Nvidia forecast better-than-expected financial first quarter revenue on Wednesday, with its flagship gaming chips expected to remain in tight supply for the next several months.
Microsoft is working on in-house processors for the servers running its cloud computing services and Surface line of PCs, potentially cutting its reliance on Intel, a person familiar with the matter said.
Apple is planning a series of new Mac processors for introduction as early as 2021 that are aimed at outperforming Intel’s fastest chips.
Intel on Thursday reported that margins tumbled in the latest quarter as consumers bought cheaper laptops and pandemic-stricken businesses and governments clamped down on data centre spending. Its shares tumbled.
Chinese technology companies including Huawei have expressed strong concerns to local regulators about Nvidia’s proposed acquisition of ARM, potentially jeopardising the $40-billion semiconductor deal.
Elon Musk and his team are preparing to outline new steps in Tesla’s drive to become a more self-sufficient company less reliant on suppliers at its “Battery Day” event on 22 September. It’s part of a well-established pattern.