IBM has, apparently, done the impossible: laying the groundwork for a five nanometer (5 nm) chip - once 7 nm is solved, at least, which we're expecting next year. In a project alongside Globalfoundries...
Taiwan prioritises chips over food production, suspends irrigation across thousands of acres of farmland as drought continues
Chipmaking facility uses a lot of water, typically two to four million gallons each day
The move will enable the firm to avoid supply chain disruptions and improve its own infrastructure
ARMv9 features Confidential Compute Architecture and 'Realms' to shield sensitive data and code from the OS and non-permitted apps
CEO Pat Gelsinger says the company will invest $20 billion (£14.6 billion) on two new 'fabs' in Arizona this year
Renesas controls around a 20 per cent of global share in microcontrollers used in cars