20 stories about Semiconductor
מטה אנבידיה בסנטה קלרה קליפורניה

The U.S. has imposed new restrictions on the export of AI chips to China

25.10.23|Omer Kabir
These new restrictions are to prevent the export of chips that enable Chinese companies to develop advanced artificial intelligence capabilities, and were originally set to take effect in mid-November.
מטה אנבידיה Nvidia סנטה קלרה קליפורניה

Global chip market paying the price for Nvidia’s success

21.08.23|Omer Kabir
AI chip scarcity exacerbates disparity: How startups and tech giants navigate the challenge
מפעל טאואר שבבים מגדל העמק אינטל

Tower Semiconductor: Shifting from Intel to India?

21.08.23|Sophie Shulman
With Intel deal off, Tower Semiconductor could find new ground in India's thriving chip market
Phoenix Arizona

Arizona and Israel face similar challenges, strengthening ties between both states

21.08.23|James Spiro
High heat and a thirst for innovation bring the two regions closer than ever
מימין מנכ"ל אינטל העולמית פט גלסינגר ומנכ"ל טאואר ראסל אלוונגר

Tower Semiconductor caught in tug-of-war between U.S. and China over chip supremacy

16.08.23|Omer Kabir
Intel’s $5.4 billion acquisition of the Israeli company faltered as geopolitical tensions reshape the chip landscape
אינטל טאוור

Intel abandoning $5.4 billion acquisition of Tower Semiconductor

16.08.23|Reuters and CTech
Intel, which signed the deal to buy Tower in February 2022, did not secure approval from Chinese regulators for the acquisition of the Israeli company on time as required under the contract. Tower to receive $353 million break-up fee
מפעל שבבים אינטל קרית גת

Has China started a new trade war it didn't intend by curbing export on chipmaking metals?

06.07.23|Omer Kabir
Beijing said it will ban the export of gallium and germanium, which are crucial for the semiconductor industry, in response to the U.S. prohibiting the export of advanced chips
בניין אינטל ב חיפה

Intel investment comes at a hefty price for Israel

19.06.23|Adrian Filut
The construction grant of over $3 billion is double the amount pledged by Netanyahu in 2014 for the previous expansion of the Intel plant
מפעל השבבים של אינטל ב חיפה

Intel’s new $15 billion investment puts Israel at forefront of global chips war

19.06.23|Omer Kabir
Intel's significant investment in Israel, which comes in addition to the $10 billion commitment by the company from 2019, highlights the importance of its local operations considering the substantial incentives it also receives in the U.S. and Europe
Renana Ashkenazi General Partner at Grove Ventures

From chip shortages to global chess: Geopolitical struggles are reshaping the semiconductor industry

15.05.23|Renana Ashkenazi
Given the ubiquity of digital devices in our everyday lives, the need for semiconductors hasn’t shown any signs of stopping, but challenges such as US-China tensions are complicating matters, writes Renana Ashkenazi, General Partner at Grove Ventures
אביגדור וילנץ מייסד ויו"ר הבאנה לאבס

Enigmatic chip developer Banias Labs acquired for $240 million by Alphawave

13.10.22|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup, co-founded by veteran entrepreneur Avigdor Willenz, develops coherent optical DSP semiconductor technology for data centers
Moshe Tanach NeuReality Dr. Mukesh Khare IBM

IBM teams up with Israeli startup NeuReality to build AI inference platforms

The platforms are aimed at enabling sectors such as finance, insurance, healthcare, manufacturing, and smart cities to deploy computer vision, Natural Language Processing, recommendation systems, and other AI use cases
גדעון בן צבי קרן ארטיסטאגורה Aristagora

Automotive chipmaker Valens secures billion-dollar SPAC

25.05.21|Golan Hazani
The Hod Hasharon-headquartered company has reached an agreement with PTK Acquisition Corp. to go public on NYSE
גדעון בן צבי קרן ארטיסטאגורה Aristagora

Israeli chipmaker Valens heading to billion-dollar SPAC

12.04.21|Golan Hazani
The Hod Hasharon-headquartered company is in advanced talks to go public in the U.S. and has hired Bank of America to lead the offering
Avi Yisrael Hesham Taha Teramount

Teramount’s $8 million funding round brings in next-gen semiconductors

16.03.21|James Spiro
The funding follows a recent breakthrough that demonstrates 100x improved tolerance compared to existing technologies
שלמה גדות מנכ"ל פרסלו

Chinese consortium invests $106 million in Israeli 3D imaging semiconductor company Inuitive

23.11.20|Golan Hazani
Inuitive has developed technology that optimizes consumer experiences and enhances competitive advantages in the areas of robots, drones, augmented reality, and virtual reality
Jorge Myszne co founder and CEO Kameleon

Israel’s Kameleon partnering with chip giant Xilinx to create first proactive security processor

10.11.20|Allon Sinai
Xilinx, acquired by AMD for $35 billion last month, will begin selling the collaborative ProSPU next year, with Kameleon planning to launch its own chip in 2022
בוב סוואן מנכ"ל אינטל

Outsourcing chip production means Intel is losing its edge

27.07.20|Hagar Ravet
Intel led the chip industry for decades thanks to its self-reliance in terms of both design and manufacturing but any shift in this balance could mean a blow it might not recover from
וויליוט Wiliot אלון יחזקאלי טל תמיר ו ירון אלבוים

PepsiCo, Verizon Back Battery-Free Sensor Startup Wiliot

18.02.20|Adi Pick
Wiliot develops a bluetooth-enabled sensor that harvests energy from radio waves to power IoT devices, promising to replace batteries and wired electricity