Chinese Loongson Claims Next-Gen CPU Matches AMD's Zen 3

Chinese Loongson Claims Next-Gen CPU Matches AMD’s Zen 3

Having launched its first 16-core CPU for servers earlier this week, Loongson is looking forward to releasing a 32-core processor in the coming months and matching the performance of AMD’s Zen 3-based products in the coming years. Chinese CPU developer Loongson formally introduced and started to ship its first 16-core 3C5000 processor based on its proprietary LoongArch instruction set architecture earlier…

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“We Must Seize TSMC” Urges Senior Chinese Economist

China’s government has an intense craving to take control of TSMC, reveals a report shared by Bloomberg today. The financial news organization has published some alarming quotes from Chen Wenling, chief economist at the government-run China Center for International Economic Exchanges. In brief, Chen called on Chinese authorities to “seize TSMC” if the US and…

Synopsys Probed for Allegedly Supplying Chip Design Software to Chinese Companies

Synopsys Probed for Allegedly Supplying Chip Design Software to Chinese Companies

Synopsys, one of the leading suppliers of electronic design automation (EDA) software tools used to design chips, is being probed for allegedly supplying their products to blacklisted Chinese companies.   Investigators from the U.S. Department of Commerce are looking into allegations that Synopsys has provided EDA tools to Huawei’s HiSilicon unit to make chips at Semiconductor…