this problem is for the facilities to use their own sustainable power sources in the form of miniature nuclear reactors.
New York becomes first state to sign right-to-repair legislation, but some R2R advocates are not impressed
Last minute changes made the law only applicable to devices made after the law takes effect next year
Nvidia increases dedicated GPU market share to 86 percent
Should Meta be concerned?
Companies are hoping this will subside by the end of 2023
Ray tracing hit its stride in 2022, but should be used sparingly
Another step towards technological self-sufficiency
The largest settlement ever achieved in a data privacy class action
The $61B deal could hinder competition in the lucrative server market
In the UK, at least
In brief: It's no secret that Sony is vehemently against Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard, but how does the public feel about it? About three-quarters of people in the UK who commented on the merger are in favor of the Redmond firm buying the gaming giant.
Microsoft could offer a mega bundle of games and video content
In brief: Microsoft's next acquisition could be its largest to date, and we're not talking about Activision Blizzard. In a recent financial commentary piece, Reuters argues that Microsoft's next major target could be Netflix, and they make some compelling points.
Relaxing strict Covid policies could affect manufacturing in China
Atari's VCS could be headed for an early grave
No new Pi in 2023
Over fears of being hit with more sanctions
Producers of Elbrus and Baikal chips are refusing to ship them
Epic wants to move forward
Was the decision already made?
There is no simple answer, but we think there are a few factors that really stand out...
The big picture: By now, we are all familiar with the fact that TSMC is, by far, the most capable semiconductor manufacturer in the world, with all the entails for the industry and geopolitics. And as this reality sets in, many people have been asking us how did they get so good?
GPUs thankfully avoid a 25% price hike
Recap: AMD launched the Radeon RX 7900 XTX and RX 7900 XT last Tuesday and all their regular board partners participated, bar one. MSI was conspicuously absent and has almost entirely ignored the new generation, prompting fans to ask when the company plans on releasing its custom designs for the GPUs.
China is losing access to critical US-made technology