Semiconductor

TikTok Owner ByteDance Will Design Its Own Server SoCs

ByteDance, the owner of the TikTok social media app, has begun to hire specialists to develop its datacenter system-on-chips (SoCs). ByteDance will join multiple high-tech Chinese companies that recently rolled out their own data center SoCs designed to work on specific workloads. So far, ByteDance has posted 31 chip-related openings on its website, reports TMTPost. Thirty-one…

AMD's Console and GPU Team Hiring for Next-Generation SoCs

AMD’s Console and GPU Team Hiring for Next-Generation SoCs

AMD’s Markham, Ontario-based office is looking for a system-on-chip verification engineer to work on a next-generation complex SoC. Developers from Canada typically work on numerous projects involving graphics processors, including GPUs and console SoCs, which may mean that AMD is already gathering engineers for next-generation consoles from Microsoft and Sony. Or is it? We have…

Intel CEO: Clients Want Custom x86-Based SoCs

Intel CEO: Clients Want Custom x86-Based SoCs

In a conversation with a financial analyst, Pat Gelsinger, Intel’s chief executive, shared some interesting details about the company’s expectations for the future, talks with potential Intel Foundry Services customers and their needs, Intel’s capabilities to address these needs, and the company’s way of taking advantage of internal and external manufacturing.  Make Intel Bigger and…

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DDR5/DDR4 Solution for 5nm SoCs Launched

Synopsys has started offering its DDR5/DDR4 physical interface (PHY) and controller for next-generation system-on-chips (SoCs) that will be made using TSMC’s N5 (5 nm) fabrication technology. The IP package enable makers of SoCs to add support for both types of memory on their chips set to be made using TSMC’s N5 node. Synopsys is the…