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Intel announces availability of Loihi neuromorphic chip for compute-intensive AI

The company has also combined 64 Loihis into a powerful neuromorphic system Intel has made its neuromorphic chip Loihi available to the research community two years after the specialised semiconductor was unveiled. Loihi’s architecture is inspired by the properties of biological brains and can process information up to 1,000 faster and 10,000 times more efficiently… Read More


Major US chipmakers reportedly cut ties with Huawei after blacklist

Google is also preventing the telecommunications giant from accessing some of its services US chipmakers are reportedly cutting ties with Huawei following the company’s inclusion into the Trump administration’s trade blacklist last Friday. According to Bloomberg, semiconductor companies Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx and Broadcom have halted supply to Huawei indefinitely. Google has also halted some trade… Read More


After three consecutive years of growth, semiconductor revenue set for slump

Fall in demand centring around China will pinch semiconductor revenues through 2019, IDC says After back-to-back years of strong growth, semiconductor revenues will decline this year, according to IDC’s latest update to its semiconductor forecaster. The IT market research specialist predicts worldwide semiconductor revenue to decline to $440 billion (£342 billion), a 7.2 percent drop… Read More